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Police Make Arrest in Strong Arm Robbery

April 4th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On Sunday, April 3, 2022 at approximately 2:17 AM, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to the area of Fayette Street at N. Lee Street to check on the well-being of a subject laying in the roadway.  Upon their arrival, they located the subject and observed that he had visible injuries.  It was discovered that the subject was a victim of a strong-arm robbery.  The suspect stole currency and property from the victim. During the course of the investigation, police were able to locate the suspect and identify him as Randy Nelson Jr.  Nelson was arrested and transported to police headquarters for processing.  Nelson was then taken to Central Booking.  Nelson was seen by a District Court Commissioner who released him on a $10,000 unsecured personal bond.


ARRESTED:   Randy Jay Nelson Jr.    AGE:  29        Cumberland, MD

CHARGES:  Robbery, Assault-2nd Degree, Theft less than $100