LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Nov. 4, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On November 3, Deputy P. Bowen responded to Chaptico Road in Mechanicsville for a report of a domestic assault. Investigation revealed the victim was dropping his child off at the residence on Chaptico Road when he was approached by Jennifer Anita Milburn, 26, of Mechanicsville. Ms. Milburn began yelling at the victim and scratched the victim in the face. Milburn was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On November 4, Deputy M. Boyer responded to Holland Manner Drive in Ridge for a report of a domestic assault in progress. The investigation revealed the victim had been dropped off at her apartment. A witness heard the victim scream and entered the exterior door of the apartment building. The witness observed the victim laying at the top of the stair case and John Thomas Johnson, 45, of Ridge, holding the victim down and punching her in the face with his fist. The witness ran out to retrieve his cell phone to call for help. When the witness returned to the apartment building, the victim and Johnson were still involved in a physical engagement. The victim was able to free herself and run out of the apartment building into the woods. John Thomas Johnson was arrested and charged with second degree assault.