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Zone 3 community crime alerts for Dec. 19-25


The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: December 19th, 2016 thru December 25th, 2016.

Duquesne Heights (1911)

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

Robbery- 100 Blk. Of Pasadena St. - On 12/20/16 at 12:10 AM- RP states that he was attempting to deliver a pizza, when he was approached by 2 black males wearing black ski masks, both carrying silver semi automatic firearms. RP states unknown actors told him to give them everything that he had. RP states that they stole Pizza, Chicken wings, Pepsi, and $60.00 and actors ran towards Ruxton Street.

Theft from auto- 200 Blk. W Warrington Ave.- Between 12/17/16 at 12:00 PM and 12/19/16 at 8:00 PM- RP states that his PA Plate GXA 3061 was taken off of his vehicle. Plate later recovered by zone 1 Officers on 12/21/16.

Burglary (residence) - 300 blk. Beltzhoover Ave. - between 12/17 and 12/19 - Victim came home to find items scattered throughout her residence and 2 televisions missing. Value $1,500.

Theft from person- 200 Blk. Of Dilworth St.- Between 11/28/16 at 12:00 AM and 11/29/16 at 12:00 (reported 12/23/16)- RP states that he moved from his residence and he speculates that an unknown actor stole package he had been expecting off of the front porch.

South Shore (1921)

Bon Air (1806)

South Side Slopes (1706, 1608)

Burglary (Residence)- 1400 Blk. Of Fernleaf- On 12/19 between 5:40 PM and 7:20 PM- RP states that an unknown actor came into his apartment and stole multiple items of high value, to include a bronze wrist watch, unknown brand.

Theft from auto- 3100 Blk. Of Mission st. - Between 12/17/16 at at 6:00 PM and 12/19/16 at 10:00 PM- RP states actor went into her vehicle and stole approximately $120.00. No damage to vehicle.

Burglary (Residence)- 2800 Blk. Of Mary St.- On 12/20/16 at 1:45 AM- RP states that her residence was broken into by known actor, warrant to follow.

Theft from person- 2300 Blk. Of Patterson St. - Between 2/15/07 at 12:00 PM and 12/22/16 at 6:30 PM- RP states that she had insurance checks stolen from her, that she was unaware that she had received in 2007.

Robbery (strong arm)- 1000 Blk. Of Mount Oliver St. - On 12/21/16 at 11:30 PM- RP states that he made plans to meet with a friend, and was robbed at the above location at gun point. Actor obtained PA ID card, visa card, and approximately $40.00 in cash.

Auto theft- 2300 Blk. Of S 18th St. - On 12/22/16 at 10:05 AM- RP states that his white business van marked "KIA" on both sides, was stolen. (PA plate YYP 4010)

Theft from person- 3200 Blk. Of Mary St.- On 12/24/16 between 3:30 AM and 12:30 PM- RP states that she was drinking at her home with three males, and observed that $500.00 in cash was missing from her wallet the next day.

South Side Flats (1609,1702)

Theft from auto- 100 Blk. Of S 17th St.- Between 12/16/16 at 8:00 PM and 12/19/16 at 8:30 PM- RP states that her vehicle was parked outside of her residence when unknown actor stole multiple gift cards and an old wallet. No damage to vehicle.

Theft from person- Intersection of S. 18th St and E Carson St.- Between 10/6/16 at 8:00 AM and 12/21/16 at 8:25 PM- RP states an unknown actor set up a go fund me account on his behalf for an assault that happened on 10/4/16 for his medical bills. RP states that he did not receive any money from the account.

Burglary (Business)- 2400 Blk. E Carson St.- On 12/25/16 at 5:00 AM- RP states that 2 unknown black males came into the business and stole an unknown amount of lottery tickets.

Robbery (Business)- 2700 Blk. Of E Carson St.- On 12/23/16 at 7:53 AM- RP states that he was working inside the business when an unknown black male approached him with a handgun in attempt to rob the business. Actor was shot and fled the scene.

