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City man being held following assault arrest

April 4th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

On Friday at approximately 4:00 PM the Cumberland City Police Department were dispatched to a residence on Weber Street for an assault. Upon arrival officers contacted the victim and observed visible injuries to their face. Officers placed the suspect John Owen Western under arrest. Mr. Western was taken before a District Court Commissioner for an initial appearance. Mr. Western was remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center without bond.



Arrested – John Owen Western (34) Cumberland, MD

Charge – Assault 2nd Degree

2 Responses to “City man being held following assault arrest”

  1. April 04, 2020 at 9:04 am, bob said:

    This is so sad, two arrests in three weeks. John should have moved to a real city instead of just a larger small town.


    • April 04, 2020 at 9:54 am, Dave said:

      John should act like a real man and not a person who thinks that all problems can be solved by violence..


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