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Keyword: second degree assault

booking photo of Micheal Anthony YoungBaltimore County Police are investigating a stabbing in Gwynn Oak yesterday morning that left a man hospitalized.

Just before 5 a.m. police responded to the 3600 block of Campfield Road, 21207 for a call of a stabbing. Responding officers discovered an adult man outside the home suffering from trauma to the upper body. He was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Officers located the suspect, identified as Michael Anthony Young (29) of the 2900 block of Allendale Road, 21216, walking nearby. He was arrested and treated at an area hospital for minor injuries before being released back into police custody. 

The investigation determined that the victim invited the suspect to his home where they began arguing. The argument escalated when Young stabbed the victim in the upper body with a sharp edged weapon several times. The victim fled the home to seek help while Young left the location on foot, where he was apprehended by responding officers.

Young is charged with attempted first degree murder, first degree assault, second degree assault and having a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure. He is held on no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

Detectives from the Pikesville Precinct Investigative Services Team are continuing the investigating into this incident. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact detectives by calling 410-887-1279. Callers may remain anonymous.

booking photo of Jessica Brooke MentzellBaltimore County Police arrested a woman responsible for assaulting her boyfriend in Dundalk Wednesday night.

Police responded to an apartment in the 2000 block of Paulette Road, 21222 at 9:30 p.m. for an assault. The investigation revealed the victim, a 28-year-old man, and his girlfriend were involved in a dispute which led to her punching him. She then picked up knives that were nearby and threatened him. 

Arriving officers heard screaming and entered the apartment. They saw the suspect holding a knife in each hand, advancing towards the victim. The officers ordered her to drop the weapons and she was arrested without incident. 

Jessica Brooke Mentzell (29), also of the 2000 block of Paulette Road, 21222, was arrested and charged with first and second-degree assault and is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

Ufomba Kamalu, a former player for the Baltimore Ravens, was arrested on a warrant for a domestic violence charge yesterday.

Booking photo of Ufomba KamaluOfficers responded to the 1700 block of Reisterstown Road just after 10 a.m. Wednesday morning after receiving a call for a domestic assault. Officers spoke with the victim, who suffered from a visible injury. Officers determined that an argument between the woman and Kamalu escalated into a physical altercation, at which time Kamalu assaulted the woman, causing the injury. Kamalu was not present at the time officers responded for the incident so a warrant was issued for his arrest the same day and served yesterday morning.

Kamalu (27), of the unit block of Caerleon Court, 21208, is charged with second degree assault and was released yesterday on $20,000 bond.

This incident remains under the investigative authority of the Pikesville Precinct.

If you or someone you know is suffering in a domestic violence situation, call the 24-hour Baltimore County Domestic Violence Hotline at 410-828-6390. You can also call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233. If you are in immediate danger, dial 9-1-1.

If you need to apply for a protective order you can call the Essex District Court at 410-521-2300. Both the Essex District Court (8914 Kelso Drive, 21221) and the new Catonsville District Courthouse (1 Rolling Crossroads, 21228) remain open for anyone in need of obtaining a Protective Order.

Revised June 27, 2017