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

Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports

LogoLA PLATA, Md. (Sept. 30, 2014)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

THEFTS: On Sept. 30, during the early morning hours, unknown suspect(s) stole items from several unlocked cars in the 2400 block of Pimpernel Drive in Waldorf. Officer K. Barry is investigating.

THEFT: Between Sept. 29 to Sept. 30, unknown suspect(s) stole a large amount of cable which was lying on the ground near Crain Highway and Billingsley Road in White Plains. PFC R. Walls is investigating.


Justin Lontay Johnson, 19, of Indian Head, Md.
Justin Lontay Johnson, 19, of Indian Head.

On Sept. 29 at 6:15 p.m., Officer A. Duckett and PFC D. Walker responded to the 3200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of suspicious activity behind a shopping center. When they arrived, the officers located two people who were in possession of a large amount of clothes, valued at more than $400, which had just been stolen from a nearby store. Through further investigation, the officers learned the suspects were responsible for the thefts. Justin Lontay Johnson, 19, of Indian Head, was charged via a citation with theft. Darmarius Leon Smothers, 25, of Indian Head, was transported to the Charles County Detention Center where he was charged with theft and possession with intent to distribute marijuana after the officers found suspected marijuana in his duffle bag. PFC D. Walker is investigating.

CRIME SOLVERS CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Charles Raymond Brown, 56, of no fixed address. Brown currently has two opens warrants including failure to notify the sex offender registry of a change and violation of probation relating to an assault. Brown is 5’8”, 209lbs., and has brown hair and hazel eyes. Officers with the Warrant Unit have been seeking Brown’s whereabouts since August 1.

Charles Raymond Brown, 56, of no fixed address.

Anyone with information about Charles Raymond Brown’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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