Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Execute Narcotics Warrant - Arrests Made

Date: May 23, 2019
Incident Type: Warrants Executed - Arrests Made
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police detectives from the Narcotics and Vice Unit, the Pittsburgh Police SWAT Team and the US Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force executed a search warrant for narcotics in the 1700 block of Leolyn Street in Carrick.

Two males, Stephen Morgan, 24, and Brian Phillips, 50, were arrested from a residence where police recovered a large quantity of heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana and a stolen firearm. Each faces several counts of narcotics-related charges and two firearms-related charges.

At approximately 10:40 a.m., as a result of the narcotics investigation, Morgan was also arrested on a separate warrant in connection with an August 16, 2018 shooting incident at the intersection of Ormsby Avenue and Como Street.

He faces the following additional charges:

Criminal Attempt Homicide

2 counts of Aggravated Assault

2 counts of Robbery

2 counts of Reckless Endangering another Person

Receiving Stolen property

Person not to possess a firearm

Carrying a firearm without a license






Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz