Two men stabbed at Frederick bar

August 15, 2010

FREDERICK, Md. -- Two men at the bar in the Greene Turtle in downtown Frederick were stabbed Saturday morning, Frederick Police said.

A Frederick man was charged in connection with one of the stabbings at the restaurant, which is at 50 Citizens Way, police said.

Eric Tyrell Johnson, 26, of 1478 Key Parkway, No. 301, was charged with first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and several drug charges, according to a police news release.

Police went to the restaurant after they received a report of a stabbing there around 1:48 a.m. Saturday, police said.

One of the men was stabbed in the back and the other was stabbed in the upper thigh, police said.

Brian Lemount Onley, 30, of Frederick, was taken to Washington County Hospital for treatment of multiple stab wounds, police said. Police said Sunday morning that Onley's condition was stable.


A Washington County Hospital spokesman said Sunday night he was not authorized to give out information about Onley's condition.

The other man who was stabbed refused medical treatment and left the scene, police said.

Police found Johnson, with blood on his clothing, in a vehicle parked at the GetGo service station on West Patrick Street shortly after 4 a.m., police said. GetGo is a service station associated with Giant Eagle, according to its website.

Police said they also found drugs on Johnson.

Johnson was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident may call Detective Morgan with Frederick Police at 301-600-1259.

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