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Pittsburgh Police Arrest Man for Burglaries, Thefts

Date: December 13, 2021
Incident Type: Burglary
Location: Downtown

On December 11, 2021, Zone 2 officers responded to the 500 block of Forbes Avenue for a report of a burglary that happened at 2:00 a.m. after someone broke into a parking booth and stole a monitor, umbrella and cash. 

Officers were able to identify the suspect after the burglary was captured on a surveillance camera. 

The actor, identified as 30-year-old Aleksander Chakhmartov of Pittsburgh, was taken into custody on Washington Pl and Centre Avenue. 

Chakmartov has a history of burglary arrests and was wanted on several warrants. 

He is charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Theft by Unlawful Taking, and Receiving Stolen Property. He is currently in the Allegheny County Jail. 

Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller