The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

Angel Miguel Santana

Angel Miguel Santana

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.

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.

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 All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

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 and 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      

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