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Mountain Lake Park Man Arrested On Assault Charges

March 19th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

 Investigation of a disturbance and assault complaint late Wednesday led to the arrest of a Garrett County man who  allegedly became combative with the responding deputies, according to the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office. The Cumberland Times News reports Douglas J. Burton, 21, of Mountain Lake Park, was arrested during investigation of the 11:38 p.m. complaint on N Street in Mountain Lake Park. He was charged with resisting arrest, second-degree assault, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace and was then jailed to await a bond hearing before a district court commissioner. Police said Burton was taken into custody after he suddenly became disorderly and combative while officers investigated the complaint. He was arrested without incident.

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