Sunday, July 29, 2012
Christopher Lyons is in the courts system.
UPDATE: Christopher Lyons had a pretrial conference at the Allegheny County Courthouse on July 20 to face the charges of prohibited use of a firearm, making terroristic threats and aggravated assault. He will now face a non-jury trial for those charges at the same location, beginning on Sept. 21. A Brentwood Borough man has been indicted on one count of bank robbery in connection with a November holdup in Moon Township. Following an investigation by Moon police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Christopher Lyons, 32, of 103 Beisner Ave., was charged in federal court on April 25 with robbing a Citizens Bank inside of a Moon Giant Eagle of $1,140. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000. …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Pittsburgh police arrested Captain Barnes, co-owner of Dormont Dogs, in connection with multiple area bank robberies.
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- Erin Faulk
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Pittsburgh police arrested a Dormont Borough restaurant owner in connection with two local bank robberies. Captain Barnes, 37, of Dormont, was taken into custody on Wednesday and charged with robbing a PNC Bank branch on Brookline Boulevard on Monday. Barnes is a co-owner of Dormont Dogs. He also will be charged with robbing the Citizens Bank branch of a Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh's South Side area on Wednesday morning. According to a report by the Pittsburgh police, Barnes walked into the PNC Bank in Brookline at around 10:50 a.m. on Monday, told a teller that he was armed with a gun and demanded $10,000 in cash. After the teller gave him an undisclosed amount, he told the teller not to call the police and that he had planted a bomb in the…
A roundup of the week's top stories.
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Monday, February 13, 2012
The branch on Brookline Boulevard was robbed on Monday morning.
UPDATE: A man has been arrested in connection to the incident. UPDATE: Pittsburgh police have not made any arrests in yesterday's bank robbery in Brookline, but they have provided a description of the suspect. The suspect is a white man, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a medium build and brown hair. He was wearing a brown pullover jacket, blue jeans, black gloves and a blue baseball cap with a "P" on it. He also had a black-and-white scarf covering his face. At around 11 a.m. on Monday, the man walked into the PNC Bank branch on Brookline Boulevard and demanded money. A teller gave him money, and then the man ran out of the bank's front door and down Stebbins Avenue. No weapons were used during the incident. Those with information are …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your area: Criminal Complaint: Man Threatened to Kill Wife, Himself Armed Man Robs Parkvale Bank at Caste Village Brookline Cars Shot by BB Guns on Christmas T-Shirt Sales to Benefit Fallen Officer's Family Ft. Couch 'Reaches Out,' Raises $11K for Charities Tote Drive Exudes True Holiday Meaning --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
The FBI is working with the Whitehall Borough police to try to track the man down.
The FBI is working with the Whitehall Police Department in an effort to track down a man who robbed the Parkvale Bank at Caste Village on Christmas Eve. Whitehall Borough police Chief Donald R. Dolfi said that the man robbed the bank at gunpoint at around 1:48 p.m. on Dec. 24. The Whitehall police received an alarm notification from the bank at around that time, but when they arrived at the bank, which is located in Suite 650 of Caste Village on Grove Road, the man was gone. The Whitehall police were joined at the scene by officers from the nearby Baldwin Borough, Brentwood Borough, Castle Shannon Borough and Mt. Lebanon police departments. The Mt. Lebanon police brought a K-9 unit. The man is described as approximately 6-feet tall with a …