Sewickley resident reports missing concrete cat; youths admit playing 'Ding Dong Ditch'
By Kristina Serafini
Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 1:36 p.m.
A Thorn Street, Sewickley, resident reported someone stole a table, plant and a concrete cat from her yard June 6, according to police.
The resident said a woman was loading something into a white sedan about 20 minutes earlier, but the resident didn't know it was the person's items until later.
• A Ferry Street, Sewickley, resident reported several Mac computer items, valued at $326, were missing from her home June 5.
The resident told police a cable technician and an employee from a heating and plumbing company were in her home that day, but she didn't witness anyone taking the items.
• Sewickley police were dispatched to Center Street in Glen Osborne on Sunday for a report of a neighbor having an open fire in the yard that was sending smoke into a neighbor's house through the windows. The resident was told to put out the fire.
• Sewickley police assisted Edgeworth while its units were tied up with a different call by responding to a report of youths ringing doorbells and then running away June 8.
Police caught up with a group of youths, who admitted playing “Ding Dong Ditch.” They were told to stop or that they would be cited for curfew violations.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Sewickley Heights promoter — known for decades of major Pittsburgh concerts — publishes book
- Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to perform at Sewickley church
- Quaker Valley students reach out to troops overseas
- Running Around: Whittling down Christmas, and saving my sanity
- Ambridge model railroad museum, open weekends through Jan. 5, more holiday events
- Animal Friends leaders seeking support for spay/neuter program
- Sewickley police looking for Route 65 hit-and-run witnesses
- The Way I See It: True joy of season best seen through eyes of a child
- Forward Thinking: Changes could come to Sewickley Valley in new year
- Sewickley church offers way to fill cookie trays
- New director continues mission of Beaver County Toys for Tots