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Pittsburgh Police South Side Entertainment Patrol Works Busy E.Carson Street Weekend

Date: October 30, 2023
Incident Type:
Location: Zone 3

From Thursday, October 26, through the evening of Sunday, October 29, the Pittsburgh Police South Side Entertainment Patrol continued with focused enforcement efforts in the E. Carson Street Corridor.

With Halloween celebrations, crowds on Saturday night were some of the largest observed by officers in approximately five years, all without any major incident. 

Here are the arrest and citation numbers for October 26 - October 29:

Traffic Stops: 5

Traffic Citations: 10

Parking Citations: 18

Tows: 1

Non-Traffic Citations: 31

Arrests: 6, four of which were for firearms violations.

The majority of the non-traffic citations were for disorderly conduct, public urination, open containers, and smoking marijuana in public.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz