Arrests, Criminal Mischief in Brookline Blotter

Brookline, Beechview police blotter, Oct. 1 to Oct. 7.

Below is a list of offenses and arrests that occurred in Brookline and Beechview in the first week of October.


  • A woman told police someone broke into her home in the 2100 block of Whited Street on Oct. 1 between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nothing appeared to have been stolen at the time of the report.


  • Ladders were stolen from the yard of a home in the 1200 block of Shadycrest Drive in Beechview between 9 p.m. on Oct. 1 and 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 2.

Criminal Mischief

  • A man told police that the garage door of his home in the 800 block of Fordham Street was damaged when a group of men attempted to force it open on Oct. 6 between 12:18 and 2 a.m.


  • Yamir Nelson of East Liberty was arrested for possession of marijuana near Belle Idle and West Liberty avenues in Brookline on Oct. 2.
  • Todd Wright of Mount Washington was arrested for giving false identification to police officers, driving with a suspended license and various other driving offenses. The arrest occurred near the intersection of Berkshire and Pioneer avenues in Brookline on Oct. 1.
  • Robert Schmitt of Pittsburgh was arrested for possession of heroin and another controlled substance near the intersection of Berkshire and Pioneer avenues in Brookline on Oct. 5.

This information was supplied by Pittsburgh Police, and is a report for crimes and arrests in Zone 6. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. A map of the Zone 6 area can be found here.

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