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Charles Co. Sheriff's Reports


Angel Miguel Santana, 26, of Waldorf. (Booking photo) Angel Miguel Santana, 26, of Waldorf. (Booking photo)

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LA PLATA, Md. (July 26, 2016)—The Charles County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

CCSO DETECTIVES CHARGE SECOND SUSPECT IN MURDER CASE: On July 20, detectives assigned to the CCSO Criminal Investigations Division arrested Angel Miguel Santana, 26, of Waldorf, in connection with the murder of Thomas Tibbs,19, who was shot and killed during an altercation on March 23 in the 2500 block of Gittings Court in Waldorf. Detectives arrested another suspect, Rashaad Jovonni Brawner, 21, back in March. Santana and Brawner are charged with second-degree murder, attempted murder, and first-degree assault. Both suspects were also charged with the attempted murder of Tibbs' friend who was shot during the altercation. Santana is being held at the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) on a $1 million dollar bond. Brawner is being held at the CCDC on a $500,000 bond. Det. J. Austin is continuing the investigation.

SHOOTING/RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On July 18 at approximately 12:42 a.m., officers responded to the 6000 block of Red Squirrel Place in Waldorf for the report of shots fired into a residence. Upon arrival, officers located three bullet holes in the house. No one was injured and a motive is not clear at this time. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective C. Shankster at 301-609-6513. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for tips that lead to an arrest in this case.

THEFT OF WHEELS: Between July 20 and July 21, unknown suspect(s) took all four wheels from a vehicle parked in the 2100 block of Briarwood Drive in Waldorf. Pfc R. Herbert is investigating.

BURGLARY: On July 20, unknown suspect(s) broke into a house in the 6000 block of Thoroughbred Court in Waldorf and stole an X-Box, coins, and a pair of Air Jordan tennis shoes. Officer L. Miles is investigating.

FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH: On July 21 at 11:50 p.m., officers responded to the area of Matthews Road at Marshall Hall Road in Bryans Road for the report of a motorcycle crash. A preliminary investigation showed Adam Harley Rogers, 32, of Indian Head, was operating a 2012 Yamaha motorcycle on Matthews Road when he struck a curb and crashed. He was initially unconscious but regained consciousness shortly after the crash. While preparations for transport via MSP Trooper 2 were underway, Rogers stopped breathing and CPR was initiated. He was transported to Charles Regional Medical Center by ambulance where he died a short time later. Sgt. Jon Burroughs of the Traffic Operations Unit is investigating.

Kareem Wali Bright, 20, of Waldorf. (Booking photo) Kareem Wali Bright, 20, of Waldorf. (Booking photo)

OFFICER APPREHENDS BURGLARY SUSPECT AND RECOVERS STOLEN MERCHANDISE: On July 22 at 1:52 a.m., officers responded to the Toys-R-Us in Waldorf for the report of an intrusion alarm. When the first officer arrived, he observed the front door was open. While inside checking, the officer observed the suspect, who was not wearing a shirt but had on gloves and pants, hiding behind a shelf in the rear of the store. The suspect fled out of the back doors and the officer pursued him on foot. The suspect continued to a wooded area where he fell and was subsequently apprehended. A total of 24 PS3 and PS4 video games were recovered. Kareem Wali Bright, 20, of Waldorf, was charged with burglary and theft. Officer A. Bringley made the arrest.

ROBBERY: On July 22 at 3:52 a.m., officers responded to the 9600 block of Lexington Place in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. A preliminary investigation showed the victim fell asleep in his car when he was approached by three males. One suspect displayed a gun and demanded money. The suspects stole a computer which was in the victim's car and then fled on foot. Pfc. C. Curtis is investigating.

ARMED ROBBERY: On July 14 at 1:56 a.m., officers responded to a convenience store located in the 1000 block of St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers interviewed a store employee who advised that three males entered the store, one displaying a handgun, and demanded money. The employee complied, and the suspects fled with approximately $150 in cash. The suspects, described as black males in their early twenties, were operating a white minivan with a yellow registration plate. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective J. Feldman at 301-609-6474. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for tips that lead to an arrest in this case.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous.

Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: http://so.md/presumed-innocence. Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at http://so.md/mdcasesearch . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at http://so.md/expungeme.

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