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Teens Cited for Spray Painting Borough Property

Dormont police blotter, Aug. 17 to Aug. 24.

Three teens were arrested and four more were issued warnings for spray painting graffiti on the walls of the Street Department Building on Tennessee Avenue.

Dormont police responded to a report of teens spray painting the building just after 8 p.m. on Aug. 22. 8:02 p.m. According to the police report, officers could smell burnt marijuana at the scene, and found the group of teens behind the building. A marijuana cigarette was found near the group.

Two teens were arrested, issued disorderly conduct citations and released to the custody of their parents. A third was recognized to have been in the area before, and was arrested for defiant trespass. Four others were given warnings.

Also in the blotter:

Aug. 18

  • Dormont police responded to an apartment in the 2900 block of West Liberty Avenue at 5:28 p.m. for a report of a domestic fight. When police arrived, they found stamp bags of heroin in the apartment, according to the report. A man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. A woman was arrested for domestic violence/simple assault and possession of a controlled substance.


Aug. 19

  • A woman came to the police station at 2:45 p.m. and reported that her cell phone had been stolen from Vasta on West Liberty Avenue the previous evening. Suspect information was not immediately available.


Aug. 20

  • A group of juveniles loitering in the parking lot of Exxon at the corner of West Liberty and Pioneer avenues was cleared from scene at 11:10 p.m. No arrests were made and no citations were given.

Aug. 23

  • Police responded to a report of a customer refusing to pay his bill and leave on West Liberty Avenue at 11:35 p.m. According to the police report, the man paid his bill and left the bar before police arrived. Police found the man outside, and told him not to return to the bar. No arrests were made.

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

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