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 James.Stone@stmarysmd.com. 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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