Charles County Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (May 4, 2010) - The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY CAR: On May 2 at 4:04 a.m., officers responded to the area of Oliver's Shop Road about a half mile from Grosstown Road in La Plata for the report of a pedestrian struck. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim, 22, of King George, Virginia, was struck by a pick-up truck traveling on Oliver's Shop Road. The driver of the truck remained on the scene and the victim was flown to a hospital where he was admitted with serious but non life-threatening injuries. Officers are investigating the possibility the victim was lying in the roadway prior to being struck by the truck, although it is not clear why he was there. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Charles County Sheriff's Office at (301) 932-2222. The case is still under investigation.

BURGLARY: On May 2, officers responded to the 6500 block of Kingsway Drive in White Plains for the report of a burglary. Investigation revealed the suspect pried open a door and stole electronics. Officer O'Shields is investigating.

BURGLARY: On April 29 at 3:39 a.m., officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 700 block of Brandon Circle in Waldorf. The victim reported she was inside her house when she heard a noise and saw the suspect standing in her bedroom doorway. The victim screamed and the suspect fled out of the house, dropping a pair of earphones. The victim immediately called police and provided a description of the suspect. As Officer D. Walker arrived on the scene, he observed a male matching the suspect's description walking away from the house. Officer Walker linked the earphones found inside the victim's home and other evidence to the suspect, Keith Michael Lemons, 21, of Waldorf. Lemons was subsequently arrested and charged with burglary.

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