Police said a surgeon is accused of using an ax to smash up a car. WCAX-TV reported that Mark Meredith, 49, is accused of smashing the headlights out of a woman’s vehicle in Derby. Meredith is charged with aggravated domestic assault, unlawful mischief, and resisting arrest. He has been a surgeon at North Country Hospital in Newport since 1995. It was not immediately known if he had a lawyer.