Thursday, January 10, 2013
Pittsburgh police found Krull in the Oakland area.
Pittsburgh police have arrested a woman wanted for committing fraud and thefts in the South Hills. Amanda Krull, 23, was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in the city's Oakland area, interviewed by Pittsburgh police Zone 6 detectives and taken to the Allegheny County Jail. Krull, who had been known to frequent Whitehall and Brentwood boroughs and the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Carrick, Brookline and Sheraden, was wanted by the Pittsburgh police, West Mifflin Borough police and the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office. Krull was charged with theft and writing bad checks. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 17. While a Brentwood resident in April, Krull was charged by Whitehall police with one count each of theft by deception, prohibited…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Amanda Krull, 23, is known to frequent Whitehall, Brentwood, Carrick and Brookline.
Pittsburgh police and other local law agencies are looking for a South Hills woman accused of theft and writing bad checks. And her name may be very familiar to Baldwin-Whitehall folks. Amanda Krull, 23, who, while a Brentwood Borough resident in April, was charged by Whitehall Borough police with one count each of theft by deception, prohibited acts in charitable solicitation and soliciting without a permit, is currently wanted by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, West Mifflin Borough police and the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office. According to a report by Pittsburgh police Zone 6 detectives, Krull has multiple prior arrests for theft-related crimes, including going door-to-door to collect money for a fake charity, as was the case in …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
And four other incidents in these police notes from the past week.
Mystery Guests on Brownsville Road Whitehall Borough police officers went to the 4700 block of Brownsville Road at around 6:34 p.m. on Wednesday in response to a homeowner's report of suspicious activity. The homeowner said that people have been coming to a home on that block on multiple occasions recently looking for someone who does not live there. The homeowner's story has been corroborated by neighbors in the immediate area, Whitehall police Chief Donald R. Dolfi said. Neighbors have told police that a mysterious vehicle has been parked in their driveways and that someone has emerged from that vehicle to walk to the home in question before returning to the driveways. Officers recently located the vehicle in question and found three …
Monday, June 18, 2012
The incident occurred on June 3 in south Baldwin.
Authorities from the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office arrested Robert Becoate, 21, of Soles Street in McKeesport, on Saturday on a warrant issued by the Baldwin Borough Police Department. Becoate is the one whom police believe pulled a gun on a man in a home on Charlotte Drive in south Baldwin on June 3, Baldwin police Chief Michael Scott said. Baldwin police came to the 400 block of Charlotte at around 11 p.m. on June 3 to find the victim, who said that a man known to his son had entered his home and demanded money at gunpoint related to a possible drug deal. The son had arrived at the Charlotte home accompanied by the gunman, but the gunman did not reveal his weapon until the son and father refused to cooperate with him. The father went…
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Whitehall Borough police briefs from April 10-16.
Oh, Brother A man came into the Whitehall Borough police station at around 9:03 p.m. on Wednesday regarding a traffic citation. The man was being charged with making an illegal left turn from Stewart Avenue onto Route 51 (by Dairy Queen) on March 2, but the man said that he wasn't operating his vehicle at that time. Upon further discussion and investigation, police determined that the driver in violation of the traffic law was the man's brother, Whitehall police Chief Donald R. Dolfi said. Dolfi said that the man gave his brother's information when he was stopped by police on March 2, and as a result, police are charging the brother—Keith Grimm, 29, of 49 Rostock St. in Pittsburgh's Spring Hill-Cityview neighborhood—with making a false …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Whitehall officers twice report to same place on Maple Drive, and five other police items.
Quite a Week for Eugenio Whitehall Borough police officers encountered a male sleeping in his vehicle in front of 1481 Maple Drive in Whitehall's Wallace (Prospect) Park area at around 12:08 a.m. on Jan. 17. Upon interacting with the male—Eugenio Pratts, 21, of Apt. 4 of that address—the officers reported detecting the odor of burnt marijuana. They then reported discovering a small amount of marijuana in Pratt's possession and cited him for that offense. Then, on Jan. 23 at around 2:54 p.m., Pratts called the Whitehall police to report that someone had thrown a brick through his bathroom window earlier that day and stole his XBox 360. Whitehall officers contacted the Allegheny County Crime Lab upon discovering blood on the remainder of the…
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Pleasant Hills staple sits at the Bill Green Shopping Center.
The Brass Rail restaurant, owned by Magtat, Inc., has been shut down since October 2011 due to a history of non-payment (since 2008) of the Allegheny County Alcoholic Beverage Tax, attorney Jake S. Lifson said in an email on Tuesday. Lifson, of the law firm Goehring, Rutter & Boehm, responded to an email sent by the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch to firstname.lastname@example.org inquiring about the state of The Brass Rail, which has been tagged as closed by the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office. The Brass Rail sits near the corner of the Bill Green Shopping Center in Pleasant Hills Borough, just over the southern border of Baldwin Borough. Lifson said that Allegheny County initiated a lawsuit against Magtat, Inc., for collection of …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Here's a roundup of the region's top stories for Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your area: Joe Paterno's Full Resignation Statement Majority Vote Says 'No' to Drill Ban Referendum Pittsburgh Voters Say 'Yes' to Library Tax Whitehall Policeman Chases Down Burglary Suspect on Foot; Suspect Climbed onto Roof McLaughlin Run Bridge Now Open
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
And five other incidents in these Nov. 1-7 Whitehall Borough police briefs.
Suspect in Azalea Drive Burglaries Climbs onto Roof on Grove Road Whitehall Police Department officer Brett Newbould, who, earlier in 2011, was credited by Deputy Chief Richard M. Danko with uncovering those believed to be behind a string of break-ins at the South Hills Country Club, received another pat on the back from Danko on Tuesday. Danko reported to the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch that Newbould successfully chased down a burglary suspect on foot on Thursday, Nov. 3. Whitehall Borough police received a call from the 5000 block of Azalea Drive at approximately 1:58 p.m. on Thursday reporting that a male was sneaking through yards on Azalea and hiding behind bushes there, Danko said. Because of a previous burglary and another illegal entry…
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
An attempted burglary at the Central Blood Bank donor center, missing jewelry, vandalism and more details in these Whitehall Borough police briefs from Oct. 18-31.
Attempted Burglary at Central Blood Bank Donor Center Employees at the Central Blood Bank donor center in the Manor Building along Baptist Road called the Whitehall Police Department on Friday, Oct. 28, to report an attempted burglary. The employees reported arriving at the building at approximately 8:55 a.m. to find that someone had tried to steal a flat-screen TV from there. Whitehall police Deputy Chief Richard M. Danko said that the would-be thief was somehow scared away as he or she was attempting to put the TV into a plastic bag. The bag was left at the scene. Police officers reported no signs of forced entry to the donor center, and the incident is under investigation. Jewelry and Cash Theft from Villaview Drive Residence A resident…