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Cumberland Police Department

Theft Arrest

On Friday, March 27th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department responded to a Queen City Drive business for a female who left the store with merchandise that she did not pay for. Officers located the female in question who was identified as Lisa Ann Hass and recovered the stolen merchandise. She was issued a criminal citation for theft and released pending trial.

Lisa Ann Hass, age; 55, Cumberland, Maryland.

Disturbance Arrest

On Friday, March 27th, 2020 a Cumberland Police Officer was conducting an investigation in the area of Baltimore Street when he observed an individual later identified as JeremyWillam Lynch creating a noise disturbance. He was advised by the officer several times to stop causing the disturbance which was distractive to others in the area. Lynch refused and continued. He was issued a criminal citation for failure to obey a lawful order and released pending trial.

Jeremy William Lynch, age; 36, Ridgeley, West Virginia.

Arrest Warrant Served

On Saturday, March 28th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department served an arrest warrant on Christopher Lee Rumsley. The warrant was issued by District Court for an incident that took place on March 27th, 2020 at a Waverly Terrance residence where Rumsley is alleged to have assaulted another individual. He was charged with 2nd degree assault and taken before the District Court Commissioner and was remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center held without bond.

Christopher Lee Rumsley, age; 40, Cumberland, Maryland.

Armed Robbery Arrests

On Sunday, March 29th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department responded to the Dollar General on Greene Street for the report of two males inside the store that displayed a handgun. When officer arrived, contact was made with a store employee who stated two males entered the store and one of the males displayed a handgun from his waistband and demanded money. The male then told the employee that it was a “joke” and paid for a beverage and both males left the store on foot. A description of the males was given to additional responding officer. An off duty officer observed two male matching the given descriptions in the area of Mt. Royal Avenue. Police responded to the area and located the two males who were identified as Tony Edward Brown and Drake Giovonni Fletcher. Positive identification was made by the Dollar General employee and both Brown and Fletcher were arrested. Brown was charged with armed robbery, carrying a handgun on person, possession a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm under the age of 21, and 1st degree assault. Fletcher was charged with attempted armed robbery and disorderly conduct. Both were taken before the District Court Commissioner; Brown was held without bond and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center. Fletcher was released on an unsecured bond of $7,500 pending trial.

Tony Edward Brown, age; 20, Cumberland, Maryland.

Drake Giovonni Fletcher, age; 19, Cumberland, Maryland.