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Police Department investigate unattended toddler

January 8th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On 01/07/2023 at approximately 1:30 PM the Cumberland City Police Department were dispatched to the area of North Cresap Street and West Second Street for an unattended juvenile. The complainant had observed the toddler aged child alone in the roadway and brought them to safety. Officers received a call from the mother stating her child was missing. The juvenile was returned to the mother and officers started an investigation. The child was supposed to be in the care of Michael Caswell at a nearby residence. Officers contacted Caswell and observed him showing signs of being under the influence. Caswell was arrested and transported to the Allegany County Detention Center for central booking. Caswell was seen before a District Court Commissioner and released on an unsecured $2,500.00 bond.

Arrested – Michael Robert Caswell Jr (36) Cumberland, MD
Charges – Neglect of a Minor, Contributing to the Conditions of a Minor