Daniel Phillip Brown, 19, of Waldorf. (Booking photo)
LA PLATA, Md. (April 21, 2016)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
CCSO DETECTIVES IDENTIFY AND ARREST ROBBERY SUSPECT: On April 14, detectives assigned to the CCSO Criminal Investigations Division arrested Daniel Phillip Brown, 19, of Waldorf, in connection with three recent armed robberies of businesses. Sheriff Troy D. Berry said solid forensics work and good investigative skills led to the quick apprehension of the suspect. Brown is charged with robbing two convenience stores and a liquor store between April 12 and April 13. Evidence was recovered from the scene that led to Brown's identity. Detectives conducted a search warrant at Brown's house and recovered evidence linking him to the crime, to include a handgun. Det. C. Gregory investigated.
CCSO INVESTIGATING TWO ROBBERIES / CHARLES COUNTY CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On April 19 at 11:49 p.m., officers responded to the McDonald's Restaurant, located in the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf, for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed a lone male suspect entered the restaurant, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The cashier complied, and the suspect fled. A short time later, another robbery was reported at the Wawa in the 11500 block of Berry Road. In that case, a lone male suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. He fled toward Route 228. Officers responded, canvassed the area, and recovered evidence. Investigators believe the same suspect is responsible for both robberies. The suspect is described as a black male in his late teens to mid-twenties, 5'8", and wearing dark clothing and a cloth garment that covered a portion of his face. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. J. Feldman at (301) 609-6474. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. Crime Solvers is offering a $1,000 cash reward for tips that lead to an arrest in this case.
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