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Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

 


The following are the violent crimes, crime trends for the week of: November 9 to November 15, 2015:

Duquesne Heights (1911)

Burglary of Residence – 1700 block of Grandview Avenue, occurred between 11/9 11:00am and 11/11 11:30am. Unknown entry point. Jewelry and money taken.

Burglary of Residence – 1700 block of Grandview Avenue, occurred between 2:30pm and 8:00pm on 11/9. Unknown entry point. Jewelry, money stolen.

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

Attempt Burglary of Residence, attempt Theft from Vehicle – 400 block of Bailey Avenue, occurred at 10:00pm on 11/9 (reported on 11/10). Victim heard a noise downstairs and found a male standing in his dining room. The victim asked the male if he could help him and the male stated that he was messed up (not exact phrasing) and that he was looking for “Maggie.” The victim escorted the male from his house. The victim later discovered that his vehicle was open and had been gone through and that the rear basement door of his house was unlocked. Nothing damaged, nothing taken. Victim called to report incident more than 12 hours after it occurred. Actor described as a white male between 35 and 45 years of age, 5’10, 150 lbs, thin build, blonde hair.

Burglary of Residence – 400 block of Edgemont Street, occurred between 11/10 1:00pm and 11/11 9:00am. Copper piping stolen. Actors pried open a basement window and kicked open a basement door.

Burglary of Residence – 1000 block of Grandview Avenue, occurred between 11:00am and 4:00pm on 11/9. Entry through front door. Jewelry, money, prescription drugs stolen.

Theft from Vehicle – Norton Street and Kuhn Street, occurred between 9:00am and 9:30am on 11/9. Leaf blower stolen from truck.

Burglary of Business -800 block of Boggs Avenue, occurred between 5:00am and 5:28am on 11/9. Entry made by prying open rear door. Officers responded to burglar alarm and found the rear door pried open. Cash register, ATM, and gaming machine also damaged.

Aggravated Assault – Boggs Avenue, occurred between 9:15am and 11:00am on 11/9. Male actor arrested.

Robbery of Business – 300 block of Virginia Avenue, occurred at 10:36pm on 11/15. Male wearing a black hoodie, black ski mask, black gloves entered business and demanded money. Actor also demanded cigarettes.

Burglary of Residence – 100 block of W. Sycamore Street, occurred between 11:00am and 3:40pm on 11/12. Entry made by forcing side door. Xbox game system and games stolen.

Theft from Vehicle – 200 block of Cowan Street, occurred between 5:30pm and 7:40pm on 11/12. Sunglasses, Mac Book Pro, text books, computer charger stolen.

Burglary of Residence – 100 block of Grandview Avenue, occurred at 1:35am on 11/14. Officers responded for a report of a male looking in windows. Upon arrival they observed a male dressed in all black clothing attempting to conceal himself on scaffolding. Male was able to get away and also stole a car using keys he took from a resident’s apartment. Car was recovered nearby.

South Shore (1921)

Theft – Station Square Drive, occurred between 8:50am and 1:30pm on

South Side Flats (1702, 1609)

Theft – 2400 block of E. Carson Street, occurred between 2:00pm and 4:00pm on 11/9. Theft of a cell phone from a locker.

Theft – 900 block of E. Carson Street, occurred between 11/2 12:01am and 11/9 4:45pm. Niskiki mountain bike stolen.

Theft – 900 block of E. Carson Street, occurred between 11/2 8:00am and 11/3 8:00am (reported on 11/9). Theft of a Cadent 8 men’s bicycle and a Raleigh Cadent 2 men’s bicycle.

Burglary of Residence – 900 block of E. Carson Street, occurred on 11/10 at 3:30am. Actor described as a white male between 22 and 28 years of age, 6’2, 180 lbs, thin build, brown eyes, short brown hair, clean shaven. Actor was carrying a backpack with a Jeep logo on it.

