Three Arrests in Brookline Drug Bust

A large amount of heroin was found and three people were arrested Thursday morning during a Brookline drug bust.

A month-long investigation by Pittsburgh Police has led to three arrests and the seizure of a large amount of drugs in Brookline.

Pittsburgh police executed a search warrant at 8:50 a.m. Thursday at a residence in the 400 block of Winterhill Street, with narcotics and vice units, as well as SWAT personnel on scene.

According to the police report, numerous complaints of illegal drug activity in that neighborhood had been reported.

Robert Anthony Agurs, 24, of Garfield, Demetrius Williams, 21, of Beltzhoover, and Jennifer Jenkins, 25, of Brookline were arrested and taken to Allegheny County Jail.

Each was charged with the following: possession of narcotics (heroin and marijuana); possession with intent to deliver (heroin and marijuana)and conspiracy. Williams and Augurs also will be charged with Persons Not to Possess a Firearm.

Four ounces of heroin, 700 stamp bags of heroin, two ounces of marijuana and a .40 caliber Taurus PT140 handgun were seized.

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CitzenofBrookline February 28, 2013 at 07:59 PM
Why is this trash in our neighborhood, why can't they stay in the hoods that they are from!
mike balach February 28, 2013 at 09:18 PM
Go back to Canada
Erin Faulk February 28, 2013 at 09:20 PM
Dormont citizen, Your comment was deleted because it contained profanity. Please follow the Patch Terms of Use when posting. Thanks. http://dormont-brookline.patch.com/terms
Tom Green February 28, 2013 at 10:42 PM
I live just diwn the street from that house and a few months back that girl in the picture was driving drunk and crashed head on in to another driver I hope they lock her up and throw away the key.
Angel March 01, 2013 at 12:05 AM
I live right up the street from there. I cannot believe this is happening in our neighborhood! I have two small children to raise! If this continues, Brookline is going to become a "ghetto" very soon cause no one is going to want to live with this nonsense going on all the time! Low life drug dealing losers!! Ever hear of a J.O.B? Guess not, that's why your in the A.C.J!
jane doe March 01, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Fyi drug dealing is a job! Don't be mad that they make more money than you!
CryssySparklez412 March 01, 2013 at 02:12 AM
Haha. Ppl crack me up asking "Why is this crap in our neighborhood..." etc...Its in "your neighborhood" because brookline is junkyville usa! Lol if there wasnt a demand for it in "your neighborhood" then it wouldnt be the goldmine that it is! Teach your kids not to be junboxes!!!! ....ijs!
Love B-line March 01, 2013 at 04:18 AM
The Brookline community has seen a steady rise in drug use since the 1980's. The Boulevard is littered with non working drug dealers who weave in and out of the (far too many) bars that line the boulevard. They’re always there sitting in the chairs that bars put out or just loafing on the sidewalks, but always there. Unfortunately these dealers go unreported as people choose to turn their heads and look the other way and not want to get involved until it directly affects them which by then it is usually too late. But it's not just Brookline it's everywhere, no community is immune. Teaching our children to stay away from drugs is no longer enough. It may delay their inevitable exposure to drug use, but by the time they are exposed most adults have stopped preaching about drugs life altering effects. As adults we also must become vigilant and inform the authorities of suspicious behaviors, be on the look out for increased activity of cars coming and going to homes at all hours of the day and night and report what we are seeing and PLEASE continue to report what you are seeing As the summer approaches dealers will filter on to our streets in search of new users and activity will once again become visible. Take action for the very life you save may be the one that you hold closest. I pray that no one reading this ever has to endure the pain of losing a loved one to drug use, but the decision to act and take back our streets is entirely up to you.
Arcole March 01, 2013 at 04:22 AM
brookline is and always a hood..............
Arcole March 01, 2013 at 04:24 AM
Tommy Boy, Arrested but not convicted................................
Arcole March 01, 2013 at 04:29 AM
Thank you love B-line, great comment. You understand real life.
chris jone March 01, 2013 at 09:33 AM
And this is why i left.
marie post March 01, 2013 at 10:07 AM
this is to Love B-line, I totally understand what you mean. But the way life is today you want to be more careful in how you might want to get involved in your community. People die for getting involved. So it's like how do I help without feeling like your life or your family is now in danger.
Bobby Sacco March 01, 2013 at 01:31 PM
Hopefully they're prosecuted to the furthest extent.
Mr.B March 01, 2013 at 01:36 PM
Some of you say take it back to your own hood. But drugs are in every hood no matter what color you are.
Love B-line March 01, 2013 at 02:45 PM
I certainly understand your apprehension and concern marie post, but you do not have to give your name or any personal info to report suspicious activity if that is truly your concern. You can make anonymous tips to get the ball moving. I would never suggest confronting one of these thugs one on one, but at the same time I refuse to live in fear of a possible repercussion that may or may not exist. I have to live & die my own belief system, my honor and my integrity & what I deem best for my family, my children. If I allow anyone to negatively influence that then they have won and I am but smaller image of what I once thought of myself and I can NOT allow that to happen. I refuse to live in fear. I have to lead by example and practice what I preach for the sake of my kids and our community
Erin Faulk March 01, 2013 at 04:52 PM
Two comments on this board were deleted because of race references, which is a violation of Patch Terms of Use (http://dormont-brookline.patch.com/terms). Keep it clean, guys. Thanks!
Tom Green March 01, 2013 at 08:20 PM
@arcole aressted but not convicted... Convicted or not I was there and saw with my own eyes her drunken stuper as the paramedics tried to help her she's very lucky she didn't kill the other driver. Anyone can get a laywer good enough to plead it down so as for the not being convicted it was still her that was drunk behind the wheel and crossed over into on coming traffic and caused the accident!!!! I have no simpathy for those whom have no respect for human life I hope thy throw the book at her!


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