The following items were compiled from reports from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and court records.
Waldorf motorcyclist arrested for fleeing and eluding
On June 9 at approximately 9:18 p.m., an officer was on routine patrol when he spotted two motorcycles traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of northbound Crain Highway and Fairgrounds Road in La Plata. After a brief pursuit, one of the motorcycles stalled as it attempted to make a U-turn while heading north on St. Mary’s Avenue. Pfc. Halt apprehended the suspect, and an investigation revealed that the tags on the motorcycle had been reported stolen in Fairfax, Va. The VIN and other identifying stickers had been removed. The suspect, Shawn Louis Dyson Jr., 31, of Waldorf was also found to be wanted by the CCSO for violation of probation. Dyson was arrested and charged accordingly. The investigation into the identity of the second motorcycle driver is ongoing.
Police recover vehicle stolen from Waldorf dealership
On June 8, officers responded to a car dealership located in the 2200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, officers interviewed employees who stated that when they conducted an inventory of the lot, a 2016 Cadillac Escalade ESV was discovered to be missing. OnStar was contacted, and information revealed the vehicle was possibly in New Jersey. Local police were contacted and were able to locate a matching vehicle with a differing identification plate. On June 9, CCSO Auto Theft Detectives travelled to Bridgewater, N.J., to inspect the vehicle, and there they identified it as the stolen vehicle. Evidence was recovered linking the theft to a suspect. Pfc. E. Weaver is investigating.
Items stolen from vehicle in Waldorf
Sometime between the hours of 9:20 p.m. June 6 and 8:30 a.m. June 7, someone stole items, including a wallet and credit cards, from a vehicle parked in the 1500 block of Bryant Court in Waldorf. Pfc. S. Hooper is investigating.