Cumberland Times-News

Police Log

June 24, 2014

06/25 - City man charged with theft, burglary

CUMBERLAND — Theft and burglary charges landed Demond Scott, 27, of Cumberland in jail Monday, according to Cumberland Police.

At 4:34 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of Baker Street for a reported breaking and entering. The victim told police that the suspect, who they were familiar with, had forced entry by breaking glass in a rear door and then reaching inside to unlock the door.

Scott allegedly began arguing, removed property and then ran. Police located Scott in a vehicle nearby. He was charged with two counts of burglary, theft less than $1,000 and destruction of property.

Scott was held in the Allegany County Detention Center on $50,000 bond.

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