Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Police Report: September 16

4600 block of 30th Street: At about 1:15 pm officers investigated a traffic collision involving a FedEx delivery truck. The driver of the truck failed to see an oncoming vehicle because he was reading directions and struck that vehicle. The FedEx driver was found at fault and charged accordingly. One occupant of the struck vehicle was transported by PG Fire/Rescue PGH for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

3700 block of 35th Street: At about 12:30 pm officers took a report of a citizen robbery that occurred on September 13th around 8:30 pm. The victim told the officers that he was walking on foot and passed by several juvenile males (no further description). The next thing he knew, he woke up at PGH. The victim said that he was struck on the back of the head with an unknown object and lost consciousness. The victim stated that his cell phone, wallet and some mint coins were stolen.

3800 block of 35th Street: At about 4:15 pm officers on patrol observed two suspicious individuals at the top of the stairs leading down to Rhode Island Avenue. As the officers approached these individuals, one of them took off running. The other individual, known to the officers as being involved in prostitution, was stopped and interviewed. During the interview the officers discovered that she was in possession of a crack pipe. She was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

3200 block of Queenstown Drive: At about 6:15 pm a resident came into MRPD to report a theft from auto that occurred earlier. The victim told the officers that sometime between the evening of September 15th and this evening someone entered her vehicle and stole two cameras. No additional information was available at the time of the report.

3300 block of Buchanan Street: At about 7:30 pm officers responded for the report of recovered stolen property. The complainant/victim observed a juvenile male riding a bicycle that the victim owned and had reported stolen to the Cottage City police on September 13th. The juvenile was stopped and the bicycle was positively identified as the one reported stolen by the victim. The juvenile told the officers that he bought the bike from a subject known only as “Quizno” for $50.00. The bicycle was returned to victim after the officers completed their investigation. Juvenile was released to his legal guardian pending action by Juvenile Court.

4500 block of 29th Street: At about 9:30 pm officers responded for the report of a vandalism to auto. The victim told the officers that someone had vandalized her 2004 Chevy Suburban by spray painting the driver’s door with red spray paint. When the officers asked the victim if she knew who may have done this she became uncooperative and just insisted on a police report. It is believed that the victim has suspect information and is refused to provide that information.

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