LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 17, 2016)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
6/13/2016 CHILD ABUSE: On June 13, an arrest warrant was obtained for Michael Laverne Kuehl, 46, of Primghar, IA, after Deputy D. Potter received information from a juvenile victim alleging the suspect beat the victim on several occasions. The victim displayed visible signs of injuries and Child Protective Services was contacted. Deputy First Class Flerlage served the warrant, and Kuehl was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he was charged with Two Counts of Child Abuse Second Degree, and Second Degree Assault. CASE# 30674-16
6/15/2016 ASSAULT: Deputy A. Schultz responded to the 41000 block of Connelly Street in Leonardtown for the report of a disturbance. The victim alleged the suspect, Tavaris Carter Proctor, 22, of Leonardtown, pushed the victim during an argument. The victim displayed visible signs of injury. Proctor was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Second Degree Assault. CASE# 31113-16
6/15/2016 ASSAULT: Deputy C. Ball responded to the 22000 block of Towey Court in Great Mills for the report of an assault. The victim alleged during a fight, the suspect, Patricia Lamaire Gant, 28, of Great Mills, slapped the victim the victim in the face. The victim displayed signs of injury consistent with the allegations. Gant was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Second Degree Assault. CASE# 31222-16
6/16/2016 ASSAULT: Deputy D. Lawrence responded to the 22000 block of Bitsys Way in Bushwood for the report of an assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Melissa Jo Bartholomew, 44, of Bushwood, came at the victim in an aggressive manner holding a steak knife. Bartholomew was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Two Counts of First Degree Assault, and Two Counts of Second Degree Assault. CASE# 31302-16
BURGLARY: Sometime within the past couple months, unknown suspect(s) entered a vacant residence and stole property. There were no signs of forced entry. Deputy D. Holdsworth is investigating the case. CASE# 30901-16
THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) stole a motor vehicle from the Used Car Factory in Mechanicsville. Deputy B. Fennessey is investigating the case. CASE# 30937-16
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