Charles County Crime Solvers

UPDATE: Police in Charles County Searching for Two Armed Robbery Suspects – Cash Reward Offered

UPDATE: Police in Charles County Searching for Two Armed Robbery Suspects – Cash Reward Offered

Update from CCSO: On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at approximately 11:02 a.m., officers responded to the 12100 block of Old Line Center in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. The initial investigation revealed a courier was making a delivery to a pharmacy when two suspects approached him. The suspects assaulted the courier...
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UPDATE: Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies in Charles County; Co-Defendants Also Sentenced

UPDATE: Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies in Charles County; Co-Defendants Also Sentenced

UPDATE: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, March 18, 2021, Charles County Circuit Court Judge William R. Greer, Jr. sentenced Quintel Tyriq Lancaster, 21 of Indian Head, to 18 years in prison for five counts of Robbery, four counts of Attempted Robbery, and three counts of Wear/Carry and Transport...
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Police Investigating One Shot at Waldorf Hotel, Victim Transported to Area Trauma Center

Police Investigating One Shot at Waldorf Hotel, Victim Transported to Area Trauma Center

On Friday, March 12, 2021, at approximately 6:38 p.m., police responded to the Master Suites Hotel located at 2228 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, for the reported shooting. Officers arrived on the scene to find a 33 year-old male conscious and alert with a gunshot wound to his leg, Officers applied a tourniquet and requested...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in 13-Year-Old Cold Case

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in 13-Year-Old Cold Case

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the homicide of Austin Brown, a 39-year old resident of Indian Head. His case remains unsolved. Your assistance can help us bring justice to Austin and his family. On March 11, 2008, at approximately 6:00 a.m., officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to 4450 Livingston Road...
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Former Police Chief Arrested for Arson and Attempted Murder, Suspected in Arson Fires Across Maryland Including Charles and Prince George’s County

Former Police Chief Arrested for Arson and Attempted Murder, Suspected in Arson Fires Across Maryland Including Charles and Prince George’s County

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, members of two Arson Task Forces, along with investigators and detectives from multiple Maryland fire and police agencies, arrested 69-year-old David M. Crawford of Ellicott City. Crawford is facing numerous arson and attempted murder charges in connection with a series of incendiary fires of homes, vehicles, and residential garages...
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Multiple Guns Stolen from Fred’s Outdoors in Waldorf After Pickup Truck Drives Through Front of Store, Cash Reward Offered for Arrest of Suspects

Multiple Guns Stolen from Fred’s Outdoors in Waldorf After Pickup Truck Drives Through Front of Store, Cash Reward Offered for Arrest of Suspects

UPDATE at 7:00 a.m : Police are searching for a dark colored unknown make and model dually pickup truck that has a silver toolbox in the bed of the truck. Occupied at least one time, along with a dark colored Dodge Charger that was occupied at least four times. Any information, tips can be...
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Detectives in Charles County Conducting Death Investigation

Detectives in Charles County Conducting Death Investigation

On February 21, 2021, at 10:46 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded area in the 3300 block of Plaza Way in Waldorf for the report of an unconscious person in a small body of water. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male who was deceased; there were no...
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Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Identity of Waldorf Home Depot Theft Suspect

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Identity of Waldorf Home Depot Theft Suspect

Can you identify this person? Officers would like to speak to him in reference to a theft which took place in November, 2020, at the Home Depot in Waldorf. Anyone with information about this person is asked to contact PFC Chambers at 301-932-2222 or by email at chambersb@ccso.us. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous should...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Another Occupied Residence Struck by Gunfire in Waldorf

Police in Charles County Investigating Another Occupied Residence Struck by Gunfire in Waldorf

On Friday, February 12 at 10:30 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1800 block of Oak Drive in Waldorf for the report of the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers discovered bullet holes in the siding of one house. Although there were people inside, no one was injured. A preliminary...
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Police Investigating Occupied Residence Struck by Gunfire in Waldorf, Crime Solvers Offering Cash Rewards

Police Investigating Occupied Residence Struck by Gunfire in Waldorf, Crime Solvers Offering Cash Rewards

On Thursday, February 11, 2021, at 6:58 p.m., officers responded to the area of Cardigan Court in Waldorf for the report of the sound of gunshots. Officers located several shell casings in the area and located a house that had bullet holes in the siding. There were people in the house; however, no one...
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Police Investigating Non-Fatal Shooting After Attempted Robbery on Path Near Wakefield Circle in Waldorf, Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

Police Investigating Non-Fatal Shooting After Attempted Robbery on Path Near Wakefield Circle in Waldorf, Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

On Sunday, February 7 at 11:10 p.m., officers responded to the area of Wakefield Circle and St. Thomas Drive in Waldorf, for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation revealed three adult males were on a path in a wooded area when an unknown suspect approached and tried to rob them. The suspect...
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15-Year-Old and 17-Year-Old Identified by Detectives As Waldorf Armed Robbery Suspects, Both Suspects in Custody

15-Year-Old and 17-Year-Old Identified by Detectives As Waldorf Armed Robbery Suspects, Both Suspects in Custody

