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Charles County Sheriff's Reports


LA PLATA, Md. (September 25, 2012)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH: On Sept. 17 at 5:03 p.m., officers responded to the 5100 block of Royal Birkdale Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a motorcycle crash in which the driver sustained serious injuries. A preliminary investigation showed India Elizabeth Dixon, 27, of Waldorf, was riding her motorcycle on Royal Birkdale Avenue when she lost control and struck a parked car. She was flown to a hospital where she was admitted with life-threatening injuries. On Sept. 20, Ms. Dixon died as a result of the injuries she sustained. Officer J. Garner is investigating.

Kirk Douglas Yancey, 34, of Capital Heights, was charged with third-degree sex offense and solicitation of a minor.
Kirk Douglas Yancey, 34, of Capital Heights, was charged with third-degree sex offense and solicitation of a minor.

DETECTIVES ARREST MAN IN CONNECTION WITH SECOND-DEGREE RAPE AND SEXUAL SOLICITATION: In August of 2012, investigators with the Charles County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division were contacted about a sexual assault that occurred in Waldorf. Investigation revealed a 14-year-old female had been communicating - through a social networking site - with an individual claiming to be a 17-year-old male. The two agreed to meet. After engaging in sexual activity, the suspect disclosed he was actually 24-years-old. The victim told her parents who then called police. On Sept. 17, detectives went to the victim's neighborhood after being made aware the suspect was planning to meet with the victim again. As the suspect exited his car, detectives placed him under arrest. Kirk Douglas Yancey, 34, of Capital Heights, was charged with third-degree sex offense and solicitation of a minor. Detectives want to hear from any other minors who have met with Yancey and had sexual contact. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. C. Gass at (301) 609-6522.

ROBBERY: On Sept. 24 at 3:06 a.m., officers responded to a convenience store in the 2400 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a robbery that just occurred. Investigation revealed a lone suspect entered the store wearing a dark bandana over most of his face. He approached the clerk, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled. Officer V. Warker is investigating.

VANDALISMS: Between Sept. 22- Sept. 23, unknown suspect(s) scratched four vehicles and punctured the tires of five vehicles in the Milstead Court and Bannister Circle area of Waldorf. Officers canvassed the area for witnesses and processed the scene for evidence. PFC. P. Alvarez is investigating.

THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLES: On Sept. 20 between 7:30 a.m. - 11:35 p.m., unknown suspect(s) stole four tires and a spare tire from a custom truck in the 3800 block of Renner Road in Waldorf. Officers canvassed the area for witnesses and processed the scene for evidence. Officer P. Morgan, III is investigating.

BURGLARY: On Sept. 19, officers responded to the 8700 block of Lowell Road in Pomfret for the report of a burglary. The victim stated sometime during that day, someone entered her house and stole several pieces of jewelry. Sgt. S. Grove is investigating.

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: 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.

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