Deputy and 16-Year-Old Student Do Battle at Leonardtown HS Today - Southern Maryland Headline News

Deputy and 16-Year-Old Student Do Battle at Leonardtown HS Today


LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office reported that a deputy did battle with a 16 year-old student at the Leonardtown High School this afternoon.

Police say that at 2:00 p.m., while at Leonardtown High School, SDFC Dung Ross observed a 16 year-old student acting in an aggressive, disorderly manner inside the school. SDFC Ross ordered the student to stop. However, according to the deputy, the student continued to cause a disturbance.

SDFC Ross placed the student under arrest at which time the student began to physically resist. During the struggle, both SDFC Ross and the juvenile fell into a chair resulting in injury to the Deputy's hand. The juvenile was not injured.

The student was eventually handcuffed by SDFC Ross. He was charged with disturbing school activities and resisting arrest. The juvenile was later released to a family member pending a court hearing in the matter. His name was not released due to his age. However, police did say that he resides in Callaway, Md.

SDFC Ross was treated at St. Mary's Hospital and released Friday evening.

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