Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Three incidents, two of them related, were reported at the bar between April 27 and 28.
Dormont police responded to multiple incidents at Vasta Lounge on West Liberty Avenue between April 27 and April 28. Officers on patrol in the area at 2:15 a.m. on April 27 saw a fight in front of the bar. Two men—identified as Shandrew Vaughn, 35, of Pittsburgh and Carlies Womack, 34, also of Pittsburgh—were arrested after police said they refused to leave the scene, and yelled obscenities at officers. According to the police reports, Vaughn attempted to start fights with bar patrons while in the presence of police. He was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Womack was cited for public drunkenness. At 2:40 a.m. on the same day, police again responded to the area for a report that …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The presentation is scheduled for Thursday morning.
Thursday morning Seton LaSalle High School students will view the dramatic aftermath of an alcohol-involved car crash, according to The Almanac. The mock accident will be put on by police from Mt. Lebanon, Castle Shannon and Dormont, the Mt. Lebanon Fire Department, Medical Rescue Team South, LifeFlight and the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office to teach the students about unsafe driving practices. The presentation is part of Mt. Lebanon police department's "Survival 101" and is sponsored by the Students Against Destructive Decisions at Keystone Oaks and Seton LaSalle High schools, according to the newspaper.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Dormont police blotter, Jan. 18 to Jan 25.
Dormont police have charged a Pittsburgh man for a robbery last week at the CVS Pharmacy on West Liberty Avenue. Sherman Jones, 35, with a last-known address in the City of Pittsburgh, was charged with retail theft. Police said he stole $240 worth of cigarettes from CVS in a smash-and-grab-type robbery. Dormont Sgt. Jim Briglia said the Dormont police were able to work with police in McCandless Township to find Jones. According to the police report, McCandless Township police informed Dormont police earlier this week that Jones had been arrested for committing a similar robbery at a CVS Pharmacy in the North Hills area. Jones already was being held in Allegheny County Jail on those charges, and was given notice of the additional charges …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Dormont Police Blotter, June 8 to June 15
The following information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. A vehicle reported stolen in Mt. Lebanon was found in Dormont on June 14. Dormont and Mt. Lebanon police responded to a report of a vandalized and heavily damaged vehicle parking in Lima Alley in Dormont, near Mississippi Avenue, around 6:43 a.m. The vehicle—which had been reported stolen several hours earlier from a Mt. Lebanon residence—was substantially damaged, according to police, with four broken side windows, smashed windshield and a smashed rear window. The vehicle was impounded to be processed by police. Also in this week’s blotter: June 8 June 13 June 15 The police also responded to a number of …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Dormont Blotter May 13 to May 18
The following information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Dormont police officers responded to an Arkansas Avenue home twice—for two different incidents—on May 14. Officers first responded to the home in the 1200 block of Arkansas Avenue for a noise complaint around 12:30 a.m. Police determined that Zachary Morton, 18, a resident of the home, had been fighting with his mother. Morton was taken to the Dormont police station, where he was cited for disorderly conduct and released. Officers again responded to the home at 3:15 a.m. for a report that two men were fighting. According to the police report, police were met on the sidewalk by Nancy Lori, 44, who also is a …
Sunday, April 22, 2012
A Mt. Lebanon woman reported missing Sunday morning has been found safe.
A Mt. Lebanon woman who was reported missing Sunday morning has been found safe and is back at home, according to Mt. Lebanon police. Police were searching for 77-year-old Jane Henderson, who was reported missing when she went for a walk Sunday morning and was gone for several hours. The concern was heightened because Henderson reportedly showed signs of dementia. Henderson is from the Sunset Hills neighborhood in Mt. Lebanon. The Mt. Lebanon Police Department updated its Facebook page around 5:30 p.m. Sunday to report that Henderson was found and returned home safely.