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Pittsburgh Police Assist Federal Agencies in Arrest of Violent Suspect on the City's North Side

Date: April 27, 2021
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone 1

On Saturday, April 24, 2021, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police SWAT assisted the U.S. Marshals Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in executing a federal arrest warrant for Oronde Shelton, 48, in the 200 block of Waldorf Street in Perry North.

Following Shelton's arrest, multiple firearms were recovered during the execution of a federal search warrant of the residence.

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police would like to thank its local and federal law enforcement partners for their dedication to this investigation, which will take a violent criminal off the streets.

Oronde Shelton faces a federal firearms law violation for being a felon in possession of ammunition.  He is currently being held in Allegheny County Jail.



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz