DNR police officer charged in assault
An officer with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources police was jailed Saturday after his wife told authorities he threatened her with a gun.
Cpl. Larry W. Browning, 42, of 13901 Oleander Drive, Cumberland, Md., was released on $5,000 bond after being charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, according to officials at the Allegany County Detention Center.
Maryland State Police Sgt. G.M. Long said Browning's wife, Nancy Browning, told an Allegany County District Court commissioner that she was accosted around 1 p.m. while she was in a second-floor bathroom of the couple's home.