Brothers face assault charges
Allegedly threatened woman with guns in front of her 12-year-old child
Two Waldorf men have been charged with assault after reportedly threatening a woman and her daughter last week.
Anthony Dewayne Parker, 31, and Terrance Alphonzo Parker, 36, who are brothers, have been charged with first-degree assault and second-degree assault, use of a handgun in the commitment of a crime and being in possession of a handgun.
According to court records, at about 6 p.m. June 22, Det. Gustafson with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office arrived in the area of Marsh Hawk Drive in Waldorf where a reported assault was taking place. The call to the sheriff’s office was made by a 32-yearold woman, who, according to court documents, is the former girlfriend of Terrance
The woman told police that she was waiting in her parked vehicle on the side of Marsh Hawk Drive in the area of Golden Eagle Place when she noticed her ex-boyfriend, who was driving a light blue Dodge Charger, abruptly stop in the middle of the street.
The woman said she saw Terrance Parker remove a large blue bag from his vehicle and drop it on the ground, then pick up the bag with his left hand and start walking toward her vehicle.
“I saw a black semi-automatic handgun in Terrance Parker’s right hand as he was walking towards me,” the woman told Gustafson, according to court documents. “I also saw Terrance Parker’s brother [Anthony Parker] holding up a silver handgun in his right hand while standing on the driver’s side of his vehicle.”
Court records indicate that Terrance Parker dropped the blue bag in front of the woman and her 12-year-old daughter, then yelled, “Y’all want some smoke? Then don’t call the police.” The woman explained to Gustafson that “smoke” means he would shoot her if she called the police.
The 12-year-old told police that she moved away from the altercation and hid behind a vehicle because she thought both men were going to shoot her and her mother.
The brothers were arrested on June 23 after a warrant was issued and held at the Charles County Detention Center. Both men were released after a bail hearing Monday.