Charles County Crime Solvers

UPDATE: Cigar Lounge Manager Arrested After Trying to Have Cigar Store Owner Murdered

UPDATE: Cigar Lounge Manager Arrested After Trying to Have Cigar Store Owner Murdered

UPDATE 3/10/2020: According to court documents, at the time of his arrest, Anoop Aggarwal, 22, of Waldorf, was a manager at Room 301, a cigar/hookah lounge in Waldorf, and was also a manager at Willett’s Liquor and Deli, in White Plains. On February 20, 2020, Aggarwal met with an undercover agent from the Bureau...
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Police Arrest One Suspect After Stabbing Teen in the Face at St. Charles Town Center / Search Continues for Second Suspect:

Police Arrest One Suspect After Stabbing Teen in the Face at St. Charles Town Center / Search Continues for Second Suspect:

On Sunday, February 16, 2020, at approximately 4:55 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St Charles Towne Center in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival they located a 16-year-old male with a stab wound to his face. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim and suspects had...
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La Plata Sex Offender Given 8 Years of Backup Time After Involvement with Another Juvenile Victim

La Plata Sex Offender Given 8 Years of Backup Time After Involvement with Another Juvenile Victim

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Friday, February 7, 2020, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Bryan Frederick Simanton, 39 of La Plata, to 8 years in prison for violating the probation of a 2016 case, in which he entered a guilty plea to the Production of...
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Officers Apprehend Two Suspects in Pharmacy Armed Robbery, Suspects Linked to Three Other Cases

Officers Apprehend Two Suspects in Pharmacy Armed Robbery, Suspects Linked to Three Other Cases

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have charged two suspects in connection with three armed robberies of different pharmacies throughout the county. On January 27 at approximately 2:08 a.m., three suspects – wearing masks and armed with a gun – entered the pharmacy area of a CVS store in the...
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The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Reflects on the Accomplishments of 2019

As another year has ended and we embark upon a new decade, Sheriff Troy Berry and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office reflect on the successes of 2019. Several accomplishments and events stand out most: crime in Charles County is down; new technology has been implemented to aid in criminal investigations; we continue to make...
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Police Investigating Armed Robbery at My Express Pharmacy in White Plains

On Thursday, January 23, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., police received 911 calls reporting three armed black males fleeing the My Express Care Pharmacy ar 4453 Crain Highway in White Plains. Dispatchers continued to relay information to officers as they received multiple 911 callers reporting the three males that were armed with handguns and...
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Man Charged with Theft and Theft Scheme after Detectives Uncover Large Scale Fencing Operation in Charles County

Man Charged with Theft and Theft Scheme after Detectives Uncover Large Scale Fencing Operation in Charles County

In the fall of 2019, Charles County Detective C. Gilroy, who is assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division, initiated an investigation into a large-scale organized retail theft ring occurring at several businesses after noticing a marked increase in theft reports, especially involving printer ink cartridges, and repeated arrests of shoplifters. After three months of...
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Brothers Arrested After Armed Home Invasion in Waldorf, Police Still Seeking Third Suspect

Brothers Arrested After Armed Home Invasion in Waldorf, Police Still Seeking Third Suspect

On Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 7:34 p.m., officers responded to the 4000 block of Night Heron Court in Waldorf for the report of a home invasion and assault. An initial investigation revealed a known associate, Jeremiah Nicholas, 21, of Waldorf, was allowed inside the apartment by the victim. Once inside, a physical altercation...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Man in Indecent Exposure Incident

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Man in Indecent Exposure Incident

On Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at approximately 2:07 p.m., officers responded to the parking lot of a library on Village Street in Waldorf for the report of an indecent exposure. The suspect approached the victims and exposed his genitals. The suspect is described as a black male 30-50 years of age. At the time,...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect in Waldorf

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for the identity of this man. In the early morning hours of December 12, 2019, an unknown suspect broke into a gas station and a retail store located in the Smallwood Village Center in Waldorf. The suspect used a baseball bat to gain entry into...
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VIDEO: Police in Waldorf Looking for Two Stolen Jaguars an Audi, and Corvette

VIDEO: Police in Waldorf Looking for Two Stolen Jaguars an Audi, and Corvette

Thieves stole four luxury cars on Sunday, December 29, 2019 from AMKO Auto, in Waldorf . Thieves ransacked the office and damaged a 2015 Dodge Challenger during the burglary. According to the owner, the burglary took place at around 6:00 p.m. Approximately five men spent 30 minutes at the lot before fleeing the scene...
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UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Identify and Arrest Shooting Suspects in Waldorf

UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Identify and Arrest Shooting Suspects in Waldorf

UPDATE 12/27/19: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified and arrested three suspects involved in a shooting which took place earlier this year. On September 27, 2019, at approximately 12:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of Medinah Street and Mesquite Court in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the...
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Armed, Dangerous Fugitive Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Waldorf

Armed, Dangerous Fugitive Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Waldorf

