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 Public Safety    April 11, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for April 3-9

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 3-9. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – 100 blk. Olympia St. – 4/4/17 at 1 PM –...

 
 Public Safety    April 4, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for March 20 to April 2

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: March 20 to April 2: Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Aggravated assault – Craighead St. & Edgemont St. - 3/25...

 
 Public Safety    March 28, 2017

Two men shot in Mt. Washington

Zone 3 police were sent to the intersection of Craighead and Edgemont streets in Mt. Washington shortly after 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 for a report that two men were shot. Both men are in their early 20s. One man was shot once in the elbow and...

 
 Public Safety    March 21, 2017

City plans to reestablish the police Mounted Unit

The City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Department is in the early phases of reestablishing a Mounted Unit for the Police Bureau. The unit will be used to patrol Pittsburgh’s entertainment districts and the city’s numerous special events, giving...

 
 Public Safety    March 21, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for March 13-19

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: March 13-19. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft by deception – 1700 blk. Grandview Ave. - 3/2/17 at 10:30 PM – victim reported he caught a taxi...

 
 Public Safety    March 14, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for March 6-12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: March 6-12. Duquesne Heights (1911) Stolen vehicle- 200 blk. Seward St. - between 3/8/17 at 7 PM and 3/9/17 at 8:30 AM – victim reported her car was stolen. The vehicle is a green 2010 Chevrolet...

 
 Public Safety    March 7, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for February 27 to March5

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Feb. 27 to March 5. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from person – 100 blk. Ruth St. - between 2/21/17 at noon and 2/26/17 at noon – victim reported a...

 
 Public Safety    February 28, 2017

Guns and drugs recovered after chase through South Pittsburgh

Zone 2 Detectives were assisting Zone 3 police with an investigation in the Allentown area when they observed two known individuals get into a car on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 21. When the driver...

 
 Public Safety    February 28, 2017

Men arrested in killing of Somali cab driver in Beltzhoover

Pittsburgh police have arrested four men in connection with the attack and beating death of a Somali cab driver on Climax Street in Beltzhoover on February 21. King Edwards and Hosea Moore, both 20 ye...

 
 Public Safety    February 28, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for February 20-26

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of February 20-26 Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from vehicle – Athlone Way & Beam Way – between 2/24/17 at 9:30 PM and 2/25/17 at 11:30 AM – an officer responded to a found property call. Upon...

 
 Public Safety    February 21, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for February 13-19

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: February 13-19. Duquesne Heights (1911) Burglary – 1400 blk. Woodruff St. - between 2/17/17 at 9:30 AM and 2/17/17 at 2:55 PM – victim reported a burglary. Victim stated he returned home and...

 
 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...

 

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