Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (Feb. 4, 2015)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: On January 31 at 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Otter Square in Waldorf for the report of suspicious activity. Investigation showed the victim was inside her house when she heard a strange noise outside. She peeked through her blinds and observed a man standing outside her window. When the suspect saw the victim he fled towards Smallwood Drive. The victim said the same suspect was seen outside of her window sometime in late December but she did not report that incident. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'6" and wearing a black hooded jacket with the hood up. Officer N. Garner is investigating.

BURGLARIES AT VACANT HOMES/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: Over the past several weeks, vacant homes have been burglarized. Suspects are breaking in through back doors or side windows and stealing copper piping and other materials. The CCSO is reminding residents to contact police if you see any suspicious activities occurring at vacant homes in your neighborhoods. The CCSO has made arrests in many of these cases, especially when neighbors call, and officers continuously patrol these areas. Charles County Crime Solvers pays cash rewards for people who provide tips about suspects committing these types of crimes. Contact 1-866-411-TIPS.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: On January 30 at 4:05 p.m., officers responded to the 3500 block of Malvern Street in Waldorf for the report of suspicious activity. A woman was making a phone call when a male approached, showed her a gun and asked her to hold it. The woman observed two juvenile females nearby who appeared to be recording the act on their cell phones. When the woman questioned the male, all three subjects fled. There have been no similar reports. Officer R. McMullen is investigating.

TWO JUVENILES CHARGED WITH ROBBERY: Charles County Sheriff’s officers charged two juvenile males in connection with a robbery that occurred in mid January. Cpl. J. Cooney, a school resource officer at Thomas Stone High School, learned of the incident while investigating an unrelated matter. He initiated an investigation which revealed on Jan. 16, two juvenile males displayed a knife and stole a cell phone charger from another male while on a school bus. Through further investigation, Cpl. Cooney identified the subjects involved. The males, ages 15 and 14, were charged with robbery and possession of a weapon on school grounds.

BURGLARY: On January 30 at 7:11 a.m., officers responded to a church in the 11600 block of Rubina Place in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Investigation showed unknown suspect(s) entered the church after breaking a glass window. While inside, the suspect(s) damaged glass to three office doors and entered the offices, looking through drawers, files, and closets. There were multiple items out of place including two soda cans, a hammer, and candy but nothing was reported stolen. Officer G. Cook is investigating.

Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at .

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