Holland Cliffs Rd., May 9. A door frame was damaged at a residence in an attempt to gain entry. Nothing was reported missing.
Ridge Rd., May 5-May 8. A white Yamaha golf cart was stolen from the front yard of a residence.
Gunsmoke Trail, noon-2 p.m. May 7. A trailer was stolen from a driveway.
Sollers Wharf Rd., May 12. An air conditioner was stolen from a residence.
PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
Seagull Beach Rd., 2:04 p.m. May 8. A woman heard a door slam at her home, followed by a dog growling and a loud male voice. When she investigated. she saw a male run from the home, jump into a truck and flee. Nothing was reported missing.
Skipjack Rd., May 8. Several 100-pound batteries were stolen from an AT&T generator site.
ST. LEONARD AREA
St. Leonard Rd., 3 a.m. May 11. A man was hit in the head and his wallet was stolen outside a convenience store.
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.
BRYANS ROAD AREA
Indian Head Hwy., 7100 block, 6:19 a.m. May 11. Two males entered a convenience store. One stood by the front door and acted as though he were armed, while the other went behind the counter. They stole dozens of cartons of cigarettes and fled in a vehicle.
LA PLATA AREA
Mitchell Rd., May 7 to May 8. A Suzuki four-wheeler was stolen from the bed of a truck.
Hole Shot Pl., 5500 block, 2:40 a.m. May 13. A man was seen inside a vehicle by its owner. When the owner approached, the man fled. A Waldorf man, 25, was charged with attempted theft.
Dorchester Cir., 6:45 p.m. May 11. Pedestrians were approached by a male who demanded a pair of tennis shoes. When a man refused, the male grabbed the shoes, and they began to struggle. The male took the shoes and fled with a group of teens. A White Plains youth, 14, was charged with robbery, theft and possession of marijuana. Another Bowie male, 17, was charged with possession of marijuana. A third male, 20, of White Plains, was arrested after a computer check revealed he had an open warrant for a robbery in Virginia.
Smallwood Village Dr., 100 block, 9:25 a.m. May 16. A man jumped over the counter at a drugstore and demanded prescription medication. When an employee told him she did not have access to it, he fled.
St. Thomas Dr., 10:42 p.m. May 11. Two people entered a mini-mart, displayed a gun and demanded money. The employee saw that the weapon was a BB gun and refused. The pair fled.
Shellcover Ct., 2400 block, 4:50 p.m. May 13. An empty purse was stolen from a vehicle and later found in a nearby yard.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY
Acton Lane and Route 925, 1:50 a.m. May 15. Officers observed a man in a bar parking lot trying to start a fight. Investigation showed he was wanted on an assault charge. During his arrest, he kicked the rear window of the police vehicle and broke the window frame. A Waldorf man, 24, was charged with destruction of property, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
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.
MacArthur Blvd., 4:55 p.m. May 9. A purse was stolen from the top of a washing machine at a laundromat.
LEXINGTON PARK AREA
Mary Lynn Dr., April 30. A checkbook was stolen from a residence, and several nearby vehicles were broken into. Later in the day, someone tried to cash a check at a bank and fled when the teller refused to cash it.
Army Navy Dr., 12:25 a.m. May 11. During a house party, gasoline was poured on a pile of laundry in a basement laundry room, and the laundry was ignited.
— Compiled by Bonnie Smith