Friday, May 3, 2013
Several people have been charged following a deadly shooting in Penn Hills last week.
Several people were arrested at a Havana Drive home in Plum earlier this week following a deadly shooting in Penn Hills. According to the Post Gazette, a shooting that occurred on Westwood Road last Friday led to the death of a 21-year-old and the arrests of five people. Charges have been filed against Ronald Riviere, 32; Kwasi Prince, 21; Michael Siddo, 34; Michael Josephs, 38; and Tarique Smith, 37. Accoding to the newspaper, Riviere shot prince and Brandon Stokes when he was reaching into his pocket to get money for a McDonald's run. Stokes died from a gunshot wound to the chest and Prince survived after being shot in the stomach. According to WPXI, police arrested Riviere on Havana Drive earlier this week. They also found a large …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Here are the Plum police reports for the week of April 23 to 30.
Two men have been accused of stealing a bicycle from outside a Plum grocery store. Plum police have charged Ryan Turner Labovick, 20, of Plum; and Thomas Steven Sisco Jr., 20, of Mt. Oliver with receiving stolen property. Labovick also was charged with theft. The men are accused of stealing a bicycle that was parked outside of the Holiday Park Shop'n Save along Route 286 on March 4. The following incidents also were reported to the Plum Police Department. DUI Lee Andrew Peterman, 34, of Penn Hills was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and driving on the wrong side of the road after an April 26 traffic stop on Hulton Road. Thomas Ryan Eiseman, 29, of Monroeville was charged with following too …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Here's a look at last week's court cases.
Plum District Judge Linda Zucco heard the following cases on April 17: _____________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter . Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Runners should arrive early for the extra security measures and attendees will see K-9s that detect explosives along the course.
Pittsburgh and marathon officials held a news conference Thursday morning to ensure safety at the May 5 race. "I feel it's important to emphasize the actions being taken to ensure the safety for runners and spectators," Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl said. "We're making sure the terrible acts in Boston don't deter the spirit of the marathon in Pittsburgh." "The show is going on. It's going to be a great day. It's going to be a safe day," said Patrice Maramoros, director of the Pittsburgh Marathon. Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss told runners to arrive to the race early. "There will be things in place that weren't there before," he said. He said attendees could expect to see K-9s along the course that detect explosives. He …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Here are the Plum police reports for April 16 to April 23.
A Plum residents reported several heavy items stolen from a shed last week. Plum police were called to Logans Ferry Road on April 15 for a theft report. According to police, someone cut the lock to a shed door and stole three pieces of equipment—a hand lift, an earth mover blade and a landscaping rake. The theft occurred between April 12 and 15. The following incidents also were reported to the Plum Police Department. Information was obtained from police reports. Fraud Police are investigating a case of possible fraud. According to police, a patient of Prime Care Internal Medicine in Plum allegedly tried to change a prescription for Celxa to Xanax and attempted to get it filled at the Medicine Shoppe in Oakmont on April 18. No charges have…
Monday, April 22, 2013
Here's a look at last week's case load.
Plum District Justice Linda Zucco heard the following cases on April 17: __________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter . Don't forget to sign up for our dailyemail newsletter by clicking here.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Here are the Oakmont police reports for April 3 to 15.
The following incidents were reported to the Oakmont Police Department. Information was obtained from call logs and police reports. DUI Steven Ralph Orbin, 25, of Oakmont was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and careless driving after an April 3 accident on Fifth Street. Criminal Mischief A Plum resident reported that their vehicle's rear window was broken by a brick at the Presbyterian SeniorCare parking lot on April 11. About $60 also was reported stolen. A Fifteenth Street resident reported her house was egged on April 3. Harassment China House employees reported someone was making harassing phone calls on April 3. Hit and Run A hit-and-run accident was reported on Delaware Avenue on April 3…
A local bar owner has been charged with operating illegal gambling devices.
The owner of an Oakmont bar has been charged with operating illegal gambling devices in his establishment. Oakmont police Chief David DiSanti said borough officers and officials from the Allegheny County Narcotics Division and the PA Liquor Control Board raided Steve's Inn on Allegheny Avenue a few weeks ago. He said officials found gambling machines and drug paraphernalia in the bar. DiSanti said the liquor license for Steve's Inn has been suspended. Owner Stephen Yohler, 60, was charged with conspiracy and two counts of gambling devices. Allegheny County police filed the charges. Yohler's preliminary hearing before Plum District Justice Linda Zucco is scheduled for June 5 at 9 a.m. According to the liquor control board website, the bar …
One man is heading to common pleas court and another is awaiting his preliminary hearing.
A Penn Hills resident accused of shooting his gun while drunk at Boyce Park is heading to Allegheny Court of Common Pleas, while a second man is awaiting his preliminary hearing in district court. Allegheny County police charged the two men after police were called to the park earlier this month for reports of gun shots. On Wednesday, Glenn Mark Mooney, 58, was held for court on charges of carrying a firearm without a license; recklessly endangering another person; disorderly conduct; public drunkenness; weapons in a park; and shrubs, flowers, trees and grass. William R. Terry, 40, has been charged with recklessly endangering another person; disorderly conduct; public drunkenness; weapons and explosives; and shrubs, flowers, trees and …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Here's a look at the Plum police reports for April 9 to 15.
A Plum man is facing several charges after being accused of hitting a teenager on his bicycle with his car. On April 2, police were called to Unity Center Road near College Avenue after reports of a bicyclist being hit by a motorist. A 15-year-old on a bicycle sustained face, shoulder and ankle injuries and was taken to Children's Hospital for treatment. The motorist, Dominic Anthony Tavella, 23, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, prohibited acts, accidents involving injuries, driving with a suspended license, registration required and required financial responsibility. The following incidents also were reported to the Plum Police Department. Information was obtained from police reports. …