Officers Arrest 22-Year-Old Waldorf Man After He Stabs His Girlfriend in Waldorf

February 10, 2020

Eric Benjamin Mitchell, 22 of Waldorf

On Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 11:32 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Gallery Place in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing.

When officers arrived, they found a 22-year-old woman with multiple stab wounds to her abdomen. The officers provided first aide to the victim until paramedics arrived and transported her to a hospital. She was admitted with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.

The suspect, who is the victim’s boyfriend, was arrested on site. He is identified as Eric Benjamin Mitchell, 22, of Waldorf.

Officer W. Levy is investigating.

Mitchell has been charged with the following.

  • Attempted Second-Degree Murder
  • First Degree Assault
  • Second Degree Assault
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • CDS Possession Not Marijuana
  • Intoxicated Endangerment
  • False Imprisonment

Eric Benjamin Mitchell,