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Police Make Drug Arrest

June 16th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

On Friday, June 15th, 2018 the Cumberland Police Department responded to the area of Browning Street for the report of suspected CDS activity.  When officers arrived, a vehicle was located matching the given description by the complainant.  Contact was made with the occupants of the vehicle who were identified as Mark Sgaggero Jr. and Debra K. Gibbs.  When questioned, Gibbs admitted to possessing a bag marihuana and turned it over to officers.  A subsequent search of the vehicle was conducted and a quantity of cocaine was also located in the vehicle.  Sgaggero was determined to be the one in possession of the cocaine and he was placed under arrest.  Gibbs was cited for possessing marihuana under 10 grams and released at the scene.  Sgaggero was later taken before the District Court Commissioner and was released on his own personal recognizance pending trial.


Mark Anthony Sgaggero Jr, age; 43, Lonaconing, Maryland.


Debra Kay Gibbs, age; 40, Cumberland, Maryland.

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June 10th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

On Friday,  at approximately 10:00 PM, an officer from the Cumberland Police Department was conducting a patrol check of a park in the north end of the city. The officer while checking the park observed a suspicious vehicle with three occupants. The officer noticed that the occupants were making quick movements inside the vehicle.  Upon making contact with the subjects, the occupant in the driver’s seat, Clinton Barnes, age 34, Cumberland, became aggressive and began attempting to obstruct  the officer. Barnes continued to obstruct the officer’s investigation and was placed under arrest.  A search of Barnes person and his vehicle revealed a substantial amount of CDS and paraphernalia.  Barns was taken to the Cumberland Police Department and charged with Obstructing and hindering, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, two counts CDS possession not marijuana, and two counts of CDS paraphernalia.  Barnes was processed and taken to District Court where he was awaiting a Bond Hearing at the time of the press release. 

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