Charles County Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (January 11, 2013)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE: On Jan. 9 between 7 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., unknown suspect(s) stole catalytic converters from two Hondas parked at the Mattawoman Park and Ride in the 3200 block of Mattawoman Beantown Road in Waldorf. Officers processed the scene for evidence. Officer B. Kunz is investigating.

BURGLARY: On Jan. 9 between 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into a house in the 6800 block of Carrico Mill Road in Hughesville and stole a television and a speaker. PFC R. Bagley is investigating.

THEFT: Between Jan. 8 - Jan. 9, unknown suspect(s) stole a white box trailer containing tools and other equipment from a construction site in the 2500 block of Archway Lane in Bryans Road. PFC B. Moore is investigating.

BURGLARY OF SHED: Between Jan. 8 - Jan. 9, unknown suspects pried open a door to a shed in the 5000 block of Marbury Run Road in Marbury and stole a broken generator and a set of tires. Cpl. J. Timko is investigating.

PATROL OFFICERS ARREST BURGLARY SUSPECT: On Jan. 8 at 4 p.m., officers received a call for a burglary in progress in the 7100 block of Bucktown Road in Hughesville. When officers arrived, they found Larry Edward Sams Jr., 41, of Hughesville, inside a building on the property. Sams was in possession of a hacksaw and other tools and was near a pile of copper piping that had just been cut from the building. Insides Sams' car, officers observed numerous copper pipes and other tools. Sams was arrested and charged with burglary. PFC R. Bagley and Det. J. McKenzie are investigating.

ROBBERY/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On Jan. 10 at 12:09 p.m., officers responded to the 3400 block of White Fir Court in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed a woman was walking toward her house when a man wearing a UPS jacket approached, showed a handgun and demanded money. The victim complied and the suspect fled. Officers arrived on the scene and immediately set up a perimeter. A police K-9 team responded and conducted a track. During the search, the canine recovered the UPS jacket the suspect had been wearing - the jacket is believed to be the same jacket that was stolen from a UPS truck yesterday as the driver was making a delivery in the same area. The suspect is described as a black male, 5'10, mid-twenties, dark skin, long dreadlocks (which were possibly worn in a ponytail), and he may have a pot belly. There have been no other reports of robbery in the area. Anyone with information is asked to call the Charles County Sheriff's Office at (301) 932-2222. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or Text CHARLES + your tip to CRIMES or visit to submit a web tip. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for the tip that leads 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: 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.

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