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Cresaptown Man Arrested by Allegany County Sheriff Deputies

March 29th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

On the date of March 27, 2024 at 11:10pm Deputies with the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office were called to the area of 15000 block of Packard Drive, Cresaptown, MD for a subject firing a firearm.  The callers advised that the subject was firing a long rifle and a handgun. When Deputies arrived, they were unable to make contact at the suspects home, but were able to find evidence of a firearm being discharged.  Deputies remained in the area while a Deputy started the process for filing charges.

 At approximately 12:30 am On March 28, 2024 Deputies received a call that there was a single gunshot in the same area. Law enforcement was able to establish contact with a Mr. Jeremiah Wesley Matthew Rader who was apprehended after a brief barricade situation. There was also a female and toddler in the home during the incident. Deputies were assisted at the scene by Maryland State Police. Mr. Jeremiah Wesley Matthew Rader was subsequently charged with the following.

Assault 1st degree X 4
Reckless endangerment X 11
Intoxicated endangerment X 11
Disorderly conduct
Intoxication public disturbance
Firearms-access by minors X 2