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UPDATE: Prince Frederick Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Assault

UPDATE: Prince Frederick Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Assault

UPDATE 6/8/2021: Calvert County State’s Attorney Robert Harvey today announced that Anthony Wayne Crusoe, II, 26, of Prince Frederick, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit first degree assault. The charge carries a maximum punishment of 25 years imprisonment. The incident occurred on November 1, 2020, at the Park and Ride located on Fairgrounds Road...
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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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UPDATE: Second Defendant in 2019 Lusby Shooting Pleads Guilty, First Defendant Also Guilty and Sentenced to 17 Years

UPDATE: Second Defendant in 2019 Lusby Shooting Pleads Guilty, First Defendant Also Guilty and Sentenced to 17 Years

UPDATE 3/24/2021: John Michael Anderson Wood, 19, of Lusby, pleaded guilty on March 22, 2021, to 5 charges in connection with an October, 2019, shooting incident.  The charges were first degree assault, use of a handgun in a crime of violence, possession of a regulated firearm under age 21, and 2 counts of reckless...
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UPDATE: Four of Five Suspects Charged with Hate Crime in Calvert High School Vandalism Incident Plead Guilty

UPDATE: Four of Five Suspects Charged with Hate Crime in Calvert High School Vandalism Incident Plead Guilty

UPDATE 3/9/2021:  On Monday, March 8, 2021, 4 out of the 5 Defendants in the Calvert High School hate crime/vandalism incident plead guilty to their charges of committing a hate crime. Anthony Sellers, Kyle Hill, Cade Meredith and Augustine Aufderheide were each Court ordered to pay $1,300 in restitution. Additionally, each Defendant was sentenced...
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UPDATE: Man who Shot and Killed Wife in Callaway Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder

UPDATE: Man who Shot and Killed Wife in Callaway Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder

3/5/2021: Timothy Wagner, 38, of Callaway, St. Mary’s County, MD, has pleaded guilty to First Degree Murder in the shooting death of his wife, Felicia Renee Wagner, 29 of Callaway, on February 2, 2020. Wagner originally entered a plea of not being criminally responsible but was found to be competent to stand trial by...
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Maryland State Police Investigating String of Commercial Burglaries in Leonardtown, Seeking Any Security Footage of Downtown Leonardtown Area

Maryland State Police Investigating String of Commercial Burglaries in Leonardtown, Seeking Any Security Footage of Downtown Leonardtown Area

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack is investigating a string of commercial burglaries that occurred in downtown Leonardtown on Saturday, February 27, 2021 between the hours of 1:00 a.m., and 2:00 a.m. Anyone living in the area of Fenwick Street, Washington Street, Lawrence Avenue, or Duke Street that may have security camera systems or...
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UPDATE: Subject Found Safe and Unharmed – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing 81-Year-Old Robert Merkle

UPDATE: Subject Found Safe and Unharmed – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing 81-Year-Old Robert Merkle

UPDATE: Mr. Merkle has been located safely. Thank you all for the assistance. The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking assistance in locating missing person Robert Merkle, 81. Merkle was last seen wearing blue pants, blue jacket and gray hat with “602” on it, operating a white 2016 GMC Sierra Truck with a...
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Prince George’s County Felon Facing Federal Charge After Firing a Weapon at Security Guards at a U.S. Secret Service Facility in Beltsville

Prince George’s County Felon Facing Federal Charge After Firing a Weapon at Security Guards at a U.S. Secret Service Facility in Beltsville

A federal criminal complaint was filed late this afternoon charging Jeremiah Peter Watson, age 22, of Hyattsville, Maryland, with being a felon in possession of a firearm. The criminal complaint was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Jonathan F. Lenzner and Acting Chief of Police Gregory T. Monahan of...
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Charles County Officers Arrest Suspect Armed with Firearm After Domestic-Related Assault in Brandywine

Charles County Officers Arrest Suspect Armed with Firearm After Domestic-Related Assault in Brandywine

On Friday, February 26 at 12:23 a.m., officers responded to a house on Malcolm Road in Brandywine for the report of an assault involving a firearm. When officers arrived, they were informed the suspect was inside the house with two young children and armed with a gun. Moments earlier, the suspect had been involved...
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Maryland State Police, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, and Other Law Enforcement Agencies Conduct Crime Suppression Initiative

Maryland State Police, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, and Other Law Enforcement Agencies Conduct Crime Suppression Initiative

Maryland State Police, along with multiple allied law enforcement agencies, conducted a joint crime suppression initiative on Thursday in the Lexington Park and Great Mills area of St. Mary’s County. The collaboration between the Maryland State Police and local allied agencies led to the following results: 58 traffic stops 32 citations 53 warnings 5...
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UPDATE: Detectives Arrest and Charge 24-Year-Old Rockville Man with Shooting and Killing Security Guard During Carjacking

