State's Attorney

Posted on: January 7, 2016


FREDERICK-Stephan Dobson, 33, of Thurmont, MD was sentenced today by the Honorable G. Edward Dwyer, Jr. in the assault of Justin Albaugh. He pled guilty to first-degree assault on October 28, 2015. Dobson will serve 25 years with all but 10 years suspended at the Division of Corrections. Upon release from incarceration, Dobson will serve three years of supervised probation. A condition of Dobson’s probation is that he is not allowed to have any contact with the victim.

On August 20, 2014 Dobson stabbed Albaugh, 30, of Woodsboro, MD after Dobson began to harass a female acquaintance of the victim. Dobson used his own knife to stab and cut Albaugh in the torso which caused injuries including a laceration to his liver.

The State was represented by Assistant State’s Attorney Kirsten Brown.

J. Charles Smith, III
State’s Attorney for
Frederick County, Maryland

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