Salisbury man convicted of assault in Brew River stabbing

UPDATE: On Dec. 1, 2022, Matthew A. Maciarello, associate judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, sentenced Derrick Harmon, 30, of Westover to 20 years imprisonment, with 10 years active incarceration in the Maryland Division of Corrections, followed by a period of three years of supervised probation, the state's attorney's office announced. Harmon was convicted after a two-day trial Oct. 3-4.

“Accountability is the key to living in a civilized society. In spite of the many challenges, my office will diligently pursue prosecution of these heinous crimes of violence which disrupt the peace and tranquility of this community and its citizens,” said Wicomico County State’s Attorney Jamie Dykes.

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A Salisbury man has been convicted of first-degree assault Tuesday in connection with a March stabbing that took place at Brew River.

The two-day trial for Derrick Jamar Harmon, 29, was presided over by Associate Judge Matthew Maciarello of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County. Harmon was convicted of first-degree assault and related charges.

In the late evening hours of March 1, 2022, Harmon became involved in an altercation with patrons inside of the Brew River Seafood House and Dock Bar on West Main Street in Salisbury. During the ongoing scuffle, Harmon produced a knife and stabbed the victim in the chest and lower back. The victim was treated and released from TidalHealth Peninsula Regional hospital.

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Wicomico County State’s Attorney Jamie Dykes said “We remain grateful for the hard work of our local law enforcement agencies in investigating these terrifying and completely unnecessary crimes of violence in our community, and for their assistance in bringing the perpetrators to justice.”

Sentencing was deferred pending receipt of a pre-sentence investigation report. Harmon will remain in custody pending sentencing.

This article originally appeared on Salisbury Daily Times: Salisbury man convicted of assault in Brew River stabbing