Cleveland man charged after allegedly stabbing Broadview Heights officer in the face, head

Office stabbed in the face; suspect shot

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (WOIO) - A Cleveland man is charged with felonious assault, resisting arrest and obstruction of official business after allegedly stabbing a Broadview Heights police officer early Wednesday.

Michael Stout was shot by police after the stabbing and remains in the hospital.

A bond hearing was scheduled for Thursday morning in Parma Municipal Court.

Broadview Heights Officer Ryan Tieber was stabbed in the face and head after a traffic stop on I-77 North around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

According to police, Tieber attempted to pull over a driver, but the driver did not immediately stop.

The driver continued northbound and eventually stopped on the 77 exit to Rockside Road, said police.

Once the car stopped, police said Stout, who was a passenger, got out and started running, crossing multiple lanes of traffic.

Tieber and an Independence police officer chased Stout on foot.

Once Stout was caught, he allegedly stabbed Tieber multiple times.

Stout was first tased, but police said when that was ineffective, the officers shot him.

Broadview Heights police told 19 News Tieber’s injuries are non life threatening and he is doing well.

Independence police confirmed their officer was not injured.

The driver of the car is also in police custody.

Tieber is a 20 year veteran of the police force.

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