Trio Accused of Retail Theft Spree at Several Area Stores
Three people face numerous charges after Scott Township police said they stole various items from stores at the Greentree Road Shopping Center and two other plazas. Read about that and other crime news in the weekly Scott Township police blotter.
Three people face numerous charges after Scott Township police said they stole various items from stores at the Greentree Road Shopping Center and two other plazas.
Police said Micaela Carpenter, 27, of Pittsburgh, Precious Green, 18, of Wilkinsburg, and Eric Swan, 26, of Pittsburgh, went into the Papermart and Marshall’s store and took several items from the store on Feb. 28.
The trio also allegedly possessed devices to try to avoid setting off the security sensors.
Upon searching their vehicle, investigators said they found more than $2,000 worth of items from stores in Robinson and North Fayette.
Police charged them with retail theft, receiving stolen property and criminal conspiracy.
DUI arrest: John Carley, 42, of Carnegie, was charged with drunken driving following a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Washington Avenue on Feb. 27, Scott Township police said.
False report at the DJs office: Scott Township police said they charged Brittany Holtz, 21, of Crafton, with providing false reports to police while at the district magistrate’s office on Feb. 28.
Passed out at gas station bathroom: Rebecca Ulrich, 31, of Bridgeville, was charged with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct after Scott Township police said they found her passed out at the GetGo gas station bathroom on Washington Avenue in the early hours of March 1.
Tire slashed at housing complex: Tires were slashed on two vehicles parked at Chartiers Terrace on March 1.