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Charles County Sheriff's Reports


LA PLATA, Md. (May 22, 2013)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

DEATH INVESTIGATION: On May 16 at 11:02 p.m., officers responded to the 11800 block of Oak Manor Drive in Waldorf for the report of a dispute between neighbors. When officers arrived, they were told a man and a woman had been involved in an altercation in the parking lot of their townhouse development. Officers located the man, age 32, outside; he had a laceration to his head and was transported to a hospital where he was treated. The woman, Jessica Nicole Stith, 25, was found inside her residence; she had wounds to her upper body and was transported to Civista Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. Her body was sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy. Detectives are in the process of interviewing witnesses and establishing more details about the altercation. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. J. Elliott at (301) 609-6515. Callers wishing to remain anonymous 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.

THEFTS FROM AUTOS: Between May 20 - May 21, unknown suspect(s) broke into cars parked on Sirenia Place in Waldorf and stole CD players and car stereos. Officers canvassed the area and spoke with neighbors who reported hearing car alarms sounding but did not call police. Anyone with information about these thefts is urged to call (301) 932-2222. Callers wishing to remain anonymous 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. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for the tip that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s). Pfc P. DeBoe is investigating.

THREE SUSPECTS CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH CARJACKING: On May 19 at 11:34 p.m., officers responded to the 3100 block of Knolewater Court in Waldorf for the report of a carjacking. The victim - a pizza delivery man - was making a delivery when he was approached by three suspects. One of the suspects assaulted the victim and all three suspects stole the pizza and fled in the victim's car. The next day, three males were arrested for shoplifting at a store in Marlow Heights. Officers investigating the theft found evidence linking the suspects to the carjacking and as a result, the stolen car was recovered. The suspects, Brion Carr, 22, of Waldorf; Kurt Johnson, 22, of Waldorf, and a 17-year-old male from Calvert County were charged with armed robbery. Cpl R. Zink is investigating.

FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On May 19 at 12:36 a.m., officers responded to the 8700 block of Billingsley Road in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation showed the victim was attending a large party when an unknown suspect pulled a gun and fired shots. One of the rounds stuck a 17-year-old male in his leg. He was treated at a hospital and released. Anyone with additional information is asked to call Det. B. Buchanan at (301) 609-6477.

JUVENILE CHARGED WITH SECOND-DEGREE ASSAULT, CAP GUN RESEMBLING HANDGUN RECOVERED: On May 17 at 8:05 a.m., Pfc P. Mann, a CCSO school resource officer assigned to Matthew Henson Middle School in Indian Head, became aware that a student may have been in possession of a weapon earlier that morning while on the school bus. Pfc Mann quickly located the student, a sixth grader, and initiated an investigation. According to witnesses, the student was on the bus when he pointed what they thought was a BB gun at two other students. When the bus passed Billingsley Road near Livingston Road, the suspect threw the gun out of a window. The incident was reported to Pfc Mann as soon as the bus arrived at school. Pfc Mann responded to Billingsley Road where he discovered a cap gun on the shoulder of the roadway. The student was charged with second-degree assault and possession of a weapon on school property.

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: http://somd.me/presumed-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. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at http://somd.me/mdcasesearch . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at http://somd.me/expungeme .

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