Charles County Crime Solvers

Seven Arrested in Waldorf for Breaking Into Cars

Seven Arrested in Waldorf for Breaking Into Cars

On March 31, 2018. at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls about several subjects breaking into cars in Waldorf neighborhoods. A witness provided a vehicle lookout, which responding officers observed as they arrived. Officers stopped an SUV, which was occupied by five juveniles and two young adults,...
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FBI Offers $10,000 Reward for Information in Charles County Cold Case Murder

FBI Offers $10,000 Reward for Information in Charles County Cold Case Murder

UPDATE: The FBI is still offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for the death of Martin Hawkins, Jr. Information given may remain confidential. 6/1/2016: Today, the FBI in Baltimore is announcing a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification and...
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Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information in Charles County Liquor Store Robbery Case

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information in Charles County Liquor Store Robbery Case

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the identity of a robbery suspect. On March 21, 2018, at approximately 2:10 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Drive-In Liquor located in the 10600 block of Crain Highway in Faulkner for the...
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Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward Leading to Arrest of Theft Suspect

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward Leading to Arrest of Theft Suspect

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help identifying a man suspected of using stolen credit cards and debit cards at various locations throughout Virginia. The cards had been stolen from unlocked vehicles in the Swan Point community between March 3 – March 4. The suspect used the cards at gas stations, convenience...
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Death Investigation Continuing from Indian Head Highway

Death Investigation Continuing from Indian Head Highway

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of a man whose body was found on February 22, 2018, in the area of Indian Head Highway near Hawthorne Road in Indian Head. A passerby found the body and contacted police. There were no obvious signs of injury, and foul play is...
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Crime Solvers in Charles County Offering Cash Reward for Information in Homicide

Crime Solvers in Charles County Offering Cash Reward for Information in Homicide

Detectives with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are continuing their investigation into the death of Deandre Tramonte Nicholson, 22, of Waldorf, whose case was recently ruled a homicide by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. For investigative purposes, the cause of death is not being released. Details of...
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Police in Charles County Looking for Four Suspects that Sexually Assaulted 16-Year-Old Girl at Gunpoint

Police in Charles County Looking for Four Suspects that Sexually Assaulted 16-Year-Old Girl at Gunpoint

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the victim – a 16-year-old girl from the state of California visiting relatives in Waldorf – was walking on Melrose Court in Waldorf. As she was using her phone, she noticed a dark colored vehicle, possibly a Jeep, pass by her several times. Soon, the...
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UPDATE: 24-Year-Old Waldorf Man Shot and Killed at Apartment Building, Suspect Still at Large

UPDATE: 24-Year-Old Waldorf Man Shot and Killed at Apartment Building, Suspect Still at Large

UPDATE: On February 17 at 8:54 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to the 12100 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body....
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UPDATE: Two St. Mary’s County Men Shot in Waldorf During Drug Deal

UPDATE: Two St. Mary’s County Men Shot in Waldorf During Drug Deal

UPDATE 2/17/2018: On Friday, February 9, 2018, at approximately 2:25 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Patrick’s Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located two adult males; one had two gunshot wounds to his leg, and the other was grazed on the...
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Police Investigating Bullet Hole in Waldorf Residence

Police Investigating Bullet Hole in Waldorf Residence

On January 27, 2018 at approximately 1:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2800 block of Hackney Lane in Waldorf for the report of what appeared to be a bullet hole in the bathroom wall of the residence. Upon arrival, officers confirmed the homeowner’s suspicion and recovered a bullet...
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Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Female Murder Victim Found Last Night

Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Female Murder Victim Found Last Night

Detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are hoping to identify the victim of a homicide whose body was found last night on Old Washington Road near Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. Unfortunately she did not have any identification on her person when she was located. The victim, who is described as a black female...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/2017

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/2017

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. THEFTS FROM AUTOS: On December 22, during the overnight hours, unknown suspect(s) broke out the windows of several cars parked on...
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UPDATE: 20-Year-Old Waldorf Man Arrested and Charged with First Degree Murder

UPDATE: 20-Year-Old Waldorf Man Arrested and Charged with First Degree Murder

  UPDATE – 12/18/2017: On December 16, 2017, Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Nicholas Jabbar Williams, 20, of Waldorf, in connection with the murder of Cameron Marcel Townsend, 18, of Brandywine, who was shot and killed on December 14 in the intersection of Holly Avenue and Spruce Street in Waldorf. As detectives continue to...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Locating Critical Man

