Tuesday, July 24, 2012
And other Whitehall Borough police stories from July.
Bad Dogs! (Still) Whitehall Borough police officers went to the 500 block of Greenlee Road at around 5:08 p.m. on Wednesday in response to a report that two dogs were running loose there. Police have gotten repeated complaints about the two dogs, which are owned by Michael Grande, 56, of 525 Greenlee, Whitehall police Chief Donald R. Dolfi said. "This is obviously, in the scope of the world, not up there with major crimes," Dolfi said, "but it is a potentially dangerous situation and a nuisance." Whitehall police are charging Grande with violating a borough ordinance that prohibits dogs and cats from running at large. And Dolfi said that his department is also pursuing charges based on state animal control laws. "It's totally getting out …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Tell us which is/are the best outdoor basketball court(s) in B-W so that we can find out the Readers' Choice 2012 winner.
What is/are the best outdoor basketball court(s) in Baldwin-Whitehall? Patch is asking you, your friends, your family, your neighbors, your co-workers and anyone else who knows about Baldwin-Whitehall to vote for the best businesses, services and professionals in Baldwin Borough, Whitehall Borough and Baldwin Township. We didn't receive any nominations in a best outdoor basketball court(s) category, so we started a poll above with our own nominations. Now, we're asking you to vote for a winner by Aug. 17! We encourage you to vote in ALL of our categories. Click here for the complete list. Thank you in advance for your participation. Don't forget to tell your friends on Facebook, Twitter and email!
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Three other drug incidents in the borough this past week, and more items.
Whitehall Man Charged with Heroin Possession on Curry Road A driver called police at around 4:28 p.m. on Friday to report that another motorist was driving erratically while heading south down Route 51. The erratic driver turned onto Provost Road in Whitehall Borough and eventually reached Curry Road before before being stopped there by Whitehall police officers. The driver—Michael Ryan Graziano, 32, of 4844 Old Boston Rd. in Whitehall—passed field-sobriety tests but was found by officers to be in possession of eight partially opened bags of suspected heroin, as well as syringes, Whitehall police Deputy Chief Richard M. Danko said. Police are charging Graziano with possession of both heroin and drug paraphernalia. (UPDATE: On Aug. 7, …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Krugh Automotive break-in, hypodermic needles on Curry Road, Family Video theft and other stories.
Krugh Automotive Break-In Whitehall Borough police received a call from Krugh Automotive in the 5000 block of Brownsville Road at around 7:44 a.m. on March 17. An employee there reported that a Krugh building was broken into overnight. Someone had entered it through a garage window and removed one Pennsylvania semi-annual inspection certificate, 77 state annual inspection certificates and 80 state emissions certificates, according to Whitehall police Deputy Chief Richard M. Danko. The Allegheny County Crime Lab has taken evidence from the scene, and police are waiting for more information to move forward with their investigation. Hypodermic Needles on Curry Road A Whitehall police officer pulled over Anthony Regis Yost, 50, of 2281 Jacob …