2 Charged After Police Scuffle In Oak Hill

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Two Pittsburgh police officers and a suspect are getting medical treatment after an altercation in Oakland.

The suspect, identified as 33-year-old Curtis Lyman, was the backseat passenger in a vehicle pulled over in the Oak Hill housing development.

A Zone 2 police officer pulled over the car because of a traffic violation. The officer said he noticed Lyman was acting suspicious, so he called for backup and asked Lyman to step out of the vehicle for a pat-down.

“At that point he consented to a search,” Pittsburgh Police Lt. Robert Roth said. “When he did that, he charged one of the officers, actually head-butting him, spun around and punched another officer in the eye in an attempt to escape.”

One of the officers was uniformed. The other officer involved in the altercation was wearing plainclothes.

Police used a taser to bring Lyman under control. Lyman’s godmother, Dolores Austin, is facing an obstruction of justice charge.

Lyman is facing aggravated assault, resisting arrest and drug charges.

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  1. Daniel says:

    OK this guy fought with officers and guess what, they did not beat him to a pulp or shoot him. They used proper force against him just as the Officers who interacted with Jordan Miles did. The police are always allowed to use one level of force above what is being used on them. Good job Pittsburgh Police for getting this thug off the streets and hopefully the injured officer will be OK and back at work soon!

    1. TEE says:

      YOU CAN KEEP YA COMMENTS TO YASELF!! THATS MY FIRST COUSIN A HE AINT NO THUG!! I HOPE HE IS OK ALSO!!

      1. disgusted says:

        What a bunch of animals . . . . send them somewhere so that they can act violently like that with EACHOTHER and not the public! A deserted island would be nice.

      2. Hoss says:

        Teach ya cousin not to fight with the po-po. And take the caps lock off your keyboard.

    2. Kourtney Ambler says:

      The media just loves making stories something they are not. Jordan Miles didn’t do what the police told him to do , and fought them. He was treated the same as any other person who fights the police, but then al the politicians with agendas stepped in and made it some thing it wasnt….just sad

    3. FixPGH says:

      Daniel, AGAIN, SHUP UP ABOUT THE JORDAN MILES CASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! These officers did not beat these suspects up, but the officers for Jordan Miles DID. He was BEATEN there are pictures, LET IT GO!

      1. Daniel says:

        Mr. Miles resisted and was subdued (not beaten) according to police procedures. No officer has been charged to my knowledge. And no I will not shut up in my support of the three officers unjustly accused in the Miles case. My support for those fine men will never cease!

      2. FixPGH says:

        Daniel, you have seen the pictures of Jordan’s bloody and bruised face, right? What, did he do that to himself? Write to the police or city council, not complain on a KDKA news article because it won’t get you anywhere!

      3. Sandra Klingensmith says:

        JORDAN MILES ASSAULTED a police officer and got exactly what he deserved, maybe he wont be so quick to hit someone first next time!

      4. BLOOMFIELD MIKE says:

        fix pgh…….its people like you that are the problem with this city….fix yourself idiot!

  2. laylay says:

    FREE POODER PERIOD!

  3. BETTY says:

    the biggest mistake they made was giving cops tasers…..

    1. John says:

      Fine…take away the tasers. If this happens again, they’ll just shoot him. Maybe that might be better….

  4. Maggie says:

    A taser ended this altercation quickly and without harm. Just like they’re supposed to.

  5. Crosby says:

    English please

  6. KEITH says:

    stupid comment by the person calling themselves Shanaynay,we all know this comment was left by a stupid ignorant person trying to talk black. GROW UP

  7. chance says:

    the biggest mistake they made was giving cops tasers…..

    Ya’ shotguns are more effective. WHY is the criminal always right?

  8. brian says:

    always use the amount of force to gain control, if ya have to break his arm you break it if ya have to tase you tase great job for the police another dirt bag off to jail

    1. TEE says:

      DIRT BAG I WONDER WHAT TOU LOOK LIKE????? THATS MY FIRST COUSIN AND BIG UP TO HIM PERIOD!!!!

      1. Pro PGH Police says:

        I bet you live in Elmore Square.

      2. Chris says:

        TEE is mad because Lyman got caught with her re-up….

      3. Big MIke says:

        Def. a dirt bag!! Hope he meets bubba in jail!

