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Posted on: April 19, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Cumberland County Jail Incident April 18, 2019

Incident Date:   April 18, 2019

Incident Time:  6:27 PM

Incident Location: Cumberland County Jail

Release Date:  April 19, 2019

Release Time: 3:10 PM

Incident Synopsis:       

 On Thursday, April 18, 2019 at approximately 6:27pm at the Cumberland County Jail. An inmate (24 years old from Fredericksburg, Virginia) was physically assaulted by another inmate (25 years old from Westbrook, Maine) in one of the housing units. The unit officer responded to the situation and the aggressor inmate did cease his actions after complying with verbal directives from him. Additional staff arrived on site and both inmates were separated and the victim inmate was treated by medical staff. There were no weapons involved during this incident. The aggressor inmate was rehoused to another housing unit as a result of this incident. The victim inmate was treated at the local medical facility and was subsequently transported back to the Cumberland County Jail. The incident is being reviewed and investigated by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Criminal Investigation Division. Further details will be released at the conclusion of the investigation

Further Inquiries can be addressed to:

Major Timothy Kortes

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office

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