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 25, 2012
Police in Pittsburgh and the South Hills will be conducting sobriety checkpoints and roving DUI patrols this Memorial Day weekend.
Police in Pittsburgh and the South Hills will be conducting sobriety checkpoints and roving DUI patrols this Memorial Day weekend. The patrols will be in place between the hours of 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. throughout the South Hills and West End section of Pittsburgh. In addition, the South Hills Area DUI Task Force, which includes Bridgeville, Collier, Heidelberg, Scott, Mt. Lebanon, South Fayette, Castle Shannon and Baldwin, will begin a summer-long intensive DUI enforcement. Municipal and state police will increase sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols throughout the state. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police participates in PennDOT’s Western Alliance/Team DUI program, which consists of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the Pennsylvania State …
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 …
Sunday, December 11, 2011
State Police and the Pennsylvania DUI Association discuss preventing drunken driving.
It's an unfortunate part of the holiday season each year, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Robin Mungo said. "We usually start to see it rise around Thanksgiving," Mungo said of drunken-driving arrests and crashes. "So this is a reminder to people around the holidays. If you have a friend who you've seen drinking, stop them before they get into a car." Standing alongside the state's DUI Victims Moving Memorial at the Mall at Robinson, Mungo said state police typically handle an increased number of drunken-driving arrests, crashes and fatalities during the December holiday season. PennDOT and Pennsylvania DUI Association officials joined her today at the memorial to urge Western Pennsylvania's drivers not to drink and drive during the …