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Police Make Arrest on Protective Order Violation

August 17th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

On Monday at approximately 7:00 AM the Cumberland City Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Quebec Avenue for a violation of a court order. Upon arrival officers spoke to the complainant who advised they had a temporary protective order against Kenneth Allen Chandler. Chandler had contacted the victim on a messaging application and advised he was going to come to the residence. The officer verified that an active temporary protective order was in place and a condition of the order states that Chandler cannot contact the victim by any means or enter their residence. The officer submitted charges to the District Court Commissioner and a Criminal Summons was issued. At approximately 8:30 AM officers were dispatched back to the residence stating Chandler was inside. Upon arrival officers observed Chandler exit the residence. Chandler was subsequently placed under arrest. Chandler was served the Criminal Summons and then taken before a District Court Commissioner for on view charges. Chandler was remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center held without bond.


Arrested – Kenneth Allen Chandler (40) Cumberland, MD

Charges – 2 counts of Violate a Protective Order