Charles County Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (May 13, 2012)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office has released the following incident and arrest reports.

STUDENT CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF BB GUN AND BOX CUTTER ON SCHOOL PROPERTY: On May 9 at 8:08 a.m., officers responded to Mattawoman Middle School at 10145 Berry Road, Waldorf, after a school administrator learned a BB gun, box cutter and a pair of boot spikes were in a student's book bag and locker. A school resource officer charged the student with possession of weapons on school grounds and released him to the custody of a guardian. PFC DePaulo investigated.

OFFICERS LOCATE THEFT SUSPECTS: On May 8 at 11:40 a.m., officers observed a pick-up truck parked on the shoulder of the roadway near the CSX tracks on Gallant Green Road near Truman Manor Drive in Waldorf. As the officers checked on the vehicle, they observed Robert Franklin Reick, 37, and Toni Lee Adelman, 46, both of Waldorf, walking toward the truck carrying steel spikes and plates they stole from CSX. In addition, officers found the bed of their truck partially filled with other scrap metals that had been stolen. Further, tools, gloves, and lights were also recovered. Both suspects were charged with theft. Cpl. J. Burroughs and Officer M. Armstrong made the arrests.

BURGLARY: On May 6 at 8:54 a.m., officers responded to the 9500 block of Dewberry Drive in Faulkner for the report of a burglary. A preliminary investigation showed unknown suspect(s) broke into a house and stole a jar of coins. Some of the coins were recovered to the rear of the house. Officer K. Syvertsen is investigating.

FRAUD/SCAM: On May 7 at 11:30 a.m., a man called an elderly woman's house in White Plains and said he was the woman's grandson. He told her he had been arrested in New York and needed $2200 to get out of jail. The man asked the woman to wire him money and he gave her instructions on where to go and how to wire it. The woman responded to a local grocery store and wired $2300 to the caller. Later that day, the woman called her grandson and learned he was living in Texas and he had never been arrested. PFC. D. E. Raby is investigating.

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