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Police Press Release 10/20/2017

Southern District


1st Degree Assault/Stabbing                                                                          Edgewater


On October 19, 2017 at approximately 4:27 p.m., officers responded to a call for a stabbing.  The 911 caller stated to police dispatchers that his friend had been stabbed and that they were currently driving to a hospital.  The police dispatcher had the driver pull over in the area of Solomons Island Road and Mitchells Chance Road where they were met by both police and fire department personnel. Inside the vehicle, officers located a 20 year old male victim suffering from four stab wounds to his abdomen.


The investigation revealed that the victim and suspects agreed to meet in the 300 block of Millswamp Road in Edgewater to fight over a long standing dispute. During the fight, one suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim.  Two other suspects are alleged to have kicked and punched the victim during the altercation.


The victim was transported to Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries. Officers located and arrested one suspect identified as Steven Alphonso Creek. Two other suspects, John Talbot (stabbing suspect), and Brandon Louis-Downs have active warrants for the assault.


At this time it is unknown what circumstances led the dispute/ assault. 





1)      Steven Alphonso

DOB: 07/16/98

4080 Muddy Creek Road

Harwood, Maryland

-Assault 1st degree

-Assault 2nd degree

-Reckless endangerment





1)      John David Talbott (stabbing suspect)

DOB 09/05/97

114 Clay Street

Annapolis, Maryland

Attempt 1st degree murder

Attempt 2nd degree murder

Assault 1st degree

Assault 2nd degree

Carrying/wearing a weapon with intent to injure

Reckless endangerment



2)      Brandon Charles Louis-Downs

DOB 01/08/99

451 Millswamp Road

Harwood, Maryland

-Assault 1st degree

-Assault 2nd degree 

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