State v. Donald McCoy Stancell, Jr., K16-235  LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Donald McCoy Stancell, Jr., age 39, to 25 years in prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor. On November 6, 2015, the victim,…
State v. Tyrel Javonte Adams, C-08-CR-17-000007 LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 a Charles County jury convicted Tyrel Javonte Adams, 21 of Indian Head, of Armed Robbery and related charges. On April 18, 2017, officers responded to the Dash In in White Plains for the…
LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Thursday, December 14, 2017 a Charles County jury convicted Darren Anthony Wimbush, 35 of Waldorf, of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and 10 counts of Second Degree Sex Offense. On June 30, 2015, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office received a Crime Solver’s anonymous…
Arthur Christopher Edelen, K16-1112 Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on November 14, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Arthur Christopher Edelen, 54 of White Plains, to 42 months in prison for the killing of Ernest Young III. On March 24, 2016, troopers from the Maryland State Police…
La Plata, MD – Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, Maryland, in conjunction with Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry and Superintendent of Charles County Public Schools Dr. Kimberly Hill, advises that on Friday, October 20, 2017, the Grand Jury for Charles County returned a 206 count indictment for Carlos Deangelo Bell of Waldorf. This…
Child Sex Abuser Pleads Guilty State v. Clyde Douglas Parks, Jr., C-08-CR-17-000004 LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, former District Heights Police Officer Clyde Douglas Parks, Jr., 48 of Waldorf, entered a guilty plea in front of Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier…
Shooter Gets 58 Years in Prison Accomplices Also Sentenced LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Tyreq Kaylin Tilghman and his three co-defendants for their respective roles in the murder of Mason Atkins and the assault of…
State’s Attorney Hosts Opioid Abuse Awareness Event Gives Out 200 Book Bags to Students State’s Attorney Tony Covington, Deputy State’s Attorney Karen Piper Mitchell, and Executive Assistant Kristen Williams pass out information to fight drug abuse, book bags and other giveaways to students and parents. On September 16, Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County…
Drug Dealer Guilty of Manslaughter Gets Maximum Sentence LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Samantha Nicole Thomas, 34 of Waldorf, who sold the drugs to Christopher Wade that ultimately killed him, entered a guilty plea to Manslaughter. Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier…
Former Police Officer Sentenced to Life plus 50 Years LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, visiting Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Erik H. Nyce sentenced Richard Travess Conway, 28 of Waldorf, to an overall sentence of Life plus 50 years in prison for the…
Woman Gets Life Without Parole LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Monday, May 8, 2017, visiting Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Steven I. Platt sentenced Caroline Marie Conway, 53 of Waldorf, to Life without the possibility of Parole plus 60 years for the First Degree Murder of Robert…
LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Friday, May 5, 2017, a Charles County jury convicted Deavan Quindel Jefferson, 20, of Second Degree Murder of Reuel Laparis Hicks, Jr., Unlawful Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime of Violence related to the Murder of Reuel Laparis Hicks,…
LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, April 27, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Rodrigueze Lavon Nowlin, Jr., 22, to 25 years suspend all but 18 months for 3 counts of First Degree Assault and 18 months for the Possession of an Assault Rifle,…
LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Terelle Shawan Carroll, 17 of Nanjemoy, to 7 years for Conspiracy Theft Scheme $1,000-$10,000, 7 years for Theft $1,000-$10,000, 3 years for Rogue and Vagabond, and 5 years each for…
LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, Jaime Antonio Rivera, 27 of La Plata, entered an Alford Plea to the Sexual Offense in the Third Degree of Rosa Rosales. On March 16, 2010, officers responded to the 12000 block of Country Lane in Waldorf for an…
Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on April 6, 2017, visiting Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Erik H. Nyce sentenced Jaime Antonio Rivera, 27 of La Plata, to life plus 25 years in prison for first degree rape and child sexual abuse. During the week of June 6, 2016, the victim,…
LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, March 2, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Akeem Rashad Harrington, 22 of Waldorf, to 48 years with all but 28 years suspended for 12 Counts of Reckless Endangerment, Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Assault, Possession of Marijuana…
LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Thursday, February 2, 2017, a Charles County jury convicted Kenny Earl Morris, 55, formerly of Waldorf, of First Degree Assault of Tyrone Jeter and Second Degree Assault of Tyrone Jeter. Morris was previously tried and convicted for the stated charges, but the case…
LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, a Charles County jury convicted Jaime Antonio Rivera, age 26, of First Degree Rape, two counts of Second Degree Rape, and Sexual Abuse of a Minor. During the week of June 6, 2016, the victim, who was under 18…
LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Friday, January 6, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Joshua Terrell Mebane, 22, to two consecutive life sentences plus 20 years for the First Degree Murder of Teresa Bass, the Attempted Murder of Jerry Bass Jr., and the Unlawful…
State v. Caroline Marie Conway, K15-557 LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, after 10 days of trial and two days of deliberations, a Charles County jury convicted Caroline Marie Conway, 53 of Waldorf, of First Degree Murder of Robert Mange, Conspiracy to Commit First Degree…
State v. Joshua Terrell Mebane, K13-51 LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, Joshua Terrell Mebane, 22, entered a guilty plea in front of Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier to First Degree Murder of Teresa Bass, Attempted Murder of Jerry Bass Jr., and…
State v. Bryan Patrick Weyhenmeyer, K14-1274 LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on November 10, 2016, Bryan Patrick Weyhenmeyer, 33 of Waldorf, entered a guilty plea to First Degree Murder for the October 12, 2014 murder of his wife Jennifer Lynn Weyhenmeyer, 36 of Waldorf. On October 12, 2014, Jennifer…
Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on September 23, 2016, Joshua Terrell Mebane, 21, was transported from a federal penitentiary to the Charles County Detention Center where he will be held during the adjudication of charges of First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder for events that occurred on October 26, 2012. In…
State v. Jason Paul Arnold, K16-173 LA PLATA, MD—Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on June 1, 2016, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced a former Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) Correctional Officer to 90 days in jail for having sexual relations with an inmate. Jason Paul Arnold of…