Charles County Crime Solvers

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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UPDATE: Charles County Shooting/Attempted Murder Suspect Located

UPDATE: Charles County Shooting/Attempted Murder Suspect Located

UPDATE 10/2/2017: Suspect Trevon Chisley turned himself in to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Waldorf station. Anyone with information is still urged to call Detective J. Elliott at 301-609-6515. 10/1/2017: On Sunday, October 1, 2017, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 block of Amber Leaf...
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Crime Solvers Offers Reward for Information on Home Invasion Suspects

Crime Solvers Offers Reward for Information on Home Invasion Suspects

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identities of three men responsible for a home invasion and robbery. On Sunday, September 3, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., three suspects broke into a house in the 3500 block of Elsa Avenue in Waldorf. They bound two adult residents and stole money and guns. The suspects...
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Tips to Police in Charles County Lead to Robbery Arrest

Tips to Police in Charles County Lead to Robbery Arrest

Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division say tips from the community and the Crime Solvers’ tip line helped them identify the suspect in an attempted robbery that occurred last month. As a result of the tips, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Russell Eugene Willett, Jr., 25, of Bryans...
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UPDATE: Indian Head Man Charged with Murder

UPDATE: Indian Head Man Charged with Murder

UPDATE: On Monday, September 4, 2017, at approximately 1:55 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 6000 block of Port Tobacco Road in Indian Head for the report of a shooting in which two males had been shot. Prior to arrival, officers learned the victims fled on foot. Officers and...
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Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information on Robbery

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information on Robbery

On August 26 at 8:33 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1100 block of Heritage Place in Waldorf for the report of a citizen robbery. Investigation showed the victim was walking home from a store when two suspects walked up behind him and said, “Give me everything!” The victim...
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Suspects in ATM Theft Apprehended / Cash Reward Offered for Additional Arrests

Suspects in ATM Theft Apprehended / Cash Reward Offered for Additional Arrests

On August 8, 2017,  at approximately 11:25 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an intrusion alarm at the CVS located at 4200 Altamont Place in White Plains. As officers responded, a citizen advised of seeing a large pick-up truck back into the front of the building. Three suspects got...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Theft Scheme

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Theft Scheme

On August 23 at 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a theft. Investigation showed a lone male suspect approached a woman as she left a grocery store in Clinton. The man, who spoke with a heavy accent, told the victim he won $80,000...
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