March 5, 2013, a Wicomico County Jury found Keith Alexander Harmon guilty of First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, and Reckless Endangerment.
On September 22, 2012, Keith Harmon was arrested in the area of Claiborne Street and Lake Street after the Salisbury Police responded to a call for an Assault. Ofc. Soldatelli of the Salisbury Police Department quickly located the victim who was bleeding profusely from her head. Trial testimony revealed that Harmon smashed a liquor bottle over the victim’s head and later punched her in the face, while a rescuer attempted to carry the victim to a place of safety.
Immediately after the verdict was announced, Harmon was sentenced to serve a twenty (20) year active sentence in the Division of Corrections.
Wicomico County State’s Attorney Matthew A. Maciarello commended the Salisbury Police Department, the Salisbury University Police Department, and Officer Evan Soldatelli for their excellent teamwork in the investigation and prosecution of this case. Mr. Maciarello also thanked Safe Streets Prosecutor, Richard J. Brueckner Jr., who prosecuted this case.