November 1st, 2011 by WCBC Radio
On October 31, 2011 at approximately 6:30 PM the Cumberland Police Department responded the 400 block of Virginia Avenue for the report of an assault in progress. Officers arrived and contacted the parties involved. There was a dispute between a male and female that escalated and the male allegedly threw a rock and struck the female. The subjects were instructed to leave the area and not cause further disturbances.
Officers were then called to W. Second Street at approximately 7:00 PM for another argument between the same parties. When officers arrived they found the same male that had been told to leave the area. Carl Raymond Skidmore III, age 28 of Cumberland, was arrested at the scene. Skidmore was charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Disorderly Conduct, Fail to Obey a Lawful Order, and Disturb the Peace. Skidmore was taken to Allegany County District Court for an initial appearance and held on $2,500 bond in the Allegany County Detention Center.