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City Man Arrested On Domestic Assault Charges

December 19th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

On 12/18/14 the Cumberland Police Dept served an Arrest Warrant on 21 year old Sharmel Emerson of Cumberland. The warrant stems from an investigation initiated on 12/14/14 that occurred in the 200blk of Decatur St in reference to a Domestic Assault. Officers contacted the victim who stated that an argument had taken place and then Emerson had thrown a cup full of bleach striking him in the face and eyes. The victim in this case was treated at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center and released. An Application for statement of Charges was completed on Emerson resulting in an Arrest Warrant being issued. Emerson turned herself into the Cumberland Police Dept on 12/18/14 and was served the warrant charging her with one count each of First and Second Degree Assault and Destruction of Property. Emerson was taken for an initial appearance at District Court where she was held on a $5,000 bond.


On 12/18/14 Officers with the Cumberland Police Dept responded to the 200 block of Baltimore Ave in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival Officer’s contacted the victim in this case who stated that person(s) unknown had removed a hand crafted varnished oak bench which was five feet long off of his property which was next to the sidewalk. The victim believed the theft occurred sometime between 12 noon and 2:30pm on this date (12/18/14). There are no suspects or witnesses at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cumberland Police Dept at 301-777-1600.

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