Dispute in Solomons Turns Ugly: Two Assaulted by Motor Vehicle - Southern Maryland Headline News

Dispute in Solomons Turns Ugly: Two Assaulted by Motor Vehicle


SOLOMONS, Md. - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today reported that two Calvert residents had suffered injuries after being struck by a vehicle driven by an acquaintance of theirs. The assault was apparently instigated by a verbal argument between the parties. Both victims were taken to hospitals for their injuries. One remains in critical condition. Charges against the unnamed suspect are pending, say police.

On Sunday, May 13 at approximately 10:14 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office responded to Creston Lane in Solomons for the report of an assault by a motor vehicle. DFC Christopher Sloane was the first to arrive at the scene. Members of the Criminal Investigative Team (CIT) arrived and assumed the investigation.

Police say that two victims, Dale Tomco, 40, of St. Leonard, and Raymond J. Tomco, Jr., 48, of Solomons, had suffered injuries after being struck by a vehicle driven by an acquaintance of theirs after a verbal argument between the parties. Maryland State Police TFC Mike Davis of the CIT reported that Dale Tomco was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital by Company 3, Solomons Volunteer Fire Department where she received treatment for her injuries and was released. Raymond Tomco was flown to P.G. Shock Trauma by MSP Trooper 7 and later transferred to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment. His condition is listed as critical.

Anyone with information relating to this crime is asked to contact the Maryland State Police, Prince Frederick Barrack, at (410) 535-1400 or the Calvert County Sheriff's Office at (410) 535-2800. For a possible reward, call Crime Solvers at (410) 535-2880 (All calls are anonymous).

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