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Police Blotter: Jan. 14 - Jan. 18

Police Blotter: Jan. 14 – Jan. 18

By News Editors 12:44 am
Pitt Police reported nothing in this week’s crime log.
Police Blotter: Dec. 16 - Jan. 13

Police Blotter: Dec. 16 – Jan. 13

By News Editors January 14, 2022
Clothing theft, drug paraphernalia and more in this week’s police blotter.
Matthew Darby awaits a hearing to argue his attorney was ineffective. Darby is serving a life sentence for killing Alina Sheykhet, a Pitt student and ex-girlfriend, in 2017.

Man serving life for 2017 killing of Pitt student to get hearing

By Millicent Watt, Assistant News Editor January 10, 2022
Matthew Darby — convicted of killing Pitt student and ex-girlfriend Alina Sheykhet in 2017 in her South Oakland apartment — will get a hearing to argue that his attorney was ineffective.
Pitt police issued a crime alert.

Pitt police issue crime alert after armed robbery

By Natalie Frank, News Editor December 10, 2021
Pitt police issued a crime alert Friday morning detailing a report of an armed robbery at a business in the 300 block of Craft Avenue. Pitt and City police both responded to the incident, which occurred Friday at about 3 a.m.
Police Blotter: Dec. 1 - Dec. 6

Police Blotter: Dec. 1 – Dec. 6

By News Editors December 9, 2021
Fraud, three liquor law violations and a report of shots fired in this week’s police blotter.
Police Blotter: Nov. 18 - Nov. 30

Police Blotter: Nov. 18 – Nov. 30

By News Editors December 2, 2021
A robbery, two stolen vehicles and two reports of criminal mischief in this week’s police blotter.
Police Blotter: Nov. 11 - Nov. 17

Police Blotter: Nov. 11 – Nov. 17

By News Editors November 18, 2021
A stolen garbage can, burglary and three liquor law violations in this week’s police blotter.
Police Blotter Nov. 3 - Nov. 10

Police Blotter Nov. 3 – Nov. 10

By News Editors November 11, 2021
Vandalism, archery equipment theft and two liquor law violations in this week’s police blotter.
A male individual who, according to Pitt police, approached a Pitt student near campus and “persisted” in attempting to “drape” a blanket around the student’s shoulders.

Pitt police investigating blanket incident near campus

By Rebecca Johnson, Jon Moss, and Millicent Watt November 10, 2021
Pitt police said in a Wednesday evening statement that they are working to locate a male individual who approached a Pitt student near campus and “persisted” in attempting to “drape” a blanket around the student’s shoulders.
Police Blotter Oct. 28 - Nov. 2

Police Blotter Oct. 28 – Nov. 2

By News Editors November 4, 2021
Arson, underage drinking and four liquor law violations in this week’s police blotter.
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