UPDATE 12/18/2019: Deante Mandel Duckett, 34, of Brandywine was arrested by U.S. Marshals at a home in Waldorf on December 12, 2019. Duckett had been wanted since July 10th when he cut off his ankle monitoring device. When Duckett was arrested, he was in possession of a stolen 9mm handgun and a box of ammunition....
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UPDATE: Detectives still searching for kidnapping victim’s car / Regional businesses asked to check parking lots

UPDATE: Detectives still searching for kidnapping victim’s car / Regional businesses asked to check parking lots

UPDATE 12/18/2019: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a car that was stolen during a kidnapping on December 11, 2019, Specifically, investigators are looking into the possibility the vehicle may have been left in a public place such as a commuter bus lot or abandoned in the parking...
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UPDATE: 54-Year-Old Newburg Man Murdered Because Shooter Believed he had Burglarized his Residence

UPDATE: 54-Year-Old Newburg Man Murdered Because Shooter Believed he had Burglarized his Residence

UPDATE 12/16/2019: According to court documents, Fred Odell Scott Sr., 55, of Waldorf, Shot and killed John Ercell Staton, 54, of Newburg, because he believed Staton had burglarized his residence on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. During the burglary, it was alleged that Staton stole 2 sixty-inch televisions, clothing, computers, and cash. Staton and Scott...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot in Waldorf

On December 3, 2019, at approximately 5:50 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12000 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult male with a gunshot wound to his arm. He was transported to an area hospital where...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information on Possible Police Impersonator

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information on Possible Police Impersonator

On November 10 at 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Middletown Road near Rocky Place in Bennsville, for the report of suspicious activity. A male called 9-1-1 and said a man driving a car with a spotlight and flashing blue lights pulled him over. The driver indicated the man was wearing what...
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Detectives in Charles County Investigating Assault on St. Ignatius Drive

Detectives in Charles County Investigating Assault on St. Ignatius Drive

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, at approximately 3:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1000 block of St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf for the report of people fighting and a shot being fired. When officers arrived, all parties involved in the altercation had fled the scene. A preliminary investigation...
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UPDATE: 24-Year-Old Man Charged with Attempted Murder Turned Himself into Police

UPDATE: 24-Year-Old Man Charged with Attempted Murder Turned Himself into Police

UPDATE 10/2/2019 @ 10:45 p.m.: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office released the following statement. “The suspect, Deon Johnson, turned himself into authorities just a short time ago. He is now in custody and will be charged with attempted first-degree murder. Thank you for your help.” UPDATE 10/2/2019 @ 6:00 p.m.: On October 2, 2019,...
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Police Investigating Hit and Run that Killed 29-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Police Investigating Hit and Run that Killed 29-Year-Old Waldorf Man

On September 17 at 1:52 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Piney Church Road at Poston Drive in Waldorf for the report of a man lying on the side of the street. When officers arrived, they discovered the man was deceased and had apparently been struck by a vehicle. A...
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Charles County Traffic Operations Unit Conducts Seatbelt and Distracted Driver Enforcement Which Nets 571 Citations and 99 Warnings

Charles County Traffic Operations Unit Conducts Seatbelt and Distracted Driver Enforcement Which Nets 571 Citations and 99 Warnings

Officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit, along with officers from St. Mary’s and Calvert Counties, recently conducted a series of joint enforcement efforts as part of the “Buckle Up, Phone Down” program. Funded by the Maryland Highway Safety Office, “Buckle Up, Phone Down” is a seatbelt and distracted driving initiative...
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WANTED – Charles County Sheriff’s Office – Jerrell Antwaun Johnson

WANTED – Charles County Sheriff’s Office – Jerrell Antwaun Johnson

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for the tip that leads to the apprehension and arrest of Jerrell Antwaun Johnson, 22 of Port Tobacco. Johnson has four outstanding arrest warrants charging him with attempted rape, felony assault, robbery, theft and failure to appear. Johnson is currently out of jail after being...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Robbery of Pizza Delivery Man in Indian Head on August 5, 2019

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Robbery of Pizza Delivery Man in Indian Head on August 5, 2019

On Monday, August 5, 2019, at 12:05 a.m., officers responded to the area of Travers Road in Indian Head, for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed the victim was making a delivery when he was confronted by several suspects who threatened him and demanded money. The victim complied and the suspects fled with...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Waldorf on August 1, 2019

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Waldorf on August 1, 2019

On Thursday, August 1, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., officers responded to Fillmore Road in Waldorf, for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation showed the victim and a friend were approached by the suspect who implied he had a handgun and demanded the victims’ property. The victims complied and the suspect fled. The...
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UPDATE: $5,000 Cash Reward Offered for Information of Suspects Throwing Bricks at Cars in Waldorf

UPDATE: $5,000 Cash Reward Offered for Information of Suspects Throwing Bricks at Cars in Waldorf

UPDATE: Charles County Crime Solvers and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with throwing bricks at cars. On June 20, between 5 a.m. – 6 a.m., the suspect(s) threw bricks and chunks of concrete at vehicles traveling on St....
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