New Kensington man to face 14 Felony charges for burglary/theft

Arnold, Pa. – A New Kensington man faces 14 felony charges after allegedly burglarizing a residence in the 1800 block of Leishman Avenue while the tenant was at his place of work.

Tyrone Xavier Price

Arnold Law Enforcement Officer Josh Stanga arrested a New Kensington man after investigating an alleged burglary and theft of a 50″ television screen, playstation, shoes and several other miscellaneous items that were allegedly sold to a pawn shop in Tarentum.

The victim told police he had left for work at approximately 6:30 am and returned home to find his front door locked but open, and the back door unlocked. No forced entry was made into the residence and the victim was advised to make a list of the missing items.

Arrested in the incident was Tyrone Xavier Price Jr., age 21 of New Kensington. Price was allegedly seen on video surveillance at the pawn shop in Tarentum and through further investigations, was observed walking from the residence carrying a flat screen TV through Equator Alley in Arnold.

The total amount of the items taken was $2,690 and the pawn shop transaction totaled $150.00 The burglary and thefts occurred on October 2, 2017.

Price Charges filed October 31, 2017: F1 Burglary – Overnight Accommodation, No Person Present, F2 Crim Tres-Break Into Structure, 6 Counts – F3 Theft By Unlawful Taking-Movable Property and 6 Counts F2 Receiving Stolen Property

A Preliminary Arraignment was held on 10/31/2017 @ 10:30 am before Magisterial District Judge Frank J. Pallone Jr.

Bali was set Monetary $25,000.00. Price was sent to the Westmoreland County Prison awaiting a Preliminary Hearing scheduled on 11/16/2017 @ 10:00 am before the Honorable Magisterial District Judge in New Kensington.