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Pittsburgh Police Make Arrest in Violent Crime Spree

Date: November 7, 2019
Incident Type: Multiple offences
Location: Zones 2, 3, 6

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from multiple police zones contributed to the identification and arrest of a violent warrant suspect.

Devin Montgomery, 23, of Pittsburgh was arrested by Zone 3 officers on the 300 block of Birmingham Avenue in Carrick just before 5:15 a.m.

Montgomery was wanted in a string of attacks against family members and intimate partners, as well as multiple other offences over a 24-hour period, in both Pittsburgh and Mt. Oliver borough.

He faces numerous charges including:

  • Harassment
  • Two Counts of Recklessly Endangering Another Person
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Theft by Unlawful Taking
  • Simple Assault
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Loitering and Prowling at Nighttime
  • Criminal Attempt- Criminal Trespassing
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Flight to Avoid Apprehension, Trial, or Punishment
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Prohibited Acts, Possession With Intent to Deliver

This arrest clears three arrest warrants for Montgomery; two in Pittsburgh and one in Mt. Oliver borough.

The  Pittsburgh Bureau of Police takes all incidences of domestic violence extremely seriously and would like to remind the public to report any such crimes.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz