Police Log: Jan. 25, 2016

January 25, 2016 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

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Police Log: Jan. 19, 2016

January 19, 2016 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

  • Arrest records published here were provided by the McKeesport Police Department.
  • A report of an arrest does not mean the person identified has been convicted of a crime.
  • All people arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
 
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County Police Seek Public's Help in Two Shootings

January 17, 2016 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

Allegheny County police are asking for the public's help in solving two shootings in the Turtle Creek valley area, less than an hour apart, on Saturday afternoon.

The motives in the shootings --- in Turtle Creek and then about two miles away in North Braddock --- are not clear, police said. Police did not indicate that the shootings were connected in any way.

The first incident happened at about 3:25 p.m. Saturday in the Penn Plaza shopping mall along Route 130. Turtle Creek police were dispatched in response to 9-1-1 calls about a shooting.

 
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Police Log: Jan. 13, 2016

January 13, 2016 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

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Police Log: Jan. 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

  • Arrest records published here were provided by the McKeesport Police Department.
  • A report of an arrest does not mean the person identified has been convicted of a crime.
  • All people arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
 
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Police Make Arrests in Connection With Local Fires

January 12, 2016 |

By Jason Togyer | Posted in: Crime and Police News

McKeesport police have made arrests in connection with two fires they say were deliberately set.

City police said Sean Michael Gray, 27, of Ohio Avenue, Glassport was stopped by officers Thursday on Perry Street, near the scene of a fire in a vacant house in the 300 block of Atlantic Avenue in the city's lower 10th Ward. Gray has been arrested and charged with two counts of arson.

In a separate incident, McKeesport police have charged David Whatley, 21, of the 1000 block of McCleary Street with multiple counts of arson in connection with a New Year's Day fire on Cleveland Street.

 
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Clairton Man Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Trafficking Charge

January 07, 2016 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

A Clairton man pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of sex trafficking of a child, U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Robert Allen Middlebrook, 41, pleaded guilty to one count before U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab in Pittsburgh.

Prosecutors say that in February 2015, Middlebrook "knowingly recruited, enticed, harbored, transported, provided and obtained a female minor" to engage in commercial sex acts. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Pennsylvania State Police conducted the investigation, a spokeswoman said.

 
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Police Log: Jan. 5, 2016

January 05, 2016 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

  • The arrest records published here were provided by the McKeesport Police Department.
  • A report of an arrest does not mean the person identified has been convicted of a crime.
  • All people arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
 
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Driver Charged With Murder in Connection With Turtle Creek Hit-and-Run

January 04, 2016 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

A 34-year-old Munhall man has been arrested and charged in connection with the New Year's Day hit-and-run death of a woman in Turtle Creek.

William Lekovitch is awaiting arraignment on charges of homicide by motor vehicle, involuntary manslaughter and numerous other offenses, an Allegheny County police spokesperson said.

County police said that the 60-year-old victim, identified in broadcast reports as a Wilkinsburg woman, was walking in the 200 block of Penn Avenue Extension when she was struck by a vehicle sometime before 6:35 a.m. Friday (Jan. 1).

Turtle Creek police responded and found the victim suffering from multiple injuries and the vehicle that had struck her, abandoned, nearby, and the driver nowhere in the area.

The victim died of her injuries in a hospital on Sunday evening, county police said. Lekovitch surrendered to police without incident. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Local Police Warn of Burglary, Theft Attempts

December 09, 2015 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Crime and Police News

Photo by Scott Davidson via Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons

As the holidays approach, local police are warning of an increased number of thefts and burglary attempts.

In White Oak, police this week said more than 15 vehicles were entered over the weekend throughout the borough, while thefts also were reported in Jefferson Hills. Meanwhile, Wilkins police are investigating a burglary in the Gilmore Acres section of the township.

"Burglaries and break-ins are always prevalent around the holidays," a Wilkins Twp. police spokesperson said in an email yesterday, adding that residents should make sure to lock their homes and vehicles. Residents should consider leaving lights on and drawing their curtains when they're away from home, Wilkins police said.

The spokesperson added that police have a suspect in mind in the Gilmore Acres burglary, which occurred in an unoccupied home.

In White Oak, police said items were stolen from vehicles on Summit Street, Delaware, California and Kansas avenues, and Carmella, Marietta and Victoria drives. The thefts are believed to have occurred sometime in the early hours of Sunday morning.

 
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