On September 29, 2014, Corporal O’Connor of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Heather Street in Great Mills, for a reported stabbing.
Corporal O’Connor observed a wound on the victim’s arm consistent with having been cut with a sharp object; however the victim was initially uncooperative.
Further investigation revealed the victim and suspect, identified as Felix Alexander Gillis, 34, of Great Mills, were arguing when the victim threw a can of wood stain at Gillis.
Gillis allegedly then attacked the victim, cutting the victim on the arm with a knife.
Gillis was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center.
Gillis was charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault, and appeared before District Court Commissioner Joseph Clarkson, bail was set at $10,000.00.
On September 30, 2014, Deputy Lawrence of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Bridgette Lane in Lexington Park, for a reported assault.
The investigation revealed suspect Frankie Lee Russell, 18, of California, started a fight with two victims.
Russell produced a knife during the fight and cut one of the victim’s on the hand. He swung the knife at the second victim, cutting him on the chest.
Russell was placed under arrest and charged with 2 counts of 1st Degree Assault and 2 counts of 2nd Degree Assault.
Russell went before District Court Commissioner Joseph Clarkson and bail was set at $10,000. Russell was released after posting the established bond pending further action by judicial authorities.