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Romney man charged with murder in Fort Cumberland Homes case

June 9th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

On Saturday evening, 05/30/2020, at 7:19 PM the Cumberland Police responded to a private residence in Building 12 of Fort Cumberland Homes after receiving a call about a deceased person located there. When first responding officers arrived there they discovered the body of 25 year old Antonio Maurice Rollins, who has addresses in both Red Lion, Pennsylvania and Baltimore, Maryland, on the floor of the kitchen. CPD officers contacted the Allegany County Combined Criminal Investigation Unit (C3I) and requested assistance with the investigation into the circumstances.

 

            C3I Investigators responded to the scene. Based on initial observations, Investigators obtained a search warrant for the residence. The scene was processed by Evidence Collection Technicians with the Maryland State Police Forensic Science Division, and several items of a suspicious nature were seized at that time.

 

            The victim's body was transported to the Maryland State Medical Examiner's Office in Baltimore for an autopsy. The autopsy revealed that the victim had died as a result of a gunshot to the back of the head from a small caliber firearm.

 

            C3I Investigators conducted numerous interviews and reviewed countless hours of video surveillance, which led to the identity of a suspect.

 

            On Tuesday, 06/09/2020, West Virginia authorities and C3I Investigators executed a search warrant at a private residence on Grassy Lick Road in Romney, West Virginia. The suspect was taken into custody at that time. The search resulted in the recovery of numerous items of evidence related to the case.

 

            Agencies who participated in the operation included Troopers with the Romney Detachment and the Keyser Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, Deputies with the Hampshire County and Mineral County Sheriff's Departments, Officers with the Romney Police Department, Troopers with the West Virginia State Police Bureau of Investigations, and members of the Potomac Highlands Drug Task Force. On stand by was Hampshire County EMS and a Hampshire County Medic.

 

            Arrested was 21 year old Dylan Joseph Moyers, of Romney. Moyers is facing charges of 1st Degree Murder, 2nd Degree Murder, and related charges. He is currently being held in the Potomac Highlands Regional Jail in Augusta, West Virginia, pending his extradition and return to Maryland.

 

            Investigators believe the crime was not random, that the victim was specifically targeted, and that the motive revolved around the illicit sale of illegal drugs after locating evidence at the scene indicating that the suspect stole a large sum of drugs, the victim's cell phone, wallet, and an undisclosed sum of cash.

 

            The investigation is continuing by the Cumberland Police and C3I.

4 Responses to “Romney man charged with murder in Fort Cumberland Homes case”

  1. June 09, 2020 at 8:00 pm, BILL said:

    Way to go C3I great job, to bad we can’t send him the same place if he is guilty!!

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  2. June 10, 2020 at 3:05 am, Mark said:

    The local s–t posting racists were citing this killing as another black on black crime and a reason it’s OK for police to murder Blacks since they kill each other.(as most whites are killed by whites, but they don’t mention that) Now it’s a local white cracker that is the killer. What say you bigots now??

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    • June 10, 2020 at 12:57 pm, Jeff said:

      Bill seems to have said it correctly.

      Reply

  3. June 10, 2020 at 3:20 pm, TB said:

    I say go back to Africa, boy!

    Reply

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