Charles County Crime Solvers

Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested in St. Mary’s County After Shooting at Victim in Charles County

Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested in St. Mary’s County After Shooting at Victim in Charles County

CHARLES COUNTY PRESS RELEASE: On Friday, February 23, 2024, at 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the area of Crain Highway in Newburg for the report of shots fired. The caller advised he was following a car in which the driver, who is known to him, shot at him minutes earlier. The driver, David Arthur...
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UPDATE: Washington D.C. Man Sentenced to Consecutive Life in Prison Sentences without Parole for Murder of Two Waldorf Women

UPDATE: Washington D.C. Man Sentenced to Consecutive Life in Prison Sentences without Parole for Murder of Two Waldorf Women

UPDATE 2/22/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Deon Watkins, 52, to two consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for the murders of Kandeon Niravanh and Genesis Garrett, as well as related charges. On August...
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Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Reward for Suspects Involved in Indian Head Robbery

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Reward for Suspects Involved in Indian Head Robbery

On February 15, 2024, at 2:30 p.m., two males approached another male near Dale Drive in Indian Head, assaulted him, stole his tennis shoes, and fled. The victim was not injured. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact PFC McCuen at 301-609-3282 ext. 0697. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may...
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Charles County Detectives Investigating Robberies Involving ATMs in Waldorf

Charles County Detectives Investigating Robberies Involving ATMs in Waldorf

On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 3:13 a.m., officers responded to a convenience store in the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. A preliminary investigation showed the suspects entered the store, which was open for business, forcibly stole money from an ATM, and fled. A short time...
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UPDATE: Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward After Woman Shot at Waldorf Mall During Attempted Robbery

UPDATE: Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward After Woman Shot at Waldorf Mall During Attempted Robbery

UPDATE 1/28/2024: On January 25, 2024, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Mall Circle for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a woman with a gunshot wound to her arm. She was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. A...
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Police Investigating Attempted Murder in White Plains, Multiple Residences Struck by Gunfire

Police Investigating Attempted Murder in White Plains, Multiple Residences Struck by Gunfire

On Friday, January 26, 2024, at approximately 8:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 3000 block of Amberton Court in White Plains, for a possible shooting. The 911 caller was hysterical and could not provide much information other than a male subject was shot and actively being driven to an area...
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Crime Solvers Offering Reward in Reckless Endangerment Case in Waldorf

Crime Solvers Offering Reward in Reckless Endangerment Case in Waldorf

On Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 3:15 p.m., officers responded to the 11700 block of Palm Desert Place in Waldorf for the report of shots fired. Witnesses advised a group of juveniles were in the area when one juvenile pulled out a gun and fired a round in the direction of the homes as...
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Charles County Cold Case Murder of Deandre Nicholson, age 22 of Waldorf

Charles County Cold Case Murder of Deandre Nicholson, age 22 of Waldorf

January 23, marks the anniversary of the homicide of Deandre Nicholson, a 22-year-old resident of Waldorf. His case remains unsolved. Your assistance can help us bring justice to Deandre and his family. On January 23, 2018 at approximately 9 p.m., officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4500 block of Middletown...
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Police Investigating 19-Year-Old Shot in Indian Head, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

Police Investigating 19-Year-Old Shot in Indian Head, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

UPDATE 1/9/2024: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the identity of the suspects involved in a shooting that occurred on January 8 at 2:13 p.m. in the area of Jameson Court in Indian Head. When officers arrived, they located a 19-year-old male inside...
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UPDATE: Police Charge Brandywine Man With Attempted Murder After Shooting at Waldorf Hotel

UPDATE: Police Charge Brandywine Man With Attempted Murder After Shooting at Waldorf Hotel

On December 28, 2023 at 10:55 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2200 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult male with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not...
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Man with Concealed Carry Permit Who Shot Assault Suspect in Bryans Road Charged With Murder

Man with Concealed Carry Permit Who Shot Assault Suspect in Bryans Road Charged With Murder

  On Monday, May 8, 2023, detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division initiated an investigation into a shooting that occurred in the 2400 block of Sedgemore Place in Bryans Road. In that case, Carl Francis Braxton, age 30, of Bryans Road, was shot and killed. The case was reviewed...
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Police in Charles County Seeking Suspect in Connection With Violating Probation

Police in Charles County Seeking Suspect in Connection With Violating Probation

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Warrant Unit and the U.S. Marshals Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force are requesting assistance with locating Robert Paxton Eakins, age 28. Eakins is wanted for violating his probation relating to an armed robbery. Eakins is 6’2”, 160 lbs., and has brown hair and brown eyes. He has...
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Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted for Non-Fatal Shooting That Occurred in Waldorf, October 2023

Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted for Non-Fatal Shooting That Occurred in Waldorf, October 2023

On October 29, 2023, an altercation occurred between two males inside a business on Business Park Court. Investigation found that an unknown person who was not involved in the altercation, shot the victim and fled. The victim was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Through investigation, the suspect was identified...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Scams

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Scams

Over the weekend, we received reports of scams in which the suspect called the victims and identified himself as a retired CCSO officer. In each case he told the individual they had an outstanding warrant and in order to settle it, the person had to purchase pre-paid credit cards and then make contact with...
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16-Year-Old Arrested After Pointing Loaded Firearm at Vehicle

16-Year-Old Arrested After Pointing Loaded Firearm at Vehicle

On November 16, 2023, at 5:54 p.m., officers responded to the area of Post Office Road and Macclesfield Court in Waldorf for the report of a teenager who pointed a firearm toward occupants of a car. A preliminary investigation showed the victims were turning onto Macclesfield Court when the suspect walked in front of...
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Stabbing in Waldorf Under Investigation

Stabbing in Waldorf Under Investigation

On Sunday, November 19, 2023, at approximately 9:35 a.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the 4500 block of Rawlings Place in Waldorf, for the reported stabbing. Police arrived on the scene to find a motor vehicle collision and one stabbing victim. Upon further investigation, it was determined the victim was robbed and...
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Charles County Cold Case: Police Seeking Information in 2008 Waldorf Murder of 24-Year-Old Daniel Cordova

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

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 Highway in Waldorf. Upon arrival, they...
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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, 1980, Deborah Brooks, a 17-year old Washington D.C resident who was located in Waldorf. 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 left her residence in Northeast Washington, D.C heading to...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating One Shot in Brandywine, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center

UPDATE: Police Investigating One Shot in Brandywine, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center

UPDATE: On November 9, 2023, at 3:49 p.m., officers responded to the 3500 block of Malcolm Road in Brandywine for the report of a person with a gunshot wound. When officers arrived, they located an adult male with a gunshot wound. He was flown to a hospital where he was treated for injuries that...
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Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Citizen in White Plains

Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Citizen in White Plains

On Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 9:30 p.m., officers responded to Friars Lane in White Plains for the report of a citizen robbery. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was walking in the area when a gray passenger car pulled up and an occupant exited the car, produced a firearm and demanded the victim’s...
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Police in Charles County Make Arrest in White Plains Murder After Body Found in Trunk of Car

Police in Charles County Make Arrest in White Plains Murder After Body Found in Trunk of Car

UPDATE: On October 29, 2023, at approximately 3:30 a.m., patrol officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4100 block Gateway Boulevard in White Plains for the report of a person armed with a weapon. When officers arrived, witnesses directed them to the trunk of a car, which was parked nearby, where...
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Police Investigating One Shot at The Cut Bar and Restaurant in Waldorf, Search for Two Suspects Continues

Police Investigating One Shot at The Cut Bar and Restaurant in Waldorf, Search for Two Suspects Continues

On Sunday, October 29, 2023, at approximately 2:08 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the The Cut Bar and Restaurant located at 2570 Business Park Drive in Waldorf, for the reported shooting. Officers arrived on the scene to find an adult male patient suffering from a gunshot wound to a lower extremity...
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Police Investigating Attempted Armed Robbery of Student on Milton Somers Middle School Bus

Police Investigating Attempted Armed Robbery of Student on Milton Somers Middle School Bus

On Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at 2:39 p.m., a student at Milton Somers Middle School was riding home from school on the bus when another student produced a knife, pointed it at the student and demanded money. The student replied they did not have money and the student with the knife put the knife...
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UPDATE: Detectives Seeking Leads and Information in Murder of Washington D.C. Woman Found in Waldorf

UPDATE: Detectives Seeking Leads and Information in Murder of Washington D.C. Woman Found in Waldorf

UPDATE 10/19/2023: Detectives are continuing to pursue leads and ask anyone with information about this case to contact them. Tipsters can remain anonymous by contacting Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. 6/10/2023: On Friday, June 9, 2023, at 6:40 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to Holly Spring Drive in Waldorf after a passerby, who...
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Charles County Police Investigating Indecent Exposure Report, Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

Charles County Police Investigating Indecent Exposure Report, Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 7:00 p.m., a woman was walking in the area of Hampshire Lake in Waldorf when an unknown male exposed himself to her. The victim ran away and the suspect fled on a bicycle. Officers canvassed the area, but the suspect was not located. The victim described the suspect...
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