Police Log: 12/16

Maryland State Police, Cumberland:
On 12/15/2011 at approximately 2238 hours, Troopers of the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack were dispatched to a personal injury motor vehicle accident at east bound I-68 at Johnson Street, Cumberland, MD.  Investigation revealed that the accident occurred when a 1994 Nissan Altima passenger car driven by Alonzo Singleton (20 years old of Cumberland, MD), lost control of his vehicle.  Singleton's vehicle traveled off the roadway and onto the concrete median for the Johnson Street exit.  Singleton's vehicle then struck a Cumberland City Police car, operated by Pfc. Dan Seaman. Pfc. Seaman was working traffic enforcement at this time.  The impact of Singleton's vehicle was to the driver's side of Pfc. Seaman's vehicle.  As a result of the accident, Pfc. Seaman and Singleton were transported to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for non-life threading injuries.  Singleton was later released with minor injuries.  He was subsequently arrested and charged for driving under the influence of drugs.  He was taken before the Allegany County District Court Commissioner's office for a bond hearing.

Cumberland Police Department:
Thursday, December 15, 2011
On 2/15/11 at 10:29 pm a Pfc. Daniel Seaman was parked along Interstate 68 near the Johnson Street exit working traffic enforcement when his police vehicle was struck by a vehicle that had veered off of the interstate.  The Cumberland Fire Department responded to the scene and extricated and treated the occupants of the vehicles.  As a result of the crash Pfc. Seaman and the driver of the other vehicle were transported to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. The traffic crash investigation was turned over to the Maryland State Police, Cumberland Barrack, who will be doing a press release on the results of their investigation. Deputies from the Allegany County Sheriff's office assisted the Cumberland Police at the scene and with police responses during the incident.
On 12/16/11 Cumberland Police Officers responded to the 200 block of Baltimore Avenue for a report of a loud party.  Upon arrival officers made contact with the resident, John Edward Stottlemyer, age 20.  Upon making contact with John Stottlemyer officers detected a possible alcohol violation.  Further, while on the scene officers discovered what appeared to be marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside the apartment.  As a result, John Stottlemyer was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and underage possession of alcohol.  John Stottlemyer was awaiting a bond hearing at time of press release.  In addition officers also wrote 4 additional citations at this scene for underage possession of alcohol.
Frederick Police Department:
INCIDENT/ INFORMATION:  On 12/15/2011 at approximately 1935 hours Frederick Police Department responded to 100 blk. Key Parkway for a suspicious person attempting to gain entry into a residence.  Officer Dodson was the first to arrive on scene and took up a point of observation.  Officer Dodson observed a B/M open the back door and flee on foot, jumping a fence into a neighbor's yard.   The suspect was located and taken into custody without incident.

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