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City Police Make Assault Arrest

February 23rd, 2018 by WCBC Radio

On Friday, February 23, 2018 at approximately 3:50 AM, officers from the Cumberland Police Department responded to a Race Street residence in reference to an assault complaint.  Dispatch advised that the caller reported that he had assaulted a subject at the residence.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they contacted Daekwon Wingate who was extremely uncooperative.  Wingate cursed at officers and refused to listen.  Officers contacted the victim and learned that she had been assaulted by Wingate.  She had sustained minor injuries from the incident.  Wingate was arrested and transported to the police station.  Wingate is awaiting his initial appearance at the District Court of Allegany County at the time of this press release.


ARRESTED:  Daekwon Devin Silas Wingate   AGE:  21    Cumberland, MD

CHARGES:  Assault-2nd Degree

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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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