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Lonaconing Man Charged in Walmart Assault

April 11th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

On 04.10.2021 at approximately 4:00 PM Deputies of The Allegany County Sheriff's Office as well as Troopers of The Maryland State Police responded to the parking lot at the LaVale Walmart for a reported assault in progress. 

Several callers reported a male assaulting a person in a vehicle and tackling them in the parking lot. The suspect reportedly attempted to leave in a vehicle prior to being located by MSP at Walmart. 
The investigation revealed that the suspect and victim had gotten into an argument which led to the suspect striking and attempting to strangle the victim. The victim was checked by EMS at the scene. 
Pursuant to the investigation, 21-year old Dalton John Colmer of Lonaconing was arrested and charged by the ACSO with the following:
1st Degree Assault
2nd Degree Assault
Disorderly Conduct
Colmer was taken to the Allegany County Detention Center to await an initial appearance before a District Court Commissioner.