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Race Street assault arrest

March 26th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On Saturday, March 25th, 2023, The Cumberland Police Department responded to a residence in the 200 block of Race St for the report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers learned that an assault had occurred in the residence between a male and a female. Contact was made with the victim who was found to have distinct signs of injury to the neck, indicating that they had been strangled during the altercation.  As a result of the investigation, Matthew Jason Swick, 30, was placed under arrest and transported to Police Headquarters for processing. 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: Matthew Jason Swick               Age: 30, Cumberland MD
Charges: Assault 1st Degree, Assault 2nd Degree.