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Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts


The following are the violent crimes, crime trends for the week of: November 23 to November 29, 2015:

Duquesne Heights (1911)

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

Burglary of Residence – 200 block of Cairo Street, occurred between 11/25 12:30pm and 11/27 2:40pm. Unknown entry point. Victim returned home and found front door to residence wide open. Neighbor told victim that it had been open for a day. Unknown if anything was taken.

Theft from Vehicle – 10 block of E. Sycamore Street, occurred between 11/28 6:00pm and 11/29 10:00am. Driver’s side rear window broken and a gym bag and clothing were taken.

Aggravated Assault – Natchez Street, occurred on 6/30 (reported on 11/29). Known actor assaulted victim.

Theft – 400 block of Boggs Avenue, occurred between 3:00am and 3:50am on 11/26. Known actor stole money from victim’s residence. Referred to magistrate/exceptionally cleared.

Aggravated Assault – 700 block of Southern Avenue, occurred at 3:15pm on 11/29. Responding officers arrested actor.

South Shore (1921)

Theft – 100 block of Station Square Drive, occurred between 7:00am and 5:30pm on 11/18 (reported on 11/23). Theft of catalytic converter from car.

South Side Flats (1702, 1609)

Robbery – 2700 E. Carson Street, occurred at 8:45pm on 11/23. Phone forcibly grabbed from victim’s hand by a known actor. Cleared by arrest.

Retail Theft – 1900 block of E. Carson Street, occurred at 3:35pm on 11/24. Two male actors involved in a retail theft. First actor described as a Hispanic male, 5’10, large/heavy build, short black hair, mustache, wearing a black coat, black pants, and white shoes. Second actor described as a male, 5’6, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jacket, and white shoes.

Aggravated Assault – 1500 block of E. Carson Street, occurred at 1:25am on 11/25. Intoxicated, disorderly male assaulted two officers. Cleared by arrest.

Theft from Vehicle – 2300 block of Sarah Street, occurred between 11/26 9:00pm and 11/27 8:35am. $50 in quarters and keys taken.

Burglary of Residence – 2000 block of Larkins Way, occurred between 5:30am and 3:50pm on 11/25. Unknown entry point and no signs of forced entry. 55” TV and money taken.

Robbery – S. 10th Street and Sarah Street, occurred at 2:20am on 11/26. Victim was talking on his cell phone while he was walking on S. 10th Street when an unknown male came up behind him and grabbed his wallet from his back pocket. The male then ran toward Bradish Street. Actor described as a male between 20 and 25 years of age, 6’0, medium build, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, dark blue tennis shoes.

Theft – 1100 block of E. Carson Street, occurred between 1:30am and 4:30am on 11/24. Victim brought an unknown homeless male to his apartment. When male woke up, his wallet and cell phone were gone and there were 3 unauthorized transactions on his bank card.

Burglary of Residence – 100 block of S. 18th Street, occurred at 2:00pm on 11/28. Victim came home and saw a person attempting to enter her residence through the rear window. Victim screamed and actor fled. No description of actor.

Aggravated Assault – 1500 block of E. Carson Street, occurred at 12:25am on 11/29. Officer assaulted while attempting to arrest make arrest. Cleared by arrest.

Theft – 1600 block of E. Carson Street, occurred between 12:30am and 12:45am on 11/29. 2 purses and 2 cell phones stolen while victims were in bar.

South Side Slopes (1706, 1608)

Allentown (1803)

Aggravated Assault – 100 block of Millbridge Street, occurred at 8:30pm on 11/25. Known actor. Warrant issued.

Theft – 800 block of Loyal Way, occurred between 9:16am and 9:22am on 11/27. Theft of package. Package was delivered at 9:16am and it was gone when victim arrived home at 9:22am.

Aggravated Assault – 400 block of Allen Street, occurred at 5:44am on 11/28. Officers assaulted while attempting to make arrest. Cleared by arrest.

Aggravated Assault – Industry Street and Beltzhoover Avenue, occurred at 10:32pm on 11/26. Victims were driving on Industry Street when they were shot at by an unknown actor. Car was hit, occupants uninjured. Possible actor described as a black male, 6’2, 190lbs, medium build, wearing a gray sweatshirt.

Knoxville (3001)

Theft – 200 block of Moore Avenue, occurred between 11/19 12:01am and 11/21 11:00pm. Prescription medications, Nintendo game system and games stolen.

Theft – 300 block of Suncrest Street, occurred between 11/13 and 11/28. Boots taken.

Theft – 200 block of Moore Avenue, occurred between 11/22 and 11/29. Revolver, shotgun, ammunition taken.

Beltzhoover (1809)

Mount Oliver (1607)

Burglary of Residence – 400 block of St. Joseph Street, occurred between 11:17pm and 11:30pm on 11/24. Window broken in rear door. Nothing taken.

Arlington (1603)

Theft – 300 block of Bassler Street, occurred between 9/20 and 11/23. Money taken.

Arlington Heights (1604)

Carrick (2901, 2902, 2904)

Stolen Car – 1700 block of Plateau Street, occurred between 11/22 10:00pm and 11/23 7:20am. 2004 maroon Chevy Malibu, 4 door, stolen by a friend of the victim. Car was returned to the residence and victim does not wish to press charges. This case is exceptionally cleared.

Theft – 2600 block of Brownville Road, occurred at 6:00pm on 11/20. Credit card stolen from store counter.

Theft – 2200 block of Lutz Avenue, occurred between 11/20 8:00am and 11/23 1:00am. Prescription medication stolen.

Homicide – 1800 block of Brownsville Road, occurred at 2:10am on 11/28. A woman was found on the sidewalk bleeding from stab wounds.

Burglary of Residence – 40 block of Clifton Street, occurred between 8:00am and 5:00pm on 11/25. Playstation game system, games, DVDs, TV, and clothing taken. No signs of forced entry. Unknown entry point.

Burglary of Residence – 2300 block of Valera Street, occurred between 11:30am and 4:10pm on 11/29. Entry made through rear door by breaking pane of glass. iPad, change, DVDs taken.

Burglary of Residence – 2200 block of Valera Street, occurred between 10:30am and 11:00am on 11/29. Entry made through front door. TV and DVD player taken.

Overbrook (3204, 3207)

Robbery – 600 block of Overbrook Blvd, occurred at 3:20am on 11/26. Victim robbed in his home by a known actor. Warrant issued.

Bon Air (1806)


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