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Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports


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LA PLATA, Md. (April 7, 2016)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

CHARLES AND CALVERT COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICERS EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT/LOCATE NARCOTICS: On April 6 at approximately 5:51 a.m., members of the CCSO Narcotics Enforcement Section with the assistance of the Emergency Services Team, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, and the Calvert County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team executed search and seizure warrants on Mary Barnes Place and in the 12000 block of Shiloh Church Road in Newburg. Pursuant to the execution of the search warrants, quantities of K-2, marijuana, crack cocaine, U.S. currency, and numerous distribution and user paraphernalia were seized. Justin Lafranz Holton, 25, of Newburg, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and crack cocaine. Pfc. D. Suave and Cpl. M. Davidson are investigating.

PEDESTRIAN INJURY CRASH: On April 5 at approximately 9:42 p.m., officers responded to the area of Old Washington Road north of Acton Lane in Waldorf for the report of a pedestrian injury crash. Upon arrival, officers located and assisted the victim, a 54-year-old male, who was transported to a hospital with serious injuries. He is currently in stable condition. An investigation revealed the victim was walking in the northbound lane of Old Washington Road, wearing dark clothing, when he was struck. The driver of the striking vehicle remained on the scene and was cooperative with officers. Pfc. P. McPherson is investigating.

ACCIDENTAL INJURY: On April 3 at approximately 9:18 a.m., officers responded to a parking lot in the 4300 block of Indian Head Highway in Indian Head for a report of a subject with a gunshot wound to the leg. An investigation revealed that the victim drove himself and his wife to a store, and he remained in the car while she went inside. When his wife returned to the car, she found him bleeding from an apparent gunshot to his groin area; a gun was located nearby. Two customers were in the process of rendering first aid. The victim was transported to a hospital and is in stable condition. A subsequent investigation showed the victim kept a loaded handgun in his car and it appears he was looking at it when he accidentally shot himself. Det. C. Gilroy is continuing to investigate.

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 tipsubmit.com. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO's website.

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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