      4. FixPGH says:

        “Big Up” Tee? So you support running and fighting with cops? Great, keep encouraging people to do this stuff. That’s why your community won’t let anything get better, there is nobody there to be part of the solution, you all just want to be part of the problem because you can’t accept the fact that you need to be part of society – not an exception. You all want special treatment and to be treated like royalty. Well criminals that act this way doesn’t deserve royalty.

  9. Gary says:

    He is very much a waste of life. Little fact for everybody. Mr. Lyman “pooder” was charged with murder in 1993 along with his friend Mario Dorsey. They where both 15 years old at the time. They shot and killed a father of 2. And only spent a few years in jail because they where minors. My opinion a taser wasn’t good enough.

    1. Hoss says:

      No reply from “Tee” on Gary’s post. Hmmm. Tee, real proud of your cousin now?

      1. Gary says:

        Thanks for pointing that out hoss. Nothing to say at all. Some people are just stupid. They want to talk just for attention. She probable isn’t even blood relative. They are all cousins some how. Sorry I spelled that wrong I ment ” cuz”

    2. TEE says:

      OK AND?? AND MAYBE HE DIDNT KILL NO ONE MIND YA BI!!!! HOW YOU KNOW MY UNCLES SON U MUST BE WORRIED ABOUT HIM GETTIN YOU!!!

  10. local says:

    Geat job, another thug AND his mother off the street. Somebody did not score their dope tonight. Unfortunately he will be back on the street tomorrow. A shotgun blast to the head would have been more effective than a taser.

  11. steck1 says:

    it’s amazing how that if you’re NOT a criminal,thepolice DON’T bother you…he got what he deserved…moral of the story…DON’T BE A CRIMINAL

  12. mary says:

    What does Jordan Miles have to do with this? DANIEL

    1. Rebecca Bowser says:

      MIles got his ass kicked because he fought with the police just like this guy, only for some unknown reason people think he shouldn’t have….when clearly he got exactly what he asked for fighting with the police.

    2. Daniel says:

      I was just saying that this man fought with police and proper force was used just as in the Jordan Miles case. Trying to support our police as all decent citizens should. And that includes our elected officials.

    3. FixPGH says:

      Mary – Daniel comments about the Jordan Miles case on every article about police. He doesn’t think those police that beat the hell out of that kid deserve to be punished, he doesn’t believe that the brusies and cuts and swelling wasn’t caused by accessive force by the police and that Jordan fought the cops and foced them to use accessive force. Instead of writing to proper departments, he complains on KDKA instead.

      1. Daniel says:

        Yes I do…that would be called my 1st amendment rights…thank you!

      2. FixPGH says:

        No, it’s called being annoying and uneducated. Thank YOU!

      3. Yup says:

        I love how everyone throws out the “It’s my right!” BS every time they want to spout incorrect information. It’s YOUR RIGHT to contact the proper departments as FixPGH said and voice your opinion. We, on here, have the RIGHT to “report comments” and get you silenced, so where are your rights now?

  13. An Avid hunter says:

    As the police did their job as their trained, good vs evil. good won this time.
    What would of happened if lyman comes out of that car with a gun, someone would of been shot and maybe killed for what, drugs! Its about time all these drugies get a life. So lyman got tasered he was lucky that was all that happened, If keeps dealing his drugs, it won’t be long until he is found DOA. and not by the police but by his fellow drugies?????

  14. Army Medic says:

    I fell sorry for the PD that were involved. The trash that they have to deal with then getting injured and having to deal with the pain two low life sacks of street grime that probably live off OUR finances is totaly unaccaptable. Incase you forget Police Officers are one of the lowest paying jobs in the country. I personally LOVE tasers they do the job with out killing the subject. As a last note dont you love how the wanna be thug looks up at his cousin… We shall see him on the news soon enough.

  15. Army Medic says:

    Oh and GREAT JOB Pittsburgh PD!!!!!!!!!!

  16. OWL61 says:

    Is this true that he was convicted of a killing? Are there any parole violations involved cyrrently?

    1. Gary says:

      Yes it is very true. The murder was in1993 he got off with a slap on the wrist. So there probably is no current charges involved. Right there is one major problem with the system

  17. Daniel says:

    Yes, THANK YOU to the Pittsburgh police…they do not hear that enough these days! A job well done and thanks for going out everyday to protect us!

