Frazer police arrested a person for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend with a knife, then utilizing a mace to chase a canine away from them at a pet retailer. .
James William Dezort III, 35, of 500 Clyde Road in New Kensington, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and theft, together with eight different counts, together with reckless endangerment, assault easy public, possessing instruments of crime, harassment and disorderly conduct.
He was launched from jail after posting an unsecured bond and faces a preliminary listening to on December 5 earlier than District Decide David Sosovicka.
Police wrote in a legal grievance that officers have been dispatched to the PetSmart retailer on Village Drive within the Pittsburgh Mills advanced at 9:30 a.m. Saturday due to a combat over canine possession in it. A knife is on show.
One witness advised police he went out of the shop when he noticed a combat escape and noticed a “giant” man attacking a pair. The lawsuit says the witness obtained Dezort’s pocket knife and truck keys and turned them over to police.
A second witness advised police she was at a close-by Lowe’s retailer when she noticed a person in a white pickup “flying in with a PetSmart”, then acquired out and began screaming at him. a pair, the lawsuit mentioned. The pet retailer is situated subsequent to the house restore middle, with entrances about 1,000 ft aside.
The lady advised police she noticed the person from the truck push the lady with each fingers earlier than hitting the couple with a mace.
Dezort advised police he purchased the canine when he and the lady have been nonetheless relationship and that he was making an attempt to get it again from her, however she not too long ago stopped answering telephones and texts. his.
Dezort advised police he reported the matter to Plum and New Kensington police, who advised him it was a civil matter. Officer Frazer additionally advised Dezort that such instances could be resolved in civil court docket, in keeping with the grievance.
Based on the arrest papers, Dezort advised police he sprayed the couple with chemical stimulants as a result of they “attacked him and he felt threatened”.
The go well with says the couple was handled by EMS earlier than being questioned individually by police.
Police mentioned each gave the identical account as witnesses.
The person mentioned they have been strolling the canine into the pet retailer to make an appointment to see the vet when Dezort pulled into the truck, stepped out with a knife and pointed it on the lady.
He advised Dezort to place the knife again earlier than pushing the lady. He mentioned they have been sprayed with water after the lady pushed Dezort again, the grievance mentioned.
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