Police activity week of 10-28-13 through 11-03-13

10-28-13 08:40 hours – Sgt. K. Kienzle – Assault-knife or cutting instrument
100 block E. Stewart Ave. – the offender was arrested on charges related to a domestic violence incident which she attacked her husband with a knife. The offender also did threaten a pedestrian while out on
the street.


10-28-13 09:06 hours – Ptl. J. McGowan – Drive under the influence
E. Marshall Rd & Braddock Ave. – While investigating a motor vehicle accident the offender appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance. The offender appeared to have glassy, blood shot eyes and seemed to be very lethargic. The offender was transported to the hospital and blood samples were taken at the time. The offender will be charged appropriately.


10-29-13 13:15 hours – Ptl. J. McGowan – Theft- $50 to $200 from buildings
Unit block W. Baltimore Ave. – The building manager reported that one of her tenants had reported a theft of a package. Video footage was viewed. The offender was on the video, he was viewed opening the package and taking the contents. A summons will be filed for the offender.


10-29-13 19:04 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Criminal mischief to automobiles
N. Highland & E. Stewart Aves. – Police received a report of criminal mischief to a vehicle in progress. Spoke to the witness, who stated he saw a black male pick up a paving stone and throw it at the vehicles’ left front operator side window. The window did not break. The witness contacted the vehicle owner and told him what happened. When the witness looked out his window again he noticed the vehicle window was smashed.


10-30-1308:50 hours – ptl. M. McGinnis – Criminal mischief to automobiles
Unit block Drexel Ave. – The victim reports the rear vinyl window of his wife’s 2004 Jeep Wrangler was cut and the vehicle was entered. Only thing missing at the time is a sun visor CD holder with approximately 10 CD’s.


10-30-13 14:00 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Theft – $200 & over – bicycles
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave. – The victim left her bike unsecured outside a local business. When she exited the store her bike was gone. Bike described as a black, LL Bean mountain bike.


10-30-1323:07 hours – Ptl. P. Young – Criminal mischief to automobiles
Unit block E. Stewart Ave. – While on patrol this officer noticed a broken driver side window on a gold colored Toyota. Did try to contact the vehicle owner with negative results.


10-31-13 12:40 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Theft- $50 to $200 from auto
200 block N. Lansdowne Ave. – the victim reports unknown person/s entered his vehicle overnight. He may have left his vehicle unlocked. Missing from his vehicle was his wallet containing his driver’s license, PNC bank debit card and eighty dollars.


10-31-1321:45 hours – ptl. J. McGowan – Drive under influence
N. Union Ave. – The offender was taken into custody after a vehicle stop. There was a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. Officer Brown observed two opened containers of beer on the front passenger floor board. The offender did fail two field sobriety tests. The offender will be charged appropriately.


11-01-13 15:29 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Theft- $50 to $200 from buildings
100 block Drexel Ave. – The victim reports he discovered that a package that had been delivered by USPS had been stolen from his front porch. Package contained 1 white colored Wii video game console, 3 white colored Wii game controllers, 1 wireless motion sensor, and 7 video games. Total value of loss $122.50. The items were purchased on Ebay.


11-01-13 16:54 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Theft under $50 – auto parts & accessories
100 block Owen Ave. -The victim discovered her registration sticker had been stolen from her license plate.


11-02-13 03:10 hours – Ptl. J. Mc Gowan – Disorderly conduct
Scottdale Rd & Baltimore Ave. – The offender was cited for motor vehicle violations. While exiting the vehicle writer observed the offender reach in between the seat and the driver’s door. While inventorying the vehicle, this officer discovered two clear yellow jars containing a green vegetable matter. The matter appeared to be stems of marijuana. The offender was taken into custody and issued a citation for possession the drug paraphernalia.