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07.27.15

On July 2, Bellevue Police received a report of vandalism from a Teece Avenue resident whose vehicle’s mirror had been damaged.

A television was reported stolen from an apartment on Teece Avenue on July 3.

An assault on Laurel Avenue was reported July 5.

On July 13, police received a report of criminal mischief. A Sheridan Avenue resident reported that a tire had been slashed.

A Division Avenue resident reported debit card fraud on July 13.

On July 13, an iPod was reported to have been stolen from a vehicle parked at the intersection of South Jackson and Lincoln avenues.

07.18.15

On July 9, a business on Ben Avon Heights Road reported a retail theft in which more than $2,500 worth of merchandise was taken. The case continues under investigation, and Ohio Township Police say suspects are being identified.

Ohio Township officers took a report about a careless driver. The complainant stated they were cut off by the other vehicle and forced into a guardrail. License plate information was obtained, and the other driver is being notified.

07.06.15

The burglary of a Forest Avenue residence was reported to Bellevue Police on June 16.

A Division Avenue resident reported on June 18 that property had been stolen from the residence between June 9 and June 18.

Police received a report of vandalism on June 13. A Lincoln Avenue business owner reported that someone had damaged a roof.

On June 24, police received two reports of vandalism. A West Riverview Avenue resident reported a car had been egged overnight, and an Orchard Avenue resident said a brick had been thrown at a door window.

07.06.15

The burglary of a Forest Avenue residence was reported to Bellevue Police on June 16.

A Division Avenue resident reported on June 18 that property had been stolen from the residence between June 9 and June 18.

Police received a report of vandalism on June 13. A Lincoln Avenue business owner reported that someone had damaged a roof.

On June 24, police received two reports of vandalism. A West Riverview Avenue resident reported a car had been egged overnight, and an Orchard Avenue resident said a brick had been thrown at a door window.

07.06.15

On June 21, Ohio Township Police received a criminal mischief report from a plan on Duff Road. Vehicle tracks were seen through the grass, and a water line and sprinkler system box had been run over.

Officers were called to a grocery store on Ben Avon Heights Road on June 23 for someone attempting to fill a fraudulent prescription.

On June 24, Ohio Township Police received a report of criminal mischief at Avonworth Community Park. Damage was done to the door frame of the concession stand. Nothing was reported to be missing.

06.08.15

Avalon Police were dispatched to a store on Ohio River Boulevard for retail theft on May 27. The person had left the building, but video showed the male leaving the store with goods he had not paid for.

Zachary Kelly, 26, was charged with prohibited acts following a traffic stop on Ohio River Boulevard on May 29.

05.10.15

Following a traffic stop on Ohio River Boulevard in Emsworth on April 30, Gregory Riggs, 50, of West View, was charged with DUI and a minor traffic violation.

On April 30, Ohio Township Police received a report of retail theft from a store on Ben Avon Heights Road. The suspect was stopped by store security, and items were recovered. Charges are pending.

Officers were dispatched to an Emsworth business to check on the welfare of someone sleeping in a vehicle in the parking lot.

On April 4, police received a report of fraud from a resident from Oxford Road in Ben Avon Heights.

04.04.15

On March 25, Avalon Police responded to an accident on Ohio River Boulevard. A vehicle attempting a left turn from a retail store’s parking lot was hit by a vehicle traveling north. Two individuals were transported by ambulance to Allegheny General Hospital and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

On March 28, Avalon Police investigated a possible driving under the influence situation on Ohio River Boulevard.

Vandalism with a rock to a vehicle on Jackman Avenue was reported to the Avalon Police on March 28.

03.29.15

Avalon Police were dispatched to a business on Ohio River Boulevard for retail theft on March 18. The suspect had reportedly removed sensors from items and was wearing a pair of shoes she had not paid for. Subsequently, at the police station, more clothing items were found on her person bringing the total value of merchandise stolen to $95.

On March 20, Avalon Police were called to a restaurant on Route 65 for a theft. Seven females in their early 20s left without paying their $51. bill.

03.29.15

On March 19, Ohio Township Police officers responded to a business on Ohio River Boulevard for a theft suspect who, while fleeing, struck an employee with his vehicle. Detectives were able to utilize police department-owned surveillance cameras along Ohio River Boulevard to identify the vehicle. Subsequently, Christopher Ciarallo, 23, of Moon Township, was arrested and remains in the Allegheny County Jail on a $25,000 bond. Additional charges are pending against Ciarallo for similar thefts from other businesses in Ohio Township, police say.

03.23.15

On March 14, Ohio Township Police responded to a Mt. Nebo Point store for a retail theft.

Ohio Township Police officers were called to an apartment building on Ohio River Boulevard on March 14 for a disturbance.

Justin A. Daughterty, 20, from McKees Rocks, was charged with retail theft and prohibited acts after police received a 911 call about a shoplifter attempting to exit a grocery store in Ohio Township.

02.07.15

Bellevue Police received a report of vandalism from a Teece Avenue resident on Jan. 14. Reportedly, the resident’s vehicle had been spray painted during the previous night.

On Jan. 15, police received a report of an aggravated assault at a Clinton Avenue residence.

Police were dispatched to a Lincoln Avenue business on Jan. 16 for a retail theft. The male suspect fled the scene leaving the merchandise behind.

