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Cumberland Police make DUI Arrests

August 29th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On August 28th, 2022 at approximately 12:45 am an officer of the Cumberland Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Greene Street and Bridge Street. The officer contacted the operator, Chad McMillan, and observed evidence of impairment. McMillan was requested to perform standardized field sobriety tests, and completed them unsatisfactorily. McMillan was placed under arrest and was later released on driving under the influence citations.

Arrest: Chad Michael McMillan, age 26, Cumberland Maryland.
Charges: Driving Under the Influence related citations.

On August 28th, 2022 at approximately 2:00 am an officer of the Cumberland Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Liberty Street. The officer contacted the operator, Donald Long, and observed evidence of impairment. Long was requested to perform standardized field sobriety tests, and completed them unsatisfactorily. Long was placed under arrest and was later released on driving under the influence citations.

Arrest: Donald Eugene Long, age 58, Ridgley West Virginia.
Charges: Driving Under the Influence related citations.

May 9th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On May 7th, 2022, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to the area of Queen City Drive and Henderson Avenue for a reported motor vehicle crash on the train tracks. Officers arrived on scene and observed a single vehicle to be stuck on the train tracks. Officers contacted the operator Chantel Knieriem, and observed evidence of impairment. After performing standardized field sobriety, the officer observed additional evidence that Knieriem was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence. Knieriem was placed under arrest and later released on citations.

Arrest: Chantal Knieriem, age 37, Frostburg Maryland

Charges: DUI and Traffic Related Citations.

On May 8th, 2022 an officer of the Cumberland Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Industrial Boulevard. The officer contacted the operator, Avery Spencer, and observed evidence of impairment. After performing standardized field sobriety, the officer observed additional evidence of impairment. Spencer was placed under arrest and later released on citations.

Arrest: Avery Ryan Spencer, age 20, Cumberland Maryland

Charges: DUI Related Citations.

On May 8th, 2022, an officer of the Cumberland Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on I-68 East Bound. The officer contacted the operator, Edward Crossland, and observed evidence of impairment. Crossland refused to participate in standardized field sobriety and was subsequently arrest. Crossland was later released on citations.

Arrest: Edward Laurence Crossland, age 25, Cumberland Maryland.

Charges: DUI Related Citations.

On May 8th, 2022, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to the 800 block of Buckingham Road for a reported hit and run. Upon officer’s arrival they observed a parked vehicle to be struck by another vehicle, and that the operator had fled. Officers conducted their investigation and spoke with a witness who advised the female operator had exited the vehicle, and removed a juvenile from the rear of the vehicle before leaving the area. The officers learned that Brianna Persons had been the operator of the vehicle, and were able to locate her nearby. Upon contacting Persons, the officers observed evidence of impairment. After performance of standardized field sobriety, the officer observed additional evidence of impairment. Persons was placed under arrest and later released on citations.

Arrest: Brianna Leigh Persons, age 34, Cumberland Maryland.

Charges: Hit and Run Related Citations, DUI Related Citations, and Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol While Transporting a Minor.


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