Woman faces assault charge
CUMBERLAND — A Cumberland woman standing on the on-ramp to Interstate 68 off Harrison Street was arrested Friday after she allegedly bit an officer.
Janice Lee Youmans, 50, was charged with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct in the 4:39 p.m. incident.
Cumberland Police said an officer saw Youmans standing with two duffel bags and watched as vehicles stopped to avoid hitting her. He told Youmans she was not allowed to walk on the interstate and told her to leave. Police said she then dropped her bags and walked further onto the road.
She was placed under arrest but resisted and struggled with the officer who she also allegedly bit.
Youmans remained jail-ed at the Allegany County Detention Center on $20,000 bond Saturday evening.
Police arrest man with knife
CUMBERLAND — A city man who allegedly was carrying a butcher knife was arrested Friday evening after officers responded to the area of Fort Cumberland Homes on West Oldtown Road.
Terry Lynn Ford Sr., 43, of Gay Street, was charged with wearing/carrying a concealed deadly weapon and disorderly conduct following the 10:22 p.m. incident, Cumberland Police said.
Officers were called to the scene because Ford allegedly was causing a disturbance and was armed with a knife. When officers arrived, Ford denied having the knife but an officer saw the handle of a large butcher knife sticking out the back of his pants.
The knife was removed without incident.
Ford was taken to district court and released pending trial.
Police charge man with DUI
GRANTSVILLE — A Grantsville man was charged with driving under the influence after he apparently lost control of his vehicle on U.S. Route 219 late Friday and hit a telephone pole.
Garrett Keith Barclay, 25, also was charged with negligent driving by the Maryland State Police at McHenry following the 10:01 p.m. accident near Windy Acres Lane.
The Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department also responded. Police said Barclay was not injured.
Keyser man charged with indecent exposure
CUMBERLAND — People walking along the public access area at Allegany College of Maryland on Saturday encountered a naked man and called police.
Cumberland Police officers responded to the area at 3:30 p.m. where they found William Charles Edel, 74, of Keyser, W.Va., in a wooded area near the track. He was charged with indecent exposure and disorderly conduct, police said.
Edel was awaiting a bond hearing Saturday evening.
Keyser EMS involved in McCoole wreck
MCCOOLE — The Maryland State Police Medevac helicopter flew one person to Cumberland Memorial Hospital following an accident on Crook’s Avenue in McCoole on Saturday afternoon.
An ambulance from Keyser EMS was involved in the 2:19 p.m. accident that happened near the McCoole Volunteer Fire Department, according to the Mineral County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security.
In addition to volunteers with McCoole, the Allegany County 911 Communications Division reported Tri-Towns EMS and Valley Medical responded.
The Maryland State Police is investigating. No further information was available.
Waverly Terrace man charged in domestic case
CUMBERLAND — After seeing injuries to a woman’s face and head, Cumberland Police officers arrested her husband early Saturday morning.
Christopher William Preston, 32, of the first block of South Waverly Terrace, was charged with second-degree assault in the 4:16 a.m. case.
Police responded to the domestic assault in progress and could hear the couple arguing inside one of the apartments. During the investigation, police observed injuries to the woman and learned Preston allegedly hit her in the face and head during an argument.
Preston was being held at the Allegany County Detention Center on $5,000 bond Saturday evening, according to a center spokeswoman.
Three hurt in interstate accident near Grantsville
GRANTSVILLE — Three people were taken to Cumberland Memorial Hospital after the vehicle they were in overturned on Interstate 68 on Saturday when the driver reportedly swerved to miss a dog.
Bambi Glenn, 38, and Joshua Glenn, 8, of Lutherville, and Charles Lamasa, 58, of Baltimore, were transported by Northern Garrett Rescue Squad following the 1:31 a.m. incident that occurred near the 24-mile marker at Lower New Germany Road, according to the Maryland State Police at McHenry.
Glenn apparently was traveling eastbound when she tried to avoid the dog causing the Mitsubishi Montero Sport to overturn. She was not charged in the incident. No information was available on their conditions.
The Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department also responded.
Cars collide, two injured in Garrett County wreck
DEER PARK — Two people were injured when a juvenile driver allegedly failed to stop at an intersection late Friday evening.
The female from Oakland was traveling on Pysell Crosscut Road about 11:03 p.m. when she went through the stop sign and onto Sand Flat Road where she allegedly collided with another vehicle driven by Shane Patrick Snider, 20, of McHenry, the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office said.
The juvenile driver and a female passenger, whose ages were not released, were taken to Garrett Memorial Hospital. The driver was charged with failure to yield intersection right of way, police said.
Snider and a female passenger were not injured.
The Southern Garrett Rescue Squad and Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department also responded.
Woman faces assault charge