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Cumberland Police Make Theft Arrest

April 20th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at approximately 11:30 PM, the Cumberland Police Department responded to a Potomac Street residence in reference to a subject stealing from vehicles.  A description of the suspect was provided.  Upon the officer’s arrival, he contacted the complainant who reported that he witnessed the suspect rooting through his neighbor’s vehicle.  Another officer located the suspect, Brian Lindeman, a short distance away on E. Roberts Street.  After further investigation, it was determined that Lindeman had stolen items from this vehicle and another vehicle on E. Mary Street.  Lindeman had multiple stolen items in his possession.  Lindeman was arrested and transported to police headquarters for processing.  He was charged and taken before the District Court Commissioner where he was released pending trial.


ARRESTED:  Brian Alan Lindeman        AGE: 32             Cumberland, MD

CHARGES:  Rogue and Vagabond (x2), Theft less than $100 (x2)

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July 26th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Officers responded to the Family Dollar on Queen City Dr. Friday evening for a report of a shoplifter. Upon the officers arrival they contacted an employee outside the store. The employee advised that he observed a W/M come into the store along with a W/F. The employee stated that the male subject placed bags of candy in his shorts pocket. The male and female then exited the store without paying for the items walking towards downtown. The subjects were located and the male Joseph L. Wolfe was questioned concerning the theft. He was asked for the bags of candy in which he produced two bags. He advised that they were his bags of candy that he had brought from his house and that the clerk must have seen him pull them out of his pocket and then put them back in. The candy was positive identified by the clerk as theirs and valued at $2.65. Wolfe was placed under arrest and taken to the station. At the station he was processed along with being charged on Criminal Citation. Wolfe was released pending trial in District Court.

Joseph L. Wolfe Age: 44 Pennsylvania Ave., City

Charge: theft under $100

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