LA PLATA, Md. (Feb. 18, 2010) - The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
OFFICERS RECOVER STOLEN CAR: On February 18 at 5:17 p.m., a sheriff's officer initiated a traffic stop in the 2900 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf after observing a traffic violation. A check of the vehicle registration revealed the car had been reported stolen two days earlier. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop and fled to the dead end of Bluebird Court where he bailed out of the car. The officer pursued the suspect on foot and apprehended him after a brief struggle. The driver, Domineke Isaiah Marshall, 20, of Waldorf, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and multiple traffic violations. Officer R. Forbes made the arrest.
ROBBERY: On February 17 at 12 p.m., officers responded to the 1600 block of Pin Oak Drive in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation revealed the victim, an employee of a pizza delivery establishment, was delivering a pizza when she was approached by two suspects who displayed a handgun and robbed her. No one was injured and the suspects fled to the rear of the house. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Elliott at (301) 609-6515 or the Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.
WOMAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING SHERIFF'S OFFICER: On February 17 at 1:33 a.m., officers responded to the 4600 block of Coastal Boulevard in White Plains for the report of a dispute. Upon arrival, officers encountered Amanda Marie Cox, 30, of White Plains who was inside the house threatening another resident. As one of the Sheriff's officers intervened, Ms. Cox pushed the officer and spat on him. Ms. Cox was arrested and charged with second-degree assault. Officer W. Mayhew made the arrest.
SHERIFF'S OFFICERS LOCATE AND ARREST SUSPECTS IN ROBBERY: On February 16 at 9:23 p.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to the 2600 block of Hunt Place in Waldorf for the report of a home invasion in which several suspects forced their way inside a residence, displayed a handgun and stole property. A lookout was broadcast and responding officers canvassed the area. Officer M. Smith observed the suspects in a car near Jackson Court and initiated a traffic stop. John Richard Mead, 18, of Indian Head, Steven Howard Luskey, 23, of Indian Head, and two 17-year old males from Indian Head were positively identified as the suspects involved in the robbery and were taken into custody. Officers identified a fifth suspect, a 16-year-old male, who was located and arrested a short time later. Officers subsequently determined the robbery was drug-related. All of the suspects were charged with armed robbery, assault, theft, burglary, and conspiracy. PFC. M. Smith is investigating.
ROBBERY: On February 16 at 9:30 a.m., officers responded to Great Clips at 3231 Plaza Way in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation revealed the suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun, and forced the employees and customers to a back room. The suspect demanded money and the employees complied. No one was injured. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective F. Tona at (301) 609-6501 or the Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.
SUSPECT IN HIT AND RUN MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH ARRESTED: On February 15 at 10:55 a.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to a hit and run motor vehicle crash near Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. A lookout of the striking vehicle was broadcast and Officer K. Lerch observed the car near Demarr Road. As Officer Lerch approached the car, the driver jumped out and fled. Officer Lerch apprehended the suspect, Brandon Rashad Willis, 21, of Waldorf, who resisted arrest. Willis was charged with the hit and run and resisting arrest. The victim of the crash was not injured.