A Pittsburgh teen who was caught on cell phone video discharging a fire extinguisher at a Scott Township pizza restaurant is heading to trial on some of the charges.
A Pittsburgh teen who was caught on cell phone video discharging a fire extinguisher at a Scott Township pizza restaurant is heading to trial on some of the charges. Jacob R. Stewart, 19, waived to court charges of risking a catastrophe, criminal mischief, theft and five counts of reckless endangerment before his preliminary hearing with District Judge Gary M. Zyra on Jan. 17. Numerous other charges, including multiple counts of simple assault and conspiracy, were withdrawn by police. Scott Township police said Stewart took a fire extinguisher from the Pizza Hut on Greentree Road and discharged it as a prank on Nov. 29. Police said one of two other people allegedly involved in the prank videotaped it with her cell phone. Police said damage…
Watch video of three people who filmed themselves playing a prank at Pizza Hut on Greentree Road by discharging a fire extinguisher and destroying a computer monitor. Scott police and the employees didn’t find the prank very funny.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Mike Jones
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter Three people were arrested after they videotaped themselves discharging a fire extinguisher and destroying a computer monitor at the Pizza Hut restaurant on Greentree Road. Scott Township police said Jacob Stewart, 19, Jeremiah Jordheim, 18, and Debra Vorbau, 19, all from Pittsburgh, went to the pizza restaurant late on Nov. 29 to play a prank on one of the managers. Police say Vorbau used her cell phone to record the prank. The video, released by Scott police, shows Stewart shouting and spraying the fire extinguisher around the front counter before throwing a computer monitor to the ground. He then runs out of the restaurant with an employee chasing …