A trucker who drove team has been convicted of attempted murder after he stabbed his co-driver during an argument. The dispute was allegedly over the cleanliness of the truck.
Forty-two year old trucker Christopher Teeter was at the Petro Truck Stop in Bordentown Township in New Jersey late last year. According to the Burlington County prosecutor’s office, Teeter got in an argument with his unnamed co-driver about how messy their truck was. When the argument escalated, Teeter pulled out a knife and stabbed his co-driver in the abdomen.
The wound was serious, but the co-driver survived after being transported to a local hospital to undergo emergency surgery. Police arrested Teeter at the truck stop without incident.
Teeter pled not guilty to charges including attempted murder and two counts of aggrivated assault. A jury deliberated for two and a half hours before finding him guilty on all counts. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for September 27th.