Three Arrested for Drug, Prostitution-Related Charges

Pittsburgh Zone 6 police blotter, April 1 to April 7.

Three people were arrested April 2 in the 2800 block of Banksville Road in Banksville for drug and prostitution-related charges.

Vice detectives arrested Aubrey Hammonds of Buffalo, New York for prostitution and possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance. The same evening, Kurtis Houston, also of Buffalo, New York, was arrested for prostitution-related offenses and possession of marijuana.

Joshua Moore of Rochester, Pa. also was arrested for possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance.

As of April 8, Hammonds and Houston are being held in Allegheny County Jail.

Also in the blotter:


  • Tools were stolen from the basement of a home in the 600 block of Brookline Boulevard in Brookline on April 7 between 12:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.


  • Electronics were stolen from a home in the 700 block of Bay Ridge Avenue in Brookline on April 4 between 12:30 and 3:20 p.m.
  • Prescription medication was stolen from a home in the 600 block of Oaklynn Court in Banksville between 7 a.m. on April 3 and 10:30 a.m. on April 4.
  • Two flashlights were stolen from an unsecured garage in the 2600 block of Bellingham Avenue in Banksville on April 3 between 2 and 3 p.m.

Criminal Mischief

  • A man told police a window of his car was broken while it was parked in the 1800 block of West Liberty Avenue in Brookline on April 5 between midnight and 10 a.m.
  • The window of a home in the 2500 block of Starkamp Street in Brookline was broken on April 3 at 4 a.m.
  • The window of a vehicle was broken while it was parked in the 2200 block of Potomac Avenue in Banksville between 6 p.m. on April 1 and 11 a.m. on April 2.

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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