Maryland: Joseph Pugh charged with DWI and assaulting his 85-year-old dad

Bozman – According to the Talbot County Sheriff’s Department, on August 13, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 7000 block of Bozman Neavitt Road for an assault. Information was relayed that the suspect, Joseph Pugh, 50 of Bozman, MD left the area in a gold colored Nissan.
Deputies say that they observed the vehicle on St Michaels Road and conducted a traffic stop. Joseph Pugh was found to be intoxicated and was arrested.
Investigation determined Joseph Pugh allegedly struck his father, Stephen Pugh, 85, with a closed fist causing extensive facial injuries. Stephen Pugh was transported to Easton Memorial Hospital for his injuries.
Joseph Pugh was charged with assault, driving while intoxicated, driving on a suspended license, failing to control speed to avoid an accident and failing to remain at the scene of a property damage accident. Joseph Pugh was seen by a District Court Commissioner and ordered held on a $15,000.00 bond.
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