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
Also, mailed items stolen from residents on Skyline Drive in these Whitehall Borough police briefs from Dec. 20-26.
Christmas Eve Armed Robbery at Caste Village Bank Read here. Handcuffed Man Runs from Police on Greenlee Road Whitehall Borough police officers reported to the 600 block of Greenlee Road for a report of a disturbance in a house there at around 5:09 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 23. When the officers reached the house in question, they discovered a loud party of approximately 20 people. A police officer at the rear of the house reported that a male had exited the house, but when he was approached by the officer, he placed his hands in the waistband of his pants and ran back inside. The man was eventually searched, and officers reported finding a controlled substance and a large amount of cash on him. Officers handcuffed the man and placed him on the…
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 …
Monday, November 14, 2011
Closure will cover section between Route 51 and Towne Square Way from 4-8 p.m.
Brentwood Borough's 9th Annual Light-Up Night will cause the closure of Brownsville Road between Route 51 and Towne Square Way from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The Route 51-Brownsville intersection is on the border of Whitehall and Brentwood boroughs. Brentwood officials and the Brentwood Business Owners Association organize Light-Up Night, which is expected to draw around 1,000 people to Brentwood Towne Square on Tuesday. The event will start at 5 p.m. with holiday music, and light-up ceremonies begin at around 5:45, followed by a parade featuring Santa Claus in a Clydesdale-led sleigh, Santa's elves, Brentwood Emergency Medical Service, the Brentwood Borough Police Department, the Brentwood Volunteer Fire Company, the Brentwood VFW…
Monday, November 7, 2011
" ... I can't imagine who on this street would have robbed a bank, never thinking it (could have been) him." - Neighbor
Moon Township police have identified the man involved in an armed standoff on Sunday night in Brentwood Borough as the suspect in an armed robbery of the Citizens Bank branch in the Giant Eagle on Moon's University Boulevard earlier on Sunday. Authorities said that Christopher Lyons, 31, underwent surgery overnight at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh after he stabbed himself in the neck, wrist and leg during the standoff. Moon police said that the standoff began after they arrived with a warrant to search Lyons' home at 103 Beisner Ave. in Brentwood, just over the Whitehall Borough border, and that Lyons holed up inside the Beisner home after confronting officers with a gun and a knife. Investigators identified and located Lyons in …