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Motor Vehicle Crash Leads To Arrests

May 29th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

While on patrol an officer observed a M/V Crash at the intersection of Hill Top Dr and Prince Georges St.  He made contact with the operator of vehicle #2 who advised of that the driver of vehicle #1 failed to stop for the stop sign and then struck her vehicle.  The officer then contacted the operator of vehicle #1 who identified herself and stated that she had no ID with her.  She stated that the crash occurred as the operator of vehicle #2 had stated.  The officer then had dispatch run the information for both drivers.  The operator of vehicle #1 had an active Warrant for her arrest.  She was placed under arrest and placed into the back of a patrol vehicle.  At this time she advised that she lied about her identification and gave the officers her correct name Kara Noel Baker.  He information was run and it was discovered that she was also wanted and her drivers license privilege was currently suspended in the state of Maryland.  Baker’s purse was located in the vehicle and searched.  A hypodermic syringe along with a spoon and Baker’s driver’s license was found inside of the purse.  Baker was transported to PH where she was charged and processed.


Kara Noel Baker                         Age: 25                              Elwood St., Cumberland

Charges: Driving Suspended, Giving false name to Uniformed Officer, Obstructing and Hindering, CDS Possession,

Baker was taken for a Bond Hearing and held in the ACDC on a $5000 Bond


Warrant Charges: Theft Less Than $1000, Credit Card, Fraud ID, Use Credit Card W/O Consent

Baker was taken for a Bond Hearing on these charges and held in the ACDC on a $45000 Bond.


District Court Arrest Warrants Served


Brady Aaron Twigg                    Age: 19                                Baltimore Ave., Cumberland

Charges: Assault 2nd Degree, DOP, Reckless Endangerment, Poss. Of Deadly Weapon

Twigg was taken for a Bond Hearing and held in the ACDC on a $5000 Bond.



Nicholas Craig Moreland            Age: 21                               Columbia Ave, Cumberland

Charge: Bench Warrant FTA

Moreland was taken for a Bond Hearing and held in the ACDC on a $2500 Bond.


Michael Thomas Shipley Jr.        Age: 25                        Potomac Heights, Ridgeley, WV

Charge: Bench Warrant VOP

Shipley was taken for a Bond Hearing and held in the ACDC on a $300 Bond.

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