Cumberland Times-News

October 12, 2012

Fight ends in arrest - 10/14

Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — A fight in the 200 block of Virginia Avenue early Friday morning ended in the arrest of Thomas Keith O’Neill Jr., 23, of Cumberland by Cumberland Police.

Officers who responded to the 1:24 a.m. complaint saw O’Neill striking a victim while on the ground of a parking lot. They took O’Neill into custody after a brief struggle when he resisted arrest.

Witnesses told police that O’Neill had struck a female victim in the face with his head and spit on her. He then allegedly began assaulting people who attempted to stop him.

O’Neill was charged with three counts of second-degree assault, disorderly conduct, affray and resisting arrest and was taken to the police station to await an initial appearance at Allegany County District Court.