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Police Make Assault Arrest

June 13th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On Sunday, June 12, 2022 at approximately 3:17 PM, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to a residence in the 400 block of Maryland Avenue for an assault.  Upon arrival, police contacted the alleged victim who reported that she had an argument with Derrick Pettit.  She advised that Pettit assaulted her during the argument.  The victim sustained injuries.  Pettit was later located and arrested.  He was later seen by a District Court Commissioner and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center on a $1,500 bond.


ARRESTED:  Derrick Vincent Pettit          AGE:  36                Cumberland, MD

CHARGES:  Assault-2nd Degree

May 2nd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On Sunday, May 1, 2022 at approximately 8:54 AM, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to the area of Baltimore Street at N. Waverly Terrace for a possible assault in progress.  A witness had observed a male pursuing a female on foot and the male tackled the female to the ground.  Upon their arrival, police located a male standing next to a female who was sitting on the curb.  The male was identified as Gerald Kimmell.  Police officers observed that both subjects appeared to have been in a physical altercation.  The subjects were separated and interviewed.  The female reported that she and Kimmell had an argument and he chased her on foot down the street.  She explained that she stopped running and Kimmell collided into her causing her to fall forward onto the pavement.  After further investigation, Kimmell was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing. He was later transported to Central Booking and seen by a District Court Commissioner for his initial hearing.  Kimmell was released on a $2,500 unsecured personal bond. 


ARRESTED:  Gerald Lynn Kimmell         AGE:  33         Cumberland, MD

CHARGES:  Assault-2nd Degree, Reckless Endangerment

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