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Charles County Sheriff's Office

Detectives Arrest Suspects in Targeted Home Invasion

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Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have charged three suspects in connection with a home invasion that occurred on November 25 in the 3100 block of Harrow Court in Waldorf. Thomas William Unkle, 30, of Waldorf; Kenneth Joseph Goodman, 57, of Waldorf; and Jose Enrique Santiago, 40, of New York were arrested after detectives linked them to the robbery in which they assaulted a female resident. During the investigation, detectives determined the suspects knew the victim and the robbery was not random. The suspects were charged with home invasion, robbery, first-degree assault and theft. Anyone with additional information is asked to call Detective E. Weaver at (301) 609-6571. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous, may contact Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. The investigation is on-going.

Thomas William Unkle

Kenneth Joseph Goodman

Jose Enrique Santiago

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit www.ccso.us.

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. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. 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. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com. 

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