St. Patrick's Weekend Nets Four Public Drunkenness Arrests in Dormont

Four public drunkenness arrests were made in the borough between March 16 and 17.

Four public drunkenness arrests were reported in Dormont between March 16 and March 17.

  • An officer on patrol in the 2900 block of West Liberty Avenue on March 16 at 1:10 a.m. reportedly saw a man attempting to enter Vasta Lounge and yelling obscenities at the bar tender. According to the police report, the bar tender told the officer the bar does not admit new patrons after 1 a.m., and the man—identified as Ray Moore, 45, of Pittsburgh—became angry when he was not allowed inside. Moore was issued citations for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.
  • Officers responded to an apartment in the 3200 block of West Liberty Avenue at 10:15 p.m. on March 16 for a report of a loud party. Officers found a man, identified as Cody Valorie, 23, of Butler, sitting in a hallway in the building. The resident Valorie was visiting told police Valorie had become argumentative and violent, but was willing to let him stay at the apartment if he calmed down, according to the police report. Valorie reportedly told police, "Just arrest me. I'm not going back in there." Valorie was cited for public drunkenness.
  • Tyler Kemp, 25, of Pittsburgh, was arrested March 17 at 12:07 a.m. and was issued a citation for public drunkenness. Officers responded to the intersection of Mississippi and Texas avenues for a report of an intoxicated man, later identified as Kemp, lying on the sidewalk. Kemp was found in the 1300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, according to the police report. He was held at Dormont Police Station until he was sober.
  • Garry Kelly, 26, of South Park, was arrested March 17 at 2:48 a.m. on charges of resisting arrest, public drunkenness, and disorderly conduct. According to the police report, officers were called to the 2800 block of Broadway Avenue because Kelly was standing in the middle of the street. Kelly punched the hood of a police car, then attempted to run from the area and resisted arrest when he was caught, according to police.

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

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