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Friday, July 18, 2014

By the Numbers: Central American Immigrants in U.S

Infographic designed by Nicole Rusenko

Taxes to Rise Slowly, Steadily to Beyond Historical Averages

Taxes will slowly but steadily climb over the next 25 years to levels beyond historical averages, affecting Americans at every income level, the Congressional Budget Office warns in a startling new report.

Titled "2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook," the agency paints a grim picture of the economic future for most taxpayers, especially for low-income earners, Politico reports.


Daytona Beach Father Beats Man He Found Raping Son, Police Say

DAYTONA BEACH — A Daytona Beach father who walked in on a man sexually battering his 11-year-old son Friday said he did what he had a right to do when he beat the suspect unconscious, leaving him in a puddle of blood, according to a 9-1-1 call.

“I just walked in on a grown man molesting ...,” the upset father told a dispatcher. “And I got him in a bloody puddle for you officer.”

The father was acting like a dad, said Daytona Beach police Chief Mike Chitwood.

Police responding to the Daytona Beach home at 1:07 a.m. Friday after the father called them found Raymond Frolander, 18, of Holly Hill lying motionless on the living room floor. Frolander had several knots on his face and was bleeding from the mouth, an arrest report states.


FREEDOM IS NOT FREE | A Soldier's Pledge

Guards Put To The Test In Dewey Beach

Don't be fooled. Running with those bright red lifeguard buoys that sit at the base of lifeguard stands everywhere takes skill, and I have the rope burn on my left foot and sand in my ear to prove it.

The Dewey Beach Patrol held its annual rookie testing July 15 and 16, and Capt. Todd Fritchman decided to do something he had never done before – let a reporter take a portion of the test after he was brilliant, or dumb, enough to ask.

I had gotten the idea earlier in the week while I was running – I log somewhere between 25 and 30 miles a week and work out regularly. Running is a time in the morning when I generally feel pretty good about myself and the idea popped into my head about halfway through five miles. I also have a sizable sweet tooth and the love handles to prove it. But I figured the test would be something interesting to try and it wouldn’t be the first time I made a fool of myself if I failed miserably.

“There's always a first for everything,” Fritchman said with a what-an-idiot smile as I handed him a doctor's note that said I was cleared for all activity – a precaution Fritchman required, just in case.


HHS Sending Illegals with Contagious Diseases to States

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reportedly sent illegal immigrant children with communicable diseases on planes to sites around the country that are being forced to house them.

According to an ABC News report, HHS has admitted to "a breakdown of the medical screening processes" at an Arizona facility. While the illegal immigrant children were clear of symptoms during their initial screenings, they were not "re-screened and cleared for travel and placement at a temporary shelter.”

Children with fevers and pneumonia have been flown from Arizona to California, where they had to be hospitalized. Three other children are reportedly "in the ICU at local hospitals in California." And a "Ventura Naval Base suffered an outbreak of pneumonia and influenza among the unaccompanied minors inside the shelter" after illegal immigrant children with fevers, chicken pox, and the coxsackie virus were put on planes to the facility. In Texas, there have been at least two cases of swine flu confirmed.

Officials are also reportedly "fearing that they and their teams who come in contact with the sick children face potential exposure to infectious diseases from chicken pox to influenza, including rare cases of H1N1, more commonly called swine flu."


Student Captures Top Math Honor At National Contest

BERLIN — The third time was the charm for recent Pocomoke High School (PHS) graduate Paige Stanley, who took home the top honor for technical mathematics at the last national SkillsUSA competition.

Stanley continues Worcester County Public Schools’ (WCPS) winning streak of impressive SkillsUSA finishes and hopes to parlay her math background into a career in chemical and bimolecular engineering.

Beginning in her sophomore year, Stanley has participated in SkillsUSA three times. Each year saw a better finish than the previous with Stanley taking a gold medal in her field at the 2014 event.

Math can seem like a foreign language to some, but Stanley said she enjoys immersing herself in theory and numbers. The competition at SkillsUSA was a grab bag of mathematics, she said, necessitating a broad background.