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a cell phone store that occurred last month. On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 5:55 p.m., the suspects entered a business in the 3600 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf and began stealing numerous items. They threatened employees...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office 2020 Honors: Eleven Retirees and Sixty Award Recipients

Charles County Sheriff’s Office 2020 Honors: Eleven Retirees and Sixty Award Recipients

In December, Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry honored 11 retirees and 60 award recipients in private ceremonies at the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters in La Plata. Honorees were recognized for their service to the Agency, excellent field work, or acts of bravery. “Despite having to cancel our annual banquet due to the...
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Four Charles County Men Charged with Murder & Armed Robbery After Violent Crime Spree Across Maryland and Virginia

Four Charles County Men Charged with Murder & Armed Robbery After Violent Crime Spree Across Maryland and Virginia

On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police responded to Ollie’s Liquor Store located at 6970 Hawthorne Road in La Plata, for the report of an armed robbery. Dispatchers received a single 911 caller who stated they observed two suspects loading items from the business into a black Ford F-150 pickup truck...
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AUDIO: Police Investigating Assault with Machete in Waldorf

AUDIO: Police Investigating Assault with Machete in Waldorf

On Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at approximately 12:20 p.m., police and emergency rescue services responded to 1120 Smallwood Drive West in Waldorf, for the reported assault with a weapon. Dispatchers advised all responding units the male suspect reportedly assaulted a male victim with a machete, and the suspects last location was unknown. Officers arrived...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Shooting of 13-Year-Old Female in Waldorf

Police in Charles County Investigating Shooting of 13-Year-Old Female in Waldorf

UPDATE: On January 30, 2021, at approximately 1:37 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 500 block of University Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located a 13-year-old female inside the house suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Washington D.C. Man in Connection with Murder of Two Waldorf Women

UPDATE: Police Arrest Washington D.C. Man in Connection with Murder of Two Waldorf Women

UPDATE 1/24/2021: On January 21 at 12:45 a.m., officers responded to the 2400 block of Hanover Court in Waldorf for the report of the sound of gunshots. When officers arrived, they observed the front door to one of the townhomes was open. Upon entering, officers located Kandeon Meisha Niravanh, 24, of Waldorf, and Genesis...
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Undetected Fire Claims the Life of Waldorf Man

Undetected Fire Claims the Life of Waldorf Man

Deputy State Fire Marshals are continuing their investigation of a house fire in Waldorf that claimed the life of the owner. On Sunday, January 17, 2021, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a house in the 2000 block of Bainbridge Court to check the homeowner’s well-being. Upon their arrival, sheriff’s deputies had...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Year in Review: A Humble Reflection of 2020

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Year in Review: A Humble Reflection of 2020

Many will look back at the year 2020 and wish to forget it, and for good reasons. While we remember the many difficulties and challenges, we come away from the past year grateful and humbled. Amidst a global pandemic and continually changing public directives and orders, the men and women of the Charles County...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Armed Robbery Suspects

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Armed Robbery Suspects

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, shortly before 3:00 a.m., two suspects entered a convenience store on Berry Road and announced a robbery while armed with a gun. The suspects stole an entire cash register and fled the scene. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Burgess with the Charles County...
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Detectives Seeking Information Relating to Shooting on Heritage Place in Waldorf

Detectives Seeking Information Relating to Shooting on Heritage Place in Waldorf

On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at approximately 4:33 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Heritage Place in Waldorf, for the report of an injured man inside a parked car. When officers arrived, they located the man; he had severe trauma and was transported to a hospital where he is currently in critical...
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Police in Charles County Seeking Information in Armed Robbery of CVS in Waldorf

Police in Charles County Seeking Information in Armed Robbery of CVS in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating an armed robbery which took place on December 18 at the CVS on Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest of these suspects. Details of the case are as follows: On December...
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Crime Solvers Offering Reward in Multiple Drive-by Paintball Assault Cases in Charles County

Crime Solvers Offering Reward in Multiple Drive-by Paintball Assault Cases in Charles County

Charles County Sheriff’s officers are seeking information about the suspects involved in several recent incidents in which they shot people with paintballs. On October 30, 2020, and then again on November 6, 2020, officers responded to various locations throughout Waldorf after people reported being shot by suspects who were firing paintballs at them. One...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Any Information in 40-Year-Old Unsolved Murder of 17-Year-Old in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Any Information in 40-Year-Old Unsolved Murder of 17-Year-Old in Waldorf

Friday, November 13th marked the 40th anniversary of the homicide of Deborah Brooks, a 17-year old Washington D.C resident who was located in Waldorf in 1980. Despite continued efforts, her case remains unsolved. Your assistance can help us bring justice to Deborah and her family. On the evening of November 13, 1980, Deborah Brooks...
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12-Year-Old Cold Case: Police Seeking Information in 2008 Waldorf Murder of 24-Year-Old Daniel Cordova

12-Year-Old Cold Case: Police Seeking Information in 2008 Waldorf Murder of 24-Year-Old Daniel Cordova

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the homicide of Daniel Cordova, a 24-year old resident of Waldorf. His case remains unsolved. Help us bring justice to the victim and his family. On November 11, 2008 at 8:24 p.m., officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Lowe’s Home Improvement at 2525 Crain...
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