UPDATE: Detectives Arrest and Charge 24-Year-Old Rockville Man with Shooting and Killing Security Guard During Carjacking

UPDATE – 2/25/2021: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit identified and arrested the suspect wanted for the fatal shooting of a security guard in the town of Riverdale Park. The suspect is 24-year-old Desmond Mbah of the 11000 block of Blanding Court in Bowie. He’s charged with fatally shooting 23-year-old Riyadh Al...
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Launch of New DEA Community Strategy Targeting Overdose Issue Across D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Launch of New DEA Community Strategy Targeting Overdose Issue Across D.C., Maryland and Virginia

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has launched a new comprehensive law enforcement and prevention initiative through the DEA Washington Division, aimed at reducing drug use, abuse, and overdose deaths. “Operation Engage” allows participating field divisions to focus on the biggest drug threat and resulting violence in their respective geographic areas. The initiative...
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Drug Supplier in D.C. and Prince George’s County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Drug Supplier in D.C. and Prince George’s County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Thomas Parker III, a/k/a “June,” age 52, of Washington, D.C., pleaded guilty yesterday to federal charges related to his participation in a conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, heroin, and powder and crack cocaine.  Eight co-defendants previously pleaded guilty to their roles in the drug conspiracy. The guilty plea was announced by Acting United States Attorney...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Jamall Amir Christian Walker, 33

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Jamall Amir Christian Walker, 33

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Jamall Amir Christian Walker, age 33. Walker is wanted for Theft Over $100,000.00, Theft Scheme, and Fraudulent ID Theft. Anyone with information in regards to Walker, is asked to please contact the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at (410) 535-2800 and/or DFC Chip Ward at...
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Maryland State Police Seeking Assistance in Investigating Multiple Unsolved Fatal Hit-And-Run Crashes

Maryland State Police Seeking Assistance in Investigating Multiple Unsolved Fatal Hit-And-Run Crashes

Maryland State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in investigating several unsolved fatal hit-and-run crashes that have been reported over the past year. These crashes occurred between Feb. 29, 2020 and Sept. 27, 2020 in Howard, Baltimore and Prince George’s counties. None of these cases are believed to be connected. The most recent case...
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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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Piney Point Man Arrested For Involvement With Capitol Siege on January 6th

Piney Point Man Arrested For Involvement With Capitol Siege on January 6th

According to court documents, Jamshid Ochilov, a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) assigned to the FBI Washington Field Office arrested a St. Mary’s County man for his involvement in the Capitol Siege and Riot on January 6, 2021. John Daniel Andries, 35, of Piney Point, was charged with the following:...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summons Served for month of January 2021

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summons Served for month of January 2021

Criminal Summons Served – January 2021 01/01/21- Makala Ann Quade, age 19 of California- Theft by Dep. Walker# 366. CASE# 71460-20 01/02/21- Conrad Leland Young Jr., age 32 of Mechanicsville- Malicious Destruction of Property by DFC. Shelko# 326. CASE# 69120-20 01/02/21- Nathon Javon Allen, age 19 of Lexington Park- Loaded Handgun in Vehicle, Possession...
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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 Arrest 57-Year-Old Waldorf Man Who Referred to Child Pornography Images as “Amazing”

Police Arrest 57-Year-Old Waldorf Man Who Referred to Child Pornography Images as “Amazing”

On March 13, 2020, the Prince George’s County Police Department received a Cyber Tip from The Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding a potential image of child pornography. The tip was regarding an incident that occurred on January 24, 2020, where an image was shared over the internet. Police viewed the image and...
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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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Maryland State Police Urge Digital Safety For All On Safer Internet Day

Maryland State Police Urge Digital Safety For All On Safer Internet Day

Investigators from the Maryland State Police Computer Crimes Unit raise are working to raise awareness of how parents and children can do more to protect themselves from potential dangers on the Internet. The warnings come in conjunction with Safer Internet Day, which takes place on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Safer Internet Day is a...
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Detectives Release Photos of Suspect Wanted for Inappropriately Touching 15-Year-Old

Detectives Release Photos of Suspect Wanted for Inappropriately Touching 15-Year-Old

Detectives have released surveillance photos of the suspect wanted for inappropriately touching a 15-year-old female in an apartment building in Largo. On February 1, 2021, at approximately 3:00 pm, officers responded to the 500 block of Largo Center Drive. The preliminary investigation reveals the suspect followed the victim down a hallway and inappropriately touched...
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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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