City of Cleveland Issues Statement Regarding the Federal Indictment of Cleveland Water Employee

Acting Director Jason Wood today issued a statement on the indictment of a Water Department employee:

“We are aware of the indictment announced this morning against Muhammad Hague and Natasha Johnson. Mr. Hague is employed as an Assistant Water Plant Manager at Cleveland Water and Ms. Johnson is a former employee who resigned in early 2013. We are fully cooperating in this matter. As per our normal process, Mr. Hague was relieved of duty and suspended without pay pending the adjudication of the criminal charges.”

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