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Stabbing at Cancun Cantina Parking Lot Leads To Attempted-Murder Charge

Police: Isidro Pineda Guardado was arrested in December; two suspects still at large

Isidro Pineda Guardado, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection with a stabbing at Cancun Canatina in Gaithersburg, MD on Dec. 7, 2013. Credit: Gaithersburg Police Department
Isidro Pineda Guardado, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection with a stabbing at Cancun Canatina in Gaithersburg, MD on Dec. 7, 2013. Credit: Gaithersburg Police Department

A stabbing at a Gaithersburg restaurant in December has led to attempted murder charges against a 28-year-old man, Gaithersburg police said Tuesday in a news release.

Isidro Pineda Guardado, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and reckless endangerment-related charges stemming from an incident Dec. 7 at Cancun Cantina at 117 E. Diamond Ave.

Police said the people involved got into an argument at the restaurant earlier that night, but it escalated into violence.

Ofc. Dan Lane said two people were stabbed in a parking lot behind the restaurant at around 2:30 a.m.

Police said three people left the scene in a dark-colored Honda civic with Texas plates.

Guardado developed as one of the suspects based on witness testimony and tips from the community, Lane said.

He was arrested on Dec. 28 and is being held without bond, according to the police news release.

Police named two other suspects in connection with the stabbing and said that those men may have fled the state.

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Those with information about this incident are asked to cal Gaithersburg Police Investigations Section at 301-258-6400. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or the Gaithersburg Police Tip Line at 301-330-4471. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided that leads to an arrest or indictment for this felony crime.

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