Brothers Arrested for Public Drunkenness

According to police, two men tried to start a confrontation with an off-duty officer.

Two brothers were arrested after police say they tried to start a fight with an off-duty police officer.

Dormont police responded to the parking lot of PNC Bank on West Liberty Avenue at 1:42 p.m. on Feb. 17 for a report of a possible assault.

According to the police report, two men—identified as brothers Michael Brown, 45, of Pittsburgh and William Brown, 48, of Dormont—tried to start a confrontation with a man in the parking lot.

The man was an off-duty police officer from another local department, who contacted Dormont police with a description of the men. Dormont police located the men in the area of Potomac and Broadway avenues.

Each of the men was charged with public drunkenness.

This information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

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