On Saturday, March 5, 2016, Deputy M. Pleisse of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 28000 block of Woodburn Hill Road in Mechanicsville, for a welfare check on an individual.
Officers from the Maryland State Police also responded to the investigation.
The suspect, Michael Salvator Beale, age 35, of Mechanicsville, slammed the door on a trooper’s finger while he tried to make contact with Beale.
He was transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for evaluation before being placed under arrest.
Beale was charged with Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer. CASE# 14025-16