CHESAPEAKE BEACH AREA
Chesapeake Ave., 10:07 p.m. April 2. A man, 24, set fire to clothing belonging to his wife inside their home. He was charged with first-degree assault and malicious burning of personal property worth less than $500.
Ashwood Dr., March 27 to March 28. A wallet and cellphone were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Comstock Dr., 5:45 p.m. March 25. A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Crystal Rock Rd., 2 p.m. March 30. A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Gunsmoke Trail, March 27. Locks were broken and property was stolen from a vehicle parked at a residence.
Sycamore Rd., March 28 to March 29. Property was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Sycamore Rd., March 28 to March 29. A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
West Mount Harmony Rd., 3:50 p.m. March 28. Items were stolen from a storage trailer.
Briscoe Turn Rd., 9:20 p.m. March 29. Firecrackers were thrown at a vehicle parked at a residence.
PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
Hallowing Point Rd., 5 to 9:50 p.m. March 29. Cash was stolen from a home.
J.W. Williams Rd., March 18 to March 26. A water pump was stolen from a construction site.
Solomons Island Rd., 5:44 p.m. March 27. A Lexington Park woman, 18, left a restaurant without paying.
Solomons Island Rd., March 23 to March 24. A bench outside a veterinary clinic was damaged.
Hardesty Rd., 9:35 p.m. March 15. Two men assaulted another man with a metal object, robbed him of cash and other items and fled. The man was flown to the University of Maryland Medical Center’s shock trauma unity in Baltimore. Two North Beach men, 33 and 52, were charged with robbery, armed robbery, first- and second-degree assault, intent to injure with a dangerous weapon and theft of less than $1,000.
These were among reports received by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police. For information, call 301-932-2222 or 301-870-3232. Crime Solvers will pay a reward for information leading to an arrest and an indictment in connection with these and other crimes. Call the 24-hour hotline at 866-411-8477. Callers may remain anonymous. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Web site is www.ccso.us. Included at the site are daily news releases, Crime Watch neighborhood statistics, community services, crime prevention programs and career opportunities.
INDIAN HEAD AREA
Arthur Ross Pl., 4100 block, 1:15 p.m. March 28. A resident arrived home to find a rear door broken and two males near it. The men fled when confronted.
LA PLATA AREA
Pomonkey Way, 600 block, 9:56 p.m. March 31. Shots were fired at people playing basketball. An investigation found it was not a random act.
St. Charles Towne Center, 6:30 p.m. March 30. During an argument, a man. 21. was stabbed in the upper body. A surveillance photo from a store showed the assailant leaving with a man and a woman.
Underwood Ct., 4800 block, 3 a.m. March 30. A woman was robbed of her purse at gunpoint.
Hope Cir., 2200 block, 3 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 31. Electronic items were stolen from a home entered by prying open a window screen.
Promenade Pl., 3500 block, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 1. A motorcycle was stolen.
St. Mary’s County
These were among reports received by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police. For information, call 301-475-8008, or the Crime Solvers line, 301-475-3333. The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police operates a 24-hour tip line on which people may anonymously report information at 301-475-2936.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY
Colton Point Rd., 1:15 p.m. March 30. An incendiary device was placed in a mailbox and ignited.
GREAT MILLS AREA
Great Mills, April 2. A Great Mills man, 30, was charged with sexual abuse of a minor from August 2012 to March 2013.
— Compiled by Bonnie Smith