LA PLATA, Md. (June 23, 2010) - The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
ATTEMPT BURGLARY: On June 21 at 12:29 a.m., unknown suspects tried to break into a house in the 6700 block of New Castle Court in La Plata by throwing a metal chair against the rear door. The homeowner heard the noises and went to investigate. As she approached the door, the suspects fled. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Officer I. Bier is investigating.
OFFICER ASSAULTED DURING BURGLARY ARREST: On June 21 at 12:04 a.m., officers responded to the 10800 block of Nautica Place in White Plains for the report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival the victim told officers he was asleep in his bedroom when he heard a noise and saw an unknown female standing over him. The victim escorted the woman outside and called police. Officers determined the suspect, Dawn Anita Delph, 32, of White Plains, gained entry through an unlocked front door. As Delph, who appeared to be intoxicated, was placed under arrest, she pushed the officer in his chest and attempted to walk away. She was subdued and transported to the Charles County Detention Center where she kicked the arresting officer. Delph was charged with assault on a police officer and fourth-degree burglary. Alcohol appeared to be a contributing factor.
CITIZEN ROBBERY: On June 20 at 7:09 p.m., officers responded to the area of Aldermans Place in Waldorf for the report of a citizen robbery. Upon arrival, the victim, 14, told officers he was sitting on a log between Aldermans Place and Post Office Road when he was approached by three teenaged males who implied they had a weapon. The suspects stole the victim's walkie-talkie and cell phone. As they fled, the suspects threw the walkie-talkie into a nearby lake. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Officer M. Smith is investigating.
OFFICERS ASSAULTED DURING ARREST OF DISORDERLY PERSON: On June 20 at 1:39 p.m., officers responded to Marshall Road in Waldorf for the report of a disorderly person. When officers arrived, the suspect, Tony Felton, 28, of no fixed address, refused to comply with officers' demands. Officers placed Felton under arrest and escorted him to a police car. At that point, Felton began kicking the officers and spitting on them. As he was placed inside the car, Felton kicked out the rear window of the cruiser. Felton was restrained and transported to the Charles County Detention Center where he was charged with two counts of assaulting a police officer, destruction of property and disorderly conduct. One officer was slightly wounded during the assault.
BURGLARY: On June 17 at 9:38 p.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Wedgewood Place in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Unknown suspects broke into a house and stole several items. The scene was processed for evidence. Officer D. Walker is investigating.
OFFICERS RECOVER STOLEN DIRT BIKES/SUSPECT ARRESTED: On June 17 at 12:03 p.m., officers investigating a previous report of stolen dirt bikes from a home on Mason Springs Road were advised the bikes could be found at a house in the 8300 block of Warren Drive in Pomfret. Officers responded to Warren Drive and found two stolen Honda dirt bikes. The suspect, Walter Daniel Butler, 27, of Pomfret, was arrested and charged with theft. The owner of the dirt bikes was notified of the recovery. Officer J. Walter 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.