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Duquesne Mayor Schedules 'Town Hall' Meeting

By Cami DiBattista
The Tube City Almanac
April 16, 2018
Posted in: Crime and Police News, Duquesne News

Residents of Duquesne are being invited to attend a town hall meeting to learn about happenings in the city. 

The special meeting is slated for 6 to 8 p.m. April 25 in the Duquesne School District Auditorium on Kennedy Avenue.

Mayor Nickole Nesby will be there to answer questions, listen to ideas and hear comments about the city, programs, developments, service priorities and infrastructure needs.

Residents are encouraged to attend, join the discussion and get involved.

Police Report: Duquesne police Chief Tom Dunlevy gave the report for the month of March.

Duquesne police responded to 510 total calls for service, resulting in 64 adult arrests, five juvenile arrests and 61 traffic citations.

Calls for the month included 22 abandoned motor vehicles, 20 crashes, 17 alarms, two burglaries, nine disturbances, 18 domestics, 20 juveniles, one robbery, three "shots fired" calls and 12 warrant arrests.

The number of arrests and citations from the first quarter of 2018 have risen from the first quarter of 2017, Dunlevy said, with arrests increasing from 98 to 159 (62 percent) and citations from 118 to 252 (114 percent).

Originally published April 16, 2018.

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