On September 11, 2015, Deputy B. Foor responded to the 22000 block of Orchid Bloom Way in Lexington Park, for a reported assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Patrick A. Churchwell, age 29, of Lexington Park, pushed the victim to the ground, pulled the victim’s hair and began to strangle the victim. The victim displayed injuries consistent with the allegations. Churchwell was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Second Degree Assault.