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Allegany County Sheriff’s Office arrest male threatening the public

September 1st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On August 31st, 2022, at approximately 1805 hours, Deputies with the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office responded to McMullen Highway in the area of Patriot Parkway, Cumberland for a report of a disorderly male who was threatening the public. A physical description was provided to responding deputies who located the male and identified him as John Patrick Kealey (43 year old) from Pennsylvania. Kealey was observed causing a public disturbance and began to threaten deputies when he was contacted. Deputies learned that Kealey had been contacted numerous times on this date for other citizen complaints of the same nature. When Kealey was informed that he was under arrest, he attempted to strike one of the deputies and resisted the arrest. After a brief struggle, Kealey was taken into custody and transported to the Allegany County Detention Center where he was charged with the following:

·       Disorderly Conduct
·       Assault 2nd Degree
·       Resisting Arrest