Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

POLICE BLOTTER [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

POLICE BLOTTER [Derived Headline]

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James Q. Fincham, 30, of Pittsburgh, was arrested Friday on a warrant issued by Carnegie Police for burglary and theft in connection with the Oct. 19 burglary of a home on Charles Street in which two handguns were stolen. Police said fingerprints at the scene were turned over to the Northern Regional Fingerprint Lab, which identified them as belonging to Mr. Fincham.

The arrest occurred after he was picked up by another police department on unrelated charges and Carnegie was contacted because of its warrant.

On Tuesday, Heidelberg police filed burglary, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal trespass charges against the suspect in connection with the Oct. 5 daytime break-in of a house on Walnut Street in which a new television and LCD were taken. The charges were filed after the Allegheny County Crime Lab Forensics Department made positive identification of Mr. Fincham's fingerprints both outside and inside the home, police said.

He is in Allegheny County Jail.

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Andre Massengill, 31, of Carnegie, was charged Saturday with simple assault and harassment on the fifth floor of Carnegie Towers.

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Resheen S. Gibson, 19, of Carnegie, was charged last Wednesday with disorderly conduct on Ray Drive.

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A 17-year-old male juvenile and a 16-year-old male juvenile, both from Collier, were charged Thursday with burglary, theft, receiving stolen property and criminal conspiracy in connection with the Oct. 10 burglary at the Sunoco gas station on Mansfield Boulevard.


Vandals broke into the beverage vending machines in front of Giant Eagle, Chartiers Valley Shopping Center, overnight Nov. 14 and pried open the dollar bill changers on three machines. An estimated $70 was stolen.


Robert Librich of Oakdale was charged Nov. 11 with driving under the influence on Route 30 in Imperial after a motorist reported to police that he was driving erratically.


A resident reported last Wednesday that two males requested entry to a home to check the water pressure. The homeowner asked them to leave and contacted police. Three males were seen leaving in a small 4-door white vehicle. …

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