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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 and thought he misplaced it and he would find it later. Victim now realizes it was stolen. Cost $1,800.

Stolen vehicle – 300 blk. Fingal St. - between 1/6/17 at 6 PM and 1/7/17 at 10 AM – victim reported an unknown person stole his white & yellow 2000 Polaris Trailblazer Quad from back yard. Amount of loss $1,200.

Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807)

Theft from auto – 100 blk. Dilworth St. - between 1/2/17 at 8:30 AM and 1/2/17 at 9 AM – victim reports an unknown person stole headphones from their vehicle which cost $150.

Theft from auto – 200 blk. Wilbert St. - between 12/31/16 at 3 PM and 1/2/17 at 5 PM – victim reported theft of phone charger and cards with personal information on them. Value $100.

Theft by deception – 200 blk. Natchez St. - between 12/29/16 9 AM and 1/3/17 at 10:24 AM – victim reports trying to sell his cell phone online. The phone was sent but the other party has not paid the $230.

Theft from auto – 500 blk. Southern Ave. - between 1/5/17 at Midnight and 1/6/17 at 9 AM – victim reports and unknown person stole the license plate (PA registration KCG5041) from his vehicle.

Theft by deception – 200 blk. Paul St. - between 12/30/16 at 9 AM and 1/6/17 at 4:15 PM – victim reports receiving a check for $4,000 for construction work and sending $1,900 back from personal account. Victim's bank notified him the construction check was bad. Walmart was used to send/receive the funds.

Burglary – 300 blk. Boggs Ave. - between 1/4/17 at 6 PM and 1/6/17 at 11:15 AM – Rental property owner reported he was contacted because the water pressure to his other property was low. He had someone check and they noticed the screen door was closed but the storm door was open. Upon checking the basement, he realized the residence was burglarized. The copper pipe was stolen. The water was shut off. However, the suspect may have hot water burns on them when they stole the copper pipe from his property. Loss $50.

Robbery – 100 blk. Cowan St. - 1/6/17 at 8:45 PM – a pizza delivery driver was robbed by a black male, 20-25 years old, 5'6", 160 pounds, wearing a black coat, black pants, & black hat. Suspect asked if he had change for $50 & driver gave him change without receiving the money. The suspect then showed a firearm and told him to leave. Loss $34.

Theft from person – 100 blk. Bigham St. Between 11/24/16 at 1200 PM and 1/4/17 at 12 PM- victim reports a known suspect stole several items which included tools, drying machine, drill driver, red wagon, & sled. Amount of loss is unknown.

Theft from person – 100 blk. Meridan St. - between 1/3/17 at 5 PM and 1/5/17 at 10 PM - victim reported her firearm stolen. Value is over $245.

Stolen vehicle – Kingsboro St. & Craighead St. - between 1/7/17 at 3 AM and 1/7/17 at 11 AM – victim reported vehicle (a gray 2013 Volkswagen Jetta with PA registration JSP3757) was stolen along with his firearm.

Theft from auto – 200 blk. Prospect Ave. - between 1/3/17 at 2:10 AM and 1/3/17 at 7 AM – victim reports an unknown person entered their car and stole the wallet from inside with it's credit card, debit card, check in unknown amount, and $372 in cash.

Stolen vehicle – 1900 blk. Arlington Ave. - 1/8/17 at 7:50 AM - victim reported his car was stolen while "warming it up". PA registration GVT9351 on a gray 2005 Subaru Impreza.

South Shore (1921)

Bon Air (1806)

Criminal Trespass – 200 blk. Fordyce St. - 1/2/17 at 4:30 PM – officers responded to an alarm and discovered a broken window & cleaner dumped in hallway. A keyholder responded and nothing appears taken.

South Side Slopes (1706, 1608)

Theft from Auto - 100 blk. Pius St. - between 1/1/17 at 7:30 PM and 1/2/17 at 3 PM - victim reports the car window was broken and money, pay card, and check stolen. Total amount of stolen items is $185.

Theft from Auto – 100 blk. Gregory St. - between 1/1/17 at 8 PM and 1/2/17 at 3:30 AM – victim reported the car window broken and camera equipment stolen. Total amount of stolen items is $3,250.

Theft from Person – 1800 blk. St. Paul St. - between 1/3/17 at 12 PM and 1/3/17 at 3 PM – victim reports a fiberglass ladder stolen. Cost is $400.

South Side Flats (1609,1702)

Theft from auto – Sarah St & S. 11th St. - between 12/30/16 10 AM and 1/1/17 at 3 PM- victim reported his firearm was stolen from his vehicle.

Theft from auto – 1400 blk. Breed St. - between 1/1/17 at 7 PM and 1/2/17 at 6:45 AM- victim reported an unknown person broke the window & stole unknown amount of coins from the car.

Theft from auto – 100 blk. Uxor Way. - between 12/31/16 at 2 PM and 1/2/17 at 12:15 PM- victim reported an unknown person broke the window & stole a laptop & sunglasses. The amount lost is $1,500.

Auto theft – 100 blk. S. 17th St. - between 1/3/17 at 2 PM and 1/3/17 at 5 PM- victim reported their vehicle as stolen. 2006 Silver Toyota Corolla with PA plate JXJ1731.

Theft from person – 100 blk. S. 10th St. - between 1/8/17 at 5 PM and 1/8/17 at 6 PM – victim reports phone was taken. Loss $60.

Theft from person – 1500 blk. E. Carson St. - 1/7/17 at 10:25 PM – victim had phone on bar and an unknown black male (25-35 years old, 180 pounds, 6', black complexion, with scruffy beard and wearing a black hoodie) stole the phone and ran away. Loss $700.

