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Aggravated Kidnapping Arrest

July 6, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Saturday, July 3rd, 2021, around 07:17 a.m., officers with the Pittsburg Police Department received a phone call from an anonymous person who reported their friend was...

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Sexual Offense Arrest

July 2, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On July 1, 2021, at approximately 5:15 p.m., 59-year-old Gerald Laverne Simmons of Pittsburg, turned himself in to detectives with the Pittsburg Police Department. Simmons was taken...

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Pittsburg to host July 4th Celebration

June 28, 2021

City Press Releases

The City of Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department is gearing up to host its annual July 4th Celebration, Saturday, July 3, through Sunday, July 4, at Lincoln Park. The City...

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Pittsburg City Commission meeting recap – June 22, 2021

June 24, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The following actions were taken during the Pittsburg City Commission meeting held on June 22, 2021:   Public Input Pastor Mark Chambers shared a prayer of invocation....

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Pursuit & Narcotics Arrests

June 18, 2021

City of Pittsburg

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On early Friday morning, June 18, 2021, at approximately 1:15 AM, a law enforcement officer from the Pittsburg Police Department spotted a red 1997 Jeep Wrangler in...

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620 Day This Sunday

June 18, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – This Sunday, June 20th downtown will be filled with food vendors, local businesses, and live music in honor of the 3rd Annual 620 Day Celebration put on...

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Shots Fired Incident & Pursuit

June 15, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Monday evening, June 14, 2021, at approximately 7:45 PM, law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of 10th St. and...

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Storm Related Incident

June 15, 2021

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The City of Pittsburg recognizes that there are areas of town that received isolated wind damage during Friday nights (6/11) storm.  If your property has limbs that...

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Stolen Vehicle recovered in 13 minutes

June 14, 2021

City Press Releases

On Friday morning, June 11, 2021, at 06:24 a.m., law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 1100 block of S. Elm St.,...

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Click It or Ticket

June 14, 2021

City Press Releases

From May 21, 2021 through May 31, 2021, the Pittsburg Police Department participated in the 2021 Kansas Click It or Ticket campaign. During this campaign, our department conducted overtime saturation...

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