City of Cleveland provides protester updates


Currently the curfew for Downtown Cleveland has been prolonged to 8 p.m. on June 2, according to city officials.

“The Cleveland Division of police arrested 65 adults and one juvenile during the course of these protests.  Charges include but are not limited to aggravated rioting, vandalism, disorderly conduct and curfew violations. 

“The Division of Fire responded to two structure fires, a total of 10 vehicle fires, including four police cars as well as 11 additional fires involving dumpsters, trash cans, ticket booths and other items. Firefighters also responded to multiple first responder calls for trauma. The Division of Emergency Medical Service transported a total of 20 individuals to area hospital systems. Multiple first responders were injured, though none reported serious injuries.

“The Cleveland Division of Police continues to investigate criminal activity stemming from Saturday night’s rioting that has not yet resulted in charges or arrests. More arrests are expected. Investigators continue to analyze evidence, including video of offenses committed in order to identify offenders and bring them to justice. Investigators ask that anyone with information regarding the criminal activity that occurred during yesterday’s downtown protests contact law enforcement.  Anonymous information can be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers at 216-25-CRIME,” officials said in a release Sunday.

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Mayor Frank Jackson and City of Cleveland Provide Protest Updates, News, Cleveland, OH

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