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 Public Safety    February 14, 2017 

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts Feb. 6-12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: February 6-12. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from person – 200 blk. Sweetbriar St. - between 11/8/16 at Midnight and 2/1/17 at 1 PM – victim reported her video camera recording system was...

 
 Public Safety    February 7, 2017

Carrick man arrested for fatal shooting on Copperfield Ave.

Zone 3 Officers on patrol in Carrick on February 5 heard one gun shot at approximately 3:09 a.m. Shortly thereafter, information was received that a man was shot in the 200 block of Cooperfield...

 
 Public Safety    February 7, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for January 30-February 5

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 30 to February 5. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – 100 blk. Tuscola St. - between 1/28/17 at 8:30 PM and 1/30/17 at 7:15 AM – victim...

 
 Public Safety    January 31, 2017

Police investigating shooting of man in Knoxville Jan. 25

Zone 3 Officers were sent to an area of Jucunda Street in Knoxville for the report of shots fired at approximately 11:39 a.m. on January 25. Shortly after, a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound walked into UPMC Mercy Hospital. According to police,...

 
 Public Safety    January 31, 2017

Mayor Peduto appoints Schubert police chief

Mayor William Peduto has appointed Acting Police Chief Scott Schubert as the Chief of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. Chief Schubert, of Brookline, has been a Pittsburgh police officer for 24 years. He has served as Assistant Chief for the...

 
 Public Safety    January 31, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for January 23-29

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 23 to January 29. Duquesne Heights (1911) Burglary – 100 blk. Sweetbriar St. - between 1/12/17 at 12 PM and 1/23/17 at 2 PM – victim discovered a shotgun was stolen from his home while...

 
 Public Safety    January 24, 2017

Stolen firearm located during arrest in Bon Air

Zone 3 police officers on patrol in Bon Air at 9:44 p.m. on January 18 observed the driver and passenger crouch low in a vehicle parked near Bon Air Avenue and Camfield Street as the patrol car...

 
 Public Safety    January 24, 2017

Non-fatal shooting in Arlington

Zone 3 police officers were sent to the 2900 block of Spring Street for a panic alarm and shots fired call at approximately 3:50 a.m. on January 19. The officers observed the front window of the residence on had multiple gun shots through it. A...

 
 Public Safety    January 17, 2017

Police arrest Allentown man

Zone 1 Detectives were patrolling the Troy Hill/Spring Garden area on January 11, when they observed a warrant suspect, Jaejuan Penn, 20, of Allentown, on Goettman Street. Detectives pulled alongside...

 
 Public Safety    January 17, 2017

Community crime alerts for January 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 9th, 2017 to January 15th, 2017. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from auto – 200 blk. Oneida St. - between 1/12/17 at 6 PM and 1/13/17 at 7:30 AM – victim reported following items stolen...

 
 Public Safety    January 10, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for January 2-8

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 2st, 2017 to January 8th, 2017. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from person - 100 blk. Plymouth St. - between 6/16/16 at midnight and 6/30/16 11:59 PM – victim stated his firearm was stolen...

 
 Public Safety    January 3, 2017

Two guns recovered in arrests on January 1 on the South Side Flats

On January 1 Zone 3 Officers were sent to the area of 1820 E. Carson Street for a report of shots fired at approximately 8 p.m. Officers were advised a bearded black man, approximately 6’ tall and wearing black pants and a black sweatshirt, was...

 
 Public Safety    January 3, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Dec. 19-25

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: December 19th, 2016 thru December 25th, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Robbery- 100 Blk. Of Pasadena St. - On 12/20/16 at 12:10 AM- RP states that he was...

 
 Public Safety    December 20, 2016

Knoxville man arrested after firing shots

On Monday morning, December 12, Zone 2 Officers were in the 2500 block of Chauncey Drive when they heard several gunshots nearby. Police learned a red Chevrolet Aveo occupied by a male, later identifi...

 
 Public Safety    December 13, 2016

Police investigate fatality in the Slopes

The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit is investigating the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old woman from the South Side Slopes. According to police, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Zone 3 officers were sent to the 2900 block of Eccles Street for a...

 
 Public Safety    December 13, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Dec. 5-12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: December 5, 2016 thru December 11, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Burglary/ Criminal Mischief- 1200 Block of Lewis Street- Between 12/2/16 at 12:00 PM and 12/5/16 at 5:30 PM- Victim states that his...

 
 Public Safety    November 15, 2016

Suspect caught in South Side home

Zone 3 officers were sent to S. 11th Street in south Side for a burglary in progress shortly after 11 p.m. on November 9. According to police, the homeowners were watching television when they heard a loud bang come from the rear bedroom. One of the...

 
 Public Safety    November 15, 2016

Two men shot while driving down Beltzhoover Avenue

Shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, a car arrived at the Zone 3 Police Station with two men that had both been shot multiple times. According to police, a 75-year-old male jitney driver and his 21-year-old male passenger were driving down...

 
 Public Safety    November 15, 2016

Police sent to Arlington Heights for stabbing

Shortly before 6 p.m. on November 12, Zone 3 Officers were sent to the 100 block of Cordell Place in Arlington Heights for the report of a stabbing. According to police, a domestic disturbance between a man and a woman turned physical and the woman...

 
 Public Safety    November 8, 2016

Suspect caught in Knoxville

Zone 3 Officers were sent to the 100 block of Redlyn Street in Knoxville for a burglary in progress on November 1 at approximately 11:22 p.m. According to police, neighbors heard noises in a garage...

 
 Public Safety    October 25, 2016

Man grazed by bullet while inside Knoxville living room

At close to 11:30 p.m. on October 17, Zone 3 police officers were sent to the 200 block of Mathews Avenue for report of a male grazed in the head by a bullet. According to police, a 43-year-old man was in a home with two adult women and a...

 
 Public Safety    October 25, 2016

DJs Ricciardi, King certified for service

Magisterial District Judges Eugene Ricciardi and Richard King were again certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania's Unified Judicial System after successful completion recently of continuing legal education course work. Conducted by the...

 
 Public Safety    October 25, 2016

Zone 3 crime community crime alerts for Oct. 17-23

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: October 17-23. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – Kambach & Judicial Sts. – between 10/17 at 7:30 PM and 10/18 at 8:15 AM – Victim states whe...

 
 Public Safety    October 18, 2016

Carrick man arrested for series of robberies

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Violent Crime Unit has arrested a serial robber that has struck multiple businesses across the city since late August. Fredrick Pryor, 30, of Carrick was taken into...

 
 Public Safety    October 18, 2016

City police release five-year Use of Force Report

The Bureau of Police will be joining the White House-led Police Data Initiative. In line with that announcement, Police Chief Cameron McLay has released a new report detailing the bureau’s use of force from 2010 to 2015.   “In keeping with...

 

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