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Cumberland Man Facing Assault Charges

March 18th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

On Friday at approximately 8:20 PM, the Cumberland Police Department responded to a Goethe Street residence in reference to an assault that just occurred.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they met with the victim who reported that she was assaulted by the suspect, Charles Ballard Jr.  The victim had sustained injuries.  Officers also contacted Ballard at the residence.  After investigation into the incident, Ballard was placed under arrest for the assault and transported to police headquarters.  Ballard was processed and taken before the Allegany District Court Commissioner.  Ballard was released on his personal recognizance pending trial.

ARRESTED:  Charles Robert Ballard Jr.          AGE: 26        Cumberland, MD

CHARGES:  Assault-2nd Degree

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July 9th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

On Friday, July 8, 2016 officers from the Cumberland City Police Department served a criminal warrant on Demond Arthur Scott for 2nd Degree Assault. The charges stemmed from an assault that had taken place on 07/06/16 in the area of Polk Street. During that time Scott assaulted another male who eventually fled the scene.



Demond Arthur Scott, Age: 29, Cumberland Maryland


2nd Degree Assault

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