LA PLATA, Md. (February 1, 2011)The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
OFFICERS APPREHEND CAR THEFT SUSPECTS: On January 31 at 7:13 a.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Walden Court in Bryans Road for the report of a stolen car that just occurred. The victim said she left her car - a Nissan Armada - warming in her driveway. Minutes later, she noticed her car had been stolen. The victim and her son drove around the area and spotted their vehicle a few blocks away. They called police and followed the car. Officers arrived and initiated a traffic stop but the driver refused to pull over. The driver continued to flee but lost control of the SUV and struck a pole near Berry Road and Middleton Road, disabling the vehicle. The driver, Mario Tyrell Maye, 19, of S.E. Washington, D.C., and a passenger, Brian Reginald Gale, 21, of Capitol Heights, were arrested without incident. Further investigation revealed the suspects stole a Lincoln Continental earlier that morning from Washington, DC., drove to Bryans Road, ditched the Lincoln and stole the Armada. Officers canvassed the area and located the stolen Lincoln on Captain Johns Court. Both suspects were charged with theft. Officer Moore and K-9 Officer Roberts made the arrests.
POLICE OPERATION NETS FOUR ARRESTS IN THEFT FROM VEHICLES: On January 26 at 1:56 a.m., officers working a special assignment observed four suspects break into cars parked along Espirit Place in Waldorf. The suspects, William Wesley, 23, James Lee Rudd, 22, Marquise Dequan Sutton, 18, and a 15-year-old male, all from Waldorf, were apprehended and charged with theft. Several stolen items were recovered.
BURGLARY: On January 30 at 1:10 a.m., officers responded to the 7900 block of Marshall Corner Road for the reported theft of mini-bikes. Investigation revealed a witness called police after hearing commotion in his neighbor's yard. When the witness looked outside, he observed two suspects pushing his neighbor's motor-bikes up the road. Officers canvassed the area but the suspects were gone. Officers did recover a power washer - which had apparently been stolen - in the wooded area where the suspects were last seen. Officer Harrison is investigating.
BURGLARY: On January 29 between 7:40 a.m. - 2 p.m., unknown suspects broke into a house in the 6000 block of Peccary Street in Waldorf and stole game systems and a computer. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Officer Leukhardt is investigating.
BURGLARY: Between January 21 - January 24, unknown suspects broke into a house in the 8600 block of Norman Drive in White Plains and stole a riding lawn mower. Officers processed the scene for evidence.
STRONG-ARM ROBBERY: On January 27 at 1:30 p.m., two teenaged males were approached by a group of males in the 2700 block of Moran Drive in Waldorf. The suspects began talking with the victims and then pushed them down, assaulted them and stole their money. The suspects fled and the victims called police. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Officers are working several leads and ask anyone with additional information to call (301) 932-2222. Officer R. Williams is investigating.
STRONG-ARM ROBBERY: On January 27 at 5:12 p.m., officers responded to St. Charles Town Center for the report of a strong-arm robbery. Investigation revealed the suspects approached a teenaged male, pushed him and stole his property. Officers processed the scene and recovered evidence. Officers are working leads and the investigation is on-going.
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.
Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presumption_of_innocence. Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned.