Cumberland Times-News

Police Log

July 3, 2014

Driver charged in hit-and-run crash - 07/04

— CUMBERLAND — A city man was arrested Wednesday when Cumberland Police responded to a hit-and-run complaint in the 100 block of Blackiston Avenue.

Michael Saunders, 59, was charged with driving under the influence and failing to stop for an unattended property damage accident.

He was released pending trial in district court.

Police were provided a description of the suspect vehicle by the Emergency Operations Center.

An officer located the vehicle on Maryland Avenue and detected an odor of alcohol on Saunders.

After a series of standardized field sobriety tests, Saunders was placed under arrest.

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