LA PLATA, Md. (Dec. 7, 2015)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
PATROL OFFICERS APPREHEND THEFT SUSPECTS: On December 5 at 10:54 a.m., officers responded to the Burlington Coat Factory store located in the 3200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of shoplifting in progress. Upon arrival, officers located the three accused. An investigation revealed that a customer observed the suspects make several trips from the store to their car with carts full of merchandise and notified the store manager, who then contacted the CCSO. All of the stolen merchandise, totaling over $2,600, was recovered from the vehicle. Gregory Lee Boseman, 41 of Knightdale, NC, Stacy Valdez Wise, 25 of Knightdale, NC, and Tausha Onica Macon-Ruffin, 35 of Knightdale, NC, were arrested and charged with theft.
RECKLESS DRIVING, POSSESSION OF CDS: On December 5 at 2:22 a.m., Officer A. Bringley observed two suspicious vehicles with their lights off in the rear of Bensville Park when conducting a patrol check. As the officer approached the vehicles, one driver turned on his lights and accelerated toward him, narrowly avoiding a collision. The suspect then fled, stopped a short distance later, and was apprehended. A search revealed a bag of cocaine inside his wallet. Branden Alan Murphy, 28 of White Plains, was arrested and charged with several charges including possession, reckless driving, and driving while intoxicated.
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