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Columbia Street Assault Arrest

July 17th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On July 16th, 2023 at approximately 4:30 am, Officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to the 200 block of Columbia Street for a reported disturbance. Upon officer’s arrival they spoke with several individuals and advised them to discontinue creating a disturbance. The officers then remained in the area to prevent any further issues when they observed a physical altercation begin amongst the group. As officers separated the fight an officer was kicked by Makayla Sherman. The officers placed Sherman under arrest and continued their investigation. After speaking with other victims and witnesses it was learned that Sherman had continued the argument, spat on one victim, and then began to strike the others with an object and her fists. Sherman was taken before a District Court Commissioner where she was released on her own recognizance.

Arrest: Makayla Skylynn Sherman, age 19, Cumberland Maryland.
Charges: Four Counts of Assault Second Degree, Destruction of Property, Disorderly Conduct, Fail to Obey a Lawful Order, and Disturbing the Peace.

June 1st, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at approximately 8:33 PM, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to a residence in the 200 block of Columbia Street for an assault.  Police contacted the alleged victim who reported that she was assaulted by Jason Poling.  Officers observed that the victim sustained injuries.  Poling was placed under arrest and transported to Central Booking.  He was later seen by a District Court Commissioner and released on his personal recognizance.

ARRESTED:  Jason Ross Poling      AGE:  41        Cumberland, MD
CHARGES:  Assault-2nd Degree

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