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Mt. Oliver man arrested for burglary in Oakland

On November 9, 2017 the Pittsburgh Police Burglary Squad arrested Calvin Henderson, 24, of Mt. Oliver, on charges of burglary, theft and receiving stolen property. The charges are the result of an...

 

Man stabbed on 21st St. in South Side last week

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, Pittsburgh police responded to an apartment building in the 700 block of S. 21st Street on South Side for a report that a man had been stabbed in the chest....

 

Police investigate vehicle hit by gunfire in Slopes

Zone 3 police are investigating after shots were fired near the 200 block of Monastery Avenue at approximately 11:41p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7. According to police, a 21-year-old South Side man was...

 

Police investigating call for woman shot in Knoxville

Zone 3 officers were called to the 100 block of Rochelle Street in Knoxville the night of November 1 for a report that a female had been assaulted. At the home, the officers found a 52-year old victim lying on the dining room floor with a serious...

 

SWAT call in Knoxville ends with arrest of man

On Halloween morning, Zone 3 police officers attempted to serve an arrest warrant for Isaiah Bailey, 24, in the 200 block of Amanda Avenue in Knoxville. The man refused to cooperate with officers and SWAT was called to the scene. Shortly after...

 

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts Oct. 16-22

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: October 16-22. Duquesne Heights (1911) Robbery – 400 blk. Augusta St. – 10/17/17 at 9:58 PM – Victim called to report a male returned to his home and stole his phone when he tried to call...

 

Drug arrest on the Slopes

On October. 24, Zone 3 police officers arrested two people following complaints of drug trafficking in the South Side Slopes. During a traffic stop at S. 27th and Jane streets, police arrested Joseph...

 

-Zone 3 community crime alerts for Oct. 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Oct. 9-15. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Theft from vehicle – 300 blk. Augusta St. - between 10/10/17 at 9:45 PM and 10/11/17 at 9:15 AM –...

 

Pizza delivery driver shot in Arlington

At 12:40 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, Zone 3 Officers were sent to the 1700 block of E. Carson Street for a report that a food delivery driver had been shot. Police found the 48-year-old male victim was...

 

Suspect caught in South Side bank Robbery

Wilkinsburg police arrested Glenn Dean Ford, 58, for two bank robberies after spotting him walking along Penn Avenue. Ford is believed to have robbed the Huntington Bank at 650 Smithfield Street in...

 

South Side CoGos robbed

Pittsburgh Police Zone 3 officers were sent to the CoGos at 2401 East Carson Street shortly after midnight on October 4. Dispatchers informed the officers a male who robbed the store at knife point left on foot toward 23rd and East Carson streets....

 

Suspect wanted in convenience store robbery

The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit  (VCU) is investigating an armed robbery on September 30 at the CoGos on Brownsville Road in Carrick. According to police, a black male entered the story...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Oct. 2-8

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Oct. 2-8. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft – 100 blk. Trimont Ln – between 9/20/17 at 7 PM and 9/29/17 at 9 AM – Victim reported the theft of his 2016 black Trek hybrid bicycle. Loss is $1,940....

 

Police make arrest in killing of Beltzhoover man

The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit has arrested a man for the July 24 homicide of 23-year-old Raheem D. Porter of Beltzhoover After a nearly two-month investigation. The investigation...

 

Mt. Oliver man arrested in bank robbery attempt

Thomas Orin Hetrick, 50, of Mt. Oliver, has been arrested by the Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit on charges of robbery, aggravated assault, and criminal conspiracy related to an incident at...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Sept. 29 to Oct. 1

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 100 blk. Craighead St....

 

Police seek information on Birmingham Bridge shooting

The Pittsburgh Police Group Violence Intervention Unit is investigating after a man arrived at a local hospital by private means at approximately 6:51 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 with a gunshot wound to the buttocks. According to police, a black...

 

Police investigate shooting at Bigham, Virginia streets

The Pittsburgh Police Group Violence Intervention Unit is investigating a non-fatal shooting of two people at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Bigham Street in Mt. Washington in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 24. At approximately...

 

Woman dies in train hopping incident in South Side

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 3, Pittsburgh police, fire, and EMS were sent to the Norfolk Southern train tracks near S 8th Street and E. Carson Street for a report that two people had been injured by a train. Responders discovered...

 

Men arrested after shooting in Beltzhoover

Just before midnight on Sunday, Sept. 3, a Zone 3 police officer was collecting information for a police report about a hit and run incident when he heard 10-15 gun shots coming from the direction of...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 28-September 3

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 28-September 3. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Robbery – 100 blk. Harwood Way – 8/29/17 at 10:34 PM...

 

Police looking for man who robbed S.S. Bank last week

The First Commonwealth Bank on South Side was robbed shortly after 3 p.m. on August 24. According to police, a white man entered the bank and approached a teller. He placed a gun on the counter and...

 

Firefighter injured fighting fire on Mt. Joseph Street

On Saturday afternoon, firefighters were sent to a fire at a home in the 1900 block of Mount Joseph Street in Carrick. The fire appeared to have originated in the basement of the 2½ story structure and went to a third alarm. There were two people...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 21-27

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 21-27. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – 200 blk. Bailey Ave...

 

Police search for South Side bank robber

The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit is investigating a bank robbery at the Dollar Bank at 1712 E. Carson Street. According to police, a white man entered the bank around 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug....

 

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