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Four Burglaries Reported in Brookline, Beechview

Brookline police blotter, Feb. 11 to Feb. 17.

Several cases of burglary were reported in Brookline and Beechview between Feb. 12 and Feb. 16. 

  • Electronics and money were stolen from a home in the 1500 block of Fallowfield Avenue in Beechview between 4 p.m. on Feb. 16 and 3 a.m. on Feb. 17. The victim told police the suspect apparently entered the home by forcing open a rear window.
  • A welding machine was stolen after a shed was broken into in the 1200 block of Banksville Road in Beechview between 7:45 p.m. on Feb. 12 and 8 a.m. on Feb. 13.
  • A handgun, money, electronics and prescription medication were stolen from a home in the 800 block of Eathan Avenue in Brookline after someone forced open a basement door. The incident occurred between 6 a.m. and 3:40 p.m. on Feb. 15.
  • A woman told police someone forced open the side door of her home in the 1400 block of Bellaire Place in Brookline, sometime between 6 a.m. on Feb. 12 and 8 p.m. on Feb. 14. It was unclear at the time of the report whether anything was stolen.

Also in the blotter: 

Theft

  • A package delivered to a home in the 500 block of Oaklynn Court in Banksville was reportedly stolen between 2:50 and 10:30 p.m.

Criminal Mischief

  • A woman reported someone threw paint on her vehicle, which was parked in the 1300 block of Beechview Avenue in Beechview, between 8 p.m. on Feb. 13 and 6 a.m. on Feb. 14.
  • A vehicle was damaged in the 2700 block of Amman Street in Brookline between midnight and 6:16 a.m. on Feb. 16.

Arrests

  • Matthew Miller of Dormont was arrested for possession of marijuana near the intersection of Broadway and Coast avenues on Feb. 15.
  • Joshua Cameron of Beechview was arrested for driving under the influence in the 1400 block of Rockland Avenue on Feb. 13.
  • John Corcoran of Brookline was arrested for driving under the influence in the 2000 block of Pioneer Avenue on Feb. 11.
  • Heather Malsch of Arlington was arrested for driving under the influence in the 400 block of Brookline Boulevard on Feb. 15.
  • Brian Leff of Brookline was arrested for possession of three different controlled substances in the 1200 block of Brookline Boulevard on Feb. 11.
  • Matthew Breidigan of Bethel Park was arrested for driving under the influence near the intersection of Banksville and McMonagle avenues on Feb. 13.

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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