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A St. Mary's judge has ordered that Monte Vito Fiorenza, 46, remain in jail in lieu of $175,000 bond at his arraignment last week on charges including attempted first-degree murder and armed robbery from an alleged attack on another man last September in Hollywood.

Maryland State Police filed an initial district court charges application alleging that Fiorenza struck Jacobus Jack Hendricks on the head five times with a crowbar on Sept. 4 while they were cleaning motorcycles in Hendricks' garage, and that Fiorenza drove away from the scene with $11,500 that Hendricks earlier had withdrawn from a bank to buy another motorcycle.

“Fiorenza left Hendricks laying helplessly on the garage floor,” state police Trooper E.R. Mersman wrote in the charges application. “Hendricks advised he felt as though he was going to die.”

At MedStar St. Mary's Hospital, court papers state, 50 staples were applied to Hendricks' head wounds, plus five stitches over his right eye and four stitches for an injury to his left hand.