CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO reports) –
Acting on evidence gathered by the Cleveland Division of Police Gang Impact Unit, a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury has indicted 12 adult members of the Cutthroats, a violent street gang that operated in Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood, on RICO charges and for participating in criminal gang activity.
A 13th gang member faces charges in a complaint filed in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court.
Twelve of these 13 defendants are now in custody. Search warrants executed during Thursday’s takedown by a task force of Cleveland Police officers, FBI agents and U.S. Marshals produced guns, ammunition and heroin that will soon lead to additional indictments including charges stemming from a vicious December 27th attack on an individual at a McDonald’s drive through near East 105th Street and St. Clair Avenue.
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