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Task Force Investigation into Illegal “Ride-Outs” Results in More Arrests

Date: September 10, 2021
Incident Type:
Location: Multiple zones
Summary:

In addition to six arrests made last week, the task force investigation into the use of the use of illegal, off-road vehicles on city streets has resulted in four additional arrests:

Torin Vittone, 24, of McMurray, PA is charged with Reckless Driving, Disorderly Conduct, Recklessly Endangering another Person, Possessing Instruments of Crime, Riot, and Conspiracy. Police seized one vehicle connected to this arrest.

Ronald Washabaugh, 26 of Greensburg, PA is charged with Disorderly Conduct, Reckless Driving, two counts of Riot, Possessing Instruments of Crime, Recklessly Endangering another Person.

Jacob West, 20, of Pittsburgh, PA is charged with two counts of Riot, Recklessly Endangering another Person, Possessing Instruments of Crime, Disorderly Conduct, and license and registration-related charges.

Frank West, 26, of Pittsburgh, PA is charged with two counts of Riot, Recklessly Endangering another Person, Possessing Instruments of Crime, Disorderly Conduct, and license and registration-related charges.

Pittsburgh Police would like to thank Allegheny County Sheriffs, University of Pittsburgh Police, Pennsylvania State Police and the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office.

The task force investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-09-10
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov