DELMAR, Md.– A Delmar man is behind bars following accusations that he beat his wife and held a knife up to her throat.
Devin Lavon Brown, 27, is charged with first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and dangerous weapon.
The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday at a home on the 8000 block of Poole Street in Delmar.
Police said that during an argument, Brown punched his wife multiple times and then grabbed her around the throat. Police said Brown then pulled out a knife and held it to his wife's throat. The investigating deputy observed seigns of injury that corroborated the account of Brown's wife, police said.
Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Brown was ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center on $50,000 bond.
Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:21:33 GMT
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