City Employee Arrested

Friday, July 27, 2018

CLEVELAND – Mr. Douglas Harper who is an employee with the City of Cleveland in the Department of Public Utilities as a Meter Technician was indicted and charged under  Ohio Revised Code Section 2921.41A(1) – Theft in Office.

This indictment follows investigation by the Department of Public Utilities and the Cleveland Division of Police. Mr. Harper has been placed on unpaid leave pending the adjudication of the case. Find the letter and indictment linked here.

Any additional updates or information will be available through GovQA.

About the City of Cleveland

The City of Cleveland is committed to improving the quality of life for its residents by strengthening neighborhoods, delivering superior services, embracing diversity and making Cleveland a desirable and safe city in which to live, work, play, and do business. For more information about the City of Cleveland, visit us online at, Twitter at @cityofcleveland or Facebook at