Thursday, May 23, 2013
Here are the Forest Hills police reports for May 10 to May 17.
Several hit-and-run accidents were reported to the Forest Hills Police Department. The following incidents also were reported to Forest Hills police: May 12 May 14 Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
District Judge Thomas Caulfield heard several DUI cases last week.
Forest Hills District Justice Thomas Caulfield heard the following cases on May 15: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Here are the Forest Hills police reports for April 3 to 10.
A 14-year-old girl was injured in Forest Hills after crashing her bike into a parked car last week. According to police, the girl was riding her bike down Overdale Road on May 4 and lost control. After hitting the back of a parked vehicle, she flipped over the trunk and smashed into the back window. The girl was taken to Children's Hospital with severe cuts on her face. The following incidents also were reported to the Forest Hills Police Department: May 4 Police were called to Atlantic Avenue after reports of a loud party at 2 a.m. Several people fled from the area. Police searched the area and arrested seven people for underage drinking. All were charged with disorderly conduct. May 6 A Bryn Mawr Road resident reported a missing dog. The…
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 …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Here's a look at the cases heard by Judge Thomas Caulfield last week.
Forest Hills District Justice Thomas Caulfield heard the following cases on May 1: ______________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The 71-year-old denies the charges.
Allegheny County police arrested a 71-year-old school bus driver suspected of striking a woman in Forest Hills with his vehicle and taking off, according to WTAE. Ernest Brevard of Lawrenceville is accused of driving the small bus that hit 67-year-old Alberta "Bunny" Slaczka, who remains in critical condition. Police conducted an extensive investigation following the Wednesday morning accident. According to court documents, Brevard faces charges of accidents involving personal injury, immediate notice of accident to police, false reports, careless driving, reckless driving and failure to stop at a stop sign. Allegheny County police filed the charges. A preliminary hearing before Forest Hills District Justice Thomas Caulfield has been …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Police were interviewing motorists on Greensburg Pike Thursday morning.
A woman is in critical condition after being hit by a school bus in Forest Hills on Wednesday. Forest Hills Police Chief Chuck Williams said that at about 8:05 a.m., a small school bus was pulling out of Carl Avenue and struck a Wilkins Township resident—dragging her into the middle of Greensburg Pike. "It was a horrific scene," he said. According to WPXI, the woman is identified as 67-year-old Alberta Slaczka. The driver of the bus reportedly drove off, according to police. Slaczka suffered a broken hip and broken ribs, underwent surgery, and she remains in critical condition at Mercy Hospital. Police closed Greensburg Pike from Marion Avenue to Elizabeth Street for several hours following the accident. Williams said Allegheny County …
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…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Here are the Forest Hills police reports for April 13 to 18.
Forest Hills police responded to a vehicle accident last week that seems to have been caused by a bee. On April 13, police were called to Ardmore Boulevard after reports that a vehicle had crashed into a telephone pole. According to the police report, the driver told police that there was a bee or wasp in his vehicle, and he thought it stung him. The vehicle, which was traveling eastbound on the road, went over the grass median and struck a telephone pole. The vehicle and the pole sustained damage. The driver was taken to the hospital for an ankle injury, and Duquesne Light was notified. The following incidents also were reported to the Forest Hills Police Department: April 14 April 16 April 17 April 18 ______________________ "Like" Patch …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Forest Hills police officers have increased enforcement on the busy road.
The Forest Hills Police Department has increased patrols on one of the borough's busiest roads. Police Chief Chuck Williams said the aggresive driving patrols on Ardmore Boulevard are under way. "That means you're going to see police cars with their lights on, unmarked cars and traffic stops," the chief said. "Please drive slowly. "Aggressive driving patrols isn't about giving tickets. It's about trying to make sure that people drive safely." Williams said the East Hills DUI Task Force also will be conducting roving driving under the influence patrols within the next month. "These are some of the things we're trying to do to provide safety," he said. "Especially on Ardmore boulevard, where we have most of our accidents." …