News Release, and mugshots courtesy of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Assault-  On August 11, 2019, Dep. Forinash responded to the 46000 block of Radford Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported assault. 

Wayne Dorneal Waul

The investigation determined Wayne Dorneal Waul, age 48 of Lexington Park, punched the victim, as well as pushed the victim to the ground and proceeded to stomp on the victim’s face and kick the victim. Waul was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 45573-19


False Imprisonment/Resisting Arrest/Assault-  On August 11, 2019, Cpl. Seyfried responded to the 46700 block of Midway Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported assault in progress.  Officers arrived and observed Andrew Antoine Ausby, age 30 of Lexington Park, dragging the victim by the victim’s hair across the yard.  Ausby was taken into custody, and while being escorted to the police vehicle, Ausby began to yell at the victim and attempted to pull away from officers. Ausby attempted to kick the police vehicle and continued to resist arrest.  Ausby was ultimately placed in the police vehicle and contact was made with the victim. 

Andrew Antoine Ausby

The investigation determined Ausby struck the victim in the face multiple times; witnesses intervened and the victim was able to run from Ausby and locate keys to leave the residence. The victim fled the residence, however, Ausby followed the victim outside and began assaulting the victim again until the arrival of law enforcement.  Ausby was charged with False Imprisonment, Resisting Arrest, and two counts of Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 45557-19


Assault-  On August 12, 2019, Dep. Burgess responded to the 35900 block of Army Navy Drive in Mechanicsville to serve a court order.  While on scene Dep. Burgess was advised of two previous assaults. 

Brendan Matthew Mills 

The victim advised on two earlier occasions, Brendan Matthew Mills, age 38 of Mechanicsville, assaulted the victim by pushing the victim into a closet door and grabbing the victim and forcing the victim out of the residence.  Mills was arrested and charged with two counts of Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 45752-19


Assault-  On August 13, 2019, Dep. Kilgore responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, for the reported assault. 

William Jerome Swales 

The investigation determined William Jerome Swales, age 40 of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim by scratching the victim in the face, causing injury.  Swales was charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 46097-19


Trespassing- On August 14, 2019, Cpl. Ruest responded to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, for the reported disturbance.  The investigation determined Justin Antoine Parker, age 29 with no fixed address, was causing a disturbance in the emergency room and refused to leave the hospital when told by hospital staff. 

Justin Antoine Parker 

Cpl. Ruest directed Parker to leave the facility, however, Parker again refused to leave.  Parker was arrested and charged with Trespass: Private Property.  CASE# 46228-19


Assault-  On August 14, 2019, Cpl. Ruest conducted a welfare check on the victim who was seated in a vehicle in a parking lot located in the 23100 block of Three Notch Road, in Mechanicsville.  While speaking with the victim, Kris Dolan Rudorf, age 32 of Mechanicsville, approached and seemed agitated. 

Kris Dolan Rudorf 

The victim decided to move the vehicle to another portion of the parking lot and speak to Rudorf.  Cpl. Ruest observed Rudorf reach through an open window and grab the victim’s arm; the victim began to yell at Rudorf demanding Rudorf cease his actions. Cpl. Ruest placed  Rudorf under arrest and charged him with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 46383-19

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