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 Public Safety    December 16, 2014 

Zone 3 police make arrest

On December 8 at midnight, Zone 3 Officers were dispatched to Frank & Shirley's Restaurant, 2209 Saw Mill Run Boulevard, for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, the officers immediately saw a...

 
 Public Safety    October 7, 2014

Overbrook man arrested for possession of heroin

A drug arrest last week removed more than four bricks of heroin from city streets. On October 1, the Pittsburgh Police Narcotics and Vice Division arrested 21-year-old Maxwell Breener. According to...

 
 Public Safety    September 30, 2014

Three arrested in shooting, fleeing on South Side

Just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning, Zone 3 police attempted to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection of S. 14th and Muriel streets on South Side on a vehicle involved in a shots fired call. An officer working an off-duty detail at...

 
 Public Safety    September 30, 2014

Suspect wanted in robbery of the South Side Starbucks

Pittsburgh police are investigating a robbery at the Starbucks at 1400 E. Carson St. on South Side. At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, a suspect entered the store and acted as if he had a gun. He got away with an undetermined amount of...

 
 Public Safety    September 30, 2014

Bar fight injures one in South Side

Police are investigating an aggravated assault at Casey’s Bar, 1811 E. Carson St., South Side, in which one man was injured early Monday morning. The 28-year-old victim from Gibsonia sustained injuries to his head and face. At approximately 1 a.m....

 
 Public Safety    August 26, 2014

Police look for Subway robbery suspect

Pittsburgh Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man suspected of robbing the Subway Sandwich Shop at 219 Shiloh St. on August 16. According to police, the suspect showed the clerk a black semi-automatic handgun that was...

 
 Public Safety    August 26, 2014

City police will be conducting back to school safety initiative

With the recent start of the school year the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will be conducting a two-week proactive “Back to School Highway Safety Initiative” to help ensure children make it to and from school in a safe manner. Motorcycle...

 
 Public Safety    August 26, 2014

Time to apply for city's Citizen's Police Academy

Applications are now being taken for the Pittsburgh Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). Twice a year, CPA brings the police and the community close together in a setting that offers civilians insight into the roles and responsibilities of the Bureau...

 
 Public Safety    August 19, 2014

Police seek suspect in robbery of Shiloh Street Subway shop

Pittsburgh Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man suspected of robbing the Subway Sandwich Shop at 219 Shiloh St. on August 16. According to the investigation, he showed...

 
 Public Safety    August 12, 2014

Zone 3 police make arrest in Knoxville street robbery

Zone 3 police officers made an arrest in a street robbery that occurred near the intersection of Suncrest Street and Brownsville Road in Knoxville at approximately 7:08 p.m. over the weekend on Saturday, Aug. 9. The victim, a 21-year-old black woman...

 
 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...

 

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