Charles County Police Reports

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On Nov. 28 at 6:32 a.m., a Ford F-250 driven by Joseph Henry Kennedy, 39, of Indian Head was traveling east on Billingsley Road, east of Prince Edward Drive in Indian Head, when the driver lost control of the vehicle on the wet roadway. The vehicle crossed the center line, left the roadway, struck a guardrail and came to rest in a ditch on the westbound side of the road. Kennedy was not injured and received a citation for failure to reduce speed in dangerous weather conditions. Officer R. Brown investigated.

ARMED ROBBERY: On Nov. 27 at 6 p.m., Officer M. Burrows responded to a residence in the 10700 block of Tayloes Neck Road in Nanjemoy for an armed robbery report. Investigation revealed the victim, a 21-year-old Nanjemoy man, was standing on the corner of Port Tobacco Road and Tayloes Neck Road when a vehicle stopped at the intersection. A man exited the vehicle, approached the victim, brandished a handgun and demanded the victim's wallet. The victim complied. The man then returned to the vehicle and fled. Officers searched the area but did not locate the suspect or the vehicle. The victim was not injured. The suspect is described as a black male with corn-row-styled hair. He was wearing a black sweatshirt, a black cap and tan Timberland boots. The vehicle is described as a green Isuzu Rodeo with tinted windows. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-743-2222.

POSSESSION OF CRACK COCAINE: On Nov. 24 at 4:30 p.m., Officer D. Gross responded to a residence in the 2500 block of Robinson Place in Waldorf for the domestic assault report. Investigation revealed the suspect fled in a vehicle but was still in the area. Officer K. Martinez located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf. The vehicle was occupied by the suspect in the assault- a 30-year-old Washington D.C., man - a 46-year-old Hughesville man and Jerome Jermaine Simmons, 19, of Washington D.C.. Cpl. S. Brown and his K9 partner responded to the scene during the traffic stop and conducted a scan of the exterior of the vehicle. The dog indicated the presence of narcotics. A search revealed Simmons was in possession of crack cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Simmons was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner. The domestic assault was unfounded.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in Charles County that leads to an arrest or indictment. Anyone with information about a crime may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. All callers may remain anonymous.

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