Cumberland motorists charged with drunk driving

May 26 – CUMBERLAND – Two city motorists have been charged with driving under the influence and related offenses following vehicular crashes Thursday at Frederick and Marshall Streets and in the Lamont Street and Virginia Avenue area, where a vehicle was observed being driven the wrong way, according to Cumberland police.

No injuries were reported in the Frederick Street incident which happened just after 2pm, resulting in the arrest of 41-year-old Daniel Gregory Sweitzer after sobriety tests were administered.

Police said Sweitzer was identified as the offending driver who brought city police, firefighters and paramedics to the scene.

Another crash that was investigated Thursday in the Virginia Avenue to Lamont Street area took place after a vehicle was observed traveling in the wrong direction. While the stop was being made by a CPD officer, the vehicle reportedly hit a power pole.

Pamela Jean Harper, 55, was arrested and charged with impaired driving and related offenses before being released.

No injuries were reported.

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