Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (June 28, 2014)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

PROPERTY DAMAGE: On June 22, during the overnight hours, someone removed about 19 mailboxes on Valley Road, Idlewilde Farm Place, Eller Street, and Warren C. Eller Drive and threw them in the woods or left them on the ground. Most of the mailboxes had little damage and it did not appear they had been struck. Officer C. Chamblee is investigating.

THEFT: Sometime between June 18 to June 19, someone stole four tires and rims from a car parked in the 11700 block of Vernon Road in Waldorf. PFC K. Newman is investigating.

DUI CHECKPOINT: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit will be conducting DUI saturation patrols and a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, July 26 starting at 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. For further information, contact the Media Relations Office at (301) 609-6557.

Douglas Earl Compton, III, 26, of Waldorf, Md.

CRIME SOLVERS CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Douglas Earl Compton, III, 26, of Waldorf. Compton currently has an outstanding warrant charging him with escape and failure to appear on a second-degree assault charge. Compton is 5’10” 160lbs., and has brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about Douglas Earl Compton’s whereabouts is asked not to approach him but rather call the CCSO Warrant Unit at (301) 932-2222. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to his arrest. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or Text CHARLES + your tip to CRIMES or visit to submit a web tip. For additional information about Crime Solvers see

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. 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 . 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 .

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