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City Man Tased During Arrest on Queen City Drive

October 17th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

On 10/16/2021 at approximately 12:00 PM an officer from the Cumberland City Police Department observed Shane Matthew Oester walking on Queen City Drive. The officer confirmed that Mr. Oester had an active arrest warrant for violation of probation.

The officer contacted Oester and advised him he was under arrest for the warrant. Oester pushed the officer’s hand away and then fled. The officer pursued Oester on foot and deployed his departmental issued Taser.

Oester was taken before a District Court Commissioner and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center without bond.


Arrested – Shane Matthew Oester (43) Cumberland, MD

Charges – Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, and Failure to Obey a Lawful Order

Warrant – Violation of Probation