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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for 2022 Stabbing

UPDATE 9/22/2023: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Frederick Lee Weems, Jr., 44, of Lexington Park, Maryland, was sentenced to 35 years with 20 years of active incarceration for an incident involving a stabbing. On January 8, 2022, at approximately 3:16 a.m., deputies with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Great Mills Road in Lexington Park for a reported stabbing. Officers made contact with the victim, who was bleeding profusely. The victim advised that Mr. Weems forced entry into his apartment and stabbed him multiple times. At a sentencing hearing, Mr. Weems was sentenced to the following: Felony first degree assault: 25 years, with 15 years to serve in prison; AND Second degree assault:  ten years, with five years to serve in prison, running consecutive to the felony first degree assault charge. “No one should ever have to experience the horror of having their home broken into in the middle of the night.  I hope this sentence brings a measure of peace to the lives of the victims and their loved ones now that this violent offender is finally being held accountable for his actions and is no longer a risk to our community,” said State’s Attorney […]

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