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Police: Suspect stole packages off of porches in Md.


HUGHESVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Charles County Sheriff's Office officials are looking for a suspect who they say stole UPS packages from the front porches of two homes.

Police say an unknown male stole packages from the front porches of two home in the Lake Jameson neighborhood of Hughesville on March 24.

We're told the packages were taken from homes on Dusty Miller Court and Pale Morning Court about 15 minutes after the packages had been dropped off in the early afternoon.

The suspect, described as a black male with a dark complexion, possibly in his 20s, with short dreadlocks and wearing a black skull cap and black prescription style glasses. His car appears to be an older model White Nissan Altima.

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Md. man in third-degree sex offense sought


CHARLES COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- Charles County Crime Solvers are looking for a 34-year-old man who has an outstanding warrant charging him with violating probation relating to a third-degree sex offense.

Authorities said they are offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Edward Eugene Coates of Marbury.

Marbury is described as five feet 10 inches, weighs around 220 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Charles County, Md.


BALTIMORE (WUSA9) -- A winning Mega Millions ticket was bought in Charles County, a Maryland lottery official announced on Wednesday morning.

The winning numbers were: 11-19-24-33-51 The Mega Ball was 7. The winning ticket was sold at Lady's Liquor in La Plata, Maryland.

Before the announcement, officials said that it appeared there were two winning tickets sold for Tuesday night's million Mega Millions drawing and one of them was purchased in Maryland. The $414 million jackpot has a cash option of $230.9 million, say lottery officials.

The other winning ticket, we have learned, was sold in Florida. Florida lottery officials say that ticket was sold at a Sunoco in Merritt Island.

Police search for Md. fugitive


CHARLES COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- Crime Solvers need your help finding a 37-year-old Charles County fugitive, who has open warrants for assault, theft, carrying a dangerous weapon and reckless endangerment.

Authorities said Michael David Toder, 37 of La Plata is about 6 ft. 5 inches tall and weighs around 215 pounds. Toder is bald and has blue eyes.

Authorities warns the public not to approach him but contact the CCSO Warrant Unit at 301 932 2222 of 911 if he is within sight.

Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or Text CHARLES + your tip to CRIMES or visit www.ccso.us to submit a web tip. For additional information about Crime Solvers see www.charlescountycrimesovlers.com.


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Crime Solvers offering cash in 2 Charles County robberies

Crime Solvers offering cash in 2 Charles County robberies

CHARLES COUNTY, Md. -- Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest of two suspects involved in two robberies that happened on Tuesday.

Police said they responded to a robbery around 9: 30 p.m. in the area of King James Place in Waldorf. Investigation shows two men got out of their Honda Civic and were walking toward a house when the suspects went up to the two men, pulled out a gun and demanded the victims' wallets and car keys.

Police said the suspects then ran to the victims' car and drove off in it.

According to authorities, officers searched the area and came across another man who said he had been robbed by two men just before they responded to the other call about King James Place.

The descriptions of the suspects in both cases are similar and police believe the two are connected.  

If you have any information, please call Detective Wimberly at (301) 609-6491

Fugitive arrested 2 days after photo posted online


CHARLES COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- A man featured as part of "Fugitive Friday" in Charles County was arrested two days after his photo was posted online.

According to sheriff's office authorities, a call to the Charles County Crime Solvers tip line led to the arrest of 27-year-old Jonathan Edward Hughes. He was featured last Friday as the Charles County Crime Solvers fugitive of the week series online. Hughes was wanted for outstanding warrants charging him with first-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary, and theft.

Authorities say Hughes was arrested on Sunday in the area of Newburg.