City of Cleveland Utilities Worker Arrested on Suspicion of Selling Stolen Goods

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

CLEVELAND – As a result of an internal investigation conducted by the City of Cleveland and the Cleveland Division of Police, an employee at the Harvard Avenue facility has been arrested today by the Cleveland Division of Police on the suspicion of selling stolen goods.

The employee is accused of stealing metals belonging to the City of Cleveland that he had access to while working at the facility. He is accused of selling the metals as scrap. Following the City’s internal investigation, its findings were turned over to the Division of Police who arrested the employee at work on December 20.

It is the City of Cleveland’s policy that all employees are entitled to due process. As this is an active investigation, the City of Cleveland will provide more details as they become available.

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