Officials: Hurlock woman threatened man with a knife, tried to cause a crash

HURLOCK, Md. - Deputies say that a Hurlock woman was arrested last Thursday for allegedly threatening a man with a knife.

According to the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the intersection of Railroad Road and Dobson Street in Hurlock for a reported assault last Thursday.

The investigation into the incident reportedly led to the arrest of 32-year-old Shannon Miller of Hurlock. Investigators say that Hurlock and a male friend were traveling on Route 392 when Miller became upset, grabbed the steering wheel and tried to force the car into an oncoming vehicle.

Deputies say that when the driver pulled over, Miller left the car and pulled out a folding knife from the trunk. Miller then reportedly threatened the driver with a knife.

The driver and two children in the car were reportedly able to flee to safety. Miller was arrested and charged with three counts of attempted first degree assault, second degree assault, reckless endangerment, possession of heroin, possession of equipment used to administer heroin, possession of a controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia and wearing and carrying a dangerous substance.

She was ordered to be held without bond.

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