State police at Clearfield
- No injuries were reported after an accident Saturday on Millstone Road in Bradford Township. William H. Graham of Woodland was traveling eastbound when a deer jumped into the roadway from the woods along the south berm. Graham swerved to avoid the deer and contacted loose gravel along the north berm. At that point, Graham lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree along the north berm. Graham wasn’t able to remove the vehicle and left the scene. When he returned the next morning, the tree had fallen over and his vehicle had rolled down over the embankment. Graham was cited for the accident.
- An incident of disorderly conduct occurred Friday on Spruce Street in Bigler Township. During the incident, three individuals allegedly tried to start a fight with each other, as well as involve other relatives. Charges were filed through the district court.
- On Saturday, state police received several reports about an erratic motorist traveling on the Morrisdale – Allport Highway in Morris Township. Also, state police received a report about a vehicle being struck in the rear by a white sedan and the operator fled the area. The complainant obtained registration information and followed the operator to his residence. There, the operator pulled into his driveway and struck another parked vehicle before running inside. State police also received a report about the operator of a white sedan striking a garage on Deer Creek Road. Upon arrival to the scene, state police took a 63-year-old Morrisdale man into custody and transported him to Clearfield Penn Highlands for an evaluation. The incident remains under investigation at this time.
- An incident of criminal mischief occurred sometime Friday or Saturday in the area of Church Hill and Rolling Stone roads in Cooper Township. During the incident, someone allegedly destroyed several mailboxes. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.
- An Act 64 violation occurred Saturday on Interstate 80 at mile-marker 116 eastbound in Lawrence Township. During the incident, a 20-year-old Chagrin Falls, Ohio man was stopped for a traffic violation and found to be in possession of marijuana. Charges were filed through the district court.
- The investigation is continuing into a prohibited offensive weapons incident that occurred Friday at the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale in Woodward Township. During the incident, an inmate arrived at the entrance to the yard, where a corrections officer was manning a metal detector. The inmate slid a pouch of tobacco down a shoot, which is a regular practice. He walked through and cleared the metal detector. After that the CO allegedly found a weapon made from a drywall screw melted to a plastic handle inside the pouch of tobacco. The inmate was then restrained and escorted to the restricted housing unit.
- State police received a report about an alleged protection from abuse violation that occurred Friday on Curtin Street in Osceola Mills Borough. Upon investigation state police found that a violation hadn’t occurred.
- An incident of criminal mischief occurred Thursday on Miriam Street in Ramey Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly fired a BB gun and caused damage to the victim’s window.
- An incident of harassment occurred Friday at Tomorrow’s Hope in Beccaria Township. During the incident, a 57-year-old Coalport man allegedly struck the victim in the face.
- An incident of DUI occurred Friday on Route 53 near Coal Run Road in Decatur Township. During the incident, a motorist was traveling southbound and passed through a sobriety checkpoint. State police found the motorist had been consuming alcohol and transported them to the barracks for blood testing. Charges are currently pending through the district court.
- An accident occurred Thursday at the Interstate 80 westbound on-ramp in Bradford Township. The operator of pick-up truck was traveling onto I-80 and negotiating a left-hand curve. At that point, the truck’s rear spun in a counterclockwise rotation due to the wet roadway. The operator of a Nissan Altima applied their brakes to avoid impact with the truck. Also, the operator of a Chevrolet Impala traveled onto the on-ramp and applied their brakes. However, they were unable to avoid rear-ending the Altima. No injuries were reported; towing wasn’t required.
- An accident occurred Saturday on the Crooked Sewer Highway near Bucketline Road in Boggs Township. The operator of a Hyundai Touring and an Olanta girl were traveling southbound. The girl was slowing to make a right-hand turn onto Bucketline Road when her pick-up truck was rear-ended by the operator of the Touring. No injuries were reported as a result of the accident.
- An incident of criminal mischief occurred sometime Friday or Saturday on Main Street in Karthaus Township. During the incident, someone allegedly threw eggs at two vehicles, causing damage. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.
- An incident of burglary occurred Saturday at the West Decatur Sportsmen’s Club in Boggs Township. During the incident, someone allegedly attempted to kick in the back door and then the front door to get inside. Further, they also allegedly damaged a small cabinet and deep freeze while inside the club. 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 Saturday or Sunday on Clearfield Street in Wallaceton Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly damaged the driver’s side, rear window on the victim’s 2008 Suzuki Reno. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.
