LA PLATA, Md. (November 18, 2010)The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
BURGLARY: Between October 17 and November 17, unknown suspects broke into a house in the 6000 block of Thoroughbred Court and stole televisions, electronics and jewelry. The homeowner, who had been away, discovered the burglary when he returned. Officers canvassed the neighborhood and learned from other residents that a group of teens had been seen in the area acting suspicious on November 15. The neighbors also saw the door to the victim's shed had been opened. The Sheriff's Office is reminding people to call police whenever suspicious activity is observed. Officers will responded and investigate. Officer Feldman is investigating.
MAN REPORTS ROBBERY: On November 16 at 7:59 p.m., officers responded to Los Compadres in the 2400 block of Crain Highway for the report of a robbery. The victim, an employee of the restaurant, said he was emptying trash to the rear of the business when a masked man approached, displayed a gun and told the victim to empty his pockets. The victim complied and gave the suspect money, a cell phone and his passport. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Officer Williams is investigating.
PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY CAR: On November 16 at 6:02 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Bluebird Drive at Lancaster Circle for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. A preliminary investigation revealed the pedestrian, a 55-year-old male, was walking in the middle of the road when he was struck by a vehicle, possibly a tan colored passenger car. The driver of the car did not stop. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was treated for non life threatening injuries. Officer Williams 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.