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Zone 3 community crime alerts for May 15-21


The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 15-21.

Duquesne Heights (1911)

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

Stolen vehicle – 100 blk. Haberman Ave. - between 5/20/17 at 10 PM and 5/21/17 at Noon. - Victim called to report a relative came to her home with four friends for her house party. In the morning, the victim discovered her gray 2003 Ford Expedition XL with PA plate KBN 2771 had been stolen and her keys were gone too.

Burglary – 100 blk. Marne Way – 5/16/17 at 11 AM – Victim called to report a burglary. Items stolen were cash, credit card, "piggy bank", birth certificate, bracelet, designer shoes, & TV. Amount of loss is estimated at $2,450. The victim confronted a suspect who was observed returning stolen items back to the victim. Officers were able to find witnesses who witnessed the incident. Antwon Holt was arrested and taken to jail.

Burglary – 100 blk. Boggs Ave. - between 5/13/17 at 10 PM and 5/14/17 at 2 AM – Employee called to report the corner of her window was broken out of her business and a black shampoo bowl was stolen. Loss is $500.

Theft of property delivered – 800 blk. Boggs Ave. - 5/4/17 at 5:10 PM – Victim reported a package was delivered containing 3 pair of shoes. The delivery company indicated the package was delivered. The amount of loss is $187.

South Shore (1921)

Bon Air (1806)

South Side Slopes (1706, 1608)

Theft from vehicle – 2800 Mary St. - 5/18/17 at 11:14 AM – Victim reported she was asked for a ride but refused. A few minutes later she returned to her car and discovered her phone had been taken from the console. Amount of loss is unknown. The phone was a pink Metro PCS cell phone.

South Side Flats (1609, 1702)

Theft – 2500 blk. Wharton St. - between 5/15/17 at 8 PM and 5/15/17 at 8 AM – Victim reported his front tire of this bicycle had been stolen. The amount of loss is unknown.

Theft – 2300 blk. Jane St. - 5/12/17 at 10:50 AM – An employer called to report an employee was involved in the theft of lottery tickets. Amount of loss is $300.

Theft – 2400 blk. Sarah St. - 5/19/17 at 5 PM – Victim reported a known actor stole his cash and Bluetooth headset. Loss is $220.

Theft by deception – 100 blk. S. 28th St. - between 5/9/17 at 8 AM and 5/15/17 at 4 PM – Victim reported a person he knows signed a check over to him in exchange for the amount on the check. When the victim went to cash the check he was informed the check was bad. Loss is $3,062.

Theft – 2700 blk. E. Carson St. - 5/18/17 at 5 PM – Victim reported he left his silver Samsung Note 5 on a clothes rack in the men's locker room. Moments later the phone was gone. Amount of loss is $700.

Theft – 1900 blk. Larkins Way – between 5/2/17 at 12:15 PM and 5/4/17 at 5 PM – Victim reported a package was delivered to her home and discovered it had been stolen. The package contained shoes from the Walking Company. Loss is $80.

Theft – 1300 blk. E. Carson St. - 5/18/17 at 1 AM – Victim called to report her wallet was stolen from a local bar. The wallet had her state ID, debit card, social security information, & house key. Loss is over $10.

Theft – E. Carson St. & S. 15th St. - 5/20/17 at 2 AM – Victim reported someone stole his iPhone 6 at one of the bars on the South Side. Amount of loss is unknown.

Theft from vehicle – 1100 blk. Bingham St. - between 5/19/17 at 1 PM and 5/20/17 at 10:30 AM – Victim called to report his Xbox One game console, 2 controllers, & a charger where stolen from his parked vehicle. The victim thinks the suspect manipulated the front passenger window to gain entry. Amount of loss is $454.

Burglary – 1700 blk. Larkins Way – between 5/19/17 at 11 PM and 5/21/17 at 7:30 PM – Victim observed her fence/gate were broken. In addition, she saw her screen was torn away from the door. He door was open too. She reported nothing appears to have been taken but the suspect ransacked her home.

