Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • An accident occurred Tuesday on Interstate 80 at mile-marker 130.4 eastbound in Graham Township. Zhengyi Zhang of Monterey Park, Calif. was traveling east in the left-hand lane when he lost control of his vehicle. His vehicle traveled off the left berm and struck the guiderails. The Zhang vehicle then traveled across the left lane and struck a freightliner operated by John W. Kammerdiener of Indiana. No injuries were reported as a result of the accident; all occupants were wearing their seatbelts. Zhang was cited for the accident.
  • An incident of theft occurred sometime Tuesday or Wednesday in an area off of Power Lane in Gulich Township. During the incident, someone removed a JCB backhoe from a jobsite and drove it approximately one mile to an area off of Hale Road. The backhoe, state police said, also sustained damage. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.
  • An incident of criminal mischief occurred sometime between Sunday and Tuesday in an area off of McDowell Road in Bradford Township. During the incident, someone damaged a disabled vehicle that was parked along McDowell Road by hooking a chain onto it and dragging it approximately one-quarter mile from the roadway. The vehicle, state police said, sustained damage to its roof and rear end. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.

State police at Philipsburg

  • Numerous incidents of criminal mischief have occurred on East Spruce Street in Philipsburg Borough. Further, multiple vehicle tires have been slashed over the course of two years. The victim contacted the Centre County Crime Stoppers, and a possible reward is being raised should any information result in an arrest. Anyone with information should contact the state police at Philipsburg at 814-342-3370 or Centre County Crime Stoppers.
  • An incident of harassment occurred Tuesday on Enterprise Drive in Rush Township. During the incident, a known 46-year-old Houtzdale man contacted the victim after being told to stop. The man was cited for harassment as a result of the incident.
  • On Wednesday, state police responded to a residence in the 900 block of Skytop Mountain Road in Huston Township. Further, a resident reported numerous people were in a rental apartment, and state police found 11 people who were underage and drinking alcohol. Charges were filed through the district court.

Clearfield Borough

  • Police responded to a false alarm at the Sons of Italy on Daisy Street.
  • Police assisted a disabled motorist on North Third Street.
  • Police responded to an activated fire alarm at CNB Bank on Second Street.
  • Police responded to a motor vehicle accident that occurred near South Third Street and Ogden Avenue. No injuries were reported as a result of the accident; the individuals involved exchanged information prior to police arrival.
  • Police responded to CVS Pharmacy for a 9-1-1 hang-up call.  It was determined to be a misdial.
  • Police unlocked a vehicle for the owner at a residence along West Cherry Street.
  • Police responded to a disturbance between a father and son along South Second Street. The son, police said, left the residence for the evening.
  • Police responded to a loud noise complaint in the 300 block of East Locust Street.
  • Police responded to an incident of criminal mischief at an East Pine Street residence.  The victim reported that a known individual damaged the side mirrors on his vehicles and the windows at his residence.  The incident remains under investigation at this time.
  • Police assisted emergency personnel on East Cherry Street.

Lawrence Township

  • The investigation is continuing into an incident of theft that occurred on Bud George Boulevard.
  • Police received a traffic complaint that occurred on the Rockton Mountain Highway. However, police were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Police assisted two motorists.
  • Police assisted emergency personnel at the Mountain Laurel Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
  • Police responded to a domestic dispute on South Second Street. The incident was handled at the scene.
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