Suspect captured in Waldorf kidnapping

News Release, Charles County Sheriff’s Office

On December 14, Charles County Sheriff’s detectives charged Marc Christopher Brown, Jr., 26, of Waldorf, in connection with the December 11 kidnapping and robbery of a Waldorf woman.

In that case, Brown broke into the victim’s residence through a window and was in the process of burglarizing her home when the victim entered her house.

Brown confronted the victim, bound her hands and then forced her into her car. He drove the victim to various ATMs throughout the county and attempted to withdraw money from her account.

After a long period of time, Brown left the victim in an isolated area of Accokeek. A passerby observed her walking in the roadway – barefoot and her hands tied together – and called the police. Detectives worked closely with the victim throughout the day and night.

Through their extensive investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspect and link him to the kidnapping as well as the burglary of the Waldorf AMF bowling alley.

Brown has been charged with kidnapping, robbery, first-degree assault, home invasion, and other related charges. He is being held with no bond at the Charles County Detention Center.

On December 12 at 3:37 a.m., officers from the Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the area of Accokeek Road near Gardner Road in Accokeek, MD for the report of a woman walking in the roadway.

When officers arrived, the woman reported she had been abducted from her home in Waldorf at 7:30 p.m. on December 11 by a man who was already inside her residence. The man forced the victim into her car and he drove her to various ATMs where he forced the victim to withdraw money.

The man then left the woman on the roadside on Gardner Road and fled. Shortly after, the suspect backed the victim’s car into the front doors of the Waldorf AMF bowling alley on Acton Lane. He got out of the car, walked toward the ATM inside the business but left after realizing the ATM was not operable.

He left in the victim’s vehicle and has not been located. The CCSO is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect and locating the victim’s car. The suspect is described as a male with a light complexion, between 20-30 years old, approximately 5’8” with a medium build.

The victim’s vehicle is a 2010 black four-door Toyota Camry with Maryland registration plates 6BM 3802; it has damage to the rear of the car.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective H. Burgess at (301) 609-6494. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact 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 information leading to the arrest of the suspect. The investigation is ongoing. 

****This article was corrected as the original location was stated as Gardiner Road, and was supposed to be Gardner Road. *****

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