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State police at Clearfield

  • An incident of theft occurred Friday in the area of Cooper Road in Curwensville Borough. During the incident, someone damaged 15 transformers and removed the copper from them. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.
  • An incident of DUI occurred Saturday on U.S. Route 322 near Sheetz in Clearfield Borough. Further, a 34-year-old West Decatur man was stopped for a traffic violation and found under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested for DUI; charges will be filed through the district court.
  • An incident of criminal mischief occurred sometime Friday or Saturday on Sixth Street in Woodward Township. During the incident, someone drew on the victim’s vehicles with a paint marker. They also moved a picnic table that was found in a field behind the victim’s residence. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.
  • An incident of theft occurred March 24 on Triangle Lane in Cooper Township. During the incident, a known suspect allegedly took a washer and dryer from the victim’s rental property.

State police at DuBois

  • An attempted theft from a motor vehicle occurred Sunday on Taylor Avenue in Falls Creek Borough. During the incident, someone unlawfully entered the victim’s vehicle and attempted to steal his property. The male suspect stands approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 225 pounds. He was wearing a fluorescent orange sweatshirt. State police would like to remind residents to lock their vehicles. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at DuBois at 814-371-4652.
  • An incident of DUI occurred Saturday on U.S. Route 322 in Reynoldsville Borough. Further, state police stopped a 24-year-old Reynoldsville man for an equipment violation and found him under the influence of alcohol. He was taken into custody for suspected DUI and transported to DuBois Penn Highlands for blood testing. Charges are to be filed through the district court.
  • An incident of theft from a motor vehicle occurred sometime Saturday or Sunday at a North Third Street residence in Falls Creek Borough. During the incident, someone removed the victim’s purse and contents from her vehicle. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at DuBois at 814-371-4652.

State police at Philipsburg

  • On Saturday, state police reported a bicycle was found along Rusty Lane in Philipsburg Borough. It was a 26-inch, purple and white Murray Alpine bicycle for ladies. Also, it was a classic/older-styled bicycle.

State police at Ridgway

  • An incident of simple assault occurred Saturday on Toby Road in Fox Township. During the incident, a 28-year-old Kersey man allegedly subjected the victim to unwanted physical contact and caused injuries. Further, he allegedly struck the victim numerous times about the face and head. The man was taken into custody, arraigned and released on $2,500 bail.
  • An incident of burglary occurred Friday at a residence on Swedetown Road in Spring Creek Township. During the incident, someone entered the victim’s residence and removed money, jewelry and prescription medication. The incident remains under investigation at this time. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at Ridgway at 814-776-6136.
  • An incident of harassment occurred Sunday at a residence off of Mefferts Run Road in Wilcox. During the incident, two Wilcox residents allegedly engaged in a physical domestic dispute. Both residents were cited for harassment as a result of the incident.
  • An incident of DUI occurred Sunday on Longlevel Road in Jones Township. During the incident, state police stopped a 59-year-old Johnsonburg man for a summary traffic violation and detected a strong odor of alcohol on his breath. He was subsequently arrested for DUI and other summary charges, which are pending blood test results.
  • On Saturday, state police conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Route 1004 in Jones Township. As a result, state police arrested two people for DUI and seven people for other citations while making contact with the operators of 27 vehicles. State police also issued four written warnings.
  • A single-vehicle accident occurred Monday on River Road in Jay Township. Further, a known male attempted to negotiate a right-hand curve at a high rate of speed. He traveled over the center lane into the eastbound lane before exiting the roadway and striking a fence. He re-entered the roadway to travel east and when he negotiated a left-hand curve, his truck traveled onto the berm for unknown reasons. The male re-entered the roadway and crossed into the opposing lane of travel. His truck continued eastbound and then exited the roadway and struck an embankment. He re-entered the roadway again and traveled westbound on River Road, fleeing the scene on Route 555. His truck deposited numerous tools and items from its bed onto the roadway. After that the male traveled northbound on Apple Street for approximately two miles, where his truck exited the roadway onto the south berm. It became stuck in a ditch, and he fled the scene of his truck’s final resting point; his truck’s front end was on the roadway in the southbound lane. Charges are to be filed against the male through the district court.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about a pair of glasses being found at the River Road Car Wash. The owner can claim the glasses by contacting police.
  • Police received a report about someone having possession of a weapon on school property. The incident remains under investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report about an internal theft of money from a local business. The incident remains under investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report about an alarm at a business along Turnpike Avenue Extension. However, police were cancelled while en route as an employee was at the scene.
  • Police have initiated an investigation into an incident of harassment.
  • Police received a report about a possible drunken motorist along Old Town Road. The motorist was gone upon police arrival to the area.
  • Police received a report about a parking complaint in Hillsdale.
  • Police received a report about a lost, mislaid or stolen wallet, which occurred at the Hyde Uni-Mart. The complainant called police to report a young juvenile had returned the wallet that contained $300 cash.
  • Police received a report about an alleged assault that occurred at a bar located on state Route 879. Further, a male victim was allegedly subjected to unwanted physical contact from a female. Charges are currently pending at this time.

DuBois City

  • On Friday, police received a report about a two-vehicle accident on East DuBois Avenue. Further, a 16-year-old Falls Creek girl operating a Suzuki Vitara stopped suddenly. Her vehicle was subsequently rear-ended by a 17-year-old Brockway boy who was operating a Chevrolet 2500. No injuries were reported, and both vehicles sustained minor damage.
  • On Saturday, police received a report about a domestic dispute in the 700 block of DuBois Street. Upon arrival police found a man had moved all of his girlfriend’s belongings into the front porch and yard. The couple agreed to discuss their matters civilly, and police cleared the scene.
  • On Saturday, police received a report about a fight in the first block of East Long Avenue. Police checked the area but couldn’t locate anyone.
  • On Saturday, a 40-year-old DuBois man directed threats about harming employees at the Advanced Auto store. The store manager, police said, didn’t want the man arrested but requested he be advised not to return to the store.
  • On Sunday, a 45-year-old DuBois man was arrested for public drunkenness after he was seen being assisted across a parking lot.
  • On Sunday, police responded to DuBois Penn Highlands for an alleged intoxicated woman. Police found her in a vehicle and attempting to leave; she was cited for public drunkenness as a result. Police found the woman transportation to her home.

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