A Severna Park man was charged yesterday with stabbing his 16-year-old daughter's boyfriend, county police said.
Mark Andrew Nixon, 18, of Severna Park was in fair condition last night at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a hospital spokeswoman said. Police found him sitting on the steps of his house about 1:10 a.m., bleeding from wounds to his left ear, back and collarbone.
Mr. Nixon told police his girlfriend's father came to his house and complained about their relationship. A quarrel ensued, and the man punched him in the face, Mr. Nixon said.
The two then fought, and the man pulled out a kitchen knife and stabbed Mr. Nixon several times, police said. He took his daughter and returned home, where he was arrested later, officers said.
Jeffrey Lynn Ringley, 37, of the 600 block of Hollywood Road was charged with assault with intent to murder, maiming and possessing a deadly weapon, police said.
2 charged in theft of gasoline
County police arrested a Crownsville man and a Denton woman Sunday morning and charged them with trying to siphon gasoline from vehicles parked in the lot of a Millersville truck rental company.
Eastern District Officer Dennis Matteo was on patrol about 3:20 a.m. in the 8200 block of Veterans Highway when he saw a 1981 Toyota in the parking lot of the Penske-Hertz Truck Rental Co. As he drove toward the Toyota the woman driving it pulled out of the lot, police said.
Officer Matteo then saw a man standing near a truck with a hose in the tank and a 20-gallon plastic container on the ground. The man ran when he saw the officer, who stopped the Toyota. The woman had no license and registration and told the officer that the man was stealing gas, police said. The man was caught by other officers, authorities said.
Michael Carry Groves, 18, of the 800 block of Dogwood Trail and Tina Marie Vitek, 18, of the 200 block of Franklin Street were charged with theft.