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Man Held After North Mechanic Street Assault

April 18th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

On Saturday evening, at approximately 9:00 PM, Cumberland City Police were dispatched to the 100 block of North Mechanic Street for an assault.

Upon arrival officers spoke to the victim who advised they were strangled by Daniel Gary Smith III. Officers observed injuries consistent with their statement. Officers attempted to arrest Smith when he struck an officer in the throat. Smith was taken into custody after a brief struggle. Mr.

Smith was taken before a District Court Commissioner and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center without bond.

Neither the victim or the officer required medical treatment.


Arrested – Daniel Gary Smith III (54) Cumberland, MD

Charges – Assault 1st Degree and two counts of Assault 2nd Degree