HEBRON, Md.- A Hebron woman is facing assault and related charges after authorities say she walked out of her home with a rifle and allegedly threatened to use it if she did not get "peace and quiet."
The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said that at around 11:41 a.m. Saturday, a Wicomico County sheriff's deputy responded to the 100 block of Downing Street for a possible assault involving a firearm.
According to police, upon arrival the deputy met with the two victims who stated that 51-year-old Dolores Gravenor exited her home with a rifle while making the statement, “If I don’t get no peace and quiet I’m going to shoot this gun up right now.”
The deputy was also told that while Gravenor made this threat she pointed the firearm in the direction of the two victims, investigators said.
According to police, when the deputy asked Gravenor if she possessed a rifle she replied that she did not and told the deputy he could search her home if he wished.
After making this statement, Gravenor then admitted to having the rifle and threatening the victims, police said.
Gravenor was then taken into custody and charged with first-degree assault and reckless endangerment and ordered held on $75,000 bond.