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 Public Safety    June 28, 2016 

Busy weekend for Zone 3 in Hilltop neighborhoods

Zone 3 officers had a busy weekend responding to a variety of calls and emergency situations across the Hilltop neighborhoods. Beginning on Saturday, June 25 at approximately 2:16 p.m., Zone 3 Officers issued a call for SWAT to be deployed to the...

 
 Public Safety    June 14, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 29, 2016 thru June 5, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Stolen/recovered auto – 80 blk Haberman Ave. – between 5/29 at 8:30 PM and 5/30 at 2:00 AM –...

 
 Public Safety    May 24, 2016

Mt. Washington man arrested following shooting on S. Side

A Mount Washington man was arrested in South Side following a shooting and foot pursuit early Friday morning. At approximately 2:05 a.m. a police officer working a secondary detail reported shots fired near S. 13th Street and E. Carson Street. He...

 
 Public Safety    May 24, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 16, 2016 thru May 22, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft by Deception (scam) – 500 blk. Meridan St. – 5/17 at 12:55 PM – The victims received a...

 
 Public Safety    May 17, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 9, 2016 thru May 16, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from Vehicle – 800 blk. Southern Ave. – between 5/11 at 9:00 PM and 5/12 at 6:32 AM –...

 
 Public Safety    May 10, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 2, 2016 thru May 9, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from Vehicle – 500 blk. Sweet Briar St. – between 5/1 at 10:00 PM and 5/2 at 8:00 AM – Victims states someone entered into her...

 
 Public Safety    May 3, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 25, 2016 thru May 1, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from Vehicle – 100 blk. Augusta St. – between 4/28 at 10:00 PM and 4/30 at 9:30 AM – The victim states she and her husband had l...

 
 Public Safety    April 26, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 18, 2016 thru April 24, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary – 400 blk. Griffin St. – 4/21 between 12:00 AM and 7:15 AM – The victim states...

 
 Public Safety    April 19, 2016

Beltzhoover shooting is under investigation

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Violent Crime Unit is investigating a double shooting in Beltzhoover on Thursday, April 14. Zone 3 Officers and Paramedics were called to Red’s Bar in the 300 block of E Warrington Avenue for the report of shots...

 
 Public Safety    April 19, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 11, 2016 thru April 17, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft by Deception (attempted) – 200 blk. Sweetbriar St. – 4/6 – Reporting person stated her elderly mother received a phone call...

 
 Public Safety    April 12, 2016

Two men arrested fleeing police after S.S. burglary

Zone 3 Officers were dispatched to Wharton Court in the South Side Flats for a home burglary at 3:30 a.m. April 8. The 36-year-victim called 911 to report he was home when heard noise in his garage and saw his white Chevy Camero being driven out of...

 
 Public Safety    April 12, 2016

Robbery on Brownsville investigated by police

On April 7, at approximately 10 p.m., Zone 3 Officers were sent for a report of an armed street robbery at Brownsville Road and East Agnew Street in Carrick. At the scene, a 35-year-old male victim reported he was walking home. In the 100 block of...

 
 Public Safety    April 12, 2016

Zone 3 crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 4, 2016 thru April 10, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Stolen Auto – 20 blk. Cushman St. – 4/9 at 1:21 PM – Reporting person states he was working...

 
 Public Safety    April 5, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: March 28, 2016 thru April 3, 2016. Note – highlighted robberies are similar in firearm and vehicle used/described. Similar to Part 1 Crimes Report March 3/21 thru 3/27: * Robbery (firearm) –...

 
 Public Safety    March 29, 2016

Zone 3 Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: March 21, 2016 thru March 27, 2016. Note – highlighted robberies are similar in firearm and vehicle used/described. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from Vehicle – 400 blk. Sweetbriar St. –...

 
 Public Safety    March 22, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: March 14, 2016 thru March 20, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from Person – 400 blk. Augusta St. – 3/19 at 2:56 AM – Victim states someone took 20 pills from a prescription bottle. There...

 
 Public Safety    March 15, 2016

St. Patrick's Parade Day a success for the City

Another successful St. Patrick’s Day Parade is in the books for the City of Pittsburgh. The Downtown parade attracted more than 200,000 people, one of the largest Pittsburgh has seen. Festivities following the parade in Market Square were busy but...

 
 Public Safety    March 15, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: March 7, 2016 thru March 13, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from Residence – 100 blk. Southern Ave. - 3/8 between 12:00 PM and 3:15 PM – Victim stat...

 
 Public Safety    February 23, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: February 15, 2016 thru February 21, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Stolen Auto – 400 blk Edgemont St. – 2/15 between 6:30 AM and 6:50 AM – Victim...

 
 Public Safety    February 16, 2016

Police make arrest in Brownsville Rd. robbery

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police have arrested Dominque Charles Arture, 21, of Carrick and charged him with robbing the Rite Aid in the 1200 Block of Brownsville Road on January 18. According to...

 
 Public Safety    February 16, 2016

Mt. Washington SWAT call ends peacefully

At approximately 9 p.m. on Feb. 10 Pittsburgh police were sent to the 200 block of Merrimac Street in Mt. Washington for a domestic call. According to police, a male suspect - later identified as Dayvon Tyrie Pack, 24, of Allentown - was arguing...

 
 Public Safety    February 16, 2016

Consumers warned of IRS scam

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office is warning of a new variation of a pervasive telephone scam that aims to defraud taxpayers. The well-known “IRS scam” has reemerged recently, but this time fraudsters are posing as U.S. Treasury...

 
 Public Safety    February 16, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: February 8, 2016 thru February 14, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from Vehicle – Greenleaf and Shaler Sts. – between 2/9 at 5:45 PM and Theft 2/10 at 8:15 AM – Victim states his car...

 
 Public Safety    February 9, 2016

Two arrested after early morning burglary in S.S.

At 3:50 a.m. on February 2, Zone 3 Officers responded to the report of a burglary in progress at Pizza Sola in the 1400 block of E Carson Street. Officers arrived to find a window of the business broken. A perimeter was set after they observed two...

 

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