Cumberland Times-News

Police Log

March 24, 2013

Va. man faces theft charges - 03/25

CUMBERLAND — After receiving a call concerning an intoxicated man with six small children inside a Paca Street restaurant on Saturday, Cumberland Police approached the man who had ordered several alcoholic beverages without the means of paying his bill, according to police.

While handling the call, police found that the man, Eugene Grove, 39, of Alexandria, Va., had also been to a Canal Place establishment and ordered food and drinks and left without paying.

The children, who were under the care of Grove, were separated from him and were later returned to their parents through the assistance of Child Protective Services.

Grove was transported to the Cumberland Police Department and charged with two counts of theft under $100. He was later released pending trial.

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