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Police Make Assault Arrest

September 12th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On September 11th, 2022 the Cumberland Police were called to the 200 block of Spring St for an assault.  Upon arrival Officers contacted a male victim, along with a female witness.  After interviewing the victim and witness it was learned that Aaron Devone Manning, age 46 of Cumberland, MD had come to the area and a disturbance began.  Manning tried to open the door of a vehicle, breaking the handle.  Manning then used a shovel to assault the male victim, who was seated in the passenger seat of the vehicle.  He then left the scene, returning a few minutes later.  Another altercation took place with Manning producing a knife.  Manning attempted to stab the male victim several times, while threatening to kill him.  Manning again fled the scene, however was apprehended a short time later.  He was taken to Central Booking for his Initial Appearance before the District Court Commissioner and was held without bail at the Allegany County Detention Center.


Arrested:  Aaron Devone Manning  Age: 46  Cumberland, MD

Charges:  First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Disorderly Conduct, Destruction of Property. 

July 25th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On Sunday, Cumberland City Police responded to a residence in the 400 block of Pennsylvania Ave for the report of a disturbance. Upon arrival on scene, officers made contact with a male subject identified as Michael Thomas Femi, 27. Femi advised that he had gotten into a verbal argument with a female in the home and that the female was no longer on scene. Officers then contacted the female involved who advised that she had been in a verbal altercation with Femi that turned physical. Investigation revealed that during the altercation, the female had been choked by Femi. Femi was then placed under arrest for assault. He was taken before the District Court Commissioner for his Initial Appearance where he was remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center. He is currently being held without bond.

Arrested: Michael Thomas Femi                     Age: 27

Charges: First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault

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