OAKLAND — A Swanton man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly assaulted a woman in a domestic disturbance in the 17000 block of Maryland Highway.
The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office arrested William Dean Paugh, 50, on a charge of second-degree assault before he was released later in the day on his personal recognizance by a district court commissioner.
Police said the victim suffered injuries that were not life-threatening in the 6:30 p.m. incident.
Deputies found the accused at the rear of the residence.
The sheriff’s office encourages victims of domestic violence to contact the Dove Center at 301-334-9000.