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Drug Transaction Nets CDS Arrest

May 6th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On Thursday, May 5, 2022 at approximately 12:43 PM, an officer of the Cumberland Police Department was patrolling the area of George Street when he observed a drug transaction between two males.  Police contacted the subjects and identified one of them as Perry Nelson Hamilton Jr.    Hamilton was found to be in possession of a two types of suspected CDS.  It was determined that the amount of CDS located on Hamilton indicated an intent to distribute.  Hamilton was arrested and later seen by a District Court Commissioner for his initial hearing.  He was remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center without bond.


ARRESTED:  Perry Nelson Hamilton Jr.       AGE:  41           Cumberland, MD

ON-VIEW CHARGES:  CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (x2), CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics, CDS Possess Large Amt