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Salisbury Man Charged in Stabbing

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Michael Lee McCrae Carter Michael Lee McCrae Carter

SALISBURY, Md.- Police have arrested a Salisbury man accused of stabbing another man with a kitchen knife during an argument.

Michael Lee McCrae Carter, 27, is charged with first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, wear and carry a weapon with intent to injure, possession with intent to distribute, possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Salisbury police said Carter's arrest stemmed from an incident that occurred Feb. 15. At around 2:25 a.m. that day officers responded to Peninsula Regional Medical Center where they met with a stabbing victim. 

According to police, the investigation revealed that the victim was at his home on Wailes Street when the stabbing occurred. The victim told police he had returned home from a bar when he got into an argument with Carter, who also resided at the home. According to investigators, during the argument Carter picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim in the arm. The victim was treated for his injury at PRMC and released.

Officers then went to the Wailes Street home and took Carter into custody.

Salisbury police detectives obtained a search and seizure warrant for the home to look for evidence in their investigation into the incident. While searching the home for the knife, detectives said they located suspected crack cocaine. Members of the Wicomico County Task Force responded and assisted in the investigation. Based on the investigation, police also arrested four addition people for drug violations.

Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Carter was ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $100,000 bond.

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