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Police announce New Year's Eve parking bans, safety tips

CLE Warehouse District violence prompts concerns
Posted at 3:48 PM, Dec 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-31 15:49:07-05

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police have announced parking bans in the Warehouse District for New Year's Eve.

The Warehouse District parking ban, normally implemented on weekends, will be in effect through New Year's Eve.

There will be no parking on signed streets from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Violators will have their vehicles ticketed and towed.

If you don't have a designated driver, Lyft and Cleveland police teamed up to offer free rides for New Year's Eve.

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Police also want to remind people not to discharge firearms at midnight. Celebratory gunfire is illegal and can cause property damage, injury or even death.

It is also not legal to ignite fireworks within the city of Cleveland.