Lusby man arrested after burglary, striking victim with crowbar

Leonardtown, MD- On October 16, 2018, at approximately 11:40 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 45900 block of Foxchase Drive in Great Mills, for the reported disturbance.  Investigation determined Anthony Levi Taylor, age 30 of Lusby, arrived uninvited to the residence and utilized a crowbar to force entry into the residence, ultimately damaging the door. 

Once inside the residence, Taylor began assaulting a female victim, striking her in the head and hand with the crowbar.  A second victim who was present at the scene attempted to intervene and was struck in the hand with the crowbar; Taylor then fled the scene on foot. Neither victim suffered incapacitating injury from the assault.

Anthony Levi Taylor

Taylor was located shortly after the incident and placed under arrest.  Corporal Milton Pesante charged Taylor with Burglary 3rd Degree, two counts of Assault 2nd Degree, and Malicious Destruction of Property.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Cpl. Pesante at (301) 475-4200 extension *8053, or by email at Milton.Pesante@stmarysmd.com. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

For official news and information, follow the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter @firstsheriff. 

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