NEW CASTLE — Police arrested five people after they raided a house in New Castle on Friday, according to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette news partner KDKA.
The New Castle City Police Department and Lawrence County District Attorney’s Special Investigative Unit executed a search warrant at 1705 Highland Avenue.
After a search of the residence, detectives recovered five loaded handguns, ammunition, over 40 grams of suspected heroin, over 30 grams of suspected marijuana, and over $1,700 cash.
According to police, the five suspects in custody are facing numerous charges.
Police are investigating a shooting Friday afternoon in the city’s Homewood neighborhood that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition, officials said.
Authorities received a ShotSpotter alert shortly after 1 p.m. near the 7400 block of Race Street, a few blocks from the intersection of Frankstown and Brushton avenues, Public Safety spokesman Maurice Matthews said.
When officers arrived, they found a man shot in the leg, Matthews said. Police said he had been inside a vehicle when he was hit.
Medics took the man to a nearby hospital, where he was “in critical but stable condition,” Matthews said. His name was not released.
Terrence Adams, 22, was arrested on scene and faces several charges including the manufacture, sale and possession of controlled substances, police said.
Adams is being held at the Allegheny County Jail.
Roger Stone filed a motion with a D.C. federal court for a new trial for the second time after being convicted by a jury last November amid allegations this week that the foreperson on his jury was biased against him.
Police have issued a warrant for 62-year-old Terry Washington. He is facing charges of arson and criminal mischief.
Police found the burning truck along Lyric Street in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood on Jan. 31. Police said there were smoke and flames coming from the driver’s side truck of the car.The woman at the home told police she saw the man park his truck across from her house. She said he walked over and stood by the truck for approximately 10 minutes before he walked back to his truck and drove away.
She said her neighbor called her shortly after to tell her the truck was on fire. Police said they found a disposable lighter and a small plastic container near the cab of the truck.
Multiple law enforcement agencies served a search warrant on a suspected drug dealer in the Windber area Friday morning.
Somerset County District Attorney Jeffrey Thomas said the Windber Borough police, state attorney general’s office, Cambria County CERT team, and Somerset and Cambria district attorney’s offices served the warrant around 7 a.m.
“One individual was taken into custody at the time and the investigation is ongoing,” Thomas said.
No suspects have been announced. No word on any arrests.
Police found a young girl shot dead inside a bed early Sunday.
Investigators said they responded to a home on Warrington Avenue at 1:30 a.m.Officers said they cleared the home for a possible shooter when they later found a young girl with a gunshot wound to the neck.
No other people were reported injured inside the home.
At least 12 people have been shot dead and many injured by a Thai soldier in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima (also known as Korat), police say.
A defence ministry spokesman told BBC Thai that Jakraphanth Thomma, a junior officer, had attacked his commanding officer before stealing a gun and ammunition from a military camp.
He then opened fire at a Buddhist temple and at a shopping centre in the city, north-east of Bangkok.
The suspect is still at large.
Local media footage appears to show the suspect getting out of a Humvee-type vehicle in front of the Terminal 21 shopping centre in the Muang district and firing shots as people flee. Other footage showed a fire outside the building, with some reports saying it was caused by a gas canister that exploded when shot at.
Authorities have been sealing off the centre as they try to track down the suspect, who is reportedly inside the building. Police have warned people to stay at home.
The Bangkok Post reported that the suspect, who it said was 32 years old, had taken hostages inside the building, but this has not been officially confirmed. More gunshots have reportedly been heard inside the building.
The suspect’s motive remains unclear.
PITTSBURGH — One person was shot while riding in a zTrip on Bedford Avenue Wednesday night.
The shooting happened around 7 p.m., after the passenger had been picked up, and the gunfire started just as the car was leaving the area, police said.
The driver did not stop until he looked in the back seat and saw the victim slumped over and the window shot out, According to Pittsburgh Public Safety.