LA PLATA, Md. (June 7, 2011)The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
SUSPECTS APPREHNDED IN CONNECTION WITH MULTIPLE VANDALISMS: On June 7 at 3 a.m., a witness called police and reported several people in an SUV driving around the Streamview neighborhood in Waldorf egging cars and breaking off the side-view mirrors. Officers located the suspects and found evidence linking them to the vandalisms. Further investigation revealed the suspects decided to vandalize the cars to celebrate the graduation of one of the accomplices. In all, 16 cars were damaged. Charges are pending and the investigation is continuing.
CARJACKING: On June 6 at 10:12 p.m., an employee of the Wal-Mart at 11930 Acton Lane in Waldorf was sitting in his car during a break when an unknown male approached, displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's car and personal property. The victim complied and the suspect fled in the victim's red, two-door, 1994 Ford Mustang with a black convertible top. Detectives say the car is missing the lens to the right front blinker. The suspect is described as a tall, black male in his twenties wearing black clothing and a hoodie. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Anyone with information is asked to call the Charles County Sheriff's Office at (301) 932-2222. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.
CITIZEN ROBBERY: On June 6 at 9:36 p.m., two males wearing dark clothing and ski masks approached a woman, 37, as she was getting into her car in the parking lot of the St. Charles Towne Center. One suspect displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's personal belongings. The other suspect, who was also holding a gun, acted as a look out. The victim complied and the suspects fled in a dark-colored SUV which was driven by a third individual. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Anyone with information is asked to call the Charles County Sheriff's Office at (301) 932-2222.
STRONG-ARM ROBBERY REPORTED: On June 6 at 2:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Robinson Place in Waldorf for the report of a possible robbery. The victim, 28, said he was walking on a path when he heard noises and saw a group of males carrying alcoholic beverages walk up quickly behind him. Minutes later, the victim reported he found himself on the ground, disoriented, with an injury to his face. He indicated his clothes were wet and smelled of alcohol and that cash from his pants pocket was missing. Detectives believe the victim was assaulted and fell to the ground at which point the suspects robbed him. The Criminal Investigations Division is continuing the investigation. Anyone with information should contact Sgt. T. Miner at (301) 609-6481. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of the suspects.
REPORT OF BURGLARY AND ASSAULT UNFOUNDED: On June 3 at 3:32 p.m., officers responded to the 2600 block of Lubbock Place in Waldorf for the report of a burglary and assault. When officers arrived, they spoke with the homeowner who reported an unknown male had broken into her house and stabbed her. The woman was transported to a hospital with several stab wounds to her abdomen. Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Unit continued investigating and discovered evidence that there was no burglary. Rather, the woman made up the story and inflicted the stab wounds to herself. The case has been closed unfounded.