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Locating Critical Man

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating William Alexander Smith, 81, of Indian Head. It is believed that Smith wandered off from his home in the Woodland Village neighborhood in Indian Head, but it is unclear when he left. Smith is described as a black male, 5’8”, 140 pounds,...
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Maryland State Police DUI Arrests for Charles County

Maryland State Police DUI Arrests for Charles County

DUI Arrests for the La Plata Barrack from 11/21/17 through 12/03/17
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UPDATE: More Victims Have Come Forward – Newburg Man Charged with Sex Abuse of 4-Year-Old

UPDATE: More Victims Have Come Forward – Newburg Man Charged with Sex Abuse of 4-Year-Old

UPDATE: 12/1/2017: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation of Joseph Elmer Rohls, 80, of Newburg, who was arrested on Nov. 22, 2017, and charged with sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl. Since his arrest, two other victims have come forward and reported Rohls had sexually assaulted them when they were young girls. Detectives...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Attempted Robbery

Police in Charles County Investigating Attempted Robbery

On November 24 at 10:27 p.m., officers responded to a convenience store in the 1000 block of St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed the suspect entered the business, approached a clerk, and implied he had a weapon. He demanded the clerk open the drawers to the cash...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving Cold Case

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving Cold Case

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in solving a murder that occurred 37 years ago. Deborah Ann “Missy” Brooks, 17, was abducted on November 13, 1980, just blocks from her house in Northeast Washington, DC. Her body was discovered the following day in a wooded area in Charles County. Her brother,...
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Police in Charles County Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

Police in Charles County Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

On Friday, October 27, 2017, between 8:30-8:55 a.m., a male entered a store in Waldorf, put a red Razor scooter in his cart, and walked out without paying. Anyone with information about the male’s identity is asked to contact PFC A. Coulby via e-mail at coulbya@ccso.us and refer to IR 17-10215.
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Bel Alton Man Wanted by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office

Bel Alton Man Wanted by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the whereabouts of Christopher Jonathan Ansell, 27, of Bel Alton, who has three open warrants relating to burglary and domestic violence. Ansell is 5’7” and weighs approximately 145 pounds. He has black hair, green eyes, and tattoos on both arms. Anyone with information is asked to call (301)...
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WANTED – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Escape

WANTED – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Escape

On October 16, 2017, inmate David Logan Scopin, 32 of Waldorf, left a treatment facility, in violation of his pre-trial commitment. Scopin, was last seen operating a black 2003, Pontiac Sunbird. Scopin’s last known address is in Waldorf, and he also has family in Baltimore. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Det....
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North Carolina Sex Offender to be Charged After Entering High Schools in Southern Maryland

North Carolina Sex Offender to be Charged After Entering High Schools in Southern Maryland

On Monday, October 02, 2017, Detective R. Williams, of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, received information from an anonymous tip that Christopher Daniel Lee, 52, of Salemburg, North Carolina, was a registered Sex Offender in the Stale of North Carolina. The tip further stated that Lee had been seen at a High School band...
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VIDEO: Multiple Arrests Made in St. Mary’s County Warrant Sweep

VIDEO: Multiple Arrests Made in St. Mary’s County Warrant Sweep

On October 10, 2017, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, participated in a joint warrant sweep. The warrant sweep took place in St. Mary’s County, with the focus on locating those with warrants from other jurisdictions who are residing...
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Charles County – Missing Person, Bobby Ray Allen, Jr.

Charles County – Missing Person, Bobby Ray Allen, Jr.

Charles County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating the pictured person. On Monday, October 2, 2017, Bobby Ray Allen, Jr., left his residence in Waldorf and he has not been in contact since. He left his cell phone at home and did not take any additional clothes. His family is...
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Police in Charles County Looking for Additional Theft Victims

Police in Charles County Looking for Additional Theft Victims

On Thursday, September 5, 2017, a victim witnessed a man stealing property from his garage. An investigation followed, and a suspect was developed. On September 26, Detectives Burgess and Weaver went to a vacant residence in the 8100 block of Bensville Road in Waldorf where they suspected stolen property was being stored. Upon arrival,...
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