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Cumberland Man Arrested on Assault

July 4th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Police responded to West Industrial Blvd for a report of an assault that was occurring in a vehicle.  The vehicle had pulled to the side of the road to await the Police. Upon arrival, officers contacted a female and male.  The female victim advised that she was driving home with the male as a passenger.  The two were arguing, when the male attempted to gain control of the steering wheel, nearly causing an accident.  When he was unsuccessful, the male struck her and scratched her on the legs.  Based on the victim’s statements and visible injuries observed on her, Calvin Jacob Kniseley, age 27 was placed under arrest for Second Degree Assault and taken to Central Booking for his initial appearance before the District Court Commissioner.  He was released on his own recognizance.

Arrested:  Calvin Jacob Kniseley  Age: 27  Cumberland, MD

Charges:  Second Degree Assault

July 18th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 the Cumberland Police Department responded Seymour Street residence for the report of an assault.  When officers arrived, they spoke with a female that alleged that she was assaulted by Justin Allan Nizer and during that assault, her finger was injured.  Officers noticed an injury to the female victim’s hand consistent with her statement to officers.  Nizer was arrested and taken to the Cumberland Police Department and charged with 2nd degree assault.  He was then taken before the District Court Commissioner who remanded him to the Allegany County Detention Center held without bond.


Justin Allan Nizer, age; 39, Cumberland, Maryland.

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