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Drug arrest

September 30th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

On September 29, 2014 an officer from the Cumberland City Police Department was on patrol in the 500 block of Maryland Avenue when he observed a white male consuming an alcoholic beverage on the sidewalk.  As the officer proceeded by the subject, he observed the male placing the beverage on the front porch.  The officer turned around and once again observed the male consuming the beverage on the sidewalk.   The officer made contact with the subject identified as, William Wesley Blacker Jr.  Blacker was informed by the officer that he was in violation of the city’s open container law.   While the officer was speaking with Blacker he conducted pat down of his person for weapons.  Blacker was also asked by the officer if he would empty his pockets.  Blacker emptied his pockets for the officer and produced a silver pipe used to smoke marijuana.  Blacker was placed under arrest and transported the Cumberland City Police Department for processing.  Blacker was released after being issued a criminal citation for possession of drug paraphernalia, and a civil citation for possession of an open container of alcohol on public property.



Arrested: William Wesley Blacker Jr.                               Age: 65 of Cumberland, Maryland


Charge: Possession of drug paraphernalia 

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