Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (July 30, 2013)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

ATV STOLEN: On July 29 between 1 a.m. - 6 a.m., someone stole a 2008 Polaris Sportsman 400cc camo-colored ATV from the 8700 block of Mitchell Road in La Plata. It appears the suspects drove a pick-up truck onto the property and loaded the ATV in the bed of the vehicle. Pfc J. Walter is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY/CHARLES COUNTY CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: Between July 26 - July 27, unknown suspect(s) spray painted profanity and graphic images with white spray paint on four cars parked on Velvet Ash Court, Sunflower Place, Pine Cone Circle and Lilac Place in Waldorf. Officers canvassed the area and are working to develop leads. Anyone with information is asked to call the Charles County Sheriff's Office at (301) 932-2222. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact 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(s). Officer C. Garner is investigating.

BURGLARY OF SHED: Between July 22 - July 26, someone broke into a shed in the 2900 block of Eutaw Forest Drive in Waldorf and stole tools and lawn equipment. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. PFC K. Burger is investigating.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On July 26 at 1:50 a.m., unknown suspect(s) fired shots at an unoccupied car parked in front of a house in the 2400 block of Gerard Street in Bryans Road. No one was struck and the rounds shattered the windows of the homeowner's SUV. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Pfc. D. Harrison is investigating.

OFFICER STRUCK BY CAR DURING DRUG INVESTIGATION/DRIVER CHARGED WITH ASSAULT: On July 26 at 12:50 a.m., officers were conducting a narcotics investigation in the area of Huntington Woods Drive when they observed two suspicious people in a car. As the officers approached, they identified themselves but the driver of the car stepped on the accelerator and struck an officer prior to fleeing. Officers located the driver, Malcolm Jarell Young, 42, of Waldorf, at his nearby house. He was arrested and charged with assault, reckless driving and failure to obey a lawful order. The officer was treated for his injuries.

BURGLARY: On July 24, a Yamaha Blaster four-wheeler was stolen from an unlocked shed in the 10700 block of Seven R Place in La Plata. Pfc B. Flynn is investigating.

THEFT: During the overnight hours of July 22-July 23, copper wire was reported stolen from a vacant house in the 100 block of Burberry Street in White Plains. Officer C. Campbell is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On July 22 at 11:56 a.m., a homeowner was inside her house in the 3500 block of Norwood Court in Waldorf when she heard a loud noise near the front door. As she investigated, the homeowner observed two unknown females outside her front doorway; they fled once they were spotted. The homeowner noticed significant damage to the front door frame and believes the suspects were trying to break in. Sgt. J. Burroughs is investigating.

TEENS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY: On July 22 at 9:03 p.m., a witness called police after observing a light on inside a vacant house in the 11800 block of Wollaston Circle in Issue. The witness investigated further and found three juveniles, 16-years old, inside; they had entered the house through an unlocked window. The teens were charged with burglary and released to their parents. Pfc J.L. Clagett investigated.

ROBBERY: On July 21 at 7:10 p.m., a 15-year-old male was walking in the 1100 block of Copley Avenue in Waldorf when he was approached by three males who demanded his cell phone. The victim refused at which time the suspects assaulted him, stole his phone and money and fled on bicycles. Officers canvassed the area and located a track leading to the area of Old Washington Road near Smallwood Drive. Officer C. Garner is investigating.

CITIZEN ROBBERY: On July 21 at 3:30 a.m., a 20-year-old woman was on St. Thomas Drive in Waldorf when she was approached by two males, described as teens, who displayed a gun and demanded her property. The victim complied and the suspects fled. Officer I. Micklus is investigating.

BURGLARY: On July 19 at 2:15 a.m., officers responded to the 10600 block of Bradford Court in Waldorf for an intrusion alarm. Upon arrival, officers discovered the homeowner was not home. The front door was unlocked and a back window was open and it appeared entry had been made. It has not been determined if anything was stolen. Pfc K. Lerch is investigating.

ROBBERY: On July 19 at 12 a.m., an 18-year-old male was in the area of Indian Head Avenue near Leslie Drive in Indian Head when he was approached by three teenage males who displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's cell phone. The victim complied and the suspects fled. Officers canvassed the area and a police K-9 searched the neighborhood. Pfc B. Moore is investigating.

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. 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 . 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 .

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