U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Reading Homicide Suspect in Enola

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Scranton, PA
– Today, United States Marshal Martin J. Pane
announced the arrest of Justin Santiago, an 18-year-old Reading man.

On December 10, 2020, the Reading Police Department responded to a
fatal shooting in the 300 block of Church Street. Detectives
investigated and on December 21, 2021, they obtained an arrest warrant
charging Santiago with 2nd degree murder and lesser included offenses.
Santiago could not be found, and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS)
Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.

Yesterday at
about 12:45 p.m., members of the fugitive task force arrested Santiago
in the 200 block of Enola Street, Enola, Cumberland County without
incident. He was turned over to the East Pennsboro Township Police
Department for booking and arraignment.

United States Marshal
Pane stated, “The U.S. Marshals Service recognizes the importance of
working with state and local police agencies to bring those charged with
serious crimes to justice as quickly as possible. In this way the
Marshals Service contributes to the overall public safety of our
communities.”

The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the Middle District
of Pennsylvania is comprised of 21 state, county, and local police
agencies; including the Harrisburg Bureau of Police, the Pennsylvania
State Police, the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, the
Dauphin County Adult Probation Office, the Swatara Township Police
Department, the Derry Township Police Department, and the Lower Paxton
Township Police Department – all of whom participated in this
investigation.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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