Harford County Sheriff's Office Investigates Near Fatal Stabbing

(Edgewood, MD - September 9, 2009) At approximately 8:35pm on Tuesday, September 8, 2009, Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 1600 block of Meadowood Court for a fight in progress involving a knife. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the victim in his neighbor's home, located in the same block, suffering from suspected stab wounds to the upper torso region of his body. The victim, Gerry Harriette, a 33-year-old male, who resides in the 1600 block of Meadowood Court, was transported by the Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company to John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he is currently listed in critical condition.

Harford County Sheriff's Office detectives identified and obtained a warrant for Curtis Myers Jr., 25, of the 1500 block of Stonewood Road, Baltimore, MD. Myers has been charged with attempted 1st degree murder, attempted 2nd degree murder, reckless endangerment, 1st and 2nd degree assault and possession of a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure in connection with this stabbing.

On Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at approximately 1:30pm Curtis Myers Jr., 25, was apprehended by Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies in the Windsor Valley area of Edgewood, MD. Transported to the Inter-Agency Processing Center (IPC) of the Harford County Detention Center, he is awaiting an initial appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

News Release

September 09, 2009


  • Sgt. David Betz
  • Monica A. Worrell