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Cumberland Man Arrested on Assault

The Cumberland Police responded to West Industrial Blvd for a report of an assault that was occurring in a vehicle. The vehicle had pulled to the side of the road to await the Police. Upon arrival, officers contacted a female and male. The female victim advised that she was driving home with the male as a passenger. The two were arguing, when the male attempted to gain control of the steering wheel, nearly causing an accident. When he was unsuccessful, the male struck her and scratched her on the legs. Based on the victim’s statements and visible injuries observed on her, Calvin Jacob Kniseley, age 27 was placed under arrest for Second Degree Assault and taken to Central Booking for his initial appearance before the District Court Commissioner. He was released on his own recognizance.
CUMBERLAND, MD
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Police Make CDS Arrest after Traffic Stop

On July 2, 2022 officers of the Cumberland Police Department conducted a traffic stop. Officer’s identified the driver as, Joseph Allen Edmonson. Officers then observed suspected marijuana and a suspected meth pipe in plain view. Mr. Edmonson received a criminal citation and was released from the scene. Arrest: Joseph...
CUMBERLAND, MD
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Police Make Arrest After Disturbance at Business

The Cumberland Police responded to a business on the 12000 block of West Industrial Blvd for a report of a patron that was screaming and threatening staff and customers. The male suspect also slammed shopping carts into property of the business and then left after kicking the doors. Officers arrived on scene and obtained a suspect description from employees and several customers that were in the store. Based on the suspect description, James Robert Michael Langway, age 34 of Cumberland MD, was located a short distance away. Langway was placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct and Disturbing the Peace. He was taken to Central Booking for his initial appearance with the District Court Commissioner and was held without on a temporary bond.
CUMBERLAND, MD
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Police warn of Utility scam

The Delray Police Department is warning homeowners about a scam where thieves dress up as utility workers to gain access to the home. Officials are reporting that the scam becomes more popular during the summer months. The scammers typically dress up in utility gear or a hard hat and ask...
DELRAY, WV
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Cumberland Police Detail Saturday Arrests

On July 2, 2022 officers of the Cumberland Police Department conducted a traffic stop. Officer’s identified the driver as, Joseph Allen Edmonson. Officers then observed suspected marijuana and a suspected meth pipe in plain view. Mr. Edmonson received a criminal citation and was released from the scene. Arrest: Joseph...
CUMBERLAND, MD
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James Judy

James Estel Judy, 79, of Oakland, Md., passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Mon Health Medical Center. James was born on June 4, 1943, the son of the late Charlie and Julia Judy. Friends and family will be received at Hastings Funeral Home, 153 Spruce St., Morgantown, WV...
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Cumberland Police Investigate Two Incidents

On July 1, 2022 an Officer of the Cumberland Police Department observed a drug transaction between a male and female subject. The Officer witnessed a transaction of currency in exchange for a small plastic bag of suspected CDS. The female was contacted and was identified as Brittany Nicole Miller. Miller advised the Officers that she had marijuana and prescription medication in her possession. Miller was holding the currency in her hand when she was contacted. During the investigation it was determined that Miller sold prescription medication to the male subject for $100.00. Miller was placed under arrest and transported to Police headquarters for processing. Miller was subsequently remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center Held on $5000.00.
CUMBERLAND, MD
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German company's new West Virginia plant to create 100 jobs

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