Incident and Arrest briefs, along with mugshots are courtesy of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Kelvin Brawner

MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING A POLICE OFFICER: On December 4 at 12:32 p.m., officers responded to the 800 block of Copley Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a male assaulting several family members. When the first officer arrived, he observed the suspect run toward a pick-up truck that was parked nearby.

As the officer approached, the suspect, Kelvin Lynell Brawner, 30, began throwing beer cans and a headlight unit from the bed of the truck at the officer. Brawner was apprehended and subsequently charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, burglary, home invasion, and other related charges.

FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On December 3 at 5:52 p.m., officers responded to the 12000 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they located an adult male with a gunshot wound to his arm. He was transported to a hospital where he was treated for a wound that was not life-threatening. The shooting does not appear to be random.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Feldman at (301) 609-6474.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD IN ASSAULT CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip leading to the arrest of the suspects wanted in connection with an assault that occurred last week. On November 27 at 7 p.m., officers responded to St. Charles Towne Center for the report of an assault.

An investigation revealed the victim approached two males who were causing a disruption. One of the suspects struck the victim in the face which caused the victim to drop his cell phone. The suspects then grabbed the phone and fled.

BURGLARY: Between November 23 – November 24, unknown suspect(s) broke into a business in the 4600 block of Indian Head Highway in Indian Head and stole miscellaneous items.

Anyone with information is asked to call PFC J. Zachmeier at (301) 932-2222.

Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Tips can also be submitted online at or by using the P3Intel mobile app.

A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for the tip that leads to an arrest in this case.

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