Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

DRIVER CRASHES INTO FIVE CARS [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

DRIVER CRASHES INTO FIVE CARS [Derived Headline]

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DRIVER CRASHES INTO FIVE CARS

A drunk driver crashed into five parked cars in the Best Auto Mart lot on Saw Mill Run Road early this morning and then ran before officers found him hiding on a hillside, Pittsburgh police said.

Ryan Peterson, 24, was driving south on Saw Mill Run about 12:09 a.m. in his grandmother's 1998 Subaru Legacy station wagon with a suspended license, police said.

After the crash between Edgewood and Whited Streets, he left the lot on foot and hid until police found him.

Officers said he smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes when he was found.

Police charged him with driving under the influence and careless driving among other crimes.

SECOND SUSPECT SOUGHT IN KILLING

Allegheny County police are looking for a second man in connection with the shooting deaths of two men in Duquesne on Monday.

Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Glenn Smith, 27, of Duquesne, for weapons violations, receiving stolen property, tampering with evidence and other charges in relation to the killings of Tyrone Coleman and Lawrence Short.

The charges stem from a foot chase after the homicides when detectives tried to question Mr. Smith and he ran.

Police had already secured a warrant for Michael Robinson, 26, who is charged with two counts of homicide and weapons violations.

Mr. Robinson is about 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, wears glasses and has a beard. He's from Duquesne and has ties to West Mifflin and McKeesport.

Mr. Smith is 5-feet-7 and 140 pounds and is also known to frequent West Mifflin and McKeesport.

BURGESS SHIFTS ON ABUSE POLICY

Pittsburgh City Councilman Ricky Burgess backtracked on his effort to eliminate a zero-tolerance policy for police officers convicted of domestic violence today, saying his introduction of the last-minute amendment last week was an accident.

Mr. Burgess created a working group to strengthen the city's domestic violence policies following the death of 33-year-old Ka'Sandra Wade, who was found slain less than a day after she called 911 on New Year's Eve. The two officers who came to her Larimer apartment left after speaking to her boyfriend, Anthony L. …

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