Portland Police Arrest Suspect in Old Port Stabbing Earliler This Month


By Carol McCracken  (Post # 1,441)

Twenty-three year old Christopher Johnson, Portland, was taken into custody yesterday at police headquarters.  He is charged with elevated aggravated assault for the stabbing of a 22 year old Portland man during an altercation on June 7th in the area of Fore Street and Wharf Street. The victim, who was stabbed multiple times, has now been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.  Detectives identified   Johnson following interviews with witnesses and after reviewing video provided by an area bar.

The assault occurred in the area between Mark’s Place on Fore Street and Wharf Street.