Heroin Found in Baldwin Township, and Other Police News

Also, a man is arrested from a November incident at Steel City Collision, a woman is found with an outstanding warrant, and more in this news from Dec. 14-Jan. 5.

Woman Arrested for Heroin Possession on Perri Drive

police responded to a disturbance in the 1400 block of Perri Drive at around 12:18 p.m. on Dec. 14.

Though no one was charged with a crime in connection with the disturbance, police arrested Christina Macsurak, 36, of Perri, at the scene on a drug possession charge.  Chief Terrence P. O'Brien said that officers discovered heroin that reportedly belonged to Macsurak.

November Vehicle Break-In Leads to December Arrest

Baldwin Township police arrested Paul Schuetz, 29, of Brookline Boulevard in Pittsburgh, on Dec. 28. Police believe that Schuetz is the person responsible for breaking into a vehicle parked at Steel City Collision on Killarney Drive on Nov. 25 and stealing loose change from inside of it. The front driver's-side window of the vehicle, which was there to be serviced, was smashed.

Steel City Collision sits directly on the border of Baldwin Township and Castle Shannon Borough.

Polcie were led to Schuetz after viewing footage from security cameras and analyzing fingerprints.

UPDATE: A theft from motor vehicle charge was .

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest from Outstanding Warrant

A Baldwin Township police officer pulled over a vehicle being driven by Krista Labrig, 21, of Taylor Street in Pittsburgh's Bloomfield neighborhood, for speeding at around 8:20 a.m. on Dec. 17.

Police then discovered that Labrig had an oustanding warrant from the Ohio County Sheriff's Office in West Virginia. She was arrested and eventually turned over to that office.

DUI Arrest on McNeilly Road

A Baldwin Township police officer pulled over a vehicle being driven by Brandon Bostocky, 34, of Bristol Street on the border of Pittsburgh's Hazelwood and Greenfield neighborhoods, for speeding in the 400 block of McNeilly Road at around 12:52 a.m. on Jan. 4.

While speaking with Bostocky, the officer reported detecting a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. The officer put Bostocky through field-sobriety tests, which he reported that he failed, before arresting him for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Bostocky refused to undergo a blood test. He was eventually released.


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