The 24-year-old man stabbed at Wendy’s Saturday still lives this Monday morning, June 17, in spite of rumors of his passing. The man responsible has been arrested and then charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder.
Mario Puzo Le, 37, of Huntingtown, Maryland was arrested, and after consultation with the Calvert County State’s Attorney’s Office, charged with first-degree assault, reckless endangerment, attempted second-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.
Currently, Le is being held at the Calvert County Detention Center where he was ordered held without bond by a court commissioner.
“Shortly after 10 a.m. on Saturday, troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded, along with deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, to a restaurant (Wendy’s) on the 100-block of Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick, Maryland on a report of two people being disorderly,” the MSP report reads in part.
According to MSP reports, troopers located a 24-year-old male victim in the drive-thru lane of the restaurant bleeding from an apparent stab wound to his torso.
The victim was treated at the scene by Calvert County emergency medical services and then transported to the University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Center by Maryland State Police Aviation Command helicopter Trooper 7.
The MSP investigation report reads that Le was arrested and a knife was recovered at the scene.
The Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division, crime scene technicians from the Maryland State Police Forensic Sciences Division and deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office all assisted MSP on the scene and throughout the course of the investigation.
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Prince Frederick Barrack Duty Officer at (410) 535-1400.