So. Md Police News

Latest news from the local sheriff's offices and state police barracks.
Patrol Officers Arrest Attempted Kidnapping Suspect: On December 12 at 12:53 p.m., a twelve year old victim was walking home in the Meadows at White Oak neighborhood in Waldorf when a man began to follow her in his vehicle and yell out of the window for her to get into his car. After the victim...
HOMICIDE ON TAWNY DRIVE: On December 9 shortly after 1p.m., Travis Edward Paschal Wood, 33 of Waldorf, arrived at the CCSO District III Station in Waldorf and requested officers to respond to his home located in the 2300 block of Tawny Drive in Waldorf to do a welfare check. When officers...
Suspected Marijuana Edibles Recovered from Student at a Middle School: On December 9, School Resource Officers received a complaint that a student at Matthew Henson Middle School was in possession of edibles containing suspected CDS and was bringing them to school in order to sell them. The...
Waldorf Business Burglarized/Officers Apprehend Suspect: On December 3, a business owner in the 11700 block of Vernon Road in Waldorf observed a man using tools to break into the fenced rear storage lot of the business. The suspect fled on foot prior to officers’ arrival but was located nearby a...
Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 5 New Correctional Officers Eleven Candidates Graduate from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy Corrections Entrance Level Training Program The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice...
Officers Identify and Arrest Burglary Suspect: On December 6 at 11:43 p.m., officers responded to the 2900 block of Edgewood Road in Bryans Road for the report of a burglary in progress. The victim advised that she observed a man on her home surveillance system tampering with one of the cameras...
Knife Recovered from Middle School Student: On December 8, a student at Piccowaxen Middle School reported to a staff member that another student was in possession of a knife. The staff member notified the School Resource Officer, who made contact with the student and recovered the knife. The...
Officers Locate and Arrest Suspects Attempting to Steal Catalytic Converter/Possession With Intent to Distribute/Handgun Violation: On December 6 at approximately 3:34 a.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Copley Avenue in Waldorf for the report of an individual who was under a camper...
Officers Arrest and Charge Man Using CDS in Park: In response to numerous citizen complaints regarding individuals using controlled dangerous substances (CDS) in a park in Bryans Road, officers conducted an operation on December 2. During the operation they observed the suspect using suspected...
Officers Investigating Fight at Westlake High School/Concealed Weapon: On December 7, 2022, at approximately 12:20 p.m., two students at Westlake High School began fighting during dismissal. During the fight, which was captured on school security cameras, one of the students produced what...
On March 11 at 4:06 a.m., officers responded to a call for a motor vehicle crash in the 3900 block of Pine Cone Circle in Waldorf. When officers arrived, family members reported their relative crashed his car into a parked vehicle, leaving the vehicle unattended in the roadway. The driver was...
Threat of Mass Violence at Middle School Investigated: On December 1 during the lunch hour, a student at Milton Somers Middle School made statements in the presence of several other students of bringing a gun to school and causing harm to others. One of the students that overheard the comments...
On November 28 at 8:20 a.m., patrol officers responded to the area of Jameson Court in Indian Head for the report of a juvenile male who was armed with a gun and chasing another juvenile. When officers arrived, they located the suspect standing near a shed in the backyard of a house. The suspect...
CCSO Celebrates Annual Retirement and Awards Banquet Officers and Employees Honored for Completion of Service, Excellent Field Work, and Bravery The Charles County Sheriff’s Office honored 16 retirees and 29 award recipients at a banquet at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees on Friday, November 4...
On November 16 at 9:48 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Bannister Circle and Hamilton Place after observing it fail to stop at a stop sign. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer smelled the odor of marijuana. Further investigation revealed two bags...
Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect wanted in connection with a shooting / homicide that occurred last month. On October 23, the victim, Aden Christopher Garcia, 19, of Waldorf, was a passenger inside a car in the 2700 block of Albemarle...
On November 14 at 1:18 a.m., officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the area of Post Office Road and October Place. During the investigation, the occupants were asked to exit the car, at which time a passenger fled. He was apprehended and officers recovered a loaded firearm in his...
On November 12 at 7:47 p.m., patrol officers responded to a business in the 2500 block of Old Washington Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. The business owner had received an alert from the security system and was able to use it to provide responding officers with a...
On November 13 at 7:46 p.m., officers responded to the 12100 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they located a male victim in the hallway of an apartment building with a stab wound to his back. Officers rendered first aid until medics arrived and...
On November 15 at 3:04 p.m., officers responded to the area of Barksdale Avenue near Waddell Road for the report of the sound of gunshots. When officers arrived, a witness indicated unknown suspects discharged a firearm from a white vehicle at their car while they were parking. It is not clear...
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