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Police Log

June 16, 2014

06/16 - Two men charged after fight at business

CUMBERLAND — Two men were charged with seconddegree assault, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and failure to obey a lawful order after an early Sunday morning fight at a local business, Cumberland Police said.

Police were called to Mechanic Street at 1:12 a.m. Sunday for a disturbance. Officers observed two male subjects, later identified as Leonard Alexander Britton, 22, of Cumberland, and Franklin Antione Hitch, 35, of Bowie, involved in a fight. Officers intervened and attempted to place Britton and Hitch under arrest, however, they allegedly resisted and failed to comply with officers’ orders.

Britton and Hitch were eventually placed under arrest. There were no injuries during the incident. The Cumberland Fire Department responded, providing treatment to a subject for a medical condition. The men were waiting bond hearings before the District Court commissioner, police said.

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