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City Man Held in Connection With Pittsburgh Double-Stabbing

August 08, 2019 |

By Staff Reports | Posted in: Crime and Police News

A McKeesport man has been charged with homicide in connection with a brutal double-stabbing Thursday morning in downtown Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh police said there is still no clear reason why the suspect, identified as James Wyatt, 23, slashed Janice Purdue-Dance, 61, of Erie.

The victim was talking to a police officer at a bus stop in front of the Heinz 57 Center on Sixth Avenue when the attack occurred.

Police allege that Wyatt stabbed another woman before the officer subdued him and took him into custody. The second victim survived the attack and was in stable condition at a hospital Thursday night.

 
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Burglary Investigation Nets Suspected Narcotics, Stolen Gun

August 08, 2019 |

By Staff Reports | Posted in: Crime and Police News

McKeesport police investigating a suspected burglary in Highland Grove wound up arresting three people --- including a fugitive wanted in Maryland.

Officers recovered a stolen 9-mm semiautomatic pistol, more than $1,500 in suspected heroin and two bags of suspected crack cocaine following the incident Saturday morning.

One of the people arrested is being held in the Allegheny County Jail in lieu of $30,000 bond after city police allege that he pointed a firearm at officers.

 
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City Man, 24, Held in Erie Shooting

July 28, 2019 |

By Staff Reports | Posted in: Crime and Police News

A McKeesport man is in jail in Erie in connection with a shooting Monday night in that city's East End.

Saquazne D. McClendon, 24, is in Erie County Prison in lieu of $50,000 cash bond pending a preliminary hearing Aug. 9 before Magisterial District Judge Paul G. Urbaniak in Erie, court officials there said.

Erie police told the Erie Times-News in a story for Saturday's editions that McClendon is accused of firing at least nine shots in an incident near the corner of East 11th Street and East Avenue. No one was injured.

Court records indicate that McClendon also has an address in Erie.

 
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City Man Found Dead in Versailles Ave. Shooting

July 27, 2019 |

By Staff Reports | Posted in: Crime and Police News

UPDATED with information from the medical examiner's office.


A McKeesport man was found dead in an garage on Versailles Avenue on Saturday afternoon.

The Allegheny County medical examiner's office identified the victim as 22-year-old Tareef Del Tae McClellan. McClellan died of a gunshot wound to the neck, the office said Sunday following an autopsy. His death has been ruled a homicide.

Allegheny County police Sgt. Venerando Costa said McKeesport paramedics were dispatched to a home in the 1500 block of Versailles at 3:37 p.m. for a woman who reported being unable to breathe.

When they arrived, Costa said in a statement, the woman told them she had found a dead body in her garage.

 
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Reward Offered in Connection with Pittsburgh Man's Slaying

July 27, 2019 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the persons responsible for the death earlier this month of a North Side man on McKeesport's Beacon Street.

Delquay James, 21, was found by McKeesport police at around 8 p.m. July 13 outside a house near the corner of Beacon and Hazel streets suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Allegheny County police homicide detectives found shell casings from several different caliber handguns at the scene. Police said that prior to James' shooting, a group of men were seen in the street near a dark-colored vehicle. Witnesses told police that following the shooting, the car sped away.
             
Anyone with information concerning this investigation is asked to call the Allegheny County police tip line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

 


One Charged in Shooting at O'Neil Blvd. Bar

July 25, 2019 |

By Staff Reports | Posted in: Crime and Police News

An argument at an O'Neil Boulevard bar led to a shooting that put one man in the hospital and sent a bullet through the window of the district magistrate's office.

McKeesport police recovered more than two dozen shell casings at the scene of the July 3 incident at the Roo Bar.

Courtney Washington, 25, of Duquesne is charged by McKeesport police with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, unauthorized possession of a firearm, carrying a firearm without a license and criminal mischief in connection with shooting.

Washington was arrested July 7 in Duquesne and is being held in Allegheny County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bond pending a preliminary hearing Aug. 5 before Magisterial District Judge Thomas Miller Jr. in White Oak.

 
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West Mifflin Man Held in Accident That Injured Pedestrian

July 25, 2019 |

By Staff Reports | Posted in: Crime and Police News

A West Mifflin man is being held in the Allegheny County Jail in connection with an accident that injured a pedestrian near McKeesport City Hall.

Ashyon Smith, 20, is charged by McKeesport police with aggravated assault, driving under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of an accident involving an injury, reckless driving, driving on the sidewalk and related offenses.

He is jailed in lieu of $15,000 cash bond pending a preliminary hearing July 29 before Magisterial District Judge Eugene F. Riazzi Jr.

 
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Pittsburgh Man Dead Following Beacon Street Shooting

July 14, 2019 |

By Staff Reports | Posted in: Crime and Police News

A 21-year-old man died Saturday night following a shooting on Beacon Street.

Delquay Lamont James of Pittsburgh's North Side was pronounced dead at the scene at 8 p.m., said the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office.

In a prepared statement, Allegheny County police Lt. Kenneth Ruckel said McKeesport police and paramedics were dispatched to the 2000 block of Beacon Street at 7:53 p.m. when callers to 9-1-1 reported a man had been shot.

 
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City Man Held in June 4 Wilkinsburg Slaying

July 08, 2019 |

By Staff Reports | Posted in: Crime and Police News

A man wanted in connection with a June 4 homicide in Wilkinsburg was arrested Monday morning by McKeesport police.

Triq P. Price, 39, is charged by Allegheny County police with homicide, robbery, carrying a firearm without a license and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Price is currently being held without bail in Allegheny County Jail pending a preliminary hearing July 19 before Allegheny County Judge Kim Berkeley Clark.

 
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Penn Hills Woman Charged in Walmart Shooting

July 08, 2019 |

By Staff Reports | Posted in: Crime and Police News, North Versailles Twp. News

A Penn Hills woman faces a preliminary hearing July 18 in connection with a shooting Saturday inside the North Versailles Twp. Walmart.

Rojanai Germaine Alston, 22, is charged by Allegheny County police with aggravated assault and attempted homicide. Court officials said Alston is free on $25,000 bond pending the hearing before Magisterial District Judge Roxanne Eichler.

Alston is accused of shooting a 25-year-old woman inside the store's electronics department just after 9:30 p.m. The victim, whose name has not been released, was hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

 
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