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 Public Safety    February 4, 2014

Arrest made in deaths of Knoxville couple Jan. 23

Pittsburgh homicide detectives have made an arrest in the shooting deaths of Cheralynn Sabatasso and Jason Eubanks in Knoxville on January 23. Antoine Ward, 38, was arrested on January 31 and charged...

 
 Public Safety    January 28, 2014

Police ask for help in solving pair of Knoxville homicides

Pittsburgh Police homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in Knoxville on Thursday, Jan. 23. Jason Eubanks, 36, and Cheralynn Sabatasso, 36, were found shot to death in a car near the intersection of Grimes Avenue and Zara...

 
 Public Safety    January 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Police are recruiting for upcoming Citizens Police Academy

Twice a year, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police sponsors an opportunity for members of the community to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau. The Pittsburgh Citizen’s Police Academy brings the police and...

 
 Public Safety    January 14, 2014

Allentown couple arrested for growing pot

Late last week, Pittsburgh Police SWAT team members executed a search warrant for narcotics at 6 a.m. at a home in the 800 block of Loyal Way in Allentown. The home was occupied by Romulus Bryant,...

 
 Public Safety    December 31, 2013

Pittsburgh narcotics detectives make 59 arrests in Carrick, Knoxville

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Narcotics Unit recently concluded three separate long term investigations in the neighborhoods of Carrick/Knoxville, Hazelwood, and Elliott/Sheraden spanning the past eight months. The investigations were started...

 
 Public Safety    December 17, 2013

Police ask for help to identify Mount robber

Rite Aid is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person or persons who robbed a Rite Aid Associate at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Guerdon Way on Mount Washington in mid-November. On...

 
 Public Safety    December 17, 2013

Help needed to ID assailants in November So. Side attack

Pittsburgh police are looking for a pair of suspects who assaulted a man in the early morning hours of November 1. On November 1 at about 1:30 a.m. while on patrol in the South Side Flats, Zone 3 police officers were flagged down by a man who...

 
 Public Safety    November 26, 2013

Mount drug bust next guns and ammunition

Pittsburgh police seized drugs and firearms from a Mount Washington house late last week. On Friday, Nov. 22, at 1:40 p.m. plainclothes detectives from Zone 3 executed a search warrant at a house in t...

 
 Public Safety    October 22, 2013

Officer involved shooting on South Side

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 20, Zone 3 police officers responded to a call at 17th and Roland streets in the South Side Flats for a “Code 3,” officer calling for help. When...

 
 Public Safety    September 17, 2013

Police will be conducting aggressive driving enforcement in area

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will be conducting Aggressive Driving Enforcement during the next two weeks, from September 16 until September 27. The additional enforcement is in association with the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and...

 
 Public Safety    September 10, 2013

Brownsville Road assault

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 8, Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 were called to the 2000 block of Brownsville Road by a report of men being beaten with a baseball bat and shot. When the officers arrived, they observed two victims: a...

 
 Public Safety    August 27, 2013

Arrest made in killing of Beltzhoover woman

James Lawrence, 21, was taken into custody in Homewood on Wednesday morning, August 21, by the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force. He was wanted for the murder of Tiona Jackson on Vincent Stre...

 
 Public Safety    July 2, 2013

Steeler stabbing suspect, girlfriend returned to city to face trial in attack

Jerrell Whitlock, 26, accused of stabbing Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Adams on June 1 on South Side was returned to Pittsburgh on Friday, June 28, by Allegheny County sheriff’s deputies pursuant to an...

 
 Public Safety    June 18, 2013

Police arrrest third suspect in Steeler stabbing in Florida

The third suspect in the assault and stabbing of Pittsburgh Steeler Michael Adams on South Side was arrested in Florida late last week. The details leading up to his arrest begin on Tuesday, June 11...

 
 Public Safety    June 18, 2013

Police ask for help to identify suspects who stole wallet, credit cards

Pittsburgh police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects wanted in connection with a stolen wallet and credit cards. On May 20, 2013 at approximately 11 p.m., a report was taken from a walk-in complainant at the Zone 4 station...

 
 Public Safety    June 18, 2013

Woman robbed after crossing 10th Street Bridge

Last Friday, June 14, Zone 2 police officers were sent to the Armstrong Tunnels at 6:45 a.m. for a robbery in progress. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a woman who reported she was walking across the 10th Street Bridge from South Side towards the D...

 
 Public Safety    June 11, 2013

Police seek help to identify suspects who assaulted two women on 21st Street in S. S.

City police are looking for a trio of people who assaulted two women in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 26. While patrolling at 2:38 a.m., Zone 6 Officers were stopped at the intersection of 21...

 
 Public Safety    June 4, 2013

Steeler stabbed on South Side

A Hazelwood man has been arrested in the stabbing of a Pittsburgh Steeler in the early morning hours of June 1 on South Side. Steeler Michael Adams, 23, was stabbed twice during an attempted car-jacking near the intersection of East Carson and S....

 
 Public Safety    May 21, 2013

Man killed in Knoxville

On Friday, May 17 at 4:25 a.m., Zone 3 Police officers, assisted by Mount Oliver officers, responded to the 108 Zara Street for a 911 report of man shot. When officers and paramedics arrived they found 54-year-old Roger Griffin, unresponsive in the...

 
 Public Safety    May 14, 2013

Bomb Squad responds to three suspicious calls on South Side Slopes

Recently, the Pittsburgh Police Bomb Squad was called out three times to examine suspicious devices on the South Side Slopes. At a little after 11 p.m. on May 9 the Bomb Squad responded to the 300...

 
 Public Safety    May 7, 2013

Zone 6 detectives make drug bust

On the afternoon of May 2, a passerby called 911 and saying they saw a white man in a white tank top breaking windows in a car parked near Saw Mill Run Blvd and Woodruff St. Zone 6 plainclothes detect...

 
 Public Safety    April 30, 2013

Police arrest three in area for graffiti on water tanks

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Graffiti Task Force has cleared 14 cases valued at $17,000 and resulting in eight adult arrests, $12,200 was payable to the city. The task force finished with eight...

 
 Public Safety    April 9, 2013

43 arrested in Carrick drug investigation

A nearly year-long investigation in Carrick by Pittsburgh police has resulted in the arrest of 43 individuals on drug related charges. Based on Carrick resident complaints, surveillance, and simple...

 
 Public Safety    April 9, 2013

Overbrook men arrested for downtown shooting

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police homicide detectives have charged two Overbrook men involved in a shooting in downtown Pittsburgh in the 300 block of Fifth Avenue on Friday, April 5. Hassan Howze, 22, was...

 
 Public Safety    April 2, 2013

Uptown man arrested for robbing South Side bank

The Pittsburgh Police Robbery Squad has arrested Dale Richard Schaffer, 24, from the Uptown area in connection with the robbery of the PNC Bank – South Side Branch. On March 14, Mr. Schaffer is...

 

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