Stolen car – 100 block of S. 14th Street, occurred between 6:30pm and 7:00pm on 11/9. 2006 Mercury Milan, silver 4 door. Car was taken by a male that the victim met in a bar and is known by first name only. Victim has contacted actor and actor won’t bring car back.

Burglary/Robbery – occurred in the 1900 block of Wrights Way between 4:00am and 4:37am on 11/11. Three men, at least one of whom had a gun, forced their way into the house. The three people inside the home were not injured, but the robbers stole electronics. Actors described were males. First actor was a black male was 6’0, 150 lbs, medium build, black medium length hair in dread locks, approximately 21 years of age. Second actor was described only as being male, 5’7, 130 lbs, thin build. Third actor described as a black male, 6’0, medium build.

Theft – S. 14th Street and E. Carson Street, occurred between 4:15pm and 5:20pm on 11/9. Yellow Mongoose mountain bike stolen.

Theft from Vehicle – Wharton Square, occurred at 3:50pm on 11/11. A WITNESS CALLED 911 AND REPORTED THAT A FEMALE WAS TRYING CAR DOORS IN THE AREA OF WHARTON SQUARE. THE WITNESS VIDEOED THE FEMALE INSIDE OF AND GOING THROUGH A CAR. THE WITNESS CONTINUED TO FOLLOW HER UNTIL OFFICERS ARRIVED. THE FEMALE WAS ARRESTED AND WAS FOUND TO HAVE A SYRINGE ON HER PERSON. SHE ADMITTED TO HAVING A HEROIN ADDICTION AND STATED THAT SHE STEALS CASH AND CHANGE FROM CARS TO SUPPORT HER ADDICTION.

Burglary of Business – 3400 block of E. Carson Street, occurred between 11/11 3:30pm and 11/12 7:00am. Tools taken.

Criminal Trespass – 100 block of S. 23rd Street, occurred at 3:30am on 11/15. Drunk male arrested for hiding in the stairwell of an apartment building.

Theft – 2000 block of E. Carson Street, occurred between 11/03 8:30am and 11/11 7:20am. Theft of money.

Burglary of Residence – 100 block of S. 15th Street, occurred between 7:15am and 5:45pm on 11/12. Entry made through front door. Cash, two shotguns, one rifle, tools taken.

Theft – 30 block of S. 16th Street, occurred between 11/5 12:00pm and 11/13 9:00am. Diamondback Road Bike stolen.

Theft – 1100 block of Bradish Street, occurred between 12:30am and 2:00am on 11/14. Cell phone stolen while victim was in bar.

Theft – 30 block of S. 10th Street, occurred between 7:00pm and 7:45pm on 11/14. Theft of car keys.

Stolen car – E. Carson Street and S. 13th Street, occurred between 10:30pm and 11:00pm on 11/14. 2011 Chevrolet Silverado stolen.

Theft – 1500 block of E. Carson Street, occurred between 11:00pm and 11:30pm on 11/14. Cell phone taken from purse while victim was in bar.

Theft from Vehicle – 2100 block of Merriman Street, occurred between 11/10 7:00pm and 11/11 8:14am. Theft if iPod Nano. No damage to car.

Theft – 30 block of S. 16th Street, occurred between 11/3 and 11/13. Bicycle stolen. Black and neon yellow Genesis Off-Road 29CS bicycle.

Theft – 200 block of Walker Street, occurred between 11/2 and 11/14. Theft of an Xbox

South Side Slopes (1706, 1608)

Theft – 1500 block of Fernleaf Street, occurred between 12:00pm and 10:00pm on 11/8. Theft of jewelry and clothing.

Allentown (1803)

Theft – 200 block of Millbridge Street, occurred between 11/4 9:30am and 11/10 8:00pm. Theft of jewelry.

Robbery – E. Warrington Avenue and Millbridge Street, occurred between 2:00pm and 2:30pm on 11/14. Victim walked in to Zone 3 to report that 2 people attempted to carjack her. Male was armed with a firearm and when she resisted, he shot out the windshield of the car and then both actors fled. Victim then drove to Rankin and reported the incident. Victim then reported incident at Zone 3 at 5:30pm.