Theft from person – 100 blk. S. 10th St. - between 1/7/17 at 5 PM and 1/7/17 at 6:30 PM – victim reports an unknown person stole a cell phone from jacket pocket. Value $836.

Theft from person – 100 blk. S. 15th St. - between 1/5/17 at 5 PM and 1/7/17 at 8 AM victim reports an unknown person stole their Steeler tickets. Value $658.

Burglary – 1300 blk. E. Carson St. - between 1/6/17 at 3 AM and 1/6/17 at 4 AM – business owner reported his business was burglarized. Amount of loss $2,300. Suspects were identified by surveillance video.

Robbery – 1800 blk E. Carson St. - 1/6/17 at 8:21 PM – victim reported being robbed by 2 white males he did not know and could not give their descriptions. Loss over $1,800.

Aggravated Assault – 900 blk. E. Carson St. - 1/6/17 at 12:15 AM – victims reported they bumped into a group on the 1000 block of E. Carson street. The group followed them to the 900 block of Carson. Male victim attacked by 2 males (20-25 years old, 6'2", 165 pounds, with scruffy beard, brown hair, black/blue coat, white hoodie, dark casual pants & 20-25 year old, 6', 160 pounds, brown curly hair, and tan coat) and female victim attacked by 2 females (both 20-25 years old, one was 5'4", 130 pounds, black/blue hoodie sweatshirt, blue jeans). Male victim received severe injuries to face.

Theft from auto – 2100 blk. Sidney St. - between 1/7/17 at 8 PM and 1/8/17 at 12:30 PM – victim reported an unknown person stole the license plate off their vehicle. PA registration JGV7976.

Theft from auto – 2300 blk. Jane St. - between 1/7/17 at 10 PM and 1/8/17 at 1 PM – victim reports an unknown person broke the vehicle window and stole the persons wallet. Loss $20.

Theft from auto – 2200 blk. Mary St. - between 1/7/17 at 9:30 PM and 1/8/17 at 10:15 AM – victim reported an unknown person broke the car window and stole a Steelers jersey and wallet. Loss $170.

Theft from Person – 2600 blk. E. Carson St. - 1/5/17 at 1:10 PM – victim reported someone had stolen $600 from purse.

Allentown (1803)

Theft from person – 100 blk. Beltzhoover St – between 12/22/16 12:01 AM and 1/2/17 at 1 PM – victim reports several unauthorized withdraws from banking account. Loss is almost $1,500.

Robbery/Home Invasion – 800 blk. Excelsior St. - 1/3/17 at 7:55 AM – victims reported upon entering their home a black male actor 5'9" stocky build with short hair and dark complexion forced his way in and punched the victim in the face. The husband fought the intruder off and was able to get him out of the house. Both victims received cuts and abrasions.

Theft from person – 700 blk. E. Warrington Ave. - 1/3/17 at 4:30 PM - victim reports leaving their phone on the counter of store and an unknown person stolen the phone. Cost $200.

Aggravated Assault – Climax St. & Millbridge St. - 1/7/17 at 10:20 PM – a group of females were supposed to meet for an arranged fight. Upon arrival, the other half of the fight pulled a gun and shot one of the females.

Mount Oliver (1607)

Stolen vehicle – 400 blk. Ormsby St. - 1/7/17 at 10:34 AM – victim started vehicle and when he returned and unknown person stole his vehicle. Red 2004 Chrysler Sebring with PA plate HME7713.

Arlington (1603)

Robbery – 2200 blk. Of Arlington Ave. - 1/3/17 at 1004 AM - a store employee opened the business & shortly after a white male entered the store and pepper sprayed her and a customer (the customer was also cut with a knife). The suspect stole $125 out of the cash register. The same store was robbed recently and detectives have identified the suspect.

Arlington Heights (1604)

Beltzhoover (1809)

Burglary – 200 blk. Michigan St. - between 12/31/16 at 9 PM and 1/2/17 at 3 PM – victim reports an unknown person came into their home and stole 2 TVs from their home. There was no forced entry. Loss over $800.

Robbery - 100 blk. Curtain Ave. - 1/7/17 at 10:45 PM – cab driver picked up 2 females. Driver was instructed he would be paid at destination. Upon arrival, a black male (5'7" wearing blue jeans, black jacket, & red shirt) pulled up his jacket revealing a gun and told him the gun was his payment. Amount of loss $40.

Carrick (2901, 2902, 2904)

Theft from person – 1900 blk. Brownville Rd. - 1/2/17 at 4 AM – victim put his wallet on counter to pay for item and female bumped into him after a brief period of time victim realized wallet had been stolen. Debit card, personal ID cards, & $200 in cash was taken.

Theft from person – 100 blk. Claus Ave. - between 1/5/17 at 10:52 AM and 1/5/17 at 1 PM – victim reports to UPS packages stolen. Value over $200.

Burglary – 1100 blk. Brownsville Rd. - between 1/7/17 at 11:39 PM and 1/7/17 at 11:46 PM – business reported it was burlgarized overnight several cartons of cigarettes were stolen. Loss is over $4,306.

Robbery – South Way & Leolyn St. - 1/8/17 at 10:38 PM – victim reported being robbed by 2 black males with hand guns. Suspects were 15-20 years old in dark clothing. Officers checked area and located a suspect who was identified as one of the two robbers. A 16 years old juvenile was arrested.

Overbrook (3204, 3207)

St. Clair (1606)

Knoxville (3001)

Burglary – 100 blk. Jucunda St. - between 12/31/16 at 10:30 AM and 1/1/17 at 10 PM – victim reported door kicked in and several items stolen. Items included 60" TV, three 32" TVs, PS4 & 2 controllers, remote controlled car, & gold watch. Loss is about $2,044.

 

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