Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Police officers in Scott Township and Heidelberg had a busy weekend with DUI patrols. Police arrested three drivers on DUI charges and said a Scott Township man was caught urinating beside Greentree Road.
Police in Scott Township and Heidelberg had a busy weekend with their DUI patrols. Three drivers were arrested on Friday and Saturday in those two towns during the dedicated roving patrols in the South Hills. In fact, Scott Township police said their two DUI arrests involved crashes. Scott Township police said they charged Zachary Gleason, 25, of Collier, with drunken driving following a crash on Washington Avenue on Feb. 15. The following day, police said they arrested Gary Broyles, 51, of Heidelberg, with drunken driving after a crash on Superior Street. On Feb. 16, Heidelberg police said the arrested Raymond Peters, 40, of Mt. Pleasant, for drunken driving and careless driving, A passenger in his car was wanted on active warrants in …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Numerous police departments from across the South Hills are planning to participate in roving DUI patrols this weekend.
Numerous police departments from across the South Hills are planning to participate in roving DUI patrols Friday night and early Saturday morning. Police officers from Bridgeville, Scott, Heidelberg, Collier, South Fayette, Mt. Lebanon, Castle Shannon, Baldwin Township, Dormont and Green Tree will be out on patrol looking for impaired drivers. However, there will not be any stationary checkpoints on any roads throughout the night, police said. This event is in conjunction with the Mt Lebanon Area DUI Task Force and funded through the Pennsylvania DUI Association with grants from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Police from six states will be out on DUI patrols this weekend looking for drunk drivers who are getting an early start to the Fourth of July holiday.
Police from six states will be out on DUI patrols this weekend looking for drunk drivers who are getting an early start to the Fourth of July holiday. Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police, Ohio Highway Patrol and West Virginia State Police held a press conference Friday morning so travelers know officers will be putting up a combine effort to target intoxicated drivers. Maj. Tim Mercer of the Pennsylvania State Police they are trying to network with other agencies to have a broader effort against drinking and driving he said while standing at the I-79 rest stop near Bridgeville. “Driving under the influence continues to be a danger for Pennsylvania motorists,” Mercer said, “and it’s a threat we take very seriously. Mercer said …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Police officers from around the South Hills will be out in force this weekend conducting roving DUI patrols.
Police officers from around the South Hills will be out in force this weekend conducting roving DUI patrols. The South Hills Area DUI Task Force, which includes police departments from Bridgeville, Scott, Collier, Mt. Lebanon, Baldwin, South Fayette and Castle Shannon, will increase efforts to find impaired drivers Friday and Saturday nights. A police officer from Bridgeville and three officers from Heidelberg will be on patrol Saturday night and early Sunday morning looking for drunk drivers. Heidelberg and Scott Township police arrested seven suspected drunk drivers during the last organized patrols during St. Patrick’s Day weekend festivities. The other police departments in the South Hills will also be out during staggered hours over …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Area police departments are rolling out sobriety checkpoints and extra DUI patrols this weekend.
With all the events happening in and around Pittsburgh this weekend, area police departments want everyone to have fun—but they also want to keep everyone safe. The South Hills Area DUI Task Force, which includes police departments from Bridgeville, Scott, Collier, Mt. Lebanon, Baldwin, South Fayette and Castle Shannon, will increase efforts to find impaired drivers. Heidelberg police will have extra officers out Friday and Saturday nights with roving DUI patrols continuing through 4 a.m. Sunday. The Pittsburgh police will be conducting DUI patrols and managing sobriety checkpoints throughout the City of Pittsburgh this weekend. The Pittsburgh DUI Task Force will have extra officers on patrol looking for impaired drivers over the weekend …
Saturday, September 3, 2011
State police and PennDOT are urging motorists to be careful this weekend.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Mike Jones
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Pennsylvania State Police and PennDOT are urging motorists to be careful and drive safely this holiday weekend. State police said motorists should be patient and expect some delays on highly-traveled roads throughout the Labor Day weekend. More state troopers are expected to be patrolling the roads this weekend because of the higher volume of cars on area roads. “With the increase in traffic, you might see significant delays around areas frequently visited during the holiday,” said Trooper Robin Mungo, a state police spokeswoman. “We ask that you obey all traffic laws and be patient.” Meanwhile, PennDOT officials said many state police troopers and municipal officers will be out on DUI patrols as part of the weekend’s “Drive Sober or Get …