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Man charged with numerous driving violations

May 13th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Criminal Summons Served

On May 12, 2015 Cumberland City Police served a criminal summons on Kerri Celeste Ritchie, age 28 of Oldtown, Maryland.  The summons was issued as a result of an assault that was reported to the Cumberland City Police Department on May 8, 2015.  During an investigation into the matter, officers learned from the victim that he was struck by a vehicle that was driven by Ritchie.  According to the victim as he exited the passenger side of Ritchie’s vehicle he walked around to the driver’s side and opened the back door.  After reaching inside the car, Ritchie pulled away knocking the victim to the ground causing the vehicle to run over his hand.   The victim was drug a short distance by Ritchie’s vehicle as she drove away.  The victim sustained injuries to his hand, hip and abdomen as a result of the incident.  The Cumberland Fire Department responded to the victim’s location for treatment of his injuries.  Ritchie was served with the summons and later released pending his trial date in District Court.

Arrested: Kerri Celeste Ritchie                                     Age: 28 of Oldtown, Maryland

Charges: Assault 2nd Degree, 4 counts of hit and run and Reckless Driving.

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