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Police Charge Suspected Perry Hall Stabber, Both Victims

Police believe the stabbing on Hilltop Acres on Jan. 3 was drug related.

Police have arrested and charged the suspect and both victims involved in a brutal stabbing incident in Perry Hall. 

According to Baltimore County police, at about 7:40 p.m. on Jan. 3, Brandon Victorian and Donte Smith arrived in the 5000 block of Hilltop Acres Road to meet a third man named Dallus Newson. After a disagreement, Victorian and Smith assaulted and robbed Newson, who then pulled out a knife and stabbed both men, police stated in a release.

Victorian and Smith ran toward Winding Way, where they called 911 and were transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment, police said. 

None of the men involved is a local resident and there is no known connection between the men and the Hilltop Acres neighborhood. As of Friday afternoon, detectives were still investigating the incident, according to Cpl. Cathy Batton, a Baltimore County police spokeswoman.

Police believe the initial meeting on Hilltop Acres was drug related, according to the release. 

Police announced the following charges: 

  • Victorian, 20, of the 5900 block of Talbott Street in Gwynn Oak, was arrested on Jan. 9 and charged with robbery and second-degree assault. He is currently being held on $175,000 bail.  
  • Smith, 19, of the 400 block of Beacon Hill Circle in Norfolk, VA, was arrested on Jan. 9 and charged with robbery and second-degree assault. He is currently being held on $50,000 bail. 
  • Newson, 18, of the 4400 block of Greenwich Court in Belcamp, was arrested on Jan. 7. He was charged with attempted first- and second-degree murder, as well as related charges. He is currently being held without bail.

The incident rattled the quiet Perry Hall neighborhood, lined with a mix of townhomes and single-family homes. Residents told Patch that the neighborhood has several small children and most the neighbors know each other. 

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FIFA January 14, 2013 at 08:27 PM
Welcome to the Patch with your 2nd post. We look forward to many more of your thoughtful replies.
Joe Baltimore January 15, 2013 at 02:15 AM
Such a shame. My wife's grandfather lived there since the 50s. We lived there for 5 years and saw it change. Guy robbed the Supperfresh and hid in a shed on my street. Shot at police and they shot him dead. So we moved to Bel Air and they are having the same issues. We have kids now and luckily my company transferred me to the middle of no where. It is pretty safe, good schools and great Demi's. it is such a shame that Bmore is so unsafe. Go Ravens!
little sister January 16, 2013 at 10:25 PM
Punks... low life scum of the earth. Parents must be so proud !! Lock them up and throw away the key !!!
Red Dolphin January 17, 2013 at 10:53 AM
wiith knives, ? to: Thomas K ?
Red Dolphin January 17, 2013 at 10:55 AM
you see its any every day accepted thing in thoer neigborhoods no one should be up in arms abou this huh Thomas K ? that why those neighborhoods are they way they are,,,,,,,,, the people who live in them dont care

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