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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

March 8th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On March 7th, 2023, at approximately 4:26 pm, officers of the Cumberland Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Centre Street and Knox Street where they contacted the operator and other passengers in the vehicle. The officers conducted their investigation and learned that one of the passengers had provided a false name and officers were able to identify her as Amanda Swauger, who had four active Arrest Warrants. Swauger was placed under arrest and transported to the Allegany County Detention Center where it was learned that she had concealed drug paraphernalia on her person. Swager was taken before a District Court Commissioner where she was remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center on various bonds.

Arrest: Amanda Renee Swauger, age 33, Cumberland Maryland.

Charges: Violation of Probation, Three Counts of Failure to Send Child to School, Two Counts of Failure to Appear, Fraud to Avoid Prosecution, False Statement, Obstructing and Hindering, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Contraband in a Place of Confinement.