Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Collier Township police blotter, April 21 to May 4.
Collier Township police are investigating a theft at Sally’s Beauty Supply on April 25. According to the police report, a black male who looked to be in his 30s stole two flat iron, each valued at $70, from the store in Great Southern Shopping Center. He reportedly left the area in an older-style Jeep driven by a white female. Those with information can contact Collier police. Also in the blotter: April 24 May 4 Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter!
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Collier Township police arrested a man last week after motorists saw him staggering on Route 50 near the Chartiers Valley Shopping Center.
Collier Township police arrested a man last week after motorists saw him staggering on Route 50 near the Chartiers Valley Shopping Center. Police said they were called to Anderson Equipment around 7 p.m. on Jan. 30 after officers from Bridgeville took the man into custody. Police said Michael Himes, 46, of Finleyville, smelled of alcohol and they charged him with public drunkenness. It’s not known how long the man was walking in the busy roadway or if he caused any traffic delays. Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter
Friday, October 12, 2012
Collier Township police Officer Dan Elway saved a man's life while vacationing in Florida this summer.
Collier Township police Officer Dan Elway was just minding his own business enjoying the last day of his vacation by the swimming pool in Florida earlier this summer when he heard a woman start to scream nearby. Elway immediately jumped into action and helped pull the woman's fiancé out of the water at the pool in Key Largo. The man wasn't breathing, so Elway did what he was trained to do: He started administering CPR. It was the first time he'd used that training in 10 years of being a police officer. "He was blueish-grey, no breathing, no pulse,” Elway said. “I checked him for about 10 seconds and he didn't have a pulse so I began CPR. I did it for about two minutes and it didn't look good, so I just kept going until the paramedics …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Authorities were alerted to the situation Tuesday afternoon by school officials, who apparently found sexually explicit images on a student’s cell phone.
Collier Township police and the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office are investigating a widespread sexting case at Chartiers Valley High School. Authorities were alerted to the situation Tuesday afternoon by school officials, who apparently found sexually explicit images on a student’s cell phone. Collier police Thomas Devin said they’re in the “early stages” of the investigation, but that it’s becoming clear that numerous students are involved. “It’s one of those things that it starts out as one and just keeps growing,” Devin told Chartiers Valley Patch. “We know there are a couple (students) involved and we’ll be investigating them. As far as this goes, it keeps growing.” He would not say who the students are because of their …