Deadly weapon charge filed in stabbing
MINDEN – A 20-year-old Dresslerville man was charged with battery with a deadly weapon causing substantial bodily harm in connection with a weekend stabbing at Lampe Park.
According to the criminal complaint filed Tuesday, Brandon Brown is accused of using force or violence in stabbing 26-year-old Brandon Robertson of Markleeville.
The stabbing took place Friday night at a softball game.
Robertson was taken by Care Flight to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno where he was listed in good condition with wounds to the abdomen, chest and side.
Brown appeared Wednesday before East Fork Justice Jim EnEarl and said he couldn’t afford to hire a lawyer.
EnEarl appointed Kris Brown to represent the defendant. His next court appearance is May 26.
Brown remains in the Douglas County Jail on $10,500 bail.
Deputies were called to the park at 9 p.m. Friday following reports that Robertson and Brown had become involved in an altercation while playing softball.
According to reports, bystanders broke up the fight and Brown ran from the scene.
A deputy found him a short time later and Brown was taken into custody without incident.