State police at DuBois
- An incident of underage drinking occurred Thursday on Fermantown Road in Snyder Township. During the incident, state police made contact with three teens during a traffic stop and found they had allegedly consumed alcoholic beverages. Charges will be filed through the district court.
- An incident of DUI occurred Saturday on I-80 in Pine Creek Township. During the incident, a 34-year-old Columbus, Ohio man was allegedly driving a tractor-trailer and found to be under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested for DUI and other summary traffic offenses.
- An incident of DUI occurred Friday on Liberty Boulevard in DuBois City. During the incident, a 28-year-old Rockton woman was stopped for a traffic violation and allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested for DUI and other summary traffic offenses pending blood test results.
- A 24-year-old DuBois man, Lyle P. Schaffer, sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident Saturday on U.S. Route 219 in Washington Township. For unknown reasons, Schaffer drove off the west side, traveling approximately 574 feet along U.S. Route 219 before crossing the roadway and striking an embankment on the east side. His vehicle subsequently overturned onto its side. Schaffer was transported to the hospital and treated for moderate injuries. He was also determined to be intoxicated and arrested for DUI. Charges are currently pending at this time, state police said. State police were assisted by the Falls Creek Volunteer Fire Department and Brockway Ambulance.
State police at Philipsburg
- An incident of DUI and resisting arrest occurred Monday in the area of Spike Island and Ernestville roads in Rush Township. Further, state police were dispatched to an alleged verbal domestic dispute between two known individuals. The male fled the scene on an all-terrain vehicle prior to state police arrival. State police located the ATV and the male who was apprehended after a short foot pursuit. He was placed in the Clearfield County Jail on a probation violation. Charges will be filed through the district court.
State police at Ridgway
- An incident of harassment occurred Sunday on Whetstone Road in Horton Township. Further, two individuals allegedly engaged in a physical altercation during which they struck, shoved and pushed each other. Both were cited through the district court.
- Police received a report about an alleged domestic dispute at a residence along East Sixth Street. The suspect was gone upon police arrival.
- Police assisted the operator of a tractor-trailer with negotiating a turn on West Locust Street.
- Police were requested to check on the welfare of someone at a residence along South Second Street. Everything was found to be OK.
- Police received a report about an alleged incident of harassment. Further, police handled the incident at the scene.
- Police received a report about a bicycle that was allegedly stolen from the Clearfield YMCA.
- Police assisted a male who wanted to speak with mental health personnel for a voluntary commitment.
- Police received a report about a motorized scooter that was parked on the sidewalk in front of the Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw Public Library.
- Police received a report about an alleged physical domestic dispute at a residence along West Sixth Street. Charges are being filed as a result of the incident.
- Police received a report about a lost wallet.
- Police received a report about a dog that was left inside a residence while the owner went on vacation.
- Police received a report about an alleged incident of harassment via communications.
- Police transported a female to Clearfield Penn Highlands for a mental health evaluation.
- A 46-year-old Clearfield man will be cited for harassment for allegedly shoving his neighbor, a 30-year-old Clearfield man, over excessive noise.
- Police assisted a motorist at the Wal-Mart Supercenter. The motorist locked their keys inside their vehicle.
- Police received a report about a minor, two-vehicle accident along Route 879 and Supercenter Drive. No injuries were reported; towing wasn’t required.
- Police received a report about a traffic hazard along Route 153 north, the Rockton Mountain Highway. Further, police removed a dead deer from the roadway.
- Police received a report about a stolen tractor-trailer at the Sapp Bros. Truck Stop. Upon arrival police found the operator had forgotten where they had parked their tractor-trailer. The report, police said, was listed as unfounded.
- Police received a report about a suspicious male at a business along Route 879. Upon arrival police found the male was waiting for it to open.
- Police received a report about an alarm at a business along the Clearfield – Curwensville Highway. Upon arrival police found everything to be OK.
- Police received a report about an alleged trespassing incident at a residence on Turnpike Avenue.
- Police assisted with a vehicle lockout at the Clearfield – Curwensville Country Club.
- Police assisted with a vehicle lockout at the Sapp Bros. Truck Stop.
- Police received a report about an alleged intoxicated male in the area of Montgomery Run Road. Upon arrival police located the male and released him to an adult.
- Police received a report about a property dispute on Nelson Road.
- Police received a noise complaint.
- Police received a report about fireworks being set off. Further, police found the fireworks to be legal.
- Police received a traffic complaint; however, the motorist was gone upon police arrival.
- Police received a report about a single-vehicle accident involving a deer on Route 879. No injuries were reported; the vehicle was towed from the scene.
