CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say they’ve arrested a landlord accused of disorderly conduct after throwing items out of a home during an illegal eviction.

The Cumberland Police Department said it responded Friday to a report of a disturbance.

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Officers say that upon arriving they learned the landlord was attempting an illegal conviction, and they told her she couldn’t make someone move without a court order.

Police say the landlord, 50-year-old Miranda Fitzwater, began yelling at officers and throwing items out of the home. She said she continued the disturbance despite several warnings.

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She was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

A phone listing for Fitzwater was disconnected when a reporter called Saturday.

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