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Hit and Run Arrest

February 6th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Hit and Run

On Sunday, February 5, 2012 at approximately 2:44 p.m., the Cumberland City Police Department responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a single vehicle which struck a house on the corner of Tilghman Street and Cumberland Street.  Upon the officers arrival the vehicle was still resting against the residence.  The vehicle sustained heavy damage to the front end.  The house sustained a broken ground floor window which led to the basement.  The residence was found to be vacant and unoccupied.  The vehicle was unattended and the operator and a passenger had fled the scene.  A witness was contacted and advised the two subjects fled after the crash and ran down Tilghman Street toward Fayette Street.  A description of both subjects was provided to responding units at which time the operator was located a short distance away.  The passenger walked back to the scene and spoke with officers.  The operator, Cherrie Pearlanne Mulkey was arrested and transported to Police Headquarters.  Mulkey was then issued six traffic citations related to the crash and released from Police Headquarters pending trail.  Cumberland Fire Department responded and checked Mulkey at which time she refused treatment.  The Cumberland Fire Department also cleaned up fluids which were leaking from the vehicle. 


Cherrie Pearlanne Mulkey          Age: 29          Cumberland, MD


  1. Unauthorized use and display of registration plates.
  2. Driving without a license.
  3. Negligent driving.
  4. Driving uninsured vehicle.
  5. Failure of vehicle driver to stop after unattended property damage accident.
  6. Failure of vehicle driver to furnish written identification information in unattended damaged property

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