CRIME. IS SHUT DOWN. POLICE MOVED IN. AND EVERYONE INSIDE. MOVED OUT. AS OFFICERS SERVED A RESTRAINING ORDER ON THE HOTEL IN NORWOOD. WLWT NEWS 5’S KYLA WOODS WAS THERE WHEN IT ALL WENT DOWN. Mayor Tom Williams, Norwood Prostitution, drugs, you name it. We’re done with it. We’ve had it. TODAY WAS THE FINAL STEP IN A LONG WALK NORWOOD POLICE HAVE BEEN TAKING TO FIGHT CRIME. THEY SERVED A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER TO THE QUALITY INN ON MONTGOMERY ROAD. LAW DIRECTOR JOSH BERKOWITZ SAID RESIDENTS CAN NOW REST EASY.
KNOWING THIS TYPE OF CRIME IS UNACCEPTABLE. AND HE HAD A MESSAGE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS, TOO. Josh Berkowitz, Law Director The message is just as loud to people who own property, that if you’re gonna allow your property to be used for drug sales or for prostitutes to do business.then we’re gonna shut it down. LAMONT JEFFRIES, A CONTRACTOR FROM SAINT LOUIS, HAS BEEN WORKING ON RENOVATIONS AT THE QUALITY INN. HE SAYS EVEN THOUGH HE’S SEEN SOME QUESTIONABLE ACTIVITIES, HE WOULD HAVE NEVER IMAGINED HAVING TO PACK UP HIS TOOLS AND HEAD HOME. ESPECIALLY.
ON SUCH SHORT NOTICE. Lamont Jeffries, Contractor My son was on his way to get something to eat for lunch. And he came running up to me telling me that, hey dad, they’re gonna put us out the hotel.we gotta get all our stuff. THE CRIMES WERE HAPPENING SO FREQUENTLY, AND SO OPENLY, MAYOR WILLIAMS SAID HE WOULDN’T BE SURPRISED IF MANAGEMENT KNEW EXACTLY WHAT WAS TAKING PLACE. Mayor Tom Williams, Norwood One of the prostitutes.I think they have diamond members, when they stay so long they get a discounted rate. Sort.
Temporary restraining order issued closing Quality Inn Hotel in Norwood