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Charles County Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (October 13, 2011)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY CAR: On Oct. 13 at 7:13 a.m., officers responded to Marshalls Corner Road at Lakeview Drive in Pomfret for the report of an accident. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim, 18, was at his bus stop when he saw the bus approaching from the north. He walked out in the southbound lanes of Marshalls Corner Road - prior to the bus activating the red lights - and was struck by a vehicle traveling south. EMS responded and transported the victim to a hospital where he was admitted with non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the car, a 17-year-old female, remained on the scene. Charges are not pending at this time. Cpl. C. Black is investigating.

CCSO DETECTIVES ARREST SUSPECTS IN CAR THEFT AND RECOVER A POUND OF MARIJUANA: Detectives assigned to the CCSO Criminal Investigations Division, Auto Theft Unit, arrested DeMarcus Terrell Butler, 20, of Hillcrest Heights and Tremayne Antwan Crawford, 23, of Capitol Heights, in connection with the theft of a Mercedes S550 - valued at $50,000 - which was stolen from a car dealership in Charles County on August 30. Through the course of the investigation, Butler and Crawford were developed as suspects and on Oct. 12, they were arrested in Prince George's County where detectives recovered the stolen car. In addition, detectives seized a pound of marijuana from Butler's home. Butler and Crawford were charged with burglary, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, and theft. Drug possession charges are being handled by Prince George's County police. Det. A. Celia is investigated.

CCSO OFFICERS RECOVER FOUR POUNDS OF MARIJUANA AND FRAUDULENT CREDIT CARDS: On Oct. 11 at 10:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to a domestic assault that occurred in Waldorf. During the course of the investigation, officers learned a large amount of marijuana could be found at the suspect's home in the 400 block of Thistle Place. A search warrant was obtained and officers found four pounds of marijuana inside the house. In addition, detectives found multiple credit cards that appeared to be fraudulent. Michael Tishome Mathias, 28, of Waldorf was charged with first-degree assault, possession with intent to distribute, and credit card fraud. Officers assigned to Patrol, the Criminal Investigations Division and Narcotics Division investigated.

CCSO OFFICERS APPREHEND ROBBERY SUSPECTS: On Oct. 7 at 12:03 a.m., CCSO officers responded to the Shell gas station in the 7100 block of Indian Head Highway in Bryans Road for the report of a robbery in progress. A man entered the store, displayed a firearm, and demanded money and cigarettes. Following the robbery, the suspect was observed entering a white Pontiac Lumina occupied by a man and a woman. A customer attempted to stop the vehicle at which time one of the male occupants fled from the car. Officers arrived and prevented the suspect vehicle from leaving the parking lot. They determined the occupants of the car were involved in the robbery and placed them under arrest. Maryland State Police Trooper 2 was summoned and assisted CCSO K-9 officers with a search of the area for the third suspect but he was not located. Maurice James Roulhac, 37, and Mona Boakye, 38, both of North Carolina, were charged with armed robbery. The suspects have since been linked to additional robberies and several thefts. Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division are investigating.

BURGLARY: Between Oct. 9 - Oct. 10, unknown suspect(s) broke into a vacant house in the 12700 block of West Hatton Road and stole copper wiring from appliances. PFC. W. Dennin is investigating.

THEFT: On Oct. 10 at 7:25 a.m., a man entered the Shell gas station at 3185 Crain Highway in Waldorf and stole a display of lottery scratch-off tickets. He fled in a cream colored sedan. Officer J. Morales is investigating.

ATTEMPT ROBBERY: On Oct. 8 at 9:16 p.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Clark Avenue in Waldorf for the report of an attempt robbery. The victim was making a fast food delivery to a house that turned out to be vacant. As the victim walked back to his car, a male came out from the side of the house and assaulted the victim, striking him several times. The suspect fled when the victim yelled. The victim was treated for injuries to his arm. PFC D. Walker is investigating.

OFFICERS APPREHEND THEFT SUSPECTS: On Oct. 8 at 3:57 p.m., officers responded to the Sports Authority in Waldorf for a theft that just occurred. A lookout was broadcast for a white conversion van. Maryland State Police, who were in the area, located the suspect's vehicle in the parking lot of a nearby business and apprehended two suspects. Charles County Sheriff's officers located a third suspect inside another business. The stolen property - valued at more than $1,000 - was recovered. Joseph Delvin Kimble, 29, of Hyattsville, Martin Tyrone Walker, 37, of Washington, D.C., and Kenneth Edwin Wilkens, 42, of District Heights, were charged with theft and remanded to the Charles County Detention Center. PFC. D. Walker is investigating.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY REPORTED: On Oct. 6 at 3 p.m., a teenaged girl reported she was walking toward her house on Fenwick Road in Indian Head when a male driving a newer model, dark blue minivan - possibly a Honda - drove past and waved. As the girl approached her front door, the driver, described as a black male in his late teens to early 20's, stopped and walked toward her. When the girl realized she did not know him, she went inside and locked the doors. The male knocked on the door but left soon thereafter. The girl called her father who, in turn, called police. Officers canvassed the area but did not locate anyone matching the description. It is not clear what the intentions of the driver were. There have been no other similar incidents reported. Anyone with information is asked to call the Charles County Sheriff's Office at (301) 932-2222.

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