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Cumberland man charged with failing to register as a sex offender

October 3rd, 2020 by WCBC Radio

On Friday the Cumberland City Police Department served an arrest warrant on Paul William Thomas Geatz. Mr. Geatz was wanted for violating pretrial release conditions on a previous failing to register as a sex offender charge. Mr. Geatz was taken before a District Court Commissioner and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center without bond.


Arrested – Paul William Thomas Geatz (41) Cumberland, MD

Charge – Violate Pretrial Release Conditions


On 10/02/2020 at approximately 5:30 PM the Cumberland City Police were dispatched to a business on Queen City Drive for a theft. Officers were provided a description of the suspect and Ashley Noel Twigg was stopped nearby matching that description. The complainant was brought to the scene and identified Ms. Twigg as the suspect whom committed the theft. Ms. Twigg was arrested and issued a criminal citation. Ms. Twigg was released on the citation pending trial in District Court.


Arrested – Ashley Noel Twigg (30) Cumberland, MD

Charge – Theft Less than $100.00