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Police Make Arrest After Disturbance Call

September 1st, 2020 by WCBC Radio

On Monday at approximately 10:30 PM the Cumberland City Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Frederick Street for a disturbance. Upon arrival officers spoke to the victim and learned that they were inside their vehicle when they were assaulted by Melissa Ann Vanmeter. Ms. Vanmeter then stood behind the vehicle not allowing the victim to leave. Officers contacted an independent witness who observed Ms. Vanmeter standing behind the vehicle causing a disturbance. Ms. Vanmeter was arrested and taken before a District Court Commissioner for an initial appearance. Ms. Vanmeter was released on her personal recognizance pending trial in District Court.


Arrested – Melissa Ann Vanmeter (50) Cumberland, MD

Charges – Assault 2nd Degree, False Imprisonment, Disturbing the Peace

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