MSP Press Release 7-19-14 (Salisbury Barrack)

Lieutenant E.J. Leatherbury
410-749-3101 FAX 410-548-5191

DATE & TIME:  07/18/2014 at 1231 hours                         
C.C. CARD NUMBER: 14-MSP-022409
LOCATION:   Kathleens Terrace to Phillip Morris Dr. 
@ Route 50, Wicomico County, MD.


     On the above date and time, Trooper’s from the Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack were dispatched to Kathleens Terrace off of Parker Rd., for a suspicious vehicle that was driving erratically and slowly through the development.  Upon arrival a Trooper located the suspect vehicle parked in the driveway of one of the residences.  Upon contact with the operator of the vehicle, the Trooper noticed the operator was unconscious and that the vehicle was still in drive.  The Trooper was able to wake the operator, and the operator put the vehicle in park.  While the Trooper was speaking with the operator, the operator put the vehicle in drive and then fled the scene.  The Trooper followed the operator up to U.S. Rt. 50 and Phillip Morris Dr., where the vehicle drove down into the ditch causing the operator to strike his head on the windshield.  The operator of the vehicle then fled the scene on foot and was quickly apprehended by the Trooper after trying to resist arrest.  The operator of the vehicle was then identified as Dino Louis Caruso of Salisbury, Maryland.  Caruso was then transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for treatment of injuries he sustained in the accident and for an Emergency Medical Petition.  A warrant was filed for Caruso’s arrest once he is released from PRMC medical care.

1.  Dino Louis Caruso, W/M age 43 of Salisbury, Maryland
The suspect was charged with: Assault Second Degree, Assault Second Degree on a Police 
Officer,  Reckless Endangerment, Failure to Obey Lawful Order, Driving under the 
Influence and other traffic charges. 


LT. E. Pilchard  - Commander                                

1/SGT. T. Davis- Assistant Commander 

Gun Madness at the State Line

Why do states treat ordinary citizens as gun criminals?

Earlier this year, a 27-year-old medical professional named Shaneen Allen drove peacefully out of her home state of Pennsylvania and into neighboring New Jersey. Today, she faces the prospect of three years in prison.

When she crossed the state line, Allen was carrying a concealed weapon. “I work two jobs and I work late, and getting up at that time of night I got robbed twice last year,” Allen told MY9NJ’s Bill Anderson. A friend recommended that she get herself a concealed-carry permit. This she did, fulfilling not only the requirements established by the state of Pennsylvania but the tougher restrictions that her city of Philadelphia imposes on top. Pulled over near the border by New Jersey police for an “unsafe lane change,” Allen informed officers that she was carrying a pistol. Her honesty landed her in serious trouble. Immediately, she was arrested and charged with both illegal possession of a firearm and possession of hollow-point ammunition. It was, her lawyer, Evan F. Nappen, tells me over the phone, “the most technical of errors. She thought her permit was treated like a driver’s license and was valid everywhere. And why wouldn’t you?”


Why GOP Is Stuck On Deporting Illegal Minors

After more than a year of contentious debate, could Congress be any more divided over the issue of immigration? The answer is yes.

In the House, positions are hardening over what to do about the tens of thousands of families and unaccompanied young immigrants illegally crossing the southwestern border into the United States.

On one side are Republicans, and a few Democrats, who support changing a 2008 law that makes it impossible to quickly return the young immigrants to their home countries. On the other side is the House Democratic leadership, which after an initial period of waffling is now dead-set against such a change.

The House could quickly be headed toward a situation in which one side's top priority is the other side's deal-killer.

The 2008 law, formally known as the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, is a measure originally passed to fight sex trafficking of minors. For young people who come to the United States illegally from non-contiguous countries -- that is, from anywhere other than Canada or Mexico -- the law establishes an elaborate and very lengthy procedure in which the federal government is required to house the child, bring in experts to determine the child's best interest, unite the child with any family members in the U.S., pay for the child's legal representation and more -- and only then, years later, to determine whether the child has an actual legal right to be in this country.


The Tyranny of Do-Gooders

A mother is arrested for giving her daughter a cell phone and letting her play in the park.

