(Cleveland)- The City of Cleveland Police Department reports the following activities for the week ending May 5th, 2024.

Date Activity
May 13th
  • Officers responded to a two-vehicle accident on South Main Street @ Appalachian Trail, disabling damage to both vehicles, injuries were reported, and a citation was issued for failure to yield.
May 14th
  • Officers responded to a shoplifting call at a South Main Street business. The call was for a subject who failed to pay for some merchandise, passed all points of sale, and then got into her vehicle. Officers arrived and the subject was arrested for theft by shoplifting and no insurance on her vehicle.
May 16th
  • Officer conducted a traffic stop on a Chevrolet Tahoe for headlight requirements. Upon speaking with and checking the license of the driver the license was found to be suspended for Failure to Appear. The driver was arrested and issued a citation for driving while license suspended and issued warnings for the headlight requirements, change of address within 60 days and expired tag.


  • Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident on GA Hwy 11. Extensive vehicle damage with one subject being transported to the hospital. Juvenile complaint issued for failure to use due care.


  • Officer responded to GA Hwy 115 at Old Clarkesville Road for a two- vehicle accident with minor damage to the vehicles. One citation was issued for following too closely.


  • Officer responded to Bell Street @ West Kytle Street for a two-vehicle accident. Minor damage, no injuries, one citation issued for failure to stop at a stop sign.
May 17th
  • Officers did a welfare check on two subjects sleeping in a vehicle at a South Main Street business. A homemade smoking device was observed in the floorboard. The subject gave consent to search the vehicle and Officers located methamphetamine in the vehicle. Both subjects were subsequently arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug related objects.


  • Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for no valid insurance and the driver possibly having a warrant from Lumpkin County. The driver’s license information was checked, and he was found to have a suspended license. The Lumpkin County warrant was also confirmed. The subject was placed under arrest, handcuffed and was being escorted to the patrol car when he pulled away and began to run but was caught a short distance away. He was issued citations for two counts of misdemeanor obstruction, driving on a suspended license, no insurance, and misdemeanor Escape.