ASSAULT ON POLICE: On May 15 at 10:44 p.m., Charles County Sheriffâs officers responded to a residence in the 20 block of East Poplar Lane in Indian Head for the report of a large fight. Upon officersâ arrival they found a man in the residence yelling and screaming at two people on the roadway. As officers attempted to help family members control the man, he struck Officer J. Long, Jr., in the face with his head. Jermaine Jay Mason, 18, of Indian Head was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer. The two people on the roadway were identified as Angeleo Michael Rabasco, 23, of Indian Head and Kelly Bernard Brown, 25, of Bryans Road. They were arrested and charged with trespassing. Mason, Rabasco and Brown are being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner. Officer P. Mann investigated.
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On May 15 at 11:42 a.m., Charles County Sheriffâs officers responded to the 16000 block of Prince Frederick Road in Hughesville for the report of a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed a 1998 Honda Accord was traveling west when it attempted to make a u-turn. As it was making the u-turn, it crossed the path of a westbound 1998 Ford Explorer that was traveling behind it. The driver of the Honda, Robert Louis Smith, 53, and his passengers, Tennill Someco Smith, 25, Brenda Lee Smith, 51, and a three-year-old girl, all of Owings, sustained minor injuries and were transported to Civista Medical Center for treatment. The driver of the Explorer, Thomas Jason Rushe, 23, of Lusby, was not injured. All of the adults were wearing seatbelts and the child was properly secured in a safety seat. Officer R. Glover, Jr., of the Traffic Operations Unit is investigating.