SALISBURY, Md.- Police have arrested a Salisbury man accused of assaulting his stepfather and threatening him with a knife during an argument.
Kyle Kurt Cusick, 31, is charged with first- and second-degree assault and related charges. The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said that shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday, May 27, a deputy responded to a reported domestic situation at a home on the 27000 block of Pemberton Drive.
Police said that upon arrival, the deputy learned that the male resident had barricaded himself in his bedroom in an attempt to protect himself from his stepson, identified as Cusick, who had already assaulted him and threatened him with a knife.
During the subsequent investigation, police said the deputy found out that Cusick had been consuming alcohol when he became enraged, which led to the assault on his stepfather.
Police said the deputy recovered the knife used in the incident.
Cusick was taken into custody on the aforementioned charges and ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $50,000 bond.