April 29th, 2012 by WCBC Radio
On Saturday Cumberland Police Department responded to the area of Maryland Avenue for a possible intoxicated driver operating a vehicle with a child as a passenger. Officers located the vehicle matching the description provided by dispatchers in an alley near Maryland Avenue. The officer contacted the driver, Joseph Matthew Quinn, and detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath and person. Quinn agreed to perform field sobriety tests. After field sobriety tests were conducted, Quinn was placed under arrest for DUI. Quinn was placed into the back of a police cruiser to be transported to the Cumberland Police Department for processing and paperwork. When he was placed in the back of the police vehicle, Quinn began striking his head on a rear side window. Quinn was able to get his feet up and break out the rear side window. Another transport vehicle was used to take Quinn to the police station, where he was charged with DUI, DWI, Driving Vehicle While Impaired by Alcohol While Transporting a Minor, Driving Without a License, Driving on Suspended Out of State License, Driving Vehicle Without Owner's Consent With Intent to Deprive Owner, Willful Motor Vehicle Damaging Without Owner's Consent, and Destruction of Property less than $500. Quinn, 26, was taken before a District Court Commissioner where he was held on $5000 bond.