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Industrial Boulevard Disturbance Leads to Assault Arrest

March 20th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On Saturday, March 19, 2022 at approximately 6:52 AM, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to the 200 block of E. Industrial Blvd. for a disturbance.

Officers contacted the alleged victim who reported that she was assaulted by John Wright. She explained that Wright wanted to take her dog and then struck her in the face. Officers observed injuries to the victim. After further investigation, Wright was placed under arrest for the assault. A search of Wright’s person incident to arrest revealed that he had a concealed bowie knife in his possession.

Wright was transported to Central Booking. He was later seen by the District Court Commissioner who released him on a $2,500 unsecured personal bond.


ARRESTED: John Michael Steven Wright AGE: 37 Cumberland, MD

CHARGES: Assault-2nd Degree, Concealed Deadly Weapon