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Police track down, arrest Waldorf man for reckless gun use

WALDORF, Md. - On January 4 at 1:30 a.m., officers were in the area of St. Charles Parkway and Gateview Place in Waldorf handling a traffic crash when they heard gunshots.

Officers responded to the area where they heard the shots and discovered fresh footprints in the snow. At the same time, a citizen called 9-1-1, reported hearing gunshots, and saw two male suspects in the area. The citizen took a picture of the suspects and provided a description to officers. Officers followed the footprints, which led to a nearby house. Two males matching the description of the suspects were located inside. A search warrant was obtained, and officers located two handguns with ammunition matching the evidence recovered from the area where the shots were fired. In addition, 62 baggies of marijuana and drug distribution materials were also recovered.

Kavon Desales Dorsey, 24, of Waldorf, was charged with reckless endangerment, first-degree assault, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, possession with intent to distribute illegal drugs, and other related charges. A 15-year-old male was also charged in this case.  PFC S. Hooper is investigating.

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