SOMERSET COUNTY MAN ARRESTED ON ASSAULT CHARGES
(Princess Anne, MD) Maryland State Police arrest a Somerset County man in Princess Anne on assault charges.
The accused is identified as Lionel Frederick, of the 11,000 block of Beechwood Street, in Princess Anne. Frederick is charged with first and second degree assault. Frederick was taken before a District Court Commissioner and held on a $50,000 dollar bond.
The victim is identified as Marquis Cotton, 24, of the 30,000 block of Hampton Avenue in Princess Anne. He refused medical treatment at the scene.
The victim informed police a dispute began on Saturday, September 20, 2014 when Frederick came to his home in Princess Anne and attacked him with mace in his front yard. The victim also reported Frederick driving a van into his yard and striking him.
Police continue to interview witnesses. The investigation continues…