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Columbia Street Man Arrested On Domestic Charges

February 14th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Late Saturday morning, officers from the Cumberland City Police responded to the 400 block of Columbia Street for an assault that had allegedly just occurred.

Upon the officers arrival they spoke with the victim of the assault who stated that she had been arguing with her husband, Steven Doyle Merrill. During the argument Mr. Merrill reportedly grabbed the victim by arms and pushed her.

The officers observed injuries that were consistent with victim’s statement.

As a result of the assault, the officers placed Mr. Merrill under arrest and transported him to the Cumberland Police Department for processing. Mr. Merrill was later transported to District Court for his initial appearance before a commissioner. As a result of the hearing he was released pending trial in District Court.

The injuries sustained by the victim did not require medical treatment.

Arrested: Steven Doyle Merrill, age: 52 Cumberland, MD


Charge: Assault 2nd degree


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