The Rolling Pin Murder
– Charlie Crockett wanted more dough;
He found a rolling pin was the way to go;
Cops say with his pin he gave his old lady forty whacks;
Then a witness gave him a few cracks
BOWIE, MD. — The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has charged a 22-year-old Bowie man with the murder of his mother. Charles Elliott Crockett of the 12800 block of Holiday Lane is being held on a no-bond status.
On September 6, 2015, Bowie Police Department officers were called to the 12834 Holiday Lane in Bowie for a family dispute. When they arrived, they discovered 55-year-old Roberta Susan Crockett, who lived in the home, unresponsive.
Police say that their investigation reveals the suspect, 22-year-old Charles Crockett of the same address on Holiday Lane in Bowie, got into an argument with his mother, Roberta Crockett. The suspect took a rolling pin and began to repeatedly hit his mother in the head with it, rendering her unconscious. During the assault, a relative in the home intervened, injuring the suspect with the rolling pin. The relative restrained the suspect until police officers arrived.
On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Roberta Crockett succumbed to her injuries. On September 17, 2015, the Prince George’s County Police Department charged Crockett with first and second degree murder. The alleged Rolling Pin Killer will face his first court appearance on Oct. 5, 2015 in Upper Marlboro.
The man who tried to stop the assault was treated at the hospital and released. Crockett is being held on a no-bond status.
Anyone with additional information in this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crimes Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online. The cops want to find if there is anyone else to pin this on.