Westminster man charged with assaulting girlfriend

December 04, 1996

A Westminster man was being held yesterday on $50,000 bail after being charged in an assault on his live-in girlfriend.

Juan Antonio Manresa Leyva, 26, was charged with three counts each of first-degree assault, second-degree assault and use of a dangerous and deadly weapon with intent to injure.

Leyva requested a Spanish interpreter for today's bail review hearing in Carroll County District Court.

Police said the woman suffered a 2- to 3-inch cut on the neck inflicted with a 13-inch knife found in the kitchen of the couple's Liberty Street apartment.

Police said a witness told them that a man broke a wine glass and threatened to cut the woman and a friend of hers with the jagged edges early yesterday.


Westminster: Firefighters responded at 10: 21 a.m. Monday for a fire in the 500 block of Old Westminster Pike. Units were out 40 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters from Reese assisted Westminster at 9: p.m. Monday, responding for a fire alarm in the 100 block of Railroad Ave. Units were out 16 minutes.


Westminster: A resident of Windsor Drive told police Sunday that someone broke a window of his vehicle while it was parked outside his home. Damage was estimated at $300.

Westminster: A resident of Yellow Lilly Court told police Monday that someone broke a window at her home. Damage was estimated at $200.

Westminster: A resident of Four Seasons Road told police that someone stole a cellular telephone from his vehicle while it was parked near his home between 10 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Saturday. Loss was estimated at $150.

Pub Date: 12/04/96

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