On July 20 at 3:30 p.m., a Charles County Sheriff’s officer initiated a traffic stop in the 3000 block of Huntington Circle after observing stolen registration plates on a vehicle.

The driver and occupant jumped from the car and fled but were apprehended a short distance away. The driver, Nathan Anthony Thomas, 27 of Waldorf, was charged with theft, possession of marijuana, driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license.

The passenger, Faith Audrey Nottingham, 26 of Waldorf, was charged with theft. Both were remanded to the Charles County Detention Center. Officer T. Yates investigated.