Monday, December 24, 2012
Dormont blotter, Dec. 14 to Dec. 21.
This information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Dec. 14 Dec. 15 Dec. 19 Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Dormont police blotter, Dec. 7 to Dec. 14.
A car was reported stolen from the 1200 block of Arkansas Avenue after it was left running outside of a home, Dormont police said. According to the police report, the owner jump-started the car shortly after 9 p.m. because it would not start on its own. The owner then went inside the home, leaving the car running outside, and noticed the car missing around 9:25 p.m. The car is a 1999 gold-colored Ford Taurus. Those with information can contact Dormont police at 412-473-3056. Also in the blotter: Dec. 8 Dec. 9 Dec. 14 This information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Dormont police have details about a car fire that occurred Dec. 2 at the Exxon station on West Liberty Avenue.
Dormont police have made an arrest following a Dec. 2 car fire at the Exxon station on West Liberty Avenue in Dormont. Police arrested Barry Hinkle, 33, of Dormont, after reviewing surveillance tapes from the gas station. Dormont police responded to Exxon just before 3 p.m. on Dec. 2 for a report that a car in the parking lot was on fire. According to the police report, someone used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire by the time police arrived. Police noticed that rags appeared to have been thrown underneath the car, and determined they had been used to start the fire. Police said surveillance tapes from the gas station showed a man, identified as Hinkle, setting fire to the car. According to the police report, Hinkle knew the car’s …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Dormont police blotter, Nov. 23 to Nov. 30.
No major damage was reported after a water leak sent local emergency crews to Dormont Village Shops on Nov. 26. Dormont police officers and the Dormont Volunteer Fire Department responded to the shopping center on West Liberty Avenue just after 7 a.m. Crews determined that the water was coming from a men’s bathroom on the second floor of the building. Water was leaking into more than one of the businesses on the first floor, said Dormont police Sgt. James Burke, although he did not know how many businesses were affected. Burke said no major damage was reported, and the situation was under control within half an hour. Also in the blotter: Nov. 21 Nov. 22 This information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned…