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Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports


LA PLATA, Md. (March 12, 2014)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

BURGLARY: On March 6 between 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., someone broke into a house in the 9400 block of Beaverdam Road in Nanjemoy and stole cash and jewelry. Officers discovered the suspect gained entry through an unsecured window. CPL. R. Cadrette is investigating.

MAN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS: On March 6 at 6:20 a.m., a witness called police to report he had just observed his car, which he reported stolen three weeks earlier, at a gas station in the 2000 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. The witness confronted the driver who fled on foot. Officers arrived but were not able to locate the suspect. Det. D. Savoy investigated further and soon identified the suspect as James Steven Cunningham, 26, of Waldorf. Det. Savoy also linked Cunningham to another car theft that occurred in early February. An arrest warrant was obtained and officers went to Cunningham’s house to serve it. Cunningham was found hiding in his attic and was arrested without further incident. He was charged with two counts of motor vehicle theft.

TIP TO CHARLES COUNTY CRIME SOLVERS LEADS TO ARREST OF FUGITIVE: A call to the Charles County Crime Solvers tip line led to the arrest of Jonathan Edward Hughes, 27, who was featured last Friday as the Charles County Crime Solvers fugitive of the week. Hughes was wanted for outstanding warrants charging him with first-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary, and theft. He was arrested on Sunday, March 9 in the area of Newburg. The tipster in this case is now eligible for a cash reward through Crime Solvers and the amount will be determined by the Crime Solvers Board of Directors.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION IN TWO ROBBERY CASES: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of two suspects involved in two robberies. On March 11 at 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of King James Place in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed two males had just exited their Honda Civic and were walking on a path toward a house when the suspects approached, pulled a gun and demanded the victims’ wallets and car keys. The victims complied and the suspects ran to the victims’ car and stole it. Officers searched the area and detectives responded to assist. During a neighborhood canvass, detectives spoke with a man who said he too had been robbed by two men just prior to the call on King James Place. The descriptions of the suspects are similar and investigators believe the cases are related. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Wimberly at (301) 609-6491. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637).

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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