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Cumberland Man Arrested on Assault Charges

April 3rd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

On Friday at approximately 8:30 PM the Cumberland City Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Polk Street for an assault in progress. Upon arrival officers contacted Stephen Christian Barbour Sr who began to argue with officers. Mr. Barbour was detained while officers spoke to the victim. The victim advised they were strangled by Mr. Barbour and thrown against a wall. Officers observed injuries consistent with the statement. Mr. Barbour was advised he was under arrest and transported to the police station. At the police station Mr. Barbour assaulted a police officer. Mr. Barbour was taken before a District Court Commissioner and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center held without bond.


Arrested – Stephen Christian Barbour Sr (35) Cumberland, MD

Charges – Assault 1st Degree, 2 counts of Assault 2nd Degree