LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Nov. 21, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On November 21, 2008 at 12:15 a.m., deputies responded to a residence in Saint Inigoes for the report of a domestic disturbance. Investigation revealed the female victim and Richard J. Ince IV, 19, of Saint Inigoes, were involved in a verbal dispute. The dispute escalated at which time Ince struck the victim in the stomach and then choked her. Ince's sister attempted to aid the first victim at which time Ince struck her in the forehead. Mr. Ince was placed under arrest, charged with two counts of assault second degree and incarcerated in the Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On November 20, 2008 at 5:30 a.m., Sdfc. D. Reppell responded to a residence in Lexington Park for the report of a violation of an active protective order issued by the Circuit Court for St. Mary's County. Investigation revealed Jeremiah J. Watson, 31, of Leonardtown, contacted the victim by telephone after being directed not to have any contact with the victim. Watson was placed under arrest, charged with violation of a protective order and incarcerated in the Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.