Avalon Police News

One individual was taken to Allegheny General Hospital following a motor vehicle accident on Ohio River Boulevard near Elizabeth Avenue on Dec. 3. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene. Photo by Jim Rumble for The Citizen

A motor vehicle accident occurred on North Home Avenue on Nov. 27. Police say no one was injured.

Three deer in the road caused a motor vehicle accident on Nov. 27 at Frederick Street and New Brighton Road. Police say no one was injured.

Jacob Hines, 23, of Bellevue, was arrested for public drunkenness on Nov. 28.

A resident of California Avenue reported on Nov. 28 that someone had stolen the handicap placard from a vehicle.

On Nov. 29, a resident of Semple Avenue reported fraud by someone using I-Tune cards.

Avalon Police received a complaint on Nov. 29 that a female pit bull had killed another dog inside a residence on South School Street.

An incident on Harrison Avenue on Nov. 30 damaged five vehicles. Police say a parked vehicle with its driver’s door open slipped out of park and, driverless, coasted backward and hit a street sign. The vehicle then continued rolling backward and crossed a front yard. Then, the car, seemingly with a mind of its own, returned to face forward and gained momentum while traveling down Harrison, hitting four parked cars. Police say that no one was injured, but one vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

On Dec. 2, police responded to a motor vehicle accident on North Home Avenue. Police say that no one was injured, but one vehicle required towing.

Shelly Mitchell, 54, of Avalon, was arrested for simple assault by physical menace and endangering the welfare of a child.

Following a routine traffic stop on Dec. 3, Tyson Nathaniel Ivory, 20, of Ambridge, was cited for disorderly conduct after police found suspected marijuana in his vehicle.

Following a traffic stop on Dec. 4, Robert Thomas Tedesco, 35, of Irwin, was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and general lighting requirements.