Forest Hills Police Respond to Car Break-Ins, Assault on Brinton Road

The latest from Forest Hills police.

June 12

  • A couple living on Sumner Ave. reported that both of their unlocked vehicles had been entered overnight. While they reported nothing missing, the interiors had been ransacked, with some items strewn along the road, and a windshield had been cracked.
  • Police responded to a domestic dispute between a couple on Atlantic Ave. The man said he would spend the night with his mother-in-law. Officers advised the woman to obtain a protection from abuse order.

June 13

  • Police responded to a neighbor dispute on Wellington Rd. 
  • Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Braddock Ave. after it was reported that a man was carrying a laptop and taking photos of houses. He was gone when police arrived.

June 14

  • A woman reported hearing footsteps on her front porch and what might have been someone trying the door handle between 2 and 3 a.m. Police saw no signs of attempted entry and advised the woman to call again if she hears suspicious sounds.

June 15

  • Police responded to a reported domestic dispute on West St. Officers spoke with the couple and advised them to settle their argument over property in civil court.
  • An on-duty officer witnessed a domestic dispute along the 1900 block of Ardmore Blvd. The officer saw no signs of physical abuse and gave the man a courtesy ride to Wilkinsburg.

June 16

  • Responding to a report that four people were checking door handles on cars parked along Pacific Ave., police found neither the suspects nor any damage.
  • Officers responded to a domestic dispute on Cascade Rd., separated the couple and waited for the woman’s friend to pick her up.

June 17

  • Police arrested Stephen L. Glanco, 49, of Wilkins Township and charged him with DUI after a traffic stop on Greensburg Pike near Powell St.

June 18

  • Police apprehended a man who walked into the Spee-D Mart on Ardmore Blvd. with a handgun tucked into his waistband. The man presented his driver’s license and permit to carry a concealed weapon but became rude with an officer, according to the incident report. He left the store without further incident.

June 19

  • Officers assisted Braddock Hills police in responding to a report that a woman was raped in the parking lot of the Old Holiday Inn on Brinton Rd. Police weren’t able to locate the suspect immediately. Braddock Hills police are handling the case.
  • After being dispatched for a disabled car on the 1700 block of Ardmore Blvd., police discovered that the driver had an outstanding arrest warrant. Officers turned Christine Badstibner, 38, of Duquesne over to the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office.

June 20

  • Officers responded to a heroin overdose at a Sumner Ave. apartment. Medical workers were able to get the overdosed woman breathing and then took her to Forbes Regional Hospital.
  • A woman living on Washington Rd. reported that her car was broken into overnight. The car’s insurance card and some spare change had been stolen.
  • A man on Washington Rd. reported that his car had been broken into. While he initially thought a wallet had been stolen, it was later found with nothing missing. 
  • After responding to a domestic dispute, officers gave a courtesy ride to the man involved.


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