On Jan. 17, police were dispatched to Ohio River Boulevard for a two-vehicle crash. Bradley Paul Charles, 20, was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

01.09.15

What started as an attempted retail theft at a Lincoln Avenue business on Jan. 3 ended with a man charged with robbery. Police say that Ronald Norman Watts, 44, physically struggled with the store manager during the incident.

On Jan. 1, Bellevue Police received a report of vandalism to a car parked on South Balph Avenue.

11.29.14

On Nov. 12, Bellevue Police received a report that a vehicle had been stolen from Lincoln Avenue sometime between 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11 and 3 p.m. Nov. 12.

Ella Jean Brown, 59, was charged with retail theft on Bayne Avenue on Nov. 15.

Dana Lynn Boles, 43, was charged with aggravated assault on Quaill Avenue, Ross Township, on Nov. 15, following a reported hit-and-run accident on Forest Avenue.

Gregory W. Herring, 50, was charged with retail theft on Lincoln Avenue on Nov. 17.

05.04.14

Bellevue Police recently made the following arrests:

After police responded to a call for harassment by communications, Kelly J. Mazza, 36, was charged with disorderly conduct on Grant Avenue on April 5.

After reportedly being seen leaving the scene of a burglary, Jeremy D. Hesse, 36, was charged with burglary on April 7.

Michael Lee Copple, 18, was charged with littering on the sidewalk, at South Balph/Lincoln avenues on April 9.

Nathan Allen Schwartz, 33, was arrested for stalking on April 11.

04.05.14

On March 13, police investigated a reported hit and run accident on Lincoln Avenue.

Two CD players and 50 CDs were reported stolen from a front porch on Kendall Avenue on March 15.

Also on March 15, police investigated the theft of a laptop computer during the burglary of a Teece Avenue residence.

Police responded to a threat of simple assault with a screwdriver on Orchard Avenue on March 18.

On March 19, police were dispatched to a North Balph Avenue residence concerning criminal mischief.

11.02.13

Three Bellevue Council seats left undecided after the primary election will be filled by voters who go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

In the borough’s first ward, two seats are open, and only one incumbent is on the ballot.Current council member Kathy Coder is joined on the Republican ballot by Megan Swackhammer. The Democratic ticket features Henry Lenard and Mike Braunlich. In The third ward, incumbent Democrat Lynn Tennant Heffley is running against Republican Grant Saylor. first ward

02.05.12

Bellevue Police investigated the burglary of a Madison Avenue building on Jan. 26. They also assisted Ross Township Police the same day with a reported burglary in progress at an East Orchard Avenue home.

unidentified male was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit on Jan. 28. Police say they observed the man assaulting a female on Sumner Avenue.

Police suspect a pick pocket of stealing from a 71-year-old woman in a business in the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue on Jan. 28.

01.08.12

Bellevue Police investigated a burglary at a South Balph Avenue residence on Dec. 21.

Several thefts from vehicles were reported to police. Thefts were reported from vehicles on Forest Avenue on Dec. 21, Highland Place on Dec. 27, Summit Avenue on Dec. 27, two vehicles on Shade Avenue on Dec. 29, and another on North Jackson Avenue on Dec. 29.

Packages delivered by the post office were reported stolen from the front porch of a residence in the 400 block of Teece Avenue on Dec. 21.

Robert Kitchen, 44, of Bellevue, was charged with robbery on Dec. 21.

10.07.11

Copper pipe was reported cut from the basement of a home on Arch Avenue during a burglary reported Oct. 3.

Trespass into a vacant residence on North Balph Avenue was reported Oct. 1.

Medication was reported stolen Sept. 30 from Kuhn’s Market.

On Oct. 2, Richard Hammel, 22, was arrested for retail theft from Kuhn’s Market.

A vehicle reported stolen from the City of Pittsburgh was found at Kuhn’s on Oct. 3.

Noelle Relac, 25, and George Hilliard, 22, were charged with criminal trespass into a home on South Euclid Avenue on Oct. 3.

09.02.11

Two parents have been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after Bellevue Police received a report that they had chained their 14-year-old daughter and left her alone in the home with only a much younger brother.

07.08.11

The owner of a garage on Mt. Nebo Road reported June 30 that large amounts of copper piping and some other miscellaneous copper products had been stolen.

A resident of Park Ave in Ben Avon reported July 5 that an 18 volt cordless drill and a tripod were stolen from a truck sometime overnight.

For the third time recently, a flag was reported stolen June 28 from the fourth hole on the Shannopin Country Club’s golf course.

Melissa Marie Dilley, 25, of Pittsburgh, was charged with retail theft of DVDs and receiving stolen property from the Mt. Nebo Target store on June 23.

06.03.11

A burglary in the 600 block of Forest Avenue was reported May 7. The resident reported several items stolen.

A laptop computer and PS3 machine were reported stolen during a burglary at a home in the 400 block of Dawson Avenue on May 3.

12.03.10

For the second year in a row, North Hills Community Outreach is giving away a car through its Community Auto program on Christmas Eve. The recipient of the “Too Big for the Stocking” event will receive a fully detailed and inspected 1999 Chrysler Town & Country minivan that seats seven and has a retail value of over $5,000.