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City Police Makes Assault/Burglary Arrest

January 14th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

On January 13, 2019, at 2:26 am, officers from the Cumberland Police Department responded to the 900 block of Grand Avenue for a burglary complaint. Officers had responded to the same address on multiple occasions during a short period of time prior to this complaint. On the third occasion when officers responded they found that Bernard Lowe, age 34, of Cumberland entered another apartment without permission, pushing past the occupants, and threatening them. Officers attempted to locate Lowe and had negative results.

At 3:50 am, officers again responded to the same address. When they arrived they contacted Bernard Lowe and Wilma Adams, age 46, of Cumberland outside, and the victim inside the residence. Officers learned during the course of their investigation that Lowe and Adams came to the residence and started another argument. During the argument a rock was thrown striking the victim in the face. Subsequently, both Lowe and Adams were arrested. Adams was charged on a Criminal Citation for Disorderly Conduct and released pending trial. Lowe was charged with burglary 4th degree, 2nd assault, disorderly conduct, and fail to obey. Lowe was later taken for his Initial Appearance and released on his own recognizance.

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