Police responded again Monday night to reports of shots fired in the East End. According to reports, a caller reported possible shots in the 1200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue just after midnight. Officers conducted a thorough search of the area but found no evidence of a shooting. They also kept extra watch on the area throughout the night with no further incidents.
Sheila Hedrick, Cadmus Street, reported that, after seeing a neighbor beating his dogs, she spoke to him and he threatened to damage her vehicle. She said he also burns items in his back yard and she fears her home will catch fire.
Officers were called to Riverview Towers for Kenneth P. Swoger, 54, being loud and offensive to residents. He was warned repeatedly to cease his behavior but he declined to stop and was charged with intoxication.
Randolph Zimmer reported finding two lion statues he knew had been stolen last year from a Liverpool Township residence laying at the rear of an apartment in Woodland Hills. The resident of the apartment said she had been given the lions by the former tenant of a nearby apartment. They were given to Zimmer to return to the owner.
Officers were called to Florence Street for a man and woman fighting in the middle of the street and reported hearing Patrick Hagerty. He had just been released to his sister after being charged with OVI, fleeing and driving under suspension following an accident on Lisbon Street.They reported he was screaming and lunged at his wife as they arrived on the scene and was arrested for disorderly conduct while intoxicated.
Responding to a report of a man and woman fighting on Minerva Street, officers reported being told by Frank Aracich that he and his girlfriend had been having a screaming match but no violence. She had left before officers arrived. They advised Aracich to stop yelling.
Erica Hawkins, 21, reported being punched in the stomach several times and scraped by her sister while riding in a car with her. Hawkins is currently pregnant, she reported. Her sister, Alexis, told officers a contradicting account, saying Erica began yelling and hitting her in the stomach. Each refused to file charges against the other.
Officers received a call of someone seeing two men getting into the trunk of a vehicle, with another man getting into the passenger seat before it was driven down Avondale Street onto Bradshaw Avenue. It was not located by officers.