Teens Try to Pawn Dormont Library DVDs
Dormont police blotter, Jan. 4 to Jan. 11.
Charges are pending against three teenagers who allegedly stole DVDs from Dormont Public Library, then tried to pawn them for cash.
On Jan. 8, library employees reported to Dormont police that a number of DVDs had been stolen from the shelves.
Police determined that the DVDs had been sold to MIB Entertainment on West Liberty Avenue, and identified the three teenagers who had pawned them.
Library Director Cindy D'Agostino said the items have not yet been returned to the library.
The teens have not yet been charged. Dormont police Sgt. James Briglia said the investigation is ongoing and possible charges and restitution are pending.
Also in the blotter:
- Dormont officers assisted the United States Marshal Service with arresting Christopher Rockwell, 39, of Turtle Creek, for a federal escape warrant. Rockwell was arrested in an apartment at 1420 Potomac Ave. and was taken into custody.
- Dormont police charged Edward Brazell, 25, of Pittsburgh, by summons for receiving stolen property. According to the Dormont police report, Brazell sold a stolen iPhone 4 to MIB Entertainment on West Liberty Avenue. A McKees Rocks woman had reported the phone stolen to the McKees Rocks Police Department earlier that week.
- A juvenile female from Dormont was charged with disorderly conduct and issued a warning for curfew violations following a family disturbance on West Liberty Avenue around 1 a.m.
- A resident in the 1200 block of Mississippi Avenue reported that someone threw a brick through her kitchen window sometime before 6:30 a.m. Police are investigating the incident. No arrests have been made at this time.
- A resident of the 1100 block of Tennessee Avenue reported that sometime during the last two weeks, a 28-foot aluminum ladder and an 8-foot fiberglass ladder were stolen from side of his house. Police are investigating the incident. No arrests have been made at this time.
This information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.