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.
BREAKING AND ENTERING: Sometime between September 7 and September 8, unknown suspects broke into Tires Plus on Smallwood Drive in Waldorf through a previously broken window which was secured by a 4×4. Once the suspects were inside, they cut a lock which led to the rear service area. Nothing is reported to have been stolen. PFC T. Morgan is investigating.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT: Sometime between September 5 and September 8, unknown suspects cut the rear chain link fence to Jimmys Towing on Irongate Drive in Waldorf to gain access to the tow lot. A blue 2000 Yamaha dirt bike was stolen off the lot. It is unknown at this time if anything else was stolen from any of the vehicles. PFC T. Morgan is investigating.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE: On September 5 at 1:48 a.m., PFC D. Graham attempted to stop a vehicle on Route 210 near Cedar Lane in Indian Head. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended a short distance later when the driver jumped out of the moving vehicle and fled on foot. A perimeter was established and a canine track was attempted but the suspect was not located. The suspect was later seen near Henderson Place in Indian Head. A new perimeter was established and Maryland State Police assisted with a search of the wooded area between Henderson Place and Route 210. The suspect, described as a black male, between 5’8” and 6’0” with a dark complexion, wearing jeans and a black shirt, was not located. Investigation revealed the vehicle was reported stolen through Prince George’s County on September 1. PFC Graham is investigating.
THEFT: On September 5 at 12:28 p.m., officers responded to the Bank of America on Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned the victim was walking to the bank with a bank bag to make a deposit when a suspect approached the victim, took the bag and fled on foot to a waiting vehicle. A canvass of the shopping center was conducted but the suspect was not located. Det. G. Higgs is investigating.
BURGLARY: Sometime between 6:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. on September 4, unknown suspects used a rock to break the rear window to a residence on Keepsake Place in Waldorf. Once inside the residence, the suspects stole several pairs of Jordan shoes, a watch and cash. The suspects fled from the scene through the rear sliding door of the residence. A canvass of the neighborhood was conducted but the suspects were not located. Cpl. R. Gottschall is investigating.
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