BB Gun Used in Three Fallowfield Ave. Vandalism Acts

Brookline, Beechview police blotter, March 18 to March 24.

A BB gun was used in three different cases of criminal mischief, all in the 1800 block of Fallowfield Avenue in Beechview, between March 23 and March 24.

The first instance occurred between 9 p.m. on March 23 and 9 a.m. on March 24, when a BB gun was used to shoot the window and the side of a vehicle parked on the street.

Two more cases followed. The window of a home in the same block was shot with a BB gun on March 24 between 2 a.m. and 10:05 a.m, and damage to a second vehicle in that block—a broken window—was reported at 8:45 a.m.

Those with information can contact Pittsburgh Police. Callers can remain anonymous.

Also in the blotter:


  • Money was reported stolen from a purse in the 2500 block of Banksville Road in Banksville between 9:45 p.m. on March 18 and 3:35 p.m. on March 19.

Theft from vehicle

  • A purse was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 900 block of Fordham Street in Brookline on March 21 at 7:52 p.m.
  • A briefcase was stolen from an unlocked car parked in the 2200 block of Vodeli Street in Beechview between 7 p.m. on March 18 and 7 a.m. on March 19.
  • Tools were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 100 block of Steuben Street in Banksville on March 18 between midnight and 7 a.m.
  • A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 1100 block of Banksville Road in Banksville on March 23 between 12:30 and 3 a.m.


  • Victor Tepole of Greentree was arrested for DUI on Banksville Road in Beechview on March 24.
  • Samantha Davis of Pittsburgh was arrested for DUI and underage drinking near the intersection of Pioneer and Bellaire avenues in Brookline on March 21.
  • James Bradley of McKees Rocks was arrested on West Liberty Avenue in Beechview on March 21 for driving a stolen vehicle.
  • Kozarian of Dormont was arrested for DUI near the intersection of West Liberty and Wenzell avenues in Beechview on March 20.
  • Dan H. Lee Jr. of Carnegie was arrested for aggravated assault in the 600 block of Oaklynn Court in Banksville on March 20.
  • Joshua Riley of Beechview was arrested for retail theft in the 3100 block of Banksville Road in Banksville on March 20.

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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Mal Evans March 26, 2013 at 03:45 PM
I cannot believe people still leave valuables in a vehicle...locked or not. Hey, I know, close your bank account and keep all your cash in your car...no criminal will ever look in there!
Jenny March 27, 2013 at 06:03 AM
If I had three wishes I would for sure wish for a police blotter everyday...but then it may not be as special.


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