Public Safety

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 Public Safety    September 1, 2015 

Police investigate shooting of Knoxville man

At approximately 6:20 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30, Zone 4 police officers were sent to the 100 block of Bausman Street in Knoxville for a report that a man had been shot. Upon arrival, the 49-year-old victim was found inside of a home, he had been shot...

 
 Public Safety    September 1, 2015 

Police looking for missing 14 year old girl

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Missing Persons Unit is requesting the assistance in locating Ashlee Hemphill, 14, who was last seen September 2 at approximately 10:30 p.m. in Overbrook. Ashlee is...

 
 Public Safety    August 4, 2015

Video released in Knoxville shooting

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has released video that shows two individuals who are believed to be the actors in a shooting that occurred on July 20 in Knoxville. The video is available at https://goo.gl/RQ4UUt. Anyone who knows their identity is...

 
 Public Safety    July 14, 2015

Police looking for suspect who shot man in Carrick

Zone 3 police and paramedics responded to a call for a male shot in the 1100 block of Amanda Street in Carrick At approximately 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. Upon arrival, they found a 22-year-old man lying in the street. He had been shot three...

 
 Public Safety    July 7, 2015

Two men injured in crash after fleeing police in Slopes

At approximately 6:10 p.m. on July 2, Zone 3 police were driving on Salisbury Street in the South Side Slopes when they approached a vehicle driving in the opposite direction. The Officers observed a known 23-year-old man and another man in the car...

 
 Public Safety    June 30, 2015

Two new police officers will serve in So. Pittsburgh zones

South Pittsburgh has two new police officers serving the community. Officers Shawn Bliss and Matt Smith were sworn in by Assistant Chief Scott Schubert at police headquarters on Friday, June 26....

 
 Public Safety    June 30, 2015

Carrick home invasion is under investigation by police

Zone 3 police were dispatched to Brownsville Road in Carrick at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 27 for a report of a home invasion. At the home, a woman reported she was sleeping in her home in the 1500 block of Brownsville Road when she...

 
 Public Safety    June 30, 2015

Police arrest two men on drug charges in Mount Washington

Crack cocaine and heroin were recovered in an arrest in Mount Washington. According to the police, at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, officers observed a gray Chrysler 200 pull to the side of the road near the 100 block of Boggs...

 
 Public Safety    April 28, 2015

Beltzhoover shooting investigated

Zone 3 police are investigating a shooting in Beltzhoover at approximately 2:30 a.m. on April 22. Officers were stopped by someone near the Zone 3 station and told they heard gun shots. After notifying 911, officers were told about a report of gun...

 
 Public Safety    March 31, 2015

Man snatches cash from clerk in Carrick

Pittsburgh Police are searching for a man who robbed the BP gas station in the 1900 block of Brownsville Road in Carrick at approximately 9 a.m. on March 25. According to police, a white man reached...

 
 Public Safety    January 20, 2015

Police investigating shooting of man on Gearing Avenue in Beltzhoover

Zone 3 Police responded to a shooting near the intersection of Climax Street and Gearing Avenue in Beltzhoover On Friday, Jan. 16, at approximately 2:10 p.m. and found a 22-year-old male from Sheraden had been shot in both legs while in his car. The...

 
 Public Safety    January 13, 2015

Mt. Washington car break-ins

Pittsburgh Police Zone 3 detectives are investigating 12 car break-ins overnight on January 7 in the area of Albert and Utah streets on Mt. Washington. Nothing of extreme value was taken from any of the 12 vehicles. Detectives are following viable...

 
 Public Safety    January 13, 2015

Juveniles arrested in Carrick

On Saturday, Jan. 10 at approximately 10:38 p.m., Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Zone 3 responded to a violent fight between juveniles at the Circle C Group Home on Carrick Avenue. Three juveniles were involved in a fight with two juveniles severly...

 
 Public Safety    January 6, 2015

Shooting in Beltzhoover

Zone 3 Police are investigating a home invasion in which one of the victims was shot by the suspects. At approximately 2:23 a.m. on December 30, police were notified shots had been fired near the intersection of Taft Avenue and Climax Street. While r...

 
 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,...

 

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