CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Division of Police is reminding people to stay safe this Fourth of July weekend and that means following the law.
Here are a few warnings going into the holiday weekend:
- It is illegal to ignite fireworks, except novelty or trick fireworks, in the city of Cleveland. Leave it to the professionals.
- Celebratory gunfire is illegal and dangerous. People using a firearm in the city limits will be arrested.
- Police will investigate unnecessary noise complaints and cite those responsible.
- Alcohol is not permitted in city parks.
There are no scheduled OVI checkpoints in the city for the holiday, but officers will be on alert for impaired drivers.
To report a non-emergency to the Cleveland Division of Police, call 216-621-1234.