So. Md Police News

Latest news from the local sheriff's offices and state police barracks.
A few changes to the LEOSA training resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Temperature will be taken before entry. A temperature higher than 100.3 will disqualify the individual from participating. Masks will be worn on the range and staging area at all times. Only 4 shooters on the range at a...
DATE: July 8, 2020 CONTACT: Janelle Love Media Relations Office (301) 609-6538 or (301) 848-4799 Officers Identify and Arrest Suspects in Connection with Armed Robbery and Carjacking: Charles County Sheriff’s officers have arrested suspects in connection with an armed robbery and a...
DATE: July 8, 2020 CONTACT: Janelle Love Media Relations Office (301) 609-6538 or (301) 848-4799 Detectives Investigating Reckless Endangerment on Holly Tree Lane: On July 7 at approximately 2:28 p.m., officers responded to the area of Holly Tree Lane at Hollins Lane in Waldorf for...
DATE: July 6, 2020 CONTACT: Janelle Love Media Relations Office (301) 609-6538 or (301) 848-4799 Detectives Identify and Arrest Suspect in Connection with Multiple Shootings: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have arrested one...
Update 7/5/2020: Sean Heckman has been recovered without incident and is in good health. DATE: July 5, 2020 CONTACT: Janelle Love Media Relations Office (301)848-4799 CCSO AND LPPD OFFICERS SEARCHING FOR CRITICAL MISSING TEEN IN LA PLATA: Officers are in the area of Port Tobacco...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 On June 30 at 4:41 a.m., a woman heard a man yelling for help near a lake behind her house in the 11600 block of Fountain Head Court in Waldorf. She called 9-1-1 and pointed first responders to the area where she...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 On June 12, Sheriff Troy D. Berry issued a press release outlining several initiatives he planned to implement immediately to enhance the confidence and trust between the residents of Charles County and the...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Charles Paul Midnight, 76, of Waldorf who was reported missing on June 25 at 12 p.m. Mr. Midnight was last seen leaving his residence...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 To ensure our community remains safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, at the recommendation of the National Association of Town Watch, is postponing National Night Out from August...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 In November 2019, members of the Narcotics Enforcement Section served a search warrant at a hotel room in which Sean Michael Allen, 26, of Indian Head, was staying. Allen had been under investigation for...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 On June 20 at 11:21 p.m., officers responded to the area of Smallwood Church Road near Mason Springs Road in Indian Head for the report of a motor vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation showed Rudolph...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 On June 15 at 7:45 p.m., an officer on routine patrol observed a disabled car near the intersection of Acton Lane and Western Parkway in Waldorf. Upon checking on the occupants, he observed two victims, a...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 To enhance the confidence and trust between the residents of Charles County and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Troy D. Berry will be moving forward immediately with the following requests and...
Sheriff Berry has had very constructive conversation with the community and had the opportunity to share his perspective on very important issues challenging our great nation. We have added links to recordings of those events on our website https://www.ccso.us/messages-to-the-community/...
In April, we announced our new Comfort K9 program and the adoption of Liberty, a Golden Retriever trained to work as a therapy dog. Liberty – a.k.a. “Libby – will be deployed to provide emotional support for victims of crime, particularly children. There is a great deal of training and...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Cary O. Spiers, III, 12, of Waldorf, who was reported missing on June 5 2020. A family member last saw him on June 4 at approximately...
CHARLES COUNTY, Md. (June 2, 2020) - Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged a fourteen-year-old female with arson charges stemming from a fire that occurred yesterday in the 9600 block of Docs Place in La Plata. Firefighters requested investigators after extinguishing a fire in a vacant...
CONTACT Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Jelani Isreal Freeman, 12, of Waldorf who was reported missing on May 23. He was last seen on May 22 at approximately 10 p.m. in the...
CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our region and nation, we are reminded of the delicate balance between opening businesses and maintaining public health and safety. Last night the Board of...
Last month, due to COVID-19, the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy made the difficult decision to postpone the current Police Entrance Level Training class. It is the hope that the academy can reopen as soon as it is safe to do so; we are looking forward to having our police recruits...
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