St. Mary's Patrol Officers responded to a Mechanicsville residence for the reported harassment investigation. Upon arrival the undisclosed victim stated that she has been approached and harassed by a male subject over the course of the last several days. The victim stated that as she avoided the contact with the suspect, George Joseph Forbes (Age 55 of Mechanicsville), he increasingly became more disturbed.
Mr. Forbes, arrived at the victim's residence and made several threats in relation to the lack of communication and produced a handgun.
Detectives from the Bureau of Criminal Investigations continued the investigation and a Search and Seizure Warrant was executed on Mr. Forbes' home by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team. The suspect was arrested and charged with First Degree Assault, possession of cocaine and marijuana. A handgun described by the victim was also recovered at the home.
A second suspect, Roy Anthony Michael (Age 46 of Mechanicsville), was arrested on misdemeanor possession of cocaine charges, however he was not involved in the original crime.