Aggravated assault – E. Carson St. & S. 14th St. - 5/21/17 at 12:40 AM – Officers responded to a male shot at a local bar. Officers were trying to move a large crowd away from the victim and secure the crime scene and were met with resistance from the large crowd. Officers had to call for additional units to expand the scene and move the crowd. Two males refused to move. Both males pushed the officer and were arrested. The two males arrested are Thomas Greene & Andre Umphrey.

Allentown (1803)

Theft – Climax St. & Beltzhoover Ave. - 5/17/17 at 2 PM – Victim called to report the theft of a check by a known suspect. The amount is $100.

Mount Oliver (1607)

Theft – 400 blk. St. Joseph St. - between 5/16/17 at 7:30 AM and 5/16/17 at 5:50 PM – Victim reported someone had taken 2 Mongoose bikes from his back patio. One bike is gray, black, & red. The other one is blue & lime green. The loss is $200.

Arlington (1603)

Burglary – 2200 blk. Spring St. - between 5/19/17 at 10:09 AM and 5/19/17 at 5:10 PM – Victim reported he fell asleep. His front door and screen door were shut but thinks he left them unlocked. When he woke up he discovered his 3 Sony flat screen TVs were stolen (36",64", & 42") along with his Verizon Ellipsis Tablet. Amount of loss is $3,500.

Aggravated assault – 400 blk. Jonquil St. - 5/21/17 at 6 PM – Officers responded to a person stabbed call. Upon arrival, the victim explained he heard banging noises outside. The victim looked outside and saw 4 juveniles throwing rocks and sticks at his home. The victim went outside and yelled at the kids to leave. The juveniles then began swearing and throwing rocks at the victim. When they refused to leave he walked down to the end of his driveway and yelled at them to leave. A white male juvenile punched him in the head and stabbed him in the arm with a screwdriver. A white female then hit him in the head with an umbrella. The victim then started bleeding profusely. Officers located 2 juveniles close to the scene. A juvenile was arrested for the Aggravated assault on the victim.

Arlington Heights (1604)

Beltzhoover (1809)

Carrick (2901, 2902, 2904)

Burglary – 2000 blk. Westmont Ave. - between 5/17/17 at 9 AM and 5/17/17 at 1:30 PM – Victim reported coming home and discovering her front window had been altered. Officers checked the residence. Victim discovered items stolen from the home were credit cards, Mahogany jewelry box, Air 2 iPad, & assorted jewelry. Amount of loss is $2,100.

Robbery – 2300 blk. Brownsville Rd. - 5/21/17 at 10:25 PM – Officers responded to a robbery call. Upon arrival, the victim explained he had just entered his secured building and the door had not closed yet. He stated a black male teenager with curly black hair wearing a orange tee shirt came in the door behind him and attempted to pull is backpack off his person. The teenager and 2 other juveniles fled. Officers had detained a male matching the description the victim gave. The victim was able to identify the male as the one who robbed him. A juvenile was arrested and taken to Schuman Center.

Burglary – 100 blk. Kirk Ave. - between 5/15/17 at 7 AM and 5/15/17 at 6 PM – Victim called to report finding her home ransacked and a queen size bed comforter set was stolen along with a SCCY Industries CPX (9mm). Loss is $350.

Theft – 2200 blk. Brownsville Rd. - 5/15/17 at 9:45 PM – Victim called to report while he was moving his wallet was stolen. The wallet contained bus transfer passes, cash, bank card, & single bus passes was stolen. Amount of loss is over $172.

Overbrook (3204, 3207)

Theft from vehicle – 2600 blk. Saw Mill Run Blvd. - between 5/15/17 at 7 PM and 5/16/17 at 1 PM – Employee called to report a PA dealer license plate (K05557K) was stolen off of a dark blue 2009 Chevrolet HHR.

St. Clair (1606)

Knoxville (3001)

Theft – 200 blk. Bausman St. - between 5/14/17 at 9 PM and 5/15/17 at 11 AM – Victim had left a king size mattress, orange/black gas weed eater, & a Echo brand gas weed eater on her porch. In the morning, she checked and the items were gone. Amount of loss is $419.


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