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City Police Make Trespassing Arrest

November 11th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

On Thursday November 10, 2016, Cumberland City Police Officer’s responded to a private residence in the 500 block of Columbia Street for a reported theft.  Investigation into this matter revealed that William Thayer, age 49 of Cumberland, stole a quantity of household items from the victims residence.  The victim had security surveillance cameras which clearly showed Thayer taking a chainsaw and a toolbox.  Thayer was located at his residence and tried to conceal the stolen items in front of officers.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Cumberland City Police Department where he was processed and served.  Thayer was taken to the Allegany County District Court Commissioner’s Office for a bond hearing and was released on his personal recognizance pending trial.

William Thayer, age 49.  Cumberland, Maryland.

CHARGES:  Theft less than $1,000.00, Obstructing & Hindering.


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August 10th, 2016 by WCBC Radio


On Tuesday August 9, 2016, at 9:47 am, a Cumberland City Police officer was on patrol in the area of Henderson Avenue.  The officer observed Paul Gray, age 62 of Cumberland, attempting to cross the CSX traintracks with an oncoming train slowly approaching.  Officers approached and detained Gray.  He was criminally cited for Trespassing and released pending trial at the Allegany County District Court.

Paul Gray, age 62.  Cumberland, Maryland.

CHARGE:  Trespassing.



On Tuesday August 9, 2016, Cumberland City Police served a criminal summons on Cassidi Andrews, age 25 of Cumberland, Maryland.  The summons was issued as a result of a July 29, 2016 Breaking and Entering incident where three co-assailants were arrested at the scene.  Investigation into this matter revealed that Andrews, along with others, broke into a residence on Altamont Terrace and removed numerous household items.  Andrews was served and released pending trial at the Allegany County District Court.

Cassidi Andrews, age 25.  Cumberland, Maryland.

CHARGES:  Theft Less than $1,000.00 dollars.

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