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

Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports


LA PLATA, Md. (July 18, 2014)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

DEATH INVESTIGATION: On July 16 at 11:45 a.m., officers responded to the 6900 block of Wood Glenn Drive in Hughesville after the homeowner discovered his son, [name withheld], 37, inside his house and deceased from a gunshot wound. Officers checked further and found his wife, [name withheld], 33, deceased with a gunshot wound. Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division responded and at this point, it appears the man shot his wife and then shot himself. A gun was recovered on the scene. A motive is not clear. Names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Det. J. Elliott is investigating.

BURGLARY: On July 16, officers responded to the 11200 block of Edge Hill Road in Newburg for a burglary that occurred earlier. It appeared the suspects cut the electrical lines and phones lines of a building and broke out a glass door. A small amount of cash was taken. PO1 A. Coulby is investigating.

Surveillance photo of armed robbery suspects at Dash-In store in Bryans Road.
Surveillance photo of armed robbery suspects at Dash-In store in Bryans Road.

ROBBERY: On July 14 at 9:17 a.m., two masked men walked into the Bryans Road Shell gas station at 6985 Indian Head Highway in Bryans Road, pulled guns and demanded money from the station’s clerks and customers who were inside. No one was hurt and the suspects fled, possibly in a gold colored car. The car and the description of the suspects are similar to a robbery that occurred in Prince George’s County. a Surveillance photo of the suspects is shown above. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Hemsley at (301) 932-2222. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-41-TIPS or send a web tip at www.tipsubmit.com. A cash reward is being offered in the case.

THEFTS FROM AUTOS: On July 12 and July 13, someone broke into several cars parked at the Hiker Biker Trail in Indian Head and stole valuables that were left inside the cars. The suspect smashed the windows to the vehicles and stole a cell phone, wallets, a back pack, a laptop and a canvass bag. Officers processed the cars and canvassed the areas for witnesses. The CCSO is reminding citizens to remove valuables from cars, no matter where you are. The CCSO also recommends you do not attempt to hide valuables underneath jackets or other items as thieves tend to know this trick. Also, if you see anything unusual, say something and report suspicious activity to police right away. These events appear to be isolated.

Artist's sketch of the suspect who assaulted a woman in White Plains on July 8.
Artist's sketch of the suspect who assaulted a woman in White Plains on July 8.

CLARIFICATION OF ASSAULT SUSPECT’S DESCRIPTION AND VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: On July 8 at 7:10 p.m., a woman was entering a storage unit at the Outback Self Storage lot located at 4615 Crain Highway in White Plains when she was grabbed from behind by an unknown male. The man pushed the woman to the ground and attempted to remove her clothes at which time she fought the man off. The suspect may have fled in a green car, possibly with four doors that had Maryland War of 1812 registration plates and a dent on the back driver-side bumper. The suspect is a white male in his thirties, 6 ’ 0 ”, 200 lbs., average build, with light brown straight hair about the length of his ears, a patchy mustache and a nickel-size gauge in his earlobe (see sketch above). There have been no similar reports. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. K. Gross at (301) 932-2222. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or submit a tip via the web at www.tipsubmit.com. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the suspect’s arrest.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION IN BURGLARY CASES: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for several recent burglaries of standalone businesses in the White Plains and La Plata areas. In most cases, the suspect(s) struck overnight and gained entry into the business by breaking in through a rear door or window. It is believed the suspects are targeting businesses that may keep a small amount of cash. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who sees activity at a business during the overnight hours, when the business is closed, to contact the CCSO immediately. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) involved in these crimes. Tipsters may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or submit a web tip at www.tipsubmit.com. Detective E. Weaver is investigating. He can be reached at (301) 609-6571.



CRIME SOLVERS CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Corey David Tucker, 31, of Waldorf. Tucker currently has outstanding warrants charging him with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment. Tucker is 6’1”, 290lbs., and has black hair and green eyes. Anyone with information about Corey David Tucker’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 www.ccso.us to submit a web tip. For additional information about Crime Solvers see www.charlescountycrimesovlers.com.



CRIME SOLVERS CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Savana Danielle Wilkinson, 21, of Waldorf. Wilkinson currently has an outstanding warrant charging her with failure to appear in court for an armed robbery charge. Wilkinson is 5’3”, 103lbs., and has brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about Savana Danielle Wilkinson’s whereabouts is asked not to approach her 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 www.ccso.us to submit a web tip. For additional information about Crime Solvers see www.charlescountycrimesovlers.com.

CCSO to add new site to automated speed enforcement camera program

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Automated Speed Enforcement Unit will be adding Berry Middle School, 10100 Berry Road in Waldorf, to the list of school zones in which automated speed enforcement cameras can be activated.

The CCSO has a total of three mobile cameras which are rotated, generally, on a weekly basis to approved school zones including: Westlake High School, William B. Wade Elementary School, Maurice J. McDonough High School, Dr. James Craik Elementary School and Malcolm Elementary School. In addition, speed cameras will be returned to rotation at Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Elementary School in the 11100 block of Berry Road and General Smallwood Middle School in the 4900 block of Indian Head Highway in Indian Head. As a courtesy, the locations of the cameras are posted weekly on the sheriff’s office facebook page. In addition:

-- Cameras are activated Monday through Friday, including holidays and summer, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the exception of Wade Elementary which operates from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

-- Violators will only receive a citation if they are traveling 12 mph or more over the posted speed limit.

-- A school zone speed camera violation is a $40 fine with no points.

-- Citations are issued to the registered owner of the vehicle.

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 .

Sponsored Content

Reader Comments

Featured Sponsor

Waldorf Ford and Dodge
Serving the Southern Maryland and Washington, D.C. areas.

Follow SoMd HL News