LA PLATA, Md. (March 23, 2010) - The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
ROBBERY/MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT: On March 21 at 11:19 p.m. four suspects approached three people as they were walking in the 3200 block of Westdale Court in Waldorf. The suspects displayed guns and demanded one of the victims, a 22-year-old male, to empty his pockets. The victim refused and the suspects struck him in the face. The suspects took the victims money, car keys and phone and fled in the victims car - a blue, 1999 Ford Crown Victoria with Maryland registration plates. Officer W. Halt is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call (301) 932-2222 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.
BURGLARY: Between March 11 March 22, unknown suspects broke into a house in the 200 block of Susan Lane in Indian Head and stole televisions and other electronics. The scene was processed for evidence. Officer M. Bourgeois is investigating.
SUSPECT ARRESTED IN BURGLARY: On March 22 at 12:42 a.m., officers responded to the 3500 block of Elsa Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. Investigation revealed the suspect, Ryan William Stone, 18, of Waldorf, broke into the house and was walking around with a flashlight. The homeowner heard the noise, confronted the suspect and held him until police arrived. The suspect was transported to a hospital for treatment of an injury he received while he was restrained. Officer K. Burger is investigating.
TIRES AND WHEELS STOLEN FROM CAR: Between March 19 at 11 p.m. - March 20 at 8 a.m., unknown suspects stole the tires and chrome rims from a vehicle in the 8000 block of Norwich Court in La Plata. The suspects left the vehicle on cinder blocks. A GPS was stolen out of another car parked in the same driveway. Officers canvassed the areas and processed the scene for evidence. Officer Lerch is investigating.
FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On March 19 at 6:59 a.m., a 16-year-old male reported he was in the area of the 2400 block of Creston Place in Waldorf when a dark pick-up truck approached. The driver displayed a gun, threatened to harm him and drove away. As officers investigated, they were made aware the same suspect approached the victim, his brother and two friends on March 6 in the 11700 block of Acton Lane and accused them of throwing rocks at his car. A weapon was not displayed during that confrontation. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'8", thin build and a crew hair cut. Officer J. Johnson is investigating.