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Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports


LA PLATA, Md. (April 15, 2015)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

TWO MEN CHARGED WITH BURGLARY AFTER CITIZEN REPORTS SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: On April 10 at 9:30 a.m., Sgt. H. Smith and PFC R. Gass responded to Springdale Lane in Waldorf after a citizen called police to report two men wearing dark clothing and ski masks attempting to break into a house. Officers located the men and found them in possession of tools commonly used in burglaries. They also found masks, gloves, tape and knives on the suspects. Antonio Cedric Hall, 21, of Waldorf was charged with fourth-degree burglary. Darrel Lamont King, 22, of Waldorf, was charged with fourth-degree burglary and providing false information, after he gave officers two aliases. A check revealed he had an open warrant in Pennsylvania.

MAN CHARGED WITH CARRYING CONCEALED FIREARM: On April 12 at 12:22 a.m., Officer R. Johnson was working secondary employment at an establishment in the 3700 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf when he observed a male carrying what appeared to be a long gun under a coat he was holding. Investigation revealed the suspect was concealing an AK-47. Samuel Blair Wilson, 23, of Georgia, was arrested and charged with possession of a concealed deadly weapon.

ARMED ROBBERY: On April 12 at 9:40 p.m., a man was walking on the bike path behind Norwood Court in Waldorf when he was approached by a male who displayed a gun and demanded his jacket and phone. The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene. Officer J. Fenlon is investigating.

BURGLARY: On April 11 at 9:15 a.m., a witness entered a business located in the 3500 block of Elsa Avenue in Waldorf and saw someone flee to the back of the building. Investigation revealed the suspect was staying in the building when no one was there. Officer A. Bringley is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On April 10 at 8:36 p.m., an unknown suspect kicked in the bottom of a storm door to a residence in the 900 block of Copley Avenue in Waldorf. The owner of the house was home at this time and yelled out, but the suspect fled the scene. Cpl. R. Heishman is investigating.

BURGLARY: On April 9 at 5:45 a.m., officers responded to a business in the 100 block of Smallwood Village Court in Waldorf for the report of a possible burglary. Investigation revealed a male drove a car through the front door of the business, possibly to steal an ATM. The driver fled without taking anything. The vehicle was located nearby and a check revealed it had been reported stolen on April 7. Det. J. Feldman is investigating.

BURGLARY: On April 8 and 9, members of the Warrant Fugitive Unit assisted the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office with a warrant initiative. As a result of this operation, two fugitives from Charles County were located. Both individuals were also wanted in other jurisdictions. John Anthony Stevenson, 54, of Hyattsville was served a warrant for failing to appear for trespassing on private property. Taren Lee Shelton Cary, 24, of Landover was served a warrant for theft and forgery.

BURLGARY: Sometime between 6 a.m. and 8:15 p.m. April 8, unknown suspect(s) broke into a residence in the 10900 block of Buena Vista Court in Waldorf through a rear window. The suspect(s) stole several guns and fled the scene. Cpl. J. Rager is investigating.

PATROL OFFICERS INTERUPT ROBBERY IN PROGRESS AND APPREHEND SUSPECT: On April 2 at 10:35 p.m., officers were conducting foot patrol in the 2500 block of Business Park Drive in Waldorf when they observed two employees run out of a restaurant screaming they were being robbed. Sgt. H. Smith and PFC D. Warker entered the back door while PFC R. Gass took a position at the front. When Smith and Warker entered, they observed a masked male holding two employees, at gunpoint, on the ground. The officers ordered the suspect to drop the gun, which he did, and the officers apprehended him without incident. A second suspect ran out of the front door where PFC Gass ordered him to drop a gun he was holding and a bag of money. The suspect dropped everything and ran. PFC Gass pursued him but the suspect scaled a fence and fled. Two replica handguns were recovered and a bag containing the restaurant’s money was also recovered. Ronald Leroy Glover, 56, of Waldorf, was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree assault, armed-robbery and theft. Detectives are working to identify the second suspect. Detective T. Hemsley is investigating.

BURGLARY: On April 7 at 11:09 a.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Moran Drive in Waldorf for the report of suspicious activity inside a vacant home. Upon arrival, officers observed several people in the house and detected a strong odor of marijuana. The suspects attempted to flee when they saw the officers. All suspects were apprehended. Five juveniles were charged with burglary and drug possession. Juan Ayala Lugo, 18, of White Plains, Sean Anthony Montague, 18, of Waldorf and Adham Abdelhamid Ayyad, 18, of Waldorf, were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and fourth-degree burglary.

BURLGARY: On April 7 at 4 p.m., officers responded to a house in the 11900 block of Goldie Farm Place in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) broke into the house through an unlocked window, stole several items and fled the scene. Officer P. DeBoe is investigating.

BURGLARY: On April 7 at 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a business in the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) threw a brick through the front door, stole money and fled the scene. Officer P. DeBoe is investigating

POSSESSION OF DRUGS: On April 5 at 12:10 a.m., Officer A. Coulby conducted a traffic stop on Kent Avenue in La Plata. Upon approaching the driver, Officer Coulby observed a mason jar filled with suspected marijuana inside the vehicle. Further investigation revealed two additional bags of marijuana, and two digital scales. Approximately 37 grams of marijuana was recovered. The driver, Lance Cedric Jordan, 28, of Waldorf was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.

BURGLARY: Sometime between 1 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. April 5, unknown suspect(s) broke into a residence in the 2400 block of Sour Cherry Court in Waldorf through a rear ground-level window. The suspect(s) stole several items including a handgun and fled the scene. Officer P. DeBoe is investigating.

LOADED HANDGUN RECOVERED DURING TRAFFIC STOP/SUSPECT CHARGED WITH ASSAULT: On April 3 at 10:10 p.m., Officer R. Smith conducted a traffic stop in the 11900 block of Acton Lane in Waldorf. Upon making contact with the occupants, a strong odor of marijuana was detected. Further investigation revealed a passenger, Drew Akwesi Dorsey, 19, of Waldorf, had marijuana in his possession. In addition, officers recovered a loaded handgun in Dorsey’s possession. A computer check revealed the gun had been reported stolen from another county. Dorsey also had two open warrants. Dorsey resisted arrest but was subdued after a brief struggle. He was charged with possession of a stolen gun, second-degree assault, and disorderly conduct.

STOLEN REGISTRATION TAG: Sometime between 7 a.m. and 4:20 p.m., March 31, unknown suspect(s) stole the rear license plate off a vehicle parked in Old Line Center in Waldorf. Officer J. Campbell 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: 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 .

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