Man Stabbed Inside Motel Room

GARNER – The Garner Police Department is investigating an early morning stabbing. At 3:23am Friday, police responded to Room 143 at the Econo Lodge Motel, located at 1602 Mechanical Boulevard.

Timothy John Brietenback Jr, age 34, of Maryland, received multiple lacerations to his head, upper body, and hands. The suspects were described as two black males and one black female. They were last seen leaving the motel in a dark blue or gray two-door Cadillac with tinted windows. The identity of the suspects is still unknown at this time.

The victim was transported to Wake Med Raleigh with non-life-threatening injuries. The motive is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about the suspects is encouraged to email Garner Police at or by calling the department’s tip line at 919-890-7318.

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