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The Maryland State Police Heroin Investigative Unit, led by the Allegany County Narcotics Task Force, identified and arrested the leader of a drug trafficking organization comprised of Blood street gang members and associates involved in the distribution of fentanyl, heroin, and cocaine, and the trafficking of firearms from New York to Allegany County.  “Operation Blood […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 10, 2020, 2:45 pm
A Cumberland man faces a variety of charges after a hit and run crash. According to Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack Officials on 7/8/2020 at approximately 9:04 pm, troopers were notified of a hit and run property damage accident in the area of the 11000 block of Valley Road in Cumberland, Allegany County, MD. With […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 9, 2020, 2:57 pm
An Oakland man is charged with assault and reckless endangerment. According to the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office on July 2nd deputies were called out to Walgreens on Third Street in Oakland for a report of an individual with a knife causing a disturbance. When deputies arrived they identified the individual who was sitting in his […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 6, 2020, 2:27 pm
A Cumberland man wanted in Morgan County is arrested. According to Cumberland Police on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department served a fugitive warrant on 23 year old Zane Tomis Fleece. The warrant was issued by the Circuit Court in Morgan County, West Virginia for a probation violation. He was remanded to the […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 6, 2020, 2:26 pm
A Cumberland man is behind bars on assault and animal cruelty charges. According to Cumberland Police on June 30, 2020 at 6:44 pm CPD officers were dispatched to a West Industrial Boulevard residence for a report of a disturbance.  Upon arrival, officers observed Corey Francis Shriner, age 22, in the yard of the residence striking […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 2, 2020, 3:00 pm
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, which invests $1.5 trillion in the nation’s infrastructure and included Congressman David Trone’s (MD-06) amendment to help fight the addiction crisis in America. The bill also included $100 billion investment in broadband funding, a top priority for Western Maryland that Trone advocated for as […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 2, 2020, 2:59 pm
In a bipartisan vote, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved painful, but necessary budget cuts to save the jobs of thousands of state workers. The BPW approved 413 million dollars in cuts for fiscal year 2021. According to Gov Larry Hogan he says he would not have recommended a single one of these cuts, […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 2, 2020, 2:54 pm
Maryland State Police arrested several suspects over the past week in conjunction with allied agencies as part of the department’s effort to reduce violent crime across the state. Locally troopers with the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division – Firearms Enforcement Unit served, James Jong Rhee, 40, of Cumberland, Maryland, on June 25, with an […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 1, 2020, 2:09 pm
The 1309 Steam Engine whistle blew this week a welcome sound for many in Western Maryland. WMSRR Executive Director John Garner says the restoration process for 1309 is 90 percent complete and they are hopeful to have everything ready for the start of the season in October. To hear the interview click here https://soundcloud.com/amanda-mangan/john-garner-executive-directoror-wmsrr-for-pht
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 1, 2020, 2:08 pm
A Cumberland man faces charges for discharging fireworks. According to Cumberland Police on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department served a criminal summons on Chad William Turner. The summons was issued in reference to the report of someone discharging fireworks in the area of Grand Avenue back on June 27th. On that date, […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 1, 2020, 2:07 pm