LA PLATA, Md. (March 25, 2010) - The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
OFFICERS ARREST ARMED SUSPECT: Charles County Sheriffs officers arrested Michael Deon Carter, 34, of no fixed address, in connection with a carjacking that occurred on March 24 in the 3000 block of October Place in Waldorf. At 11:50 p.m., Carter approached a male, 22, who was sitting in his car and asked for a ride. When the victim refused, Carter displayed a handgun, threatened the victim and demanded a ride. As the suspect was about to enter the car, the victim drove off and fled. Officers canvassed the area and located Carter a short distance away. He was armed with a semi-automatic handgun. Carter was charged with carjacking, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and carrying a handgun. He was remanded to the Charles County Detention Center with no bond. Officer S. Miller made the arrest.
SHERIFF'S DETECTIVES ARREST TEEN ROBBERY SUSPECTS: On March 23, Charles County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 16-year old female and 15-year-old accomplice in connection with an assault and robbery that occurred on February 28 at the Dollar Plus Depot in Smallwood Village Center in Waldorf. The assault occurred when a store employee tried to stop the girls from leaving the store after they removed a pair of shoelaces from a package. The teens pushed the employee to the ground, kicked her several times and fled. Officers and detectives canvassed the area and discovered the girls had been in another store prior to the assault. After reviewing video surveillance footage from the other store, officers linked the girls to someone who made a transaction and ultimately, detectives were able to positively identify the suspects. Both teens were charged with robbery. Detective P. Tona made the arrest.
OFFICERS ARREST JUVENILE IN THEFTS FROM AUTOS: On March 20 at 1 a.m., officers responded to the area of Lancaster Circle and Drake Court in Waldorf for the report of a suspicious male looking into cars with a flashlight. When officers arrived, the male was gone. Officers canvassed the area and located a 14-year-old male who was found to be in possession of several stolen cell phones and an iPod. Officers tracked down the owners and returned the stolen property. The juvenile was charged with theft. Officers C. Gilroy and C. Walden made the arrests.
SECOND-DEGREE BURGLARY: On March 19 at 2:47 a.m., an unknown suspect broke into the Wayside store at 13074 Rock Point Road in Newburg and stole lottery tickets. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Officer P. McDonald is investigating.
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.