Cleveland Police Department Offers Reward In Burned Kitten Case

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Cleveland Police Department has given an update in the case of the kitten that was burned in Cleveland.

Although the Cleveland Police Department was notified of the incident on Friday, the actual crime took place on Sunday, Oct. 5, at approximately 6:30 p.m. The veterinarian reported to Lieutenant Robert Harbison, over the Criminal Investigations Division of the Cleveland Police Department, that the kitten sustained first-, second- and third-degree burns over 90 percent of the kitten’s body. Officials were also notified that the kitten’s left leg will have to be amputated due to severe injury.

Due to information reported that implicates a group of younger-aged males, the Cleveland Police Department School Resource Officers have been notified. 

Several private citizens in and out of the Cleveland area have come forward to contribute to the reward offered by police in hopes of increasing the possibility of someone coming forward with information that will assist in solving this crime. As of Monday, the reward offered is estimated to be over $1,000.

A special account has been opened up for anyone wishing to contribute to the reward. Monies are accepted at the City of Cleveland Municipal Building at 190 Church Street N.E. The account number is 999 110-36735. 

Officials are urging the public to come forward with any information regarding this incident. Anyone may call the Cleveland Police Department Tip Line at 423 559-3396.



General Bell: This Government Shutdown Is Outrageous - And Response

The day before yesterday two Army Apache Attack Helicopter pilots were killed in a crash during training at Fort Irwin, Ca.  The pilots and their unit were preparing for a future deployment to combat operations.    As a result of the government shutdown, none of the spouses or families of these pilots will receive a dime from the United States Government in immediate ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Rebranding & ‘Culture’

My grandfather, who ran several very successful businesses, was a very astute fellow. I can’t tell you how many times he said, “The worst thing any salesman who calls on a business can say is, ‘I am here to save you some money.’ That’s not true -- In every instance they are in front of you hoping to make some money for themselves, else they would have never come by.” Another ... (click for more)

Unbeaten Mississippi State Too Tough For Lady Vols

KNOXVILLE --  A tough week for the Tennessee Lady Vol basketball team got just a little bit tougher on Sunday afternoon here at Thompson-Boling Arena. With the season’s largest crowd of 13,436 fans and a national television audience watching, the sixth-ranked Lady Vols were hoping to get a little redemption after blowing a big lead and losing at fifth-ranked Notre Dame on ... (click for more)

Heights Boys, Girls Team Post Solid Victories On Saturday

Hamilton Heights’ girls defeated host Mercy Academy in a cakewalk, 75-35, to wrap up their impressive effort in the Raatz/O’Shea’s Classic in Louisville, Kentucky. The Lady Hawks (18-2) were led by Elizabeth Balogun’s 19 points and Treasure Hunt added 16 points. Esmery Martinez had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Kamilla Cardosa scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Jazmine ... (click for more)