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 Public Safety    July 22, 2014 

Police issue warrant for SS bank robbery suspect

Pittsburgh Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Jeffrey Schrott who is wanted for the Sunday, July 13 robbery at Citizens Bank in the Wharton Square Giant Eagle on South Side. Mr. Schrott,...

 
 Public Safety    July 8, 2014

Robbery suspect arrested after jumping from bridge

A robbery suspect jumped off the 10th Street Bridge early Sunday morning to elude police but his attempts were thwarted after a nearly two-hour search. At approximately 12:12 a.m. Sunday, Zone 3 Officers responded to the area of E. Carson and 14th...

 
 Public Safety    July 1, 2014

Police seeking suspect in the robbery of Huntington Bank in Carrick on June 23

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Robbery Squad is releasing photographs of the black man who robbed the Huntington Bank at 1817 Brownsville Road in Carrick on Monday, June 23. The black man walked into...

 
 Public Safety    July 1, 2014

Police investigate weekend shootings

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is investigating whether two shootings in Carrick early Saturday morning are connected. Zone 3 police responded to the 1900 block of Brownsville Road at approximately 2:34 a.m. for a report of a man who had been shot....

 
 Public Safety    June 10, 2014

Mount Wash. bank robbed

At approximately 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, the First Niagara Bank, at 22 Shiloh St., in Mt. Washington was robbed. Surveillance cameras captured the image of the suspect believed to be a black male...

 
 Public Safety    June 3, 2014

Beltzhoover man arrested for selling drugs in Hilltop

Zone 3 Police Officers arrested two Beltzhoover residents on charges related to selling heroin on May 31. At approximately 12:34 p.m. on May 31 in the 800 block of Climax Street, officers stopped Dewayne Chatfield, Jr., a 28-year-old black male, afte...

 
 Public Safety    June 3, 2014

Carrick store owner arrested for selling synthetic marijuana

After a three-year investigation involving State Police, Zone 3 Officers arrested a Carrick store owner on Thursday, June 29, in connection with a synthetic marijuana operation. A search warrant served at approximately 10:22 a.m. on Zach’s Market...

 
 Public Safety    May 27, 2014

Police look for women in hoagie sale scam

In collaboration with the Brentwood Police Department, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is working to identify Carrick residents who have recently placed hoagie orders with a woman who came knocking...

 
 Public Safety    May 27, 2014

Pittsburgh police participating in seat belt enforcement campaign

The Pittsburgh Police department, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, participated in the kick off of NHTSA’s Border to Border Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign on...

 
 Public Safety    May 6, 2014

Beltzhoover man arrested in connection with robberies

After a brief foot pursuit on Friday, May 2, Pittsburgh police arrested a man believed to be connected with three West End robberies. Shortly after midnight, Zone 3 Officers were called to a CoGo’s convenience store at the intersection of Virginia...

 
 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...

 

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