Kelvin Lynell Brawner

Charles Sheriff’s Incident briefs for December 5, 2019

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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