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City Man Jailed After Virginia Avenue Assault

September 20th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to a Virginia Avenue address Saturday for a reported assault.

Upon officers arrival they spoke with the victim who advised that James William Whetstone had shoved them to the ground, choked them, and then drug them across the street before they were able to escape.

Officers observed evidence of the assault and Whetstone was placed under arrest. He was then taken before a District Court Commissioner where he was held without bond.


Arrest: James William Whetstone, age 37, Cumberland Maryland.

Charge: Assault Second Degree.