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Avalon Police News

8/17/20 thru 9/14/20

August 17:  Christopher Grabowski, 59, Pgh was arrested for possession of narcotics.

August 17:  Officers were called to 726 Orchard for a report of a theft.

August 18:  A MVA occurred at 1015 Ohio River Blvd.  There were no injuries and cars were drivable.

August 19:  Officers were called to 841 California Avenue for a report of a hit and run.

August 20:  Gabrielle Renee Cobb, 23, Avalon, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

August 22:  Monte Treon Wilson, 25, McKeesport was arrested for possession of narcotics.

August 23:  A resident came to the station to report that his property was missing or stolen.

August 24:  A resident reported that his vehicle was stolen off his property.

August 24:  Matthew Paul Falk, 37, Avalon, was arrested for simple assault and harassment.

August 25:  James Francis McCartan, III, was cited for drug paraphernalia.

August 25:  Elena McCartan, 27, Avalon, was arrested for two active warrants.

August 25:  Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident on New Brighton Road for a vehicle crashed into a home.  There was heavy damage to the car as well as a telephone pole being sheared off and damage to the left front corner of the home. Xavier Rowsey, 22, Avalon, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

August 25:  A MVA occurred at 629 New Brighton Road in the Avalon Fire Dept. parking lot area.  No one was injured.

August 27:  A MVA occurred at 918 Jackman Ave.  No one was injured.

August 27:  Officers were dispatched to 124 Harrison Ave for a report of two suspicious people trespassing in the caller's backyard.  It appeared the people were looking for something in the bushes.

August 28:  Zack Thomas Motta, 19, Avalon and Nickole Crankshaw, 20, Pgh, were cited for possession of marijuana.

August 29:  Officers were dispatched to a harrassment call at 909 California Avenue between two residents.

August 29:  Officers were dispatched to a domestic at 707 Ohio River Blvd.  Azure Edge, 45, Pgh was cited for trespassing of real property.

September 1:  A MVA occurred at 1015 Ohio River Blvd.  No tows and no injures.

September 2:  Duan Jordan, 28, Avalon was arrested for a warrant out of Allegheny County Sheriff's Office.

September 3:  Police were dispatched to a report of a  break-in at the BABA concession stand at the Avalon baseball fields.  A picnic bench was destroyed and another was flipped over.

September 4:  Officers were dispatched to 935 Ohio River Blvd for a repot of a two vehicle accident with no injuries.

September 5:  A MVA occurred at 920 Ohio River Blvd and Elizabeth Avenue with injuries.  Both vehicles had to be towed.

September 5:  A MVA occurred at 1001 Sedalia Avenue involving two vehicles with no injuries.

September 5:  William George Podvorec, 31, Pgh was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

September 9:  Edward T. Dixon, 68, Pgh was arrested for possession of marijuana.

September 9:  A MVA occurred at Ohio River Blvd and Fisk.  No one was injured, but one vehicle had to be towed.

September 9:  Police were dispatched to 935 Ohio River Blvd for an assault report.  Andrew Ward, 38, Bellevue, was cited with simple assault and harassment. 

September 10:  A MVA occurred at the 500 blk of Ohio River Blvd.  The driver encountered rocks and boulders on the roadway which caused damage underneath his car.

September 10:  Several residents reported that their card were broken into overnight and early that morning.

September 10:  A resident reported that her vehicle was stolen from her driveway.  The car was found the next day.

September 10:  Officers were called to the area of Ohio River Blvd and Fisk Avenue for a report of a powerline down by an excavator doing roadwork.

September 10:  Officers responded to 814 Florence Avenue for a report of a dog bite.  Due to an ongoing issue, Steven Hubbard was cited for a serious safety concern of his dog running loose, scaring those that walk by his property.

September 10:  A resident reported that his vehicle was broken into.

September 11:  A motorcycle accident occurred on New Brighton Road.  The motorcycle made contact with a stone in the road and crashed inot the guardrail.  Motorcycle was towed and driver was taken to AGH.

September 13:  Anan Todd, 30, Pgh, was arrested for a warrant out of the City of Pittsburgh.

September 14:  Catrina Cavanaugh, 19, Pgh was cited for possession of marijuana.