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Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports


LA PLATA, Md. (October 1, 2015)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

THEFT OF VASES AT CEMETERY/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to the identity of the suspect(s) who stole 96 bronze vases from Trinity Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3221 Mattawoman Beantown Road in Waldorf. The vases were stolen sometime between Sept. 29 and Sept. 30. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Science Unit is processing evidence which was recovered. Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. J. Murphy at (301) 932-2222. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com.

BURGLARY: Between Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, unknown suspect(s) broke into a house in the 2700 block of Port Tobacco Road in Port Tobacco and stole jewelry. Officer K. Barry is investigating.

BURGLARY: On Sept. 29 between 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into a house in the 12300 block of Channelview Drive in Newburg and stole several guns. Officers are working on leads. PFC J. Campbell is investigating.

THEFTS: During the overnight hours of Sept. 28 to Sept. 29, unknown suspect(s) broke into five cars parked in the 10300 block of Tayloes Neck Road in Nanjemoy and stole various items. Some of the cars were locked and some were left unlocked. Gasoline was also stolen from a nearby riding mower, but it is not clear if the same suspect(s) stole the fuel. Officer K. Barry is investigating.

THEFT FROM CONSTRUCTION SITE: Sometime between 12 p.m. on Sept. 25 and 6:30 a.m. on September 28, a trailer and bobcat loader were stolen from a construction site located at the intersection of St. Christopher Dr. and Continental Dr. in La Plata. Officer B. Rash is investigating.

BURGLARY: On Sept. 27 at 1 p.m., damage was discovered to a building on Rich Hill Farm Place in Bel Alton. It appears unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to gain entry to the property, and then shattered several windows and forced a door open. No property was stolen. Cpl. J. Walter is investigating.

MAN CHARGED WITH IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER: On Sept. 24, officers conducted a search warrant in the 7600 block of Kent Drive in Charlotte Hall after receiving information about a person who was possibly impersonating a police officer. During the search, officers found illegal prescription pills, drug paraphernalia, police equipment, and a replica gun. Steven Richard Davis, Jr., 27, of Charlotte Hall, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and impersonating a police officer. At this time, there is no evidence Davis had contact with any strangers while impersonating an officer; however, officers would like to hear from anyone who has additional information. Tipsters may contact PFC. E. Weaver at (301) 932-2222.

BANK ROBBERY/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On Sept. 24 at 11:57 a.m., officers responded to the SunTrust Bank located at 3070 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned that a man walked into the bank, approached a teller and handed her a note implying a robbery and demanding money. The teller complied and the suspect fled, possibly in an SUV. The suspect is described as a black male in his 40’s, between 5’8” and 5’10”, with a mustache and a bald head. At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing a long-sleeved white shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Hemsley at (301) 609-6470. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. A $1,000 cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.

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://so.md/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://so.md/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://so.md/expungeme.

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