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Charles County Sheriff's Reports


LA PLATA, Md. (August 1, 2011)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

BURGLARY: Sometime between 9:15 p.m. and 10:01 p.m. July 30, a suspect entered Habitat for Humanity located at 3270 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf, stole money and fled the scene. The suspect also removed laptop computers from their display but left them behind when he fled. The suspect, who was captured on video surveillance, was described as a black male wearing a “do-rag,” a cover over his face, and a black long-sleeved shirt. Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Officer J. Campbell is investigating.

RECOVERED VEHICLE: On July 29 at 5:05 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 11757 Berry Road in Waldorf for the reported vehicle theft which had just occurred. While officers were en route, police communications dispatched a lookout for the vehicle, which Officer J. Clagett remembered seeing minutes earlier heading south on Route 5. Sgt. B. Voorhaar found the vehicle on Route 5 in Hughesville and attempted to stop it but the driver refused to pull over. The driver continued to Valyn Drive, where he stopped and ran from the vehicle. Sgt. Voorhaar apprehended the driver, who was identified as a 17-year-old District Heights boy. Officers charged the juvenile with stealing the vehicle and released him to a guardian. Officer R. Forbes investigated.

BURGLARY: Sometime between 2:30 a.m. and 10:48 a.m. July 28, suspect(s) forced entry into Memories located at 2360 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, stole money and fled undetected. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Officer P. Morgan is investigating.

BURGLARY: On July 28 at 10 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 900 block of Copley Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a possible theft. The suspect had entered the residence, which is vacant, and removed copper wires from the air conditioning unit, behind the washer and dryer, and underneath the kitchen sink. A witness walking behind the residence saw the suspect, who then fled leaving behind the copper. The suspect was described as a black male between 18 and 20 years old. He was wearing dark colored clothing. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Officer D. Butler is investigating.

BURGLARY: Sometime between 7 p.m. July 27 and 8 a.m. July 28, suspect(s) entered a residence in the 8800 block of Dove Drive in Bel Alton, stole a phone and fled undetected. Officer S. Bryant of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the residence to investigate. Sometime between 10:30 a.m. after he left and 2:40 p.m. the same day, suspect(s) shattered a basement window at the residence, entered, stole a jar of loose change and fled. Anyone with information about the burglaries is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-2222 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Officer Bryant is investigating the burglaries.

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.

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