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City Police Make Assault Arrest

November 17th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

At approximately 12:36 a.m. officers were contacted in reference to an assault that occurred at a Frederick Street residence.  The officers conducted interviews and during the interviews observed visible signs of injuries to one of the victims.  Officers questioned the suspect who provided her side of the story which was consistent with the injuries observed to the victim.  Lakeal Odella Ellis was taken into custody without incident.  The victim was transported to the hospital by Cumberland Fire Department Ambulance.  Odeall was held at police headquarters for processing. She was later taken before the District Court Commissioner Office where she was released pending trail in District Court. 

Lakeal Odella Ellis, age 44 of Cumberland, MD

Charges: 2nd Assault Degree 

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November 10th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

On Thursday November 9, 2017 at approximately 7:30 PM, officers from the Cumberland City Police Department were dispatched to a business in the 400 block of Virginia Avenue for an assault in progress.  Investigation into this matter revealed that Cassidy Danelle Richardson had spat on the victim and attempted to assault a second individual. Ms. Richardson was placed under arrest without issue. While arresting Richardson her boyfriend, Nicholas Parker Higgs continued to create a disturbance. Mr. Higgs was advised several times to cease his actions. Mr. Higgs was then placed under arrest as well. Mr. Higgs was transported to the police station and was released on a criminal citation, pending trial in District Court. Ms. Richard was taken before a District Court Commissioner and released on her personal recognizance.



Cassidy Danelle Richardson, age 18.  Cumberland, MD


Assault 2nd Degree, Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace



Nicholas Parker Higgs, age 18. Cumberland, MD


Disorderly Conduct

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