Thursday, August 9, 2018

Arrest for Attempted Murder

On August 4, 2018, at approximately 4:00 P.M., Corporal Stone responded to the 21000 block of Endeavor Street, in Lexington Park, for a reported disturbance.  Investigation determined Ted William Taylor Jr., age 28 of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim with brass knuckles.   Taylor also obtained and threatened the victim with a knife. Taylor was arrested on a warrant and charged with the following:

Attempted 1st Degree Murder
Attempted 2nd Degree Murder
Assault 1st Degree
Assault 2nd Degree
Conceal-Dangerous Weapon
Dangerous Weapon-Int/Injure

Taylor is currently incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no bond status.  Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Corporal James Stone at (301) 475-4200 extension *8064 or by email at Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637).  Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

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