The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff's Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.
TIP LEADS TO RECOVERY OF AIRSOFT GUN ON SCHOOL PROPERTY:
On May 6 at 1:20 p.m., a school administrator at North Point High School received information that a student was possibly in possession of a weapon. The administrator immediately contacted the school resource officer and simultaneously located the student. As the administrator approached the student, the teen fled out of the building. He was apprehended a short time later and an airsoft pellet gun was recovered in the parking lot where he was located. The suspect, 16, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon on school property. Officer C. Cusmano made the arrest.
On May 6 between 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into a house in the 5100 block of Marbury Run Road in Marbury by entering an open window. The homeowner reported ammunition, knives and a camera were stolen. PFC B. Moore is investigating.
NEIGHBOR REPORTS SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY/ATTEMPT BURGLARY THWARTED:
On May 4 at 3:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 15000 block of Beuchert Place in Hughesville for the report of a suspicious person. A witness called police and said he saw a man drive up to the back of his neighbor’s house in a pick-up truck. The witness then heard loud noises coming from the back of the house. When he went to investigate, the man told the neighbor he was trying to find a woman named Teri. The neighbor told the suspect no one lived there by that name and the suspect fled. After the suspect left, the neighbor noticed the back door had been kicked in. Officers are pursuing leads to identify the suspect. Pfc. D. Walker is investigating.