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October 10, 2013

Safe Streets drive nets 32 fugitives in one week

Public’s assistance key to police program

CUMBERLAND — The most recent arrest warrant initiative conducted by the Cumberland Police Department’s Safe Streets Program resulted in 36 warrants being served and 32 arrests made.

The Operation Safe Streets Warrant Initiative ran from Sept. 23 through 27.

“Our goal continues to be making our streets safer through the reduction of backlogged arrest warrants. The Safe Streets Operation sought citizen help in locating and apprehending individuals on open arrest warrants,” said David Goad, Safe Streets director.

Sept. 23:

• Rachael Erin Twigg, 21, Cumberland, circuit court failure to appear for disorderly conduct, held without bond.

• Randy Lee Iliff, 21, Cumberland, failure to appear for controlled dangerous substance violation, released on personal recognizance.

• James Patrick Law, 47, Cumberland, first-degree burglary, $5,000 bond.

• Kayla Rachelle Willison-Beal, 21, Midland, failure to appear for theft, released on personal recognizance.  

• Morgan Paige Grubb, 25, Cumberland, failure to send child to school, released on personal recognizance.

• Rebecca Lynn Warehime, 32, Cumberland, two violation of probation warrants, held without bond.

• Michael Elliott Beasom Jr., 40, Grantsville, second-degree rape/sexual child abuse, held without bond.

• Julie Ann Melvin, 41, Cumberland, fraud, released on personal recognizance.

• Misty Dawn Jenkins, 36, Cumberland, failure to appear for theft and disorderly conduct, $12,500 bond.

Sept. 24:

• Brett Allen Denby, 28, Mount Savage, violation of probation, held without bond.

• Seth Leonard Wells, 20, Cumberland, failure to appear for underage possession of alcohol, released on personal recognizance.

• Robert Martin Barrett, 32, Cumberland, violation of probation, $7,500 bond.

• Helen Elizabeth Hood, 52, Cumberland, violation of probation, $500 bond.

• Jeremy Allen Pifer, 27, Cumberland, failure to appear for traffic-related charges, released on personal recognizance.

• Jamie Lee Crossland, 43, Rawlings, violation of probation, released on personal recognizance.

• Scott Arlin Hockman, 29, Cumberland, Garrett County violation of probation, held without bond.

• Timothy Hart Winkler, 29, Cumberland, failure to appear for disorderly conduct, assault and theft, held on $7,000 bond.

Sept. 25:

• Wayne Larkin Sorrells Sr., 55, Moorefield, W.Va., failure to appear for driving uninsured vehicle, released on personal recognizance.

• Derek Alan Younger, 22, Cumberland, counterfeiting, released on personal recognizance.

• Glenn Eugene Westfall Jr., 30, Cumberland, fugitive from Bedford, Pa., contempt of court, held without bond.

• Matthew Scott Miller, 26, Cumberland, harassment, $3,500 bond.

• Elvis Antonio Espinal, 41, Woodhaven, N.Y., fugitive from New York for violation of probation, held without bond.

• Ronald Ross Lazarus III, 23, Cumberland, failure to appear for child support in Harford County, $500 bond.

• Michael Antonio Barksdale, 24, Cumberland, assault, $7,500 bond.

Sept. 26:

• Joseph Adam Staples, 27, Cumberland, failure to appear for malicious destruction of property, released on personal recognizance.

• Tiffany Joseph Busch, 25, Cumberland, two violation of probation warrants — held without bond.

• Andrea Seimone Wise, 20, Frostburg, failure to appear for underage possession of alcohol — released on personal recognizance.

• Louis Barr Smallwood II, 42, Ranson, W.Va., failure to appear for theft, released on personal recognizance.

Sept. 27:

• Jeffrey Mark Beard Jr., 28, Cumberland, violation of probation, $10,000 bond.

• Dez’mond Deon Holms, 20, Ridgeley, W.Va., fugitive from West Virginia for failure to appear on obstruction of justice charge, held without bond.

• Shannon Louise Taylor, 21, Cumberland, failure to appear for telephone misuse, $2,000 bond.

• Justin Michael Baker, 24, Frostburg, failure to appear for driving while suspended, released on personal recognizance.

Goad said, “This was another successful operation conducted with officers from the Cumberland City Police Department and deputies from the Allegany County Sheriff’s Department, together with the warrant fugitive officers, who combined their resources to reduce the number of active arrest warrants in Allegany County.”

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