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City Woman Arrested For Alleged False Report

April 24th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On April 23rd, 2022 an officer of the Cumberland Police Department served a Criminal Summons on Janelle Lucinda Keating. The Criminal Summons was issued by the District Court stemming from an incident on April 14th, 2022.

During the incident an officer of the Cumberland Police Department responded for the report of an assault. The officer spoke with Keating who advised that she had been assault at a residence in the 100 block of Arch Street. The officer continued their investigation and obtained evidence that contradicted Keating’s claim of an assault. Additionally, the officer learned that Keating was not to be at the residence where the alleged assault occurred due to pre-trial release conditions. The officer then submitted an application for charges, which resulted in this Criminal Summons.

Keating signed for her summons and was released pending her initial appearance at the District Court.


Arrest: Janelle Lucinda Keating, age 46, Cumberland Maryland.


Charges: Violation of Pre-Trial Release Conditions, False Statement.