- Police received a report about an alleged domestic dispute on Litz Road. Upon arrival police made contact with the individuals involved and a female left the residence.
- Police received a report about an accident involving a motorcycle in the area of U.S. Route 322 and Leonard Street. Minor injuries were reported, police said. Fire and emergency personnel assisted at the scene.
- Police assisted emergency personnel at a local care facility with a possible overdose patient. The incident remains under investigation at this time.
- Police received a report about a hit-and-run accident. Further, minor damage occurred to a vehicle on or around July 3 at Tractor Supply or the Wal-Mart Supercenter. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact the township police.
- Police assisted a female and her son with the retrieval of her cellular phone, which had been dropped inside a drainage pipe on Route 879. Police were able to retrieve the phone.
- Police received a report about an alarm at business on Route 879. Upon arrival police found everything to be OK.
- Police located a female who was having psychological issues. She was transported to the hospital for an evaluation.
- DuBois City police have announced enforcement activities as part of an aggressive driving funding project. Activities will take place between Monday and Aug. 31. Police will target motorists who are exhibiting aggressive driving behaviors, such as running red lights, speeding and tailgating. It’ll be a part of a Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project. The enforcement project, police said, is funded by part of PennDOT’s $2.5 million investment of federal funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
- On Thursday, police received a report about a suspicious male at a South Stockdale Street residence. Upon arrival police were advised a male was allegedly sneaking around residences in the area. While investigating police found a male allegedly burglarizing a residence and took him into custody. The male was placed under arrest for burglary and drug violations.
- On Thursday, police received a report about an alarm at business on Beaver Drive. Further, police found everything to be OK.
- While on patrol Friday, police witnessed a male who was allegedly intoxicated and stumbling on South Franklin Street. Further, the male was allegedly losing his balance and falling onto the roadway. The male was taken into custody and arrested for public drunkenness.
- On Friday, police observed the operator of a green Chevrolet Cavalier commit multiple traffic violations and almost strike another vehicle head-on. Police activated their emergency lights and siren to conduct a traffic stop. The operator allegedly refused to stop and accelerated the wrong way on East Scribner Avenue at 70 miles per hour. The operator proceeded to drive through a yard to flee from police. Police located the vehicle; however, the operator had fled the scene on foot. With assistance from citizens, police located the male and placed him under arrest. Police noted the male had several warrants out, and he’s been charged with criminal and traffic offenses as a result of this incident.
- On Saturday, police received a report about an alarm at a business on West Logan Avenue. Upon arrival police found everything to be OK.
- Police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief that occurred Saturday in the 100 block of Olive Avenue. Further, the victim told police a known female had kicked in the door to his residence. The investigation is continuing and charges are currently pending at this time.
- On Saturday, police received a report about a two-vehicle accident with injuries that occurred on West Park Avenue. While attempting a right-hand turn, the operator of a tan sports utility vehicle was rear-ended by the operator of a red pick-up truck. Three children, police said, were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
- During the week of June 29-Saturday, police investigated one traffic accident and issued 51 traffic citations and 12 written warnings.
- On Friday, a 51-year-old Overdorf Avenue resident reported she’d received a Facebook message, stating she won $300 and needed to provide personal information. She also needed to pay $150 to collect the money. She recognized this as a scam and reported it to police.
- On Friday, police received reports about residences being hit with paint balls in Treasure Lake. Police do not have any suspects at this time.
- Police received a false alarm at PNC Bank on Friday.
- A 60-year-old DuBois man who was driving a motorcycle failed to avoid hitting a vehicle driven by a 47-year-old DuBois woman that was stopped for a left-hand turn off of Route 119 south. The man, police said, was thrown from his motorcycle. Another motorcycle, which was driven by a 55-year-old Marble man, attempted to avoid the first motorcycle and swerved off the roadway and crashed. The first motorcyclist was taken to the hospital for medical treatment.
- On Saturday, a Circle Road resident reported that someone was setting off fireworks in the area and keeping her awake. Police could not locate anyone setting off fireworks.
- On Saturday, police received a report from Treasure Lake Security about a 7-year-old boy who was separated from his mother during the fireworks. The boy was located prior to police arrival.
- Three Pittsburgh residents caused a disturbance in Perkins by being loud, cursing and arguing with employees over the bill on Saturday. All three were cited for disorderly conduct.
- Police received a false alarm at PNC Bank on Sunday.
- On Sunday, a Circle Road resident reported someone was setting off fireworks and keeping her awake. Further, police located a 47-year-old resident and he agreed to stop for the evening.