Suspect in Rogue Bar Stabbings Surrenders Himself to Scottsdale Police
The man accused of stabbing two people at the Rogue Bar this past weekend has been arrested by Scottsdale Police Department.
According to a department report, Adam Logan Graham, a 36-year-old resident of Tempe, was taken into custody on Monday after contacting detectives from Scottsdale Police and stating he wished to surrender himself willingly.
Graham is suspected of allegedly attacking two patrons of Rogue with a knife early Sunday morning in an altercation that took place during the weekly Rebel Yell dance party at the Scottsdale dive bar and music venue.
The police report also says that Graham "made statements admitting his involvement" to detectives during his arrest.
He was booked into Fourth Avenue Jail also on two counts of aggravated assault, one involving serious physical injury and the other pertaining to the use of a deadly weapon. Both charges are class three felonies. If convicted, Graham faces a possible prison sentence of anywhere from two to eight years.
Another Rogue patron who attempted to break up the altercation, but wished to remain anonymous, told New Times that the victims are recovering from their injuries, which were not life threatening.
Posts on Facebook recounting the incident stated that one victim was allegedly stabbed by Graham four times while the other was stabbed once in the eye. According to the aforementioned anonymous Rogue patron, the latter victim (a 21-year-old male) has undergone at least one surgery as a result.
While Scottsdale Police officials originally reported that the argument and stabbing occurred after the victims confronted Graham for hitting on their girlfriends, the anonymous source disputes this fact. He says the dispute was over the fact that the suspect was instead confronted for "intentionally bumping into people [and] acting rowdy" at the dance party, which featured a guest DJ set by Germs legend Don Bolles.
"Graham knocked the beer out of [one victim's] hand which is what started the fight," he says.
The suspect eventually fled the scene following the altercation and stabbing. Numerous people who were in attendance circulated a photo of Graham taken at the event on Facebook to help identify him.
On a related note, Bolles posted a message to his Facebook on Sunday regarding the stabbing:
My psychedelic glitter rock/ Bubblegum records seem to have incited a riotous frenzy of the old ultraviolence, but aside from a few stab wounds and the place having to shut down early after becoming a blood drenched crime scene crawling with Phoenix's Finest, it was a super fun evening!
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