  18. Snoppy Scopper says:

    Listen to relatives ramble on like these suspects are completely innocent.
    Hello they found drugs, I just hope you don’t have children and if you do I hope
    they take them away from you so they’re safe and not just a tax deduction for you
    to buy more drugs.
    Go ahead and rebuttle my comments you’re a Loooooosssssseeeeeerrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  19. Mr Soho says:

    They look like two upstanding citizens. Wonder how long they been collecting under some entitlement program.

  20. Ace Slick says:

    Two great looking people right from downtown Pennsyl-tucky.

    From the looks of them two, they are innocent.

  21. One small voice says:

    Get your GED before you post

  22. FixPGH says:

    I wish these ghettos could be cleaned out. Stop paying people to not work and just pop out children, work harder to clean up the drug rings, and have bigger punishment for certain crimes to try to deter people from doing these things. I am so sick of reading every day about these people killing and running. Knock it off, become part of society.

    1. lawabider says:

      Or ship those useless animals out to some zoo far away from us hard working, tax paying citizens so we don’t have to support these monkeys anymore! Or better yet, put them on the front lines in war and let them fend for themselves!

  23. 50 Cent says:

    Loser. Cops should shoot em next time. Tee get a degree!

  24. Hilly says:

    Wow a crime from you know who in the hill

  25. Gary says:

    Of any case this is one they defanatly should beat to death or shot. Maybe if that’s how things got handled these people would be less likley to cause problems in society.

  26. Fedup says:

    Wow alll of you sound like racist idiots….really he should have his head blown off! Yes this young man was very wrong for attacking the Police, but for people to have such hatred in there heart to want that man killed is disgusting…and I hope you all burn in hell!!! Quote

    1. Hoss says:

      And he was very wrong for murdering a man back in 1993. Is pointing out that fact racist too? Telling us to burn in hell?? Sounds like you have a lot of hate in your bleeding heart. And learn to spell while you’re at it. It’s “their” not “there.”

  27. Family member of murdered victim says:

    What a waste of news time. I wish he would never have made it out of jail. His kids and grandiose miss him. Thanks poorer for taking my family member away.

    1. mike says:

      To the member of the murdered victim, Pooder didnt kill your relative. I grew up with Pooder. ”HE” didnt do it.

  28. kristy says:

    well, aren’t they the cutest couple? the cops should’ve taken care of these halfwits – permanently – when they had the chance. it would’ve been two less wastes of life off the street.

  29. K says:

    YOU KNOW, IT’S SICKENING TO KNOW THAT PEOPLE ARE STILL RACIST IN PITTSBURGH!!! WHAT HE DID WAS WRONG, YES, BUT THERE IS NO NEED FOR YOU RACIST ASS PEOPLE TO TALK ABOUT HIM OR HIS FAMILY. LET GOD DO THE JUDGING. MAYBE IF YOU ALL QUIT WORRYING ABOUT US AND START PAYING MORE ATTENTION TO YOUR KIDS. YOUR KIDS ARE THE ONES WHO ARE PULLING OFF SHOOTINGS AT HIGH SCHOOLS AND LA FITNESSES…… YEA IM SURE YOU GUYS THINK THAT YOU ARE SO MUCH BETTER THAN US BUT YOUR NOT! SO STFU!!

    1. taxpayer says:

      K educate YOUR CHILDREN and teach them that welfare is NOT a way of life and that they need to WORK a REAL, TAX PAYING job to get ahead in life and not to be a drug dealing THUG.

      WE ARE BETTER, WE DON’T ACT LIKE A BUNCH OF WILD ANIMALS WHO ACT LIKE THE WORLD OWES US EVERYTHING LIKE YOU GHETTO TRASH DO!

      1. taxpayer says:

        P.S. YOU PEOPLE are the ONLY ONES WHO CRY ‘RACIST’, especially when you get caught doing wrong.

  30. Army Medic says:

    K- FYI I have blacks in my family with that said I also have whites and pacific islanders and asians in my family. I believe that we should hang everyone that commits a violent crime this includes your little boyfriend and “female acquaintance” stress the word female… If this was done I can guarantee crime rates would drop 90%!! Aren’t you glad I’m not in charge! Seeing that most of the population of welfare collectors would be dead I know that this would never be done unfortunate for all of the hard working American men and women black white yellow (me) and every other color that has to support them with all of OUR taxes! But enough with all the whining hopefully he will drop dead before we american workers have to pay more for his and her sorry existence.
    Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

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