Sgt. J Yingling responded to the 39000 block of Hearts Desire Lane in Mechanicville on Sept. 22, for a reported domestic assault.

The victim alleged the suspect, Craig Michael Ringler, age 33, of Mechanicsville, grabbed the victim around the neck and pushed the victim into a door during an argument.

Sgt. Yingling observed redness and finger marks on the victim’s neck. Ringer was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.