LA PLATA, Md. (Sept. 7, 2010) - The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
SHERIFF'S OFFICE CONDUCTS MOTORCYCLE ENFORCEMENT: On September 6 between 3 p.m. - 8 p.m., members of the Charles County Sheriffs Office conducted motorcycle safety enforcement in Indian Head. During the operation, a total of 80 traffic citations, 10 warnings and 3 equipment repair orders were issued. The enforcement is part of the Sheriff's Office on-going efforts to curb aggressive driving and speeding on and near Route 210.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Between September 4 and September 5, unknown suspects punctured the tires on several vehicles in the 11000 block of Lewisham Place in Waldorf. Detectives say one of the victims may have been targeted and they are working on several leads. Officer K. Syvertsen in investigating.
MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On September 5 at 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the area of Ford's Bar on Livingston Road for the report of an assault. The victim reported the suspect, Walter Carlos Proctor, 48, of Indian Head, punched her, stole her purse and kicked her out of his car. The victim had injuries to her face and was transported to the hospital for treatment. Officers located Proctor at his home, arrested him and charged him with first-degree assault. Officer P. Hood is investigating.
TEENS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: On September 4 at 10:21 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Orangeman Square in Waldorf for the report of suspicious activity inside a parked car. Upon approaching the car, officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana. As officers began speaking with the occupants, one subject jumped out of the car and fled. Officers apprehended him after a brief foot pursuit and recovered a back pack that contained suspected marijuana, a digital scale and 12 bags of suspected crack cocaine. Officers recovered drug paraphernalia inside the car as well. All five suspects, 17, were charged with possession of marijuana. Sgt. P. Gregory, and Officers C. Clevenger and K. Goddard made the arrests.
MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: On September 4 at 8:56 p.m., an officer conducting a parking lot check at the Bryans Road shopping center observed a man loitering behind the building. Upon approaching the subject, the officer smelled an odor of marijuana. Further investigation led to the discovery of 11 bags of suspected marijuana in the man's pocket. The suspect, Tywon Dayshawan Crawford, 21, of Bryans Road, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute drugs. Officer Gotshall made the arrest.
OFFICERS ARREST SUSPECTS IN FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On September 4 at 3:41 p.m., officers responded to Garner Avenue in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers were told a group of known suspects fired shots at a vehicle and fled. Officers canvassed the area and located the suspects' car. One of the suspects, Kenny Dwight Lyles, 24, of Waldorf, was apprehended after a brief foot chase. He was charged with attempt first-degree murder, first-degree assault and reckless endangerment. Detectives are in the process of identifying the remaining suspects. The investigation is on-going.
THEFTS FROM AUTOS: On September 3 between 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., unknown suspects stole radios and other electronics from vehicles parked at the Mattawoman Park and Ride. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence.
DETECTIVES CHARGE SUSPECT IN STOLEN AUTO CASE: On September 1, Charles County Sheriff's officers arrested Matthew Jacob Queen, 18, of Waldorf, in connection with a stolen car that occurred on August 16 in the 12000 block of Brackenridge Court. After the theft, the car was linked to an armed robbery in Virginia Beach on August 18. On August 20, the car was recovered on Watson Road in Waldorf after it was found on fire. Officers served a search warrant at the suspect's house and recovered evidence. Queen was charged with theft and other charges are pending. The investigation is on-going.
BURGLARY: On September 1 between 8:30 a.m. - 7:15 p.m., unknown suspects broke into a house in the 6000 block of New Forest Court in Waldorf and stole electronics, a television and a pair of shoes. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence.
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.