Cleveland policeman, facing domestic abuse and narcotics charges, suspended without pay

Cleveland policeman, facing domestic abuse and narcotics charges, suspended without pay

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A Cleveland police officer has been suspended after being arrested on domestic violence and narcotics charges.

The Cleveland police issued the following statement regarding the case:

"Director of Public Safety, Michael McGrath and Cleveland Police Chief Calvin D. Williams announce that Patrol Officer Matthew Sliter was arrested on Saturday, February 3, 2018 for Domestic Violence and Violation of the State Drug Law.

Sliter was arraigned today; and his bond was set at $5,000, which he posted.

The case has been bound over to Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.

Sliter was ordered to turn in any firearms in his possession.

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