On 12/21/2017 at approximately 0100 hours, Frederick Police Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 100 block of Fairfield Drive. Officers arrived on scene and located victim suffering from a stab wound to his arm and neck area. The victim was later transported to area hospital for treatment and later released.
Detective Schultz arrived on scene and assigned as the lead investigator in this case. Through the subsequent investigation, Detective Schultz was able to identify the suspect in this case to be Michael Devine. The investigation revealed Devine who resides with the victim, without provocation picked up an edged weapon and stabbed the victim to the area of the neck and arm. Again, the suspect and victim are known to one another.
The suspect remained on scene when officers arrived and taken into custody without incident. Suspect transported to Criminal Investigation Section to be interviewed. The suspect was then taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center and charged with the below listed offenses.
The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with additional information in this case to contact Detective Jonathan Schultz at 240-674-1908. Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477), send information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a text to 240-674-TIPS (8477).
Devine, Michael Carpenter
100 Block of Fairfield Drive
(1) Count 1st Degree Assault
(1) Count 2nd Degree Assault
(1) Count Reckless Endangerment
Incident Type: 1st Degree Assault
Investigator: Detective Jonathan Schultz
Author: Corporal Steven Petruzzello-240-674-7149
Public Information Contact: Clark Pennington-301-600-3935