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Police Serve Warrant on Man Linked to Missing Child

August 13th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

On Saturday at approximately the Cumberland City Police responded to the 400 block of Virginia Avenue to assist the Maryland State Police in attempting to locate a missing juvenile. Officers spoke to Christopher David Shrader at the residence. Mr. Shrader denied any knowledge of the missing subject and provided false information to officers on scene. Officer conducted several follow ups and were able to find several credible witnesses that stated the missing juvenile was with Mr. Shrader. Sunday a family member of Mr. Shrader advised the missing juvenile and Mr. Shrader were at a residence in LaVale but had left prior to police arrival. At approximately 2:30 PM on Sunday officers responded back to Mr. Shrader’s residence on Virginia Avenue. At that time the missing juvenile was located. Mr. Shrader was located shortly after but suffered a medical emergency and was transported to the hospital. The Cumberland City Police applied for charges through the District Court. As a result of the investigation a warrant was issued for the arrest of Mr. Shrader. On Wednesday the warrant was served and Mr. Shrader was arrested without further issue. Mr. Shrader was taken before a District Court Commissioner and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center without bond.


Arrested – Christopher David Shrader (38) Cumberland, MD

Charges – Contribute to the Conditions of a Child, 3 counts each of False Statement to an Officer, Obstructing and Hindering

3 Responses to “Police Serve Warrant on Man Linked to Missing Child”

  1. August 13, 2020 at 7:24 am, Dan said:



  2. August 13, 2020 at 8:18 am, Dd said:

    THIS is not the first time for this. He did same thing in high school with younger girls.


  3. August 13, 2020 at 12:23 pm, LRH said:

    Cumberland’s finest. We need more. Surprised they did not find and arrest him on the Mall


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