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CPD Make CDS Arrest

April 11th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

On April 11, 2017 at 2:44 am, a Cumberland City Police officer was on patrol in the area of Park Street and South Central when he observed a subject acting suspicious in the alley. The officer made contact with subject and identified him as Markel Whitfield, age 28, of Cumberland, MD. While speaking with Whitfield, he consented to a search of his person. Whitfield was then searched and a substantial amount of heroin was located in his front pocket.  Whitfield was then placed under arrest and transported to the Cumberland Police Department. Once there he was searched further and a substantial amount of crack cocaine was located on his person. Whitfield was charged with two counts of Possession of CDS Not Marijuana, one count of Possession of Crack Cocaine with Intent to Distribute, and Possession of Heroin With Intent to Distribute. Whitfield had not been taken to District Court for his Initial Appearance at the time of the Press Release. 

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