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Alleged Grinch Apprehended

December 13th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

On December 12, 2020 at 3:56 am, the Cumberland Police responded to the 200 block of Memorial Avenue for a suspicious complaint.When officers arrived they located a silver vehicle being operated by Rebecca Taylor, age 37 of Ridgeley, West Virginia. When officers contacted Taylor, they observed a large amount of yard ornaments and various decorations within the vehicle. Officers spoke to the complainant who described seeing Taylor attempting to steal items from a yard in the 200 block of Memorial Avenue. Officers were able to locate one victim who discovered items were in fact stolen from their yard. Officers further observed the missing items lying in plain view inside of Taylor’s vehicle. Subsequently, Taylor was placed under arrest and charged on a Criminal Citation for theft under $100. Taylor was then released to await trial in District Court.