Charles County Sheriff's Reports - Southern Maryland Headline News

Charles County Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (October 17, 2012)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY/POSSIBLE ATTEMPT BURGLARY: On Oct. 14 between 5 a.m. - 2 p.m., unknown suspect(s) cut open the screens to a window of a garage in the 8600 block of Paps Parkway in La Plata. The screens were pulled forward but entry was not made. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Officer D. Garino is investigating.

THEFT OF A TRAVEL TRAILER: Between Oct. 13 - Oct. 14, unknown suspect(s) stole a trailer from a parking lot in the 7700 block of Crain Highway in La Plata. The trailer is a 2008 Cedar Creek Silverback, 45 foot long with Maryland tags. Officer R. Snyder is investigating.

ROBBERY: On Oct. 12 at 8:55 p.m., a lone male suspect approached a man who was sitting outside a building in the 2000 block of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf. The suspect displayed a gun and demanded the victim's wallet and cell phone. The victim complied and the suspect fled. The suspect is described as a black male, 5'11"-6'1", wearing a black ski mask, green hooded jacket, blue jeans, and teal colored South Beach Griffey tennis shoes. The suspect also appeared to have a broken blood vessel in his eye. Anyone with information about the suspect's identity should call the Charles County Sheriff's Office at (301) 932-2222. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect. Officer D. Arends is investigating.

THEFT FROM AUTO: Between Oct. 12 - Oct. 13, unknown suspect(s) stole a briefcase from an unlocked car in the 7100 block of Chicamuxen Road in Indian Head. Officer R. Snyder is investigating.

BURGLARY: Between Oct. 11 - Oct. 12, unknown suspect(s) broke out a window to a house in the 3800 block of Stoneybrook Road in White Plains and stole silver and jewelry. Officer F. Davis is investigating.

MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF DRUGS AND DESTRUCTION OF POLICE PROPERTY: On Oct. 12 at 3:15 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Route 5 and Lakewood Place in Waldorf after observing a traffic violation. A passenger in the car, Thomas Albert Jones, Jr., 26, of La Plata, made several furtive movements and was asked to exit the car. As he did, a clear bag containing suspected cocaine was observed and Jones was arrested. While being transported to the Charles County Detention Center, Jones kicked the rear passenger side window of the officer's cruiser. He damaged the door, window frame, and glass causing extensive damage. He was charged with possession of drugs and destruction of property.

THEFTS FROM AUTOS: Between Oct. 10 - Oct. 11, unknown suspect(s) stole several items from an unlocked car in the 4000 block of Elm Street in Waldorf and from another unlocked car in the 1500 block of Nicholas Road in Waldorf. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scenes for evidence. Officer S. Duley is investigating.

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 to submit a web tip. All callers remain anonymous.

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: 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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