Charles County Crime Solvers

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies

UPDATE 7/27/2021: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, July 26, 2021, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Dashawn Fitzgerald Thomason, 19, of Waldorf, to 15 years in prison for Armed Robbery, Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime of Violence, Robbery, and two...
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AUDIO: Police Investigating Man Shot Multiple Times in Waldorf

AUDIO: Police Investigating Man Shot Multiple Times in Waldorf

UPDATE @ 11:30 p.m., audio of dispatch added. 7/6/2021 @ 10:45 p.m : On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at approximately 10:27 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to a residence in the 2400 block of Hanover Court in Waldorf, for a reported gunshot victim. The 911 caller reported the victim was shot five...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Two Arsons in Charles County

State Fire Marshal Investigating Two Arsons in Charles County

The State Police Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating two fires in Charles County. On Thursday, July 1, 2021, at approximately 8:20 p.m., neighboring residents extinguished a fire at a community gazebo on Sandhurst Place, in Waldorf. The cause of the fire was the result of juveniles intentionally igniting garbage in the...
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Police Arrest Two Suspects in Murder at Birthday Party in Bryans Road

Police Arrest Two Suspects in Murder at Birthday Party in Bryans Road

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified and arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Leon Nathaniel Inabinett, Jr., 25, who was shot and killed on June 20 in the parking lot of a firehouse banquet hall at 3099 Livingston Road in Bryans Road. Inabinett was in the back parking lot when two...
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Detectives Identify and Charge Washington D.C. Man in Connection with Armed Carjacking and Armed Robbery Cases

Detectives Identify and Charge Washington D.C. Man in Connection with Armed Carjacking and Armed Robbery Cases

On November 1, 2020, two male suspects were in the parking lot area of Prestancia Place in Waldorf, after arranging to purchase tennis shoes through someone selling them on an online app. While the suspects were waiting, they observed a man sitting inside a car. The suspects got in the car, pulled out a...
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Charles County Sheriff Office Investigating Suspious Incident at La Petite Daycare Center in Waldorf, Police Seeking Assistance in Identifying Suspect

Charles County Sheriff Office Investigating Suspious Incident at La Petite Daycare Center in Waldorf, Police Seeking Assistance in Identifying Suspect

On Friday, June 25, 2021, at 9:40 a.m., officers responded to the La Petite Daycare Center in the 100 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf for the report of suspicious activity. Investigation revealed a four-year-old girl had just exited her mother’s car and was walking toward an employee who was at the entrance of...
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Maryland State Police Arrest La Plata Man for Sexual Solicitation of Minor and Child Pornography Charges, Investigators Believe There May Be Additional Victims

Maryland State Police Arrest La Plata Man for Sexual Solicitation of Minor and Child Pornography Charges, Investigators Believe There May Be Additional Victims

Maryland State Police arrested a man Thursday on charges he solicited sex from a minor and related child pornography charges in Charles County. Jason Christoffer Polk, 43, of La Plata, Maryland, is charged with six counts of possession of child pornography, six counts of production of child pornography, one count of displaying obscene matter...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Indecent Exposure Incident at White Plains Gas Station

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Indecent Exposure Incident at White Plains Gas Station

On Sunday, June 20, 2021, at 5:55 a.m., a woman was sitting inside her car at a gas station located at 4210 Crain Highway in White Plains when a man approached her. The two exchanged words when the man suddenly pulled down his pants and exposed himself to the woman. The suspect then fled...
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UPDATE: Man Found Guilty of Home Invasion and Kidnapping of Waldorf Woman

UPDATE: Man Found Guilty of Home Invasion and Kidnapping of Waldorf Woman

UPDATE: 6/4/2021: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, June 3, 2021, a Charles County jury, after a 7-day trial and less than a day of deliberation, convicted Marc Christopher Brown, Jr., 28, of Home Invasion, First-Degree Burglary, Kidnapping, and related charges. On December 12, 2019, officers made contact with...
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AUDIO: Waldorf Man Arrested After Leading Police on High Speed Chase in Charles County

AUDIO: Waldorf Man Arrested After Leading Police on High Speed Chase in Charles County

On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at approximately 12:35 p.m., the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office contacted Charles County in reference to a white Dodge Charger that was coming into Hughesville from St. Mary’s County. Multiple 911 callers reported the white Dodge Charger had Maryland Registration Plates “8EL1779” and was driving recklessly while doing donuts...
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Reward for Information in the Murder of Jazmiah Nelson Increased to up to $7,500

Reward for Information in the Murder of Jazmiah Nelson Increased to up to $7,500

UPDATE 5/28/2021: Detectives are continuing their investigation into the murder of Jazmiah Nelson who was shot and killed on May 22 in the 600 block of Pomonkey Way in La Plata. The reward in the case is now up to $7,500 for the tip that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s). Nelson was...
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Police Investigating House in Pomfret Shot Up / Crime Solvers and Private Donor Increase Reward up to $5,000

Police Investigating House in Pomfret Shot Up / Crime Solvers and Private Donor Increase Reward up to $5,000

On May 12, 2021, at 10:47 p.m., an unknown suspect fired nearly 12 rounds from a gun into a house in the 7700 block of Pomfret Road in Pomfret. The house was occupied at the time; however, no one was injured. Several of the rounds went through the front of the house and out...
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UPDATE: Detectives Investigating Attempted Murder of Police Officers and Officer Involved Shooting

UPDATE: Detectives Investigating Attempted Murder of Police Officers and Officer Involved Shooting

UPDATE 5/18/21 @ 6:45 p.m.: On May 17 at 3:47 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 6300 block of Josephine Road in Waldorf to serve an arrest warrant for a man who had violated his probation related to a prior assault conviction. A family member of the man had recently contacted the Charles County State’s...
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Police Investigating Shooting in La Plata, One in Custody, One Victim Transported to Trauma Center

Police Investigating Shooting in La Plata, One in Custody, One Victim Transported to Trauma Center

On Sunday, May 9, 2021, at approximately 12:25 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 400 block of Patuxent Court in La Plata, for the report gunshot victim. All fire and rescue personnel responding to the scene were ordered to stay “well away from the area” due to three suspects wearing all...
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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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