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Police Log – 04/21/14

April 21st, 2014 by WCBC Radio

On 4-20-14, A Cumberland City Police Officer was on patrol in the Pershing Street and stopped a 2001 Cadillac for a traffic violation.  When the officer made contact with the driver who he identified as Harley Donovan Brooks Jr, a strong odor of marihuana was detected.  A subsequence search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of a small quantity of Marihuana in the passenger compartment and approximately 270 grams of Marihuana being located in the trunk of the vehicle.   Another male in the vehicle at the time of the stop was identified as Demetreous Trevele Taylor.  Both Brooks and Taylor were placed under arrest and transported to the Cumberland City Police Station for processing.   Taylor was issued a criminal citation for the possession of Marihuana and released pending trial.  Brooks was taken before the District Court Commissioner and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center on $8,500 bond.  The recovered Marihuana was determined to have an approximate street value over $5,300.


Harley Donovan Brook Jr                          Age: 26                         Cumberland, Maryland

Charges:  Possession of Marihuana, Possession of CDS paraphernalia, Possession with the intent to distribute Marihuana, failure to stop at stop line, and failure to obey a traffic control device.

Held $8,500 bond


Demetreous Trevele Taylor                      Age: 21                         Cumberland, Maryland   

Charges:  Possession of Marihuana

Cited and released pending trial

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