Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Wilkinsburg District Judge Kim Hoots heard several cases last week.
Wilkinsburg District Judge Kim Hoots heard the following cases on May 2: ______________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Here are the police reports for April 26 to May 2.
Forest Hills police are investigating a burglary at an office building. On April 29, the property owners of the building at 1501 Ardmore Boulevard reported that one of the suites had been burglarized over the weekend. According to police, a suite that was being renovated for new tenants was broken into and items were stolen. Police continue to investigate. The following incidents were reported to the Forest Hills Police Department: April 26 Police responded to Ardmore Boulevard at Bevington Road after reports that a woman holding a baby had been kicked out of a vehicle. Police gave them a courtesy ride to Rankin. April 28 Police found a motorist sleeping in his car at the traffic light on Ardmore Boulevard and Morrow Road. The motorist's …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Here are the Forest Hills police reports for April 19 to 25.
A motorist in Forest Hills fell asleep behind the wheel last week. According to a Forest Hills police report, police were called to the Ardmore Boulevard/Marion Avenue intersection at 5:45 a.m. on April 21 for reports of a man sleeping in a car. The driver and a passenger both were asleep. The car, located in a turning lane, was still in drive and the driver's foot was on the brake. The driver failed a portable breath test and field sobriety tests. Charges against the driver are pending. April 19 A man will be charged with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after police found him lying on the ground at the intersection of Ardmore Boulevard and Sylvan Way. April 20 Police charged a man with public drunkenness after an incident at the…
Monday, January 21, 2013
The duo fled from the scene of a break-in on Woodside Road Jan. 14 but were arrested after a search by Forest Hills police, assisted by other local departments.
Demond D. Hayes, 20, is facing charges of receiving stolen property, burglary and criminal mischief filed by Forest Hills police in connection with a burglary Jan. 14 in the 300 block of Woodside Road. A preliminary hearing on the charges is set for 9 a.m. Wednesday before District Judge Thomas Caulfield in his Forest Hills courtroom. A juvenile male is also facing charges in connection with the break-in. About 11:14 p.m. last Monday, two Forest Hills officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a Woodside Road home. The dispatcher had reported the homeowner was chasing two men, dressed in black, down Woodside toward Cherry Valley Road. Forest Hills officers, with help from neighboring departments, set up a five-block …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Police respond to burglary in progress on East Hutchinson Avenue; District Judge Kim M. Hoots will hear their cases.
Edgewood police arrested two men Dec. 20 during a burglary in progress at a home in the 800 block of East Hutchinson Avenue. One of the suspects, Dejon Edwards Jackson, 20, of Pittsburgh was apprehended after he jumped from a second-story window in the home. Edgewood police charged him with criminal trespass, burglary and conspiracy-burglary in connection with the incident. He was held in Allegheny County Jail, unable to post a $10,000 bond, until Dec. 27, when he was released on his own recognizance. A second suspect, Michael Patterson, 18, of Wilkinsburg hid on the third floor of the house until he was discovered by police and taken into custody. He is charged with criminal trespass, burglary and receiving stolen property. He was held in…
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Police take fingerprints but no arrests have been made.
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Saturday, December 22, 2012
Friday, December 21, 2012
Judge Kim M. Hoots also handles other cases in Wilkinsburg district court last week.
Two men and a woman were held for court by District Judge Kim M. Hoots last week on charges stemming from a burglary at a home in the 1800 block of Montier Street in Wilkinsburg on Oct. 6. Wilkinsburg police filed charges of receiving stolen property, burglary, conspiracy-burglary and false report-falsely incriminating another against John Joseph Walkiewicz, 42, of 2296 Freeport Rd., Harmar Township; Shari Ann Sennett Brockman, 39, of the same address; and John Francis Brockman Jr., 21, of 1112 Stieren St., Brackenridge, in connection with the break-in. On Oct. 6, Wilkinsburg police responded to a report of a burglary at the Montier Street home and discovered the front door had been forced open. Walkiewicz told police he had been …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Here are the Edgewood police reports for Oct. 31 to Nov. 11.
Edgewood emergency officials responded to a vehicle-pedestrian accident at the end of October—no one was hurt. Acoording to police, a woman was struck by a vehicle on Coal Street and Swissvale Avenue when she was crossing the street. She was thrown to the ground and hit her head on the pavement when she was hit by a car. The driver was not traveling fast and the woman declined to be transported to a hospital. The driver has not been charged. The following information also was obtained from the Edgewood Police Department: Nov. 11 Nov. 9 Nov. 8 Nov. 7 Nov. 6 Nov. 2
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Judge Thomas Caulfield heard several cases last week in his Forest Hills courtroom.
Robin A. McGriff, 39, of Swissvale faces a hearing in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court on multiple charges for two separate cases. District Judge Thomas Caulfield held both cases for court after a preliminary hearing in Forest Hills district court on Nov. 8. McGriff faces charges of harassment (communicating lewd, threatening messages), defiant trespass (actual communication), disorderly conduct (unreasonable noise) and public drunkenness and similar misconduct for an incident Oct. 17 in the 2200 block of Woodstock Avenue, Swissvale. She also faces charges of burglary, simple assault, harassment-subject other to physical contact and two counts of theft by unlawful taking-moveable property for a separate incident in the 2200 block of …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Isaac McCants III waived a hearing before District Judge Thomas Caulfield last week.
Isaac McCants III, 44, of North Braddock waived his right to a preliminary hearing Nov. 7 before District Judge Thomas Caulfield on charges of burglary, theft by unlawful taking-immoveable property, criminal mischief/tampering with property and public drunkenness and similar misconduct filed by Braddock Hills police. On Oct. 27, two Braddock Hills police officers were dispatched to Puff Discount Tobacco in the Braddock Hills Shopping Center after glass broke, setting off the burglar alarm. When they arrived, they found the storefront glass had been smashed out and a carton of cigarettes on the floor behind the counter. A witness told the officers that a man wearing dark clothing had broken into the store and ran behind Propel School. An …