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.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Alberta A. Slaczka, 67, died on Wednesday following a school bus accident in Forest Hills last week.
Thursday, May 9
Funeral services will be held this weekend for the victim of a school bus accident in Forest Hills. Alberta A. (Mignogna) "Bunny" Slaczka, 67, of Wilkins Township, formerly of Pitcairn, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013. She was the loving wife of Stanley J. Slaczka of 47 years; cherished mother of Nicole Salera and her husband, Tony, of North Huntingdon, and her devoted son, Stanley "Stush" Slaczka, of Wilkins Township; adoring grandmother of Ryan and Nathan Salera, of North Huntingdon; caring sister of Donna McNinch and her husband, Ron, of Webster, N.Y.; special aunt of Stephanie Fix and her husband, William, and Renee Campbell and her husband, Rick; and great aunt of Matthew Campbell, of Rochester, N.Y.; and also survived by several …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Alberta Slaczka, 67, has died after being hit by a school bus last week.
A woman who was hit by a school bus in Forest Hills last week has died, according to WTAE. Alberta Slaczka, 67, of Wilkins underwent surgery at UPMC Mercy for a broken hip and broken ribs following the May 1 accident on Greensburg Pike. Ernest Brevard, 71, is accused of hitting Slaczka with his bus and leaving the scene of the accident. According to court documents, he faces charges of accidents involving death or 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. His preliminary hearing before Forest Hills District Judge Thomas Caulfield was scheduled for today. The rescheduled date is unknown at this time…
Here are the Edgewood police reports for April 26 to May 2.
The following incidents were reported to the Edgewood Police Department: April 26 April 27 April 28 April 30 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 …
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 …
The hit-and-run accident occurred on Greensburg Pike Wednesday morning.
A woman is in critical condition after being hit by a school bus in Forest Hills on Wednesday. According to WPXI, Alberta Slaczka was taking a walk Wednesday morning when she was hit by a school bus. According to WTAE, she was hit at about 8 a.m. on Carl Avenue and then dragged onto Greensburg Pike. The driver of the bus reportedly drove off. Slaczka suffered a broken hip and broken ribs. Police closed Greensburg Pike from Marion Avenue to Elizabeth Street for several hours following the accident. They continue to investigate the incident. On Thursday morning, officers were stopping motorists and asking if they had seen or heard anything. If anyone has information about the accident, call police at 412-351-7330. Check back with Patch for …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Here's a look at the police blotter for March 23 to 28.
The following incidents were reported to the Forest Hills Police Department. Information was obtained from incident and police reports. March 23 March 24 March 25 March 26 March 27 ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Cat food, caffeine pills and a doughnut are among items people tried to steal—and the other Edgewood Police Department blotter items for first half of January.
Edgewood police reponded to four retail theft incidents at the Giant Eagle in Edgewood Towne Centre during the first half of January—and the stolen items were an unusual mix: Giant Eagle will handle all the incidents through private prosecution. Jan. 14 Jan. 13 Jan. 12 Jan. 11 Jan. 10 Jan. 9 Jan. 8 Jan. 7 Jan. 6 Jan. 5 Jan. 4 Jan. 3 Jan. 2 Jan. 1 _______________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Friday, January 11, 2013
This week's Forest Hills police blotter also includes a lost dog, a woman searching through a trash bin for food and a man arrested on drug charges.
Over the last week, Forest Hills police handled a number of reports of cars being broken into and items stolen from inside them. A resident of the 500 block of Windsor Avenue reported Jan. 8 that her parked car had been entered and spare change taken from the center console after midnight. The resident discovered the theft about 8:15 a.m. The resident told police the car most likely had been locked. A GPS system and spare change had been taken from the car in another theft on Dec. 30. Also on Jan. 8, a resident of the 700 block of Atlantic Avenue told police that someone broke into his unlocked vehicle overnight and stole $10 in loose change. He told police he had heard the crime alert about the rash of car break-ins but was not able to …