Crime

Garner man arrested in stabbing

Police say a Garner man stabbed a victim five times in theback, "requiring numerous stitches and causing a collapsed lung,"according to an arrest warrant.

Derek Louis Griffis, 20, of Forest Ridge Road in Garner, is accused of causingcuts to the victim's arms, head and thigh in the June 1 incident.

Investigators arrested and charged him Friday with assault with a deadly weapon causing seriousinjury.

Griffis already has convictions for common law robbery, assaultwith a deadly weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia and attemptedpossession of a firearm by a felon.

He remained at the Wake County Jail Saturday on a $150,000 bond.

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