Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports - Southern Maryland Headline News

Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (July 3, 2014)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

THEFT: On July 1 at 8 a.m., a builder reported unknown suspect(s) stole copper piping from a house under construction in the 4900 block of Tournament Court in White Plains. Officer P. DeBoe is investigating.

THEFT FROM VENDING MACHINE: Sometime between June 27 to June 29, an unknown suspect stole coins from a vending machine in the 2300 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. Officers believe the same suspect may be responsible for similar thefts in the area. Officer S. Hooper is investigating.

BURGLARY: Sometime between June 26 to June 29, someone entered an unlocked trailer in the 15100 block of Coats Hardy Place in Waldorf and stole two ATVs, batteries and cables. One of the ATVs is a green Polaris Sportsman and the other ATV is a National. Officer S. Hooper is investigating.

BURGLARIES: On June 27 at 7:51 p.m., officers responded to the 11500 block of Hornbeam Court in Waldorf for the report of a breaking and entering in progress. A neighbor called and said they observed two males trying to break into a house by throwing a rock through the back window. The suspects fled prior to police arrival. Officers canvassed the area and discovered the suspects did make entry into a nearby house where they stole money and electronics. A police K9 officer and his K9 partner responded and canvassed the area but the suspects were gone. PFC D. Warker is investigating.

ARMED ROBBERY: On June 27 at 3:35 a.m., two male suspects entered Checkers fast food at 3002 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf as the business was closing. They displayed guns and demanded money. The employees complied and the suspects fled. Det. Wimberly is investigating.

TIP TO CHARLES COUNTY CRIME SOLVERS LEADS DETECTIVES TO FUGITIVE FRIDAY SUSPECT: On June 27 at 2:02 p.m., officers assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Fugitive Unit responded to the 300 block of Serenity Court in Prince Frederick after receiving a tip through Crime Solvers that Douglas Earl Compton, III, 26, of Waldorf, was near that address. Compton had recently been featured in the Charles County Crime Solvers Fugitive Friday series and was wanted for failure to appear in court on a second-degree assault charge. Officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police made the arrest.

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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