Police Review Social Media Gang Violence Posts – Investigators have found NO viable threats



Police Review Social Media Gang Violence Posts

                          Investigators have found no viable threats


CLEVELAND – The City of Cleveland, Division of Police is aware of social media posts and texts circulating regarding possible gang violence.  These messages have been and continue to be investigated by the Division of Police as well as our local, state and federal partners including the Cleveland Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  At this time, no threat has been verified.  No community meetings or community group meetings have been held on this subject by city leaders or with members of the Division of Police.

Although no credible threats have been verified through any of our law enforcement platforms, the Division of police reminds the public that all must remain vigilant and if suspicious behavior or criminal activity is seen or known of, that this activity is reported to law enforcement.

Reports of suspicious or criminal activity may be made to the Cleveland Division of Police by calling 216.621.1234.  Information may be reported anonymously through Crimestoppers by calling 21.252.7463.

Policing is a partnership and we must all remain engaged and continue to share information.

Males Wanted for Aggravated Robbery (PHOTOS)

Males Wanted for Aggravated Robbery

First District investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying two males wanted for robbing a female at gunpoint as she sat in the parking lot of Giant Eagle at 13820 Lorain on September 6, 2015 at 5pm.

Anyone with information regarding the suspects’ identities is asked to contact detectives at 216-623-5118.

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Cleveland Police and Community Relations to Host Meetings on Violence, Prevention, and Safety

Originally posted on Straight from City Hall:

The Cleveland Division of Police and Community Relations Board will host a community meeting in each police district this Saturday, September 19 at 11:00 am. The purpose of these meetings is for community members and the Division of Police to discuss ways each community can address violence, prevention, and safety in their respective neighborhood.

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Meetings will be held at the following locations:

Cudell Recreation Center – 1910 West Blvd

Police Representative: Thomas McCartney, First District Commander

 Michael Zone Recreation Center – 6301 Lorain Ave

Police Representative: Thomas Stacho, Second District Commander

Lonnie Burton Recreation Center – 2511 E 46th St

Police Representative: Patrick Stephens, Third District Commander

Zelma George Recreation Center – 3155 Martin Luther King Jr Dr

Police Representative: Deon McCaulley, Fourth District Commander

Glenville Recreation Center – 680 E 113th St

Police Representative: …

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The Cleveland Division of Police First District Detective Bureau is currently investigating the missing person case of Stephanie C. Shephard who was last seen on September 16, 2015 at about 10pm and reported missing today.  Stephanie is a black female, 5’2″ tall and 110 pounds.  She is 19 years old and was last seen wearing a black and white striped dress and was walking in the area of West 98th Street and Madison Avenue with her two Pomeranian dogs.  Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Stephanie is asked to contact First District investigators at 216-623-5118.