Cumberland Times-News

May 1, 2013

State trooper victim of assault - 05/02

Cumberland Times-News

— SWANTON — A Maryland State Police trooper was allegedly assaulted by a resident of the Backbone Mountain Youth Center on state Route 135 on Tuesday night when several police agencies responded to a complaint of a large fight in progress.

Khalil Edison, 18, was charged with second-degree assault by state police. The trooper, from the McHenry barrack, did not require medical treatment, police said.

Officers also responded from the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack, Natural Resources Police and Garrett County Sheriff’s Office to the 9:21 p.m. incident, which involved a large number of the youth residents, police said.