Police Report: Philipsburg PSP

  • An incident of criminal mischief occurred at 5:57 a.m. Friday at Lykens Market in Port Matilda Borough. An unknown man operated an older, dark-colored sports utility vehicle and pulled away from the gas pump with the gas nozzle still in his vehicle.  The man was possibly operating a Ford Explorer that had items strapped on its roof with a yellow, tie-down strap. The vehicle was last observed traveling northbound on North High Street. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Philipsburg-based state police at 814-342-3370.
  • An incident of forgery/theft occurred at unknown times between Nov. 6 and Nov. 9 at a South Front Street residence in Philipsburg Borough. A 55-year-old Philipsburg woman discovered that a 26-year-old Philipsburg man had stolen two personal checks. He wrote them to himself and forged her signature. Charges are being filed against the man for forgery, theft by deception and theft by unlawful taking. He was subsequently placed in the Clearfield County Jail on an outstanding domestic relations bench warrant.
  • An incident of theft by unlawful taking occurred sometime between 3 p.m. Nov. 6 and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Cold Stream area of Rush Township. A person(s) removed a lawn roller that belonged to the Philipsburg-Osceola Soccer Association. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Philipsburg-based state police at 814-342-3370.
  • At 12 p.m. Monday, state police were dispatched to the parking area of the Unionville ball field for suspicious activity. Upon arrival state police made contact with known suspects, and further investigation revealed that both suspects had committed Act 64 violations. Charges will be filed through the district court.
  • No injuries were reported after a single-vehicle accident at 11 p.m. Nov. 11 on Governor’s Road in Union Township.  Adam M. Rhodes, 28, of Julian was traveling too fast for conditions and exited the roadway via the west berm. He struck two trees head-on before coming to a final rest, facing west. His pick-up truck sustained disabling damage to its front end; it was towed from the scene. Rhodes was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. He’ll be cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic through the district court.
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