Theft from person- 2000 Blk. Of Wharton St. - On 12/24/16 at 1:00 PM- RP states that an unknown actor stole a bag of gifts from the bottom of her cart while she was in the parking lot.

Auto theft- 1900 Blk. Of Sidney St.- Between 12/22/16 at 10:00 PM and 12/25/16 at 12:30 PM- RP states that his son had been driving his silver Honda CRV (PA Plate JXN 1879) and had parked the vehicle in this area. RP went to retrieve his vehicle, and it had been presumed to be stolen.

Burglary (Residence)- 100 Blk. Of Sidney St.- On 12/23/16 between 3:05 AM and 4:05 AM- RP states that he went to sleep on his couch in the living room, when an unknown actor came into his home (no forced entry) and stole his keys for his 2009 Silver Ford Fusion (PA Plate FBM 8131) and the vehicle from outside his residence.

Burglary (Residence)- 100 Blk. Of S. 16th St.- On 12/23/16 at 3:50 AM- RP states that she was home alone while her roommates were all out of town, when an unknown male entered her residence, looking for her roommate. Officer observed front window to have been tampered with and front door to be unlocked.

Allentown (1803)

Burglary (Residence)- 200 Blk. Of Walter St. - On 12/19/16 at 9:20 PM – RP states that 3 unknown black males forced their way into the home, and pistol whipped victim. RP states that actors stole 2 prescription bottles full of Gabapentin, 2 access cards, a cell phone (LG stylus plus), and $15.00.

Burglary (residence) - 900 blk. Eureka St. - between 12/16 and 12/19 - Reporting person states the residence is being remodeled. He found someone removed the rear door and took all of the new appliances and removed copper pipes from the basement. Stolen was a dishwasher, stove, microwave, washer, and dryer. All LG brand products. Value $2,300.

Bad checks/theft by deception – 800 blk. E. Warrington Ave. - between 11/22 and 12/20 - Victim states he cashed a check for the known suspect. It was later discovered it was a fraudulent check. Value $1,950.

Mount Oliver (1607)

Criminal Trespass- 500 Blk. Of Mountain Ave.- On 12/24/16 at 11:56 PM- Victim states that known actor came in through her front window, no items were taken. Officer to obtain warrant.

Arlington (1603)

Criminal Trespass- 200 Blk. Of Clover St.- On 12/25/16 at 5:30 PM- Victim states that on that an unknown male knocked on his door, and accused RP of robbing him. Victim states that actor then began wrestling him, and broke his door upon leaving.

Arlington Heights (1604)

Theft from person- 3000 Blk of Arlington Ave. - Between 11/19/16 at 3:00 PM and 12/19/16 at 1:00 PM- Victim states her license plate had been stolen from her vehicle within the past month.

Beltzhoover (1809)

Theft from person- 100 Blk. Of Lafferty Ave. - On 12/20/16 between 12:16 PM and 8:00 PM- Victim states that an unknown actor came onto her porch and stole a UPS package containing an apple iphone 6 plus.

Carrick (2901, 2902, 2904)

Burglary (Residence)- 100 Blk. Of Minooka St.- Between 12/10/16 at 12:00 PM and 12/13/16 at 10:00 AM (reported (12/19/16)- Victim states that he is currently having work done on his home, and that approximately $4,000.00 worth of copper was stolen from the basement. No forced entry.

Overbrook (3204, 3207)

St. Clair (1606)

Knoxville (3001)

Burglary (Residence)- 400 Blk. Of Orchard Pl.- Between 12/18/16 at 3:50 AM and 12/19/16 at 7:40 PM- Victim states that multiple electronics were stolen from his home while he was out of town. No forced entry.

Theft from auto- 400 Blk. Charles St. - Between 12/20/16 at 5:00 PM and 12/21/16 at 6:25 AM- Victim states he had his vehicle parked in his drive way and he observed that multiple boxes of ammo, an Alaska hunting knife with a black handle and a 7-inch blade, and a Springfield armory XDM .40 Cal magazine were all taken from the vehicle. No damage to the vehicle.


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