Three Teens Arrested in Connection to Carjacking

An update on a June 11 incident in south Baldwin Borough.

police have arrested three teenagers in connection with a  in south Baldwin.

The teens—a 16-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl from Keeport Drive in Baldwin's , and another 16-year-old boy from Homestead Borough—were found later that same Monday traveling in the victim's vehicle—a red 2001 Mitsubishi Mirage, according to  Chief Michael Scott.

A Baldwin police officer spotted the red Mirage near the intersection of Streets Run and Brentwood roads on the border of Baldwin and West Mifflin boroughs at around 10:58 p.m. and followed the car until it reached a  portion of Prospect Road, where the teens were taken into custody.

According to the victim, his car was stolen at gunpoint at around 12:30 a.m. on June 11 in the 400 block of Macassar by three black males wearing white shirts. One of the males was wearing a black hat.

Two of the three teens arrested could be charged with either stealing the car or receiving stolen property, pending an investigation by the Allegheny County Police Department, Scott said. The girl could be charged with receiving stolen property.

A third male remains at large.

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cc June 19, 2012 at 10:04 PM
Joan don't forget the teens that robbed GBWAA Concession Stand 2 years in a row, that were from the local neighborhood and didn't come from Green Meadows or The Residence of South Hills. Or the teens that robbed South Hills Country Club, who's parents owe 250,000 or better homes in Baldwin-Whitehall. Are these kids thugs too and no one wants them around also? Bad News Common Sense, you are going to see RICH and POOR children doing the same things, and I highly doubt the RICH kids are going to be taking SATs either. Crime is everywhere, and comes from all walks of life not just this one area in the community.
10-4GB June 20, 2012 at 01:26 PM
yes, I have noticed that among locals the BW patch is really a lot of times used as a tool to see who got arrested for DUI that past weekend. Sometimes I wonder if reporting all of that is a good idea or not, I mean the people break the law, but they did make a mistake and are going to be punished for it. I just feel bad if for example their kid's friends see the parent's name in the patch. Back 20 years ago everyone would look in the South Hills Record for the same info, but it was not as readily available. I guess you do the crime, you do the time, and get your name on the patch. Just more incentive not to break the law.
cc June 21, 2012 at 02:26 AM
You can go the the Pennsylvania Judiciary Web Portal http://ujsportal.pacourts.us/ and search your friends, neighbors and who you choose to see if they got a record or not. They use to have this information in the Post Gazette years ago and it is still in the Tribune Review. Someone getting arrested for DUI is public knowledge. Just as selling your home, when someone dies. It falls under First Amendment. Do I think it is fair or not is a different matter. Personally I don't care who gets arrested for DUI's, as I don't go into bars nor drink. But I do know that I don't want my child in a car if another teen or Adult is drinking.
10-4GB June 21, 2012 at 02:32 PM
CC I am aware of the county site. I personally have child and criminal clearances, and before my children get involved in any community sport I check the coaches and board members for felonies. That however is different than a DUI popping up in the news feed of the patch. I agree, do not break the law and you won't have to worry, I guess I am overly sympathetic to the kids who's mom or dad may appear in the police blotter. Also, surprisingly felonies apparently do not stop you from getting involved in local sports anyway, I guess people can change, and do change. I am all for second chances, but it would be nice to know ahead of time without hitting up the county site.
cc August 31, 2012 at 04:02 PM
RM, I also have clearance and I do run back ground checks on Teachers, Community Sports Coaches also before I would allow my child on a team. I also have emailed to me from the State and Megas Law website Preditors who move into Baldwin/Whitehall and make sure I show this person to my child. I don't have any sympathy for someone that gets busted for DUI, yes it is an embarassment but no one but themslves made them drink and drive.


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