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Traffic stop leads to CDS arrest

February 17th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On Thursday, February 16th, 2023, Cumberland Police officers on patrol in the area of Bedford St conducted a traffic stop a black in color Chevrolet for a stop sign violation. During the course of the stop, a police K-9 was utilized to conduct a free air sniff of the exterior of the vehicle. The K-9 alerted to the presence of narcotics inside the vehicle. During a subsequent search of the vehicle and its occupants, an amount of suspected methamphetamine was located in the passenger compartment. As a result, Richard Allen Lowry, 32, of Cumberland MD, was placed under arrest. He was issued a criminal citation for CDS possession and released, pending trial in District Court.

Arrested:  Richard Allen Lowry        Age: 32
Charges:  CDS Possession-not Marijuana






May 16th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On Saturday, May 14, 2022 at approximately 9:04 PM, an officer of the Cumberland Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Centre Street and identified the operator as Eric Divelbliss.  The officer requested a K-9 to respond.  A scan was conducted and the K-9 alerted to the odor of CDS in the vehicle.  The vehicle was searched and a quantity of controlled dangerous substances was located.  Divelbliss was arrested and transported to the police station for processing.  He was issued a criminal citation and released pending trial at the District Court of Allegany County.


ARRESTED:  Eric Scott Divelbliss         AGE:  46           Cumberland, MD

CHARGES:  CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana

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