MURDER USA: Too crazy to convict pizza driver Tim Barton for the attempted murder of his father?
LUSBY, MD. — On January 17th, 2017 at approximately 11:22 a.m. deputies responded to 544 Antelope Trail, Lusby, Maryland for a report of a stabbing. While on the way deputies located the suspect, Timothy James Barton, 28, of the same address.
Barton was walking a short distance away from the residence when he was located. He was apprehended without further incident.
Sheriff Evans reports that his investigation revealed Barton stabbed his father a 53-year-old male of the same residence.
The victim was transported to Calvert Health Medical Center and eventually airlifted to Prince Georges shock trauma. The victim is currently in critical condition.
Police ask that if anyone has any further information about this case they are asked to contact Detective Wayne Wells at 410-535-1600 ext. 2595 or Wayne.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Timothy Barton was charged with attempted second-degree murder and assault in the first degree. Court records reveal that a competency hearing has been set for Jan. 25, 2018 and a preliminary hearing for Feb. 16, 2018.
Barton was charged by Calvert Sheriff’s Deputy Kelly with two counts of second-degree assault for acts committed on Sept. 20, 2014. On Jan. 12, 2015, Calvert County States Attorney Laura Martin, in a plea deal with Alison M. Heurich, attorney for Barton. THE DEAL: Both charges were put on the Stet Docket with no fine and no time.
According to Barton’s Facebook page, he has been working as a pizza delivery driver for Papa Johns.