The following items were compiled from reports from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office.
Suspected impaired driver arrested after pursuit, crash
Around 1:08 a.m. on Dec. 26, an officer observed a vehicle speeding in the area of Berry Road at Middletown Road in Waldorf. When the officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle accelerated, traveling eastbound on Berry Road. At the intersection of Berry Road and U.S. 301, the driver ran the red light, hit a bump in the road and struck and disabled another vehicle in travel. The driver crossed over U.S. 301 onto Leonardtown Road to the area of Vivian Adams Drive, where he hit a curb and disabled the vehicle. When the vehicle came to a stop, the driver, Michael Jason James Jr., 28, of Washington, D.C. was arrested and charged with fleeing and eluding police and driving while intoxicated. Pfc. J. Squriewell investigated.
Packages stolen from Waldorf home
Sometime between 2:50 p.m. on Dec. 17 and 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 21, an unknown suspect, or suspects, gained entry to the backyard of a residence in the 4100 block of Bluebird Drive in Waldorf through the victim’s gated fence and stole several packages. Pfc. D. But- ler is investigating.
Three arrested on illegal gun charges
On Dec. 21, officers were working impaired driver patrols on U.S. 301 in Waldorf when an officer stopped a vehicle in the 4100 block for an equipment violation. The driver and two passengers fled on foot and were apprehended by officers. An unloaded revolver, which had the serial number filed off, was located a short distance from the vehicle. Further investigation revealed ammunition inside the vehicle. Markquis Williams, 20, Tre Williams, 23, both of District Heights, and a juvenile passenger were arrested and charged with transporting a handgun in their vehicle and knowingly altering the firearm’s identification number.
Fuel stolen from state-owned vehicle
Sometime between Dec. 6 and Dec. 20, an unknown suspect, or suspects, drilled a hole in the gas tank of a van parked in the 4500 block of Crain Highway in White Plains and stole fuel. The vehicle belongs to the state of Maryland. Pfc. R. Glover is investigating.
Police investigating commercial burglary in Waldorf
Sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 17 and 2:22 p.m. on Dec.18, an unknown suspect, or suspects, cut a screen and made entry through a window into a business located in the 2200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. No items were taken. The suspect, or suspects, cut off power to several units from the main breaker box behind the business. Pfc. C. Figgins is investigating.