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Man Charged After Cab Fare Dispute

November 29th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Early Sunday, at approximately 1:30 AM, Cumberland City Police Department responded to the 600 block of Maryland Avenue for a theft complaint.

Upon arrival officers learned the suspect had taken a taxi service from Frostburg to a residence on Maryland Avenue and did not pay the fare. Officers contacted Jakeenan Corderay Jennings and advised him he needed to pay the fare. Jennings requested to be taken to a nearby business to utilize an ATM. The taxi service agreed and he was escorted to a business in the 400 block of Virginia Avenue.

While inside the business, Jennings was unable to obtain the money to pay the fare.  He then created a disturbance inside the store.  Jennings was placed under arrest and taken to the police station ,was issued criminal citations and released pending trial in District Court.

Arrested – Jakeenan Corderay Jennings (30) – Cumberland, MD

Charges – Theft less than $100.00, Disorderly Conduct