Charles County

The following are among reports received recently by the Charles County sheriff's office and the Maryland State Police. For more information, call 301-932-2222 or 301-870-3232.

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DAVIS DR., 8:31 p.m. March 15. A man, 38, entered a residence through an unlocked door and assaulted a man, 44, with a tire iron. The attacker also demanded money. The victim complied, and the suspect fled the scene. He was charged with two counts of armed robbery, first-degree assault and first-degree burglary.



NIGHT HERON PL., 4000 block, 11:50 p.m. March 18. A woman, 24, assaulted another woman, 40. She was charged with second-degree assault and possession of marijuana.


LEONARDTOWN RD., 3400 block, 9:20 a.m. March 17. A suspect posing as a police officer knocked on the door of the Pizza Hut, brandished a handgun and demanded money from employees. They complied, and he fled the scene.


ST. MARK'S DR., 3900 block, March 15 to 17. A Gateway computer and CD player were stolen from Children's World.


ALMOND SUNSET LANE, March 14 to 17. A backhoe was spray-painted, and a control panel in the cab was damaged.


AMBER LEAF PL., 2000 block, midnight to 9:30 a.m. March 2. Attempts were made to steal four Honda Civics and one Honda Accord. Vehicle windows were broken and ignitions were damaged.

-- Bonnie Smith