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

Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (Nov. 4, 2014)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

CCSO SEEKS HELP IDENTIFYING SUSPECT IN THEFT FROM CHURCH: The Charles County Sheriff's Office is seeking the community's help in identifying two men who stole money from a church. Detectives have released surveillance camera photographs of the two men and their car, and Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspects.

Sometime in the early morning hours of Oct. 13, the men broke into Potomac Heights Baptist Church located at 37 Glymont Road in Indian Head and stole money from the church's offering. One of the men was wearing a shirt with a white emblem on the front and with a stain on the bottom of the left sleeve. The second man was wearing dark pants with vertical gray stripes on the outside of the pant legs.

Photographs of the men and the car they were driving can be viewed at Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact CCSO Det. E. Weaver at 301-609-6571 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous..

THEFTS FROM UNLOCKED VEHICLES: Recently, the sheriff’s office has taken numerous reports of thefts from autos. In many cases, cars were left unlocked with valuables inside. In other cases, the suspects broke into the cars because they saw valuables inside the vehicle. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to remove valuables from cars when leaving them unattended. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering cash rewards to anyone who provides suspect information in any of these thefts. Tipsters may report the information anonymously by calling 1-866-411-TIPS or visit to submit a tip via the internet.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Nov. 4, during the overnight hours, unknown suspect(s) damaged two vending machines at the Maryland Visitor Center in Newburg. Nothing was reported stolen. P FC W. Halt is investigating.

THEFTS FROM AUTOS: On Nov. 2 during the overnight hours, unknown suspect(s) went through several unlocked cars parked in the 8000 block of Bloomsbury Place in White Plains and stole items. Officer D. Proctor is investigating.

BURGLARY: Between Nov. 1 and Nov. 3, unknown suspect(s) broke into a business in the 2800 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf and stole tools. Officers canvassed the area and found evidence. PFC C. Garner is investigating.

THEFT: On Nov. 3, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., someone stole a go-cart from the side of a house in the 11900 block of Goldie Farm Place in Waldorf. The go-cart has a blue frame, black wheels, a single seat, a roll cage, multiple stickers and brakes that don’t work. Cpl. R. Heishman is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Oct. 31, between 6:30 p.m. -10 p.m., someone fired a BB gun at a parked car on Jameson Court in Indian Head. The front window was shattered. PFC P. Morgan is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Oct. 31, during the evening hours, someone slashed the tires on two cars parked in the 8500 block of Kingsway Drive in Waldorf. Someone also slashed tires on a car parked in the 7400 block of Tottenham Drive. The cases appear to be related. PFC P. Morgan is investigating.

WHEELS STOLEN: Sometime between Oct. 30 and Oct. 31, unknown suspect(s) stole four wheels off of a car parked in the 10300 block of Janice Place in Waldorf. PFC J. Hornickel is investigating.

THEFT FROM AUTO: Between Oct. 29 and Oct. 30, someone smashed the driver window of a car parked in the 2800 block of Scenic Meadow Street in Waldorf and stole a wallet that was left inside the vehicle. Officers are pursuing leads. PFC B. Moore is investigating.

THEFT: Sometime between 11 p.m. Oct. 26 and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 29, suspect(s) stole a .50 caliber muzzleloader from an open garage at a residence in the 12100 block of Riverview Drive in Newburg. Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-932-2222 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Officer R. Kimble is investigating.

ATTEMPTED VEHICLE THEFT: Sometime between 2:30 and 3 a.m. Oct. 28, two suspects drove a tow truck to the 9500 block of Trinity Church Road in Charlotte Hall and attempted to hook up a car. However, the victim confronted the suspects and the suspects fled the scene without the vehicle. The suspects were described as white males. One of them was 30-40 years old and was wearing a brown Carhartt-brand jacket. The tow truck was white with black and red on it. Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-932-2222 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Cpl. K. Syvertsen is investigating.

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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