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State police at DuBois

  • An incident of attempted burglary/criminal mischief occurred Friday on Auction Barn Road in Washington Township. During the incident, someone allegedly damaged a window screen on the rear side of the victim’s garage. The suspect fled the scene in a small, dark-colored Sedan that was last seen traveling southbound on Auction Barn Road. State police would like to urge residents to keep their homes, garages, sheds, vehicles, etc. secured at all times.

State police at Philipsburg

  • An incident of disorderly conduct occurred Wednesday at CNB Bank on Second Street in Philipsburg Borough. Further, a 27-year-old Philipsburg man allegedly became upset with the mother of his children. She decided to take them with her rather than allowing them to stay with him, state police said. As a result, the man allegedly started to yell and punch and kick the woman’s vehicle. The man was cited for the incident.

State police at Ridgway

  • An incident of burglary occurred Thursday or Friday on Commons Lane in Ridgway Township. During the incident, someone allegedly entered a structure by breaking out a ground-floor window. Once inside they removed a 32-inch Toshiba flat screen television and a Sony Play Station 3. The total amount of the damage was $500; the total value of the stolen property was $523, state police said. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at Ridgway at 814-776-6136.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about an alleged disturbance. Upon arrival police checked the area but were unable to locate anything.
  • Police received a noise complaint and referred it to code enforcement.
  • Police will provide extra patrols in the Golden Rod area due to a neighborhood yard sale. Police would like to remind residents to park legally and not to block any roadways/driveways in case of an emergency.
  • Police received a report about a phone scam allegedly involving a representative who wanted information to provide computer repairs.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of theft/forgery.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of theft of services on Shaw Street.
  • Police received a traffic complaint that occurred on River View Road. Extra patrols will be provided to the area.
  • Police received a report about an alleged contraband incident involving an inmate at the jail.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of trespass on Byers Street.
  • Police would like to advise residents that representatives from Major Energy will go door-to-door to ask them to switch over to their company.  These representatives, police said, have company identification. Any resident with questions about representatives soliciting can contact township police.
  • Police were being requested to check the welfare of an individual. However, they were able to handle the incident via phone as the individual had been located.

DuBois City

  • On Wednesday, police received a report about an alarm at a business in the 200 block of Beaver Drive. Upon arrival police found everything to be OK.
  • On Wednesday, police received a report about an alleged incident of theft in the 300 block of