LA PLATA, Md. (March 18, 2010) - The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
THIRD-DEGREE SEX OFFENSE: On March 17 at 7:53 p.m., officers responded to the 3300 block of Western Parkway in Waldorf for the report of a sexual assault. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was walking on Western Parkway when an unknown male approached, pulled her into a wooded area and sexually assaulted her. The victim struggled with the suspect who then fled. K-9 officers and detectives responded to the area and processed the scene for evidence. The victim was transported to the hospital where she was treated for an injury. The suspect is described as a black male in his early to mid-thirties, 6'2" - 6'3", 230 pounds, wearing blue jeans and a tan hat. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective K. Klezia at (301) 609-6479. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. The Charles County Sheriff's Office and Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for the tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of the suspect. There have been no other similar reports in the county.
DETECTIVES ARREST BURGLARY SUSPECT: On March 17 at 3:44 p.m. Charles County Sheriff's detectives arrested Joseph Maurice Warren, 19, of Indian Head in connection with the February 15 burglary of Buddy's Liquors at 4611 Indian Head Highway Indian Head. During the investigation, investigators served a search warrant at Warren's address where they recovered evidence linking him to the burglary. Warren was remanded to the Charles County Detention Center. Detective A. Celia is continuing the investigation.
Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in Charles County that leads to an arrest or indictment. Anyone with information about a crime may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or Text CHARLES + your tip to CRIMES or visit WWW.CCSO.US to submit a web tip. All callers remain anonymous.