Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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 …
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 …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Forest Hills District Magistrate Thomas P. Caulfield heard two cases last week.
The following is a list of cases heard in district court in Forest Hills before Judge Thomas Caulfield on March 27. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Here's the Edgewood police blotter for March 14 to March 21.
The following incidents were reported to the Edgewood Police Department. Information was obtained from call logs and police reports. Theft An East End Avenue reported a broken passenger side window on their vehicle on March 15. About $1 in change was stolen from the glove compartment. Assist Edgewood police assisted the Swissvale Police Department with a disturbance at Murrays Cafe on Noble Street. Retail theft Giant Eagle at Edgewood Towne Centre will privately prosecute someone for committing retail theft on March 20. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Forest Hills police also investigate theft from a vehicle and a report of loud children in this week's blotter.
Two people pushed a large shopping cart full of groceries out of the Aldi in Forest Hills Shopping Center about 4:23 p.m. on Jan. 16. The assistant store manager told Forest Hills police that he was alerted to the possible theft by a customer who saw a man and woman push the buggy out through the "in" door as another customer entered the store. The assistant manager immediately exited the store and approached the couple as they were loading the groceries into a vehicle. He asked if they had a receipt for the items, and both the man and woman turned, got into the red Chevrolet Cavalier and drove out of the parking lot. The car was last seen heading up Yost Boulevard toward Braddock Hills. The suspects are described as a white male, medium …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
District Judge Thomas Caulfield also hears cases of theft and drugs.
Markea Amanda Joy Kirby, 31, of Forest Hills waived her right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge Thomas Caulfield on charges of endangering the welfare of children, and public drunkenness and similar misconduct. Forest Hills police filed the charges after Kirby's 4-year-old daughter was found at 10:15 a.m. Nov. 12 wandering in the Plaza Shopping Center on Ardmore Boulevard with no shoes or jacket, according to a criminal complaint. The temperature that day was 35-degrees. A charge of use/possession of drug paraphernalia was withdrawn. In other cases heard by Caulfield on Dec. 5: For other cases heard by Caulfield last week, click here.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Also, deer accident, pit bull incident and retail theft in this week's Forest Hills police news.
Maybe the Grinch left Whoville and is residing in Forest Hills this holiday season. On Dec. 1, a resident of the 500 block of Braddock Road reported to Forest Hills police that someone had knocked over and unplugged some of his decorations. A pumpkin that was in the yard was thrown into the road. According to a police report, a resident of a neighboring house also reported that someone took Christmas decorations from his yard as well as a pink flamingo. The owner found the light in the next yard but the flamingo is still missing. "It's not a very seasonal attitude to have," said police Chief Chuck Williams, who noted the incidents appear to happen at night. In other police news from the last week: Dec. 5 Dec. 3 Dec. 2 Dec. 1 Nov. 30
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Judge Caulfield also hears one theft case in district court last week.
Christine Jackson, 59, of Wilkinsburg waived her right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge Thomas Caulfield Oct. 31 on charges of theft by unlawful taking-moveable property and access device used to obtain or attempt to obtain property/service. Forest Hills police filed the charges after a resident of Lynnwood Avenue in Chalfant called them on Aug. 10 to report that $3,800 to $4,000 in cash had been withdrawn from his bank account at various ATM machines by Jackson, who he'd given the card. Jackson, a nurse's aid for the man, admitted to withdrawing cash, first telling them it was to help her sister with cancer, then saying it was to pay for a crack cocaine addiction. Jackson claimed to have destroyed the credit card to prevent …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
These and other items from the latest Edgewood police blotter.
In addition to the routine calls during the last week, Edgewood police handled two more unusual cases. On Oct. 6, Edgewood police assisted the Pennsylvania State Police after a car hit a raccoon while traveling on the Parkway East near Edgewood and then rolled over several times. The occupants were transported to UPMC Mercy hospital for treatment. On Oct. 3, a juvenile used a lighter to set fire to a pillow display in the Kmart at Edgewood Towne Centre. The youth was charged with arson, risking a catastrophe, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. He was taken to Shuman Center. In other police news: Oct. 8 Oct. 6 Oct. 5 Oct. 4 Oct. 3 Oct. 2 _______________________ Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't…