Hagerstown Man Arrested For Holding Gun To Woman’s Head


He’s charged with weapons offenses & assault.



HAGERSTOWN, Md.(RD/KM)   A Hagerstown man was arrested Thursday afternoon by officers responding to a report of a man holding a gun to a woman’s head. Jay Juan Forrest, 23, was taken into custody.

Upon arrival, police say they found the suspect with a loaded handgun within reach at a residence on Wakefield Road. The victim turned out to be the suspect’s girlfriend who told police that he dragged her by the hair inside the home while pointing the gun at her head.

Forrest is charged with weapons offenses and assault.. He was taken to the Washington County Detention Center.

Police say the gun in Forrest’s possession was reported stolen.



By Bob Dacey & Kevin McManus