Gang Member Indictments/Arrests

On November 12, 2015, a joint operation between the Cleveland Division of Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Maple Heights Police Department, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office and the Southeast Area Law Enforcement (SEAL) SWAT team.  During the course of this operation, ten of the 14 individuals indicted for charges relative to gang activity in the Broadway/Fleet neighborhood were arrested, with efforts and resources still in effect to bring the remaining four into custody. 

Crimes included in the 85 count indictment include Participating in a Criminal Gang (Heartless Felons), Attempted Murder, Felonious Assault, Shooting Into Habitation, Drug Trafficking and numerous weapons offenses.  The operation also yielded the confiscation of multiple firearms including an AK47.