Bridgeport man charged with assault, after allegedly stabbing somebody over a drug dispute

BRIDGEPORT — A dispute over a small quantity of marijuana nearly became deadly, police said, when one man slashed the throat of yet another.

Jerome “easy” Billie, 24, of Lakeview Avenue, changed into charged Tuesday with 2d-degree assault and police noted a 22-12 months-historic man become in severe condition at St. Vincent’s medical middle.

On Wednesday, sophisticated court docket choose Kevin Doyle ordered Billie, who is on probation for a drug conviction, held in lieu of $200,000 bond.

Police pointed out they were called to the Lakeview Avenue domestic for a document of a stabbing. When officers received to the scene, they found a huge volume of blood however discovered that the sufferer had already been taken to the hospital to be treated for a stab wound to the left facet of his throat, police mentioned.

Police spoke of Billie, who had taken the victim to the sanatorium, subsequently admitted he had stabbed the different adult unintentionally.

Billie told officers he had been in the system of reducing a blunt for them to share once they acquired into an argument in regards to the quantity of marijuana each and every became getting, police talked about.

They talked about Billie told them the argument became a “tussle” and Billie forgot he had been preserving a knife and stabbed the different man.