Two Arrested after Vernon Stabbing

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    TK
    Vernon Police Department
    Dylan Briggs, left, and Jeffrey Johnson, right, are charged in a stabbing incident that occurred near Union St. and Ward St. early Saturday morning.

    One man is recovering and two are under arrest after a stabbing in Vernon.

    Vernon police say a 24-year-old Vernon man was stabbed in the stomach with a knife around 5 a.m. on Saturday. The victim walked from the scene at Union St. and Ward St. to Rockville General Hospital, and was transferred to Hartford Hospital for surgery.

    Twenty-four-year-old Dylan Briggs and 25-year-old Jeffrey Johnson, both of 155 West Main Street in Vernon were arrested and charged in the incident.

    Briggs is charged with first-degree assault, breach of peace, and false statement. Johnson is charged with first-degree assault, interfering with police, breach of peace, carrying a dangerous weapon, and tampering with evidence, according to police.

    Both are being held at the Vernon Police Department on $250,000 bonds and will presented in Rockville Superior Court on Monday.

    Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Michael Conde at 860-872-9126.