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Traffic Stop Leads to Gun Arrest

March 15th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On Monday, March 14, 2022 at approximately 3:44 PM, an officer of the Cumberland Police Department observed a vehicle drive onto the train tracks while the barricade arms were down.  The officer contacted the operator and detected an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle.  Further investigation revealed that one of the occupants, Diane Harvey, was in possession of a loaded handgun.  The handgun was seized and Harvey was placed under arrest.  She was transported to police headquarters for processing.  Harvey was seen by the District Court Commissioner and released on a $5,000 unsecured personal bond.


ARRESTED:  Diane S. Harvey         AGE:  50              Philadelphia, PA

CHARGES:  Carry Loaded Handgun on Person, Transport Loaded Handgun in Vehicle, Carry Handgun on Person, Transport Handgun in Vehicle

March 29th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

On March 28, 2019, Deputies from the Allegany County Sheriff's Office initiated a traffic stop on Goethe Street in Cumberland for a traffic violation.  During the course of the traffic stop, probable cause was developed to conduct a search of the vehicle.  Upon attempting to search the vehicle a passenger of that vehicle identified as Robert Lee Dozier Jr. attempted to flee the scene on foot.  A brief chase ensued with Dozier.  During the foot chase Dozier assaulted one of the Deputies as he was being taken into custody.  A search of Dozier's person conducted at which time Deputies located and seized a fully loaded handgun which was concealed on Dozier's person. Dozier is currently awaiting a bail review at District Court on the following charges: 


Defendant: Robert Lee Dozier Jr. (37 YOA)

                   444 Goethe Street

                   Cumberland, MD 21502

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Charges:  Assault on Police;

 Felon in Possession of Firearm;

 Resisting Arrest;

 2 cts 2nd degree assault,

 illegal poss ammo, 

cds poss firearm, 

regulated firearm illegal possession, 

Firearm poss with felony convictioin, 

loaded handgun in vehicle,

 loaded handgun on person 


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