TribLIVE

| Neighborhoods

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Police seek driver of SUV that nearly ran over Pitcairn officer

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
By Staff Report
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, 8:53 p.m.
 

Police in Allegheny County were on the lookout for a driver who they accuse of trying to run over a Pitcairn officer with an SUV on Sunday afternoon.

The vehicle was described as a silver Dodge Durango with a possible license plate of JCB3522.

Police accuse the driver of trying to strike the officer in the 500 block of Second Street at about 4:45 p.m. The vehicle missed officer Scott Farally, who fired his handgun and struck the vehicle at least once.

On Monday, Pitcairn police Chief Dennis Hockenberry said a person involved in the incident had turned himself in.

Hockenberry did not explain the person's role in the incident but said police had been searching for the same individual Sunday — prior to the run-in — after he was accused of shooting someone with a pellet gun on Third Street.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Pitt’s Boyd, Blair suspended for Youngstown State game
  2. Steelers notebook: No decision on surgery for rookie CB Golson
  3. Authorities identify 2 men killed in fiery crash in Pittsburgh
  4. Pennsylvania’s Class AAAA Basketball Player of the Year commits to Penn State
  5. Pirates pitcher Burnett could return in 4 weeks
  6. Pirates send Decker to Indy to clear roster space for Morse
  7. Heroin, marijuana found in car in Greensburg, driver arrested
  8. Large crowd mourns Kittanning woman allegedly killed by escapee
  9. Actress Dushku displaced from Pittsburgh hotel by One Direction
  10. Slot cornerback Boykin should give Steelers options in secondary
  11. British police force under investigation amid child sex abuse claims against ex-PM