This week, a woman was arrested for letting her nine-year-old daughter (armed with a cell phone) go to a playground unsupervised. Lenore Skenazy of Free-Range Kids explained this wacky story over at Reason:

Here are the facts: Debra Harrell works at McDonald’s in North Augusta, South Carolina. For most of the summer, her daughter had stayed there with her, playing on a laptop that Harrell had scrounged up the money to purchase. (McDonald’s has free WiFi.) Sadly, the Harrell home was robbed and the laptop stolen, so the girl asked her mother if she could be dropped off at the park to play instead.

Harrell said yes. She gave her daughter a cell phone. The girl went to the park — a place so popular that at any given time there are about 40 kids frolicking — two days in a row. There were swings, a “splash pad,” and shade. On her third day at the park, an adult asked the girl where her mother was. At work, the daughter replied.

The shocked adult called the cops. Authorities declared the girl “abandoned” and proceeded to arrest the mother.


Jurisdictions Reach Settlement In Gas Additive Lawsuit

BERLIN — A settlement has been reached in a multi-million dollar civil lawsuit against the nation’s major oil companies over a potentially harmful gasoline additive that leached into jurisdictions’ drinking water supplies.

In January 2011, Worcester County, Berlin and Salisbury joined five other jurisdictions in Maryland as plaintiffs in a $20 million civil suit against many of the big oil companies and gasoline distributors, alleging the defendants for decades have added methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) to gas during the refining process.

According to the complaint, even in small quantities, MTBE leaches into the groundwater supply and gives water a foul taste and odor and can render it unusable and unfit for human consumption. MTBE is also a known animal carcinogen that is linked to many potential human health problems. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers MTBE to be a possible human carcinogen.


Cold Temps Break 128-Year Record in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Forecasters say Mobile has broken a 128-year-old record with a low temperature of 64 degrees.

The National Weather Service says the low Thursday morning was 1 degree cooler than the low of 65 degrees set in 1886.

The weather service says Huntsville tied a record low for the date of 59 degrees set in 1945, and temperatures were in the mid- to upper 50s across north Alabama.

The unseasonably cool temperatures are supposed to continue during the day with highs expected below 90 degrees across the state.



The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army's request to accept the transfer of national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility where she could get better treatment for her gender-identity condition. The military will instead begin the initial treatment for her.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved the Army's recommendation to keep Manning in military custody and start a rudimentary level of gender treatment, a defense official said Thursday. The initial gender treatments could include allowing Manning to wear some female undergarments and also possibly provide some hormone treatments.

The decision raises a number of questions about what level of treatment Manning will be able to get and at what point the private would have to be transferred from the all-male prison to a female facility.


Controlling the Narrative: Woman Calls Cheney War Criminal, C-Span Cuts Feed

C-Span has done an exemplary job controlling the political narrative.

It demonstrated its faithful service to the state and the ruling political class the other day when Politico was doing an interview with the former Prince of Darkness, aka the vice president of the United States, and his wife Lynne and daughter Liz.

During the interview a woman in the audience stood up and called Cheney a war criminal (number of dead in Iraq: over a million). She waved a pair of handcuffs to make her point.

C-Span quickly cut the feed and the screen went black.

“And we are having some problems with the feed coming to us from the Politico Playbook lunch,” a C-SPAN announcer explained after a pregnant pause.


Prosecutor Seeks Murder Case Appeal Reversal

SNOW HILL — The fate of a Texas man sentenced in 2011 to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder remains in the balance this week after the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office filed a petition to reverse the state’s highest court’s ruling on an appeal.

Justin Hadel, now 23, of College Station, Texas, was found guilty in June 2011 of first-degree murder in the beating death of Christine Sheddy, a 26-year-old Delaware woman reported missing in November 2007 from a farm near Pocomoke where she had been staying with friends. After a massive two-year search, Sheddy’s remains were found buried under a bed-and-breakfast in Snow Hill.

Hadel was later convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Sheddy, who was struck at least four times in the head with a shovel at the Pocomoke farm, and was sentenced to life in prison. However, Hadel later filed an appeal in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals seeking to overturn the conviction on the grounds he was allegedly not afforded the opportunity to change his defense attorney just four days before his trial.


Eric Holder, Media-Spoiled Brat

Attorney General Eric Holder granted an exclusive interview to ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" from London, where he was portrayed by ABC as deeply concerned about the global terrorist threat.

What stands out from this very rare session — Holder hasn't been on Sunday network television in four years — is that Holder pulled out the oldest, lamest card in the Obama political deck: President Barack Obama and he are opposed by people who should be suspected of racism.

And darned if he didn't get away with it again.

Pierre Thomas, ABC's Justice Department correspondent, interviewed Holder and asked him why he believes they are "'sometimes treated differently,' those were your words. What did you mean by that?"

Holder took that softball and hit it over the fence. "There's a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that's directed at me (and) directed at the president," he answered. "You know, people talking about taking their country back. ... There's a certain racial component to this for some people."


MSNBC Duped By Prank Plane Crash Witness

MSNBC got badly pranked on Thursday afternoon by a man claiming to be a member of the military in Ukraine who witnessed the Malaysian Airlines plane crash.

"The Cycle" host Krystal Ball introduced the caller as an “MSNBC exclusive.”

“Let’s turn now to an MSNBC exclusive. U.S. Staff Sergeant Michael Boyd, he is at the U.S. embassy in Ukraine and he says he saw a missile in the air hit the plane, he is on the phone with us,” Ball said.

It goes downhill from there.

“Well I was looking out the window and I saw a projectile flying in the sky and it would appear the plane was shot down by a blast of wind from Howard Stern’s ass,” the caller said.


Man Wearing Bulletproof Vest Dies In Shooting Caught On Video

A bizarre shooting captured on video leaves one man dead and another man charged with murder.

Police say 28-year-old Darnell Mitchell bragged in the recording that he was about to take a "deuce, deuce" to the chest.

A man holding what appears to be a .22 caliber handgun fires at Mitchell while a third person records the shooting.


Clayton Man Injured in Early Morning Crash With Farm Equipment Near Hartly

Hartly, DE – Troopers are investigating an early morning crash involving a car and farm equipment that occurred north of Hartly.

The incident occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. as William Szelestei, 52 of Hartly, was operating a 1983 John Deere tractor pulling a soy bean planter (approximately 22’ wide) eastbound on Fords Corner Road, south of Everetts Corner Road (SR44) and was attempting to slow to a stop and pull to the right as he saw an approaching vehicle. Patrick M. Grubb, 22 of Clayton was operating 2002 Chevrolet Impala westbound on Fords Corner Road approaching the farm machinery and failed to see the equipment across the road, striking the soy bean planter with the front of the car. The impact caused the car to under ride the planter equipment and come to a stop with one of the trailer tires encroaching into the driver’s side compartment.

Patrick Grubb had to be extricated through mechanical means by the Hartly Volunteer Fire Company and flown to Christiana Medical Center where he is currently listed in fair condition.

William Szelestei was uninjured in the incident.

Troopers are continuing their investigation into this incident and no charges have been filed. At the time of the crash, visibility may have been a contributing factor due to low light. Fords Corner Road between SR44 and Gibbs Chapel Road was closed for approximately one and a half hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

CONFIRMED: Senate Republican Leaders Paid for Attacks Against Conservatives

I can confirm that the attack ads in Mississippi run by “All Citizens for Mississippi” were funded by Senate Republicans, including Senators Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, Rob Portman, Bob Corker, and Roy Blunt. It appears our Senate Republican leaders are willing to risk losing a Senate majority so long as they can get their own re-elected. Yes folks, it is true. I can confirm what we all suspected.

The advertisements attacked Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel and painted conservative Republicans and tea party activists as racists. According to documents filed with the Federal Elections Commission, All Citizens for Mississippi received funding from a Haley Barbour backed group called Mississippi Conservatives.


Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Press Releases 7-18-14

On July 13, 2014 at approximately 0213 hours, Worcester County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a reported motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Stockton Road on Buck Harbor Road in Pocomoke City.  Upon arrival, Deputies found a 2004 Chevrolet Impala which had left the roadway, traveled through a ditch and struck a fence, coming to final rest in the yard of a nearby residence.  The vehicle was operated by Demosthenes Skouzes, 28, of Pocomoke City.  The vehicle was also occupied by Mr. Skouzes’ toddler son restrained by a child safety seat.  Deputies could smell the odor of alcohol on Mr. Skouzes. Mr. Skouzes did poorly on field sobriety tests. Mr. Skouzes was placed under arrest for suspected drunk driving, and issued the appropriate citations. Upon a search of the vehicle Deputies found a small amount of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Mr. Skouzes was charged and released for the possession of CDS and paraphernalia. 
On July 6, 2014, at approximately 0409 hours, Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to Keyser Point Road in West Ocean City, Maryland for a reported domestic disturbance.  Upon arrival, Deputies met with subjects in the area.  It was determined that an assault had occurred.  Robert F. Skinkle, 24, of Ocean City, MD was placed under arrest and charged with second degree assault and false imprisonment.   Mr. Skinkle was taken before a District Court Commissioner and was ordered to be held at the Worcester County Jail on $30,000.00 bond.

SFD Calls For Service 7-17-14

  • Thursday July, 17 2014 @ 23:35Nature: Medical EmergencyCity:Salisbury
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  • Thursday July, 17 2014 @ 19:58Nature: Medical EmergencyCity:Salisbury
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  • Thursday July, 17 2014 @ 17:42 Nature: Auto Accident RescueAddress: Ocean Gtwy & Marquis Ave Salisbury, MD 21801

GOP rep calls Petraeus probe 'perplexing and suspicious'

The ongoing investigation of former CIA director David Petraeus is “perplexing and suspicious,” according to a leading Republican on the House Government Oversight Committee.

After sending a letter and questioning Attorney General Eric Holder twice and former FBI Director Robert Mueller once about the probe, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, told Holder in a new letter this week, "I find the be increasingly perplexing and suspicious. I urge the Department to move forward with this investigation in an expeditious and prudent manner."

Chaffetz also told Gretchen Carlson on Fox News’ “The Real Story” Wednesday that the open investigation may have a chilling effect on the probe by the new Benghazi Select Committee.


Happy birthday paper money: celebrating 353 years of wanton destruction

If you ever find yourself vacationing in the western Pacific, I highly recommend swinging by Yap Island, home of one of the most bizarre forms of money in history.

Over a thousand years ago, natives would mine enormous chunks of limestone and carve them into gigantic circular discs.

I’m talking REALLY big… a typical disc would be 5 to 10 feet in diameter, over a foot thick, and weigh several tons.

They called them ‘Rai Stones’, and they were actually used as currency. Curiously, an indiviaul rai would be valued not based on its weight or size, but based on its story.

If many people had been killed transporting it, or if the stone had once belonged to a famous warrior, the rai would be worth more. So it was a bit of a collectible as well as a form of money.


Amoebas Eat Girl's Eyeballs

A student in Taiwan who kept a pair of disposable contact lenses in her eyes for six months has been left blinded after a microscopic bug devoured her eyeballs.

The tiny single-cell amoeba ate away at undergraduate Lian Kao's sight because she didn't take out and clean the contacts once during that time.

According to a warning issued by doctors the case was a particularly severe example of a young person under pressure who did not take the time to carry out basic hygiene on their contact lenses.


Utah Corruption Probe: Former Attorney Gen. Tried to Sell Access to Harry Reid

Charging documents released Tuesday after the arrest of two former Utah attorneys general detailed a battery of corruption and bribery accusations that included the allegation that one of them accepted payments to try and help an embattled local businessman make his case to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

The charging documents quote an email exchange in which former state Attorney General John Swallow allegedly tells the businessman -- who was facing a federal fraud investigation -- that he could help him gain access to Reid through an intermediary, but it “won’t be cheap.”

The anecdote was a pointed reminder that a case which has made headlines for months in Utah could eventually have national implications.

“This has been a complex, nuanced, large investigation,” said Utah County Prosecutor Sim Gill, a Democrat, who led the joint investigation with Republican Troy Rawlings from neighboring Davis County. “There are multiple players in it, and there have been very productive leads that continue to be investigated.”


Towns Across America Rebel Against Taking Illegals

As President Barack Obama grapples with how to shelter tens of thousands of illegal child immigrants from Central America, communities are fighting attempts by federal officials to relocate them to their towns, The New York Times reported.

The public mood against illegal immigrants has also worsened, in some cases manifesting in armed protests and graffiti, as local residents fight plans for opening shelters in their areas.

Officials have already been forced to scrap plans for shelters in California, Connecticut, Iowa, New York, Virginia and other states, while some towns in Texas have taken pre-emptive steps to block relocations, passing ordinances banning newly arrived immigrants from being placed in their communities.

A range of concerns have been cited, mainly focused on health and crime. Federal officials insist the migrant children do not pose a public health risk. But Krista Piferrer, a spokeswoman for Baptist Child and Family Services who runs the shelter at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, told the Times there had already been 133 cases of lice, 25 cases of scabies, 15 cases of chickenpox, and one case of H1N1 flu since May.


Pollster: Dems are Ready for Hillary, Rest of Country 'Not So'

Hillary Clinton's $275K Speaking Fee Comes with Diva Demands

Former Secretary of State and almost-certain 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton not only demanded $275,000 to speak at the University of Buffalo, her nine-page contract is filled with the kinds of demands that Pop Divas like Madonna are regularly mocked for.

According to documents obtained by the Washington Post, on top of that mammoth speaking fee, Clinton's contract demands…

…the university provide "a presidential glass panel teleprompter and a qualified operator," that Clinton's office have "final approval" of her introducer and the moderator of any question-and-answer session, as well as "the sets, backdrops, banners, scenery, logos, settings, etc," and that the topic and length of the former secretary of state's speech would be at her "sole discretion."

Nothing about bathing in Evian water or a bowl of M&M's with the green ones removed, but there is this:

The contract also required that the university pay a fee of $1,000 to have a stenographer transcribe Clinton's speech, but that the transcript be "solely for [Clinton's] records," and that the university was not permitted to tape the speech.


Cheese Balls Anyone?

Salisbury Council Explores Debt-Reducing Avenues

SALISBURY — The city of Salisbury is looking for creative ways to address debt and future finances, including establishing Tax Increment Financing (TIF) locations or the flexible use of bonding.

The City Council began a preliminary dialog with brokerage firm Davenport and Company, LLC last Monday, looking for long-term solutions and ideas on how to re-energize Salisbury’s economic drivers.

“The purpose of our conversation today is primarily education to discuss our future as it relates to our debt,” said Council President Jake Day. “We realize that we have a rather significant item in our wastewater treatment plant coming on very soon, and I thought that it would be wise for us to start to have some educational conversations about our debt and our financing structures and options into the future.”


Worcester County Sheriff’s office Press Release 7-18-14

On July 13, 2014 at approximately 0213 hours, Worcester County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a reported motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Stockton Road on Buck Harbor Road in Pocomoke City. Upon arrival, Deputies found a 2004 Chevrolet Impala which had left the roadway, traveled through a ditch and struck a fence, coming to final rest in the yard of a nearby residence. The vehicle was operated by Demosthenes Skouzes, 28, of Pocomoke City. The vehicle was also occupied by Mr. Skouzes’ toddler son restrained by a child safety seat. Deputies could smell the odor of alcohol on Mr. Skouzes. Mr. Skouzes did poorly on field sobriety tests. Mr. Skouzes was placed under arrest for suspected drunk driving, and issued the appropriate citations. Upon a search of the vehicle Deputies found a small amount of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Mr. Skouzes was charged and released for the possession of CDS and paraphernalia.

On July 6, 2014, at approximately 0409 hours, Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to Keyser Point Road in West Ocean City, Maryland for a reported domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, Deputies met with subjects in the area. It was determined that an assault had occurred. Robert F. Skinkle, 24, of Ocean City, MD was placed under arrest and charged with second degree assault and false imprisonment. Mr. Skinkle was taken before a District Court Commissioner and was ordered to be held at the Worcester County Jail on $30,000.00 bond.