Knoxville (3001)

Stolen car – 200 block of McKinley Street, occurred between 11/8 10:30pm and 11/9 6:45am. Blue 2005 Chrysler Town/Country van stolen.

Theft – Zara Street and Knox Avenue, occurred at 8:10pm on 11/9. Known actor stole money. Warrant issued.

Burglary of Residence – 200 block of Jucunda Street, occurred between 11/12 and 11/14. Unknown entry point. Seven stained glass windows stolen.

Aggravated Assault – Ibis Way and Marland Way, occurred at 1:56pm on 11/14. Male shot in leg. Actor described as a black male, approximately 30 years of age, 6’0, 200 lbs, medium build.

Aggravated Assault – 200 block of Rochelle Street, occurred at 4:47pm on 11/15. Male was shot at by actors in grey car. Male was not shot, but his dog was hit multiple times. No descriptions of actors.

Aggravated Assault – 100 block of Zara Street, occurred at 1:50pm on 11/15. Male shot in shoulder by known actor. Responding officers arrested actor and recovered firearm. CLEARED BY ARREST

Beltzhoover (1809)

Burglary of Residence – 900 block of Bernd Street, occurred between 9:55am and 10:00am on 11/9. Actor gained entry by completely removing a window. Victim came home from work early and heard noise upstairs. Victim yelled to find out who was in house and the actor replied, “I’m here for Shaila. She let me in.” Victim grabbed the actor and told him that no one name Shaila lived at the address. As victim was calling 911, the actor broke away and dove out a window. Prior to victim returning home, actor had moved a large flat screen TV from the livingroom and placed it by the front door. Actor described as white male, approximately 20 years of age, 5’7, 160 lbs, medium build, freckled complexion, unknown hair color.

Burglary of Residence – 200 block of Climax Street, occurred between 3:40am and 12:45pm on 11/9. Entry made by breaking pane of glass in side door. Nothing was taken, but three TVs and three mirrors were broken.

Theft from Vehicle – 400 block of Freeland Street, occurred between 11:35am and 11:45am on 11/11. Two leaf blowers stolen from truck.

Theft – 400 block of Freeland Street, occurred between 11/9 and 11/11. Theft of package from front porch.

Aggravated Assault – Montooth Street and Taft Avenue, occurred at 3:50pm on 11/13. Male reported that he was shot in the foot by an unknown actor. Actor described as a black male between 18 and 28 years of age.

Mount Oliver (1607)

Burglary of Residence – 400 block of McManus Street, occurred between 2:05am and 2:10am on 11/9. Responding officers arrested known actor.

Arlington (1603)

Arlington Heights (1604)

Carrick (2901, 2902, 2904)

Aggravated Assault – 1400 block of Brownsville Road on 11/3. Cleared by arrest.

Theft – 100 block of Duffland Street, occurred between 8/8 and 8/10. Reported on 11/11. Theft of two dirt bikes.

Burglary of Residence – 2400 block of Brownsville Road, occurred between 7:00am and 1:35pm on 11/9. Unknown entry point. TVs taken.

Burglary of Residence – 10 block of Carrick Avenue, occurred between 11/10 7:30pm and 11/11 11:30am. Entry through living room window. Appliances and tools taken.

Theft – 100 block of Duffland Street, occurred between 8/8 and 8/10 (reported on 11/11). Theft of two dirt bikes.

Theft from Vehicle – 1700 block of Amanda Street, occurred between 11/13 6:30pm and 11/14 7:00am. Tools, laptop, parking passes, safety goggles, blanket stolen. No damage to car.

Theft from Vehicle – 100 block of E. Meyers Street, occurred between 11/13 11:00pm and 11/14 7:00am. Money stolen from unlocked car.

Overbrook (3204, 3207)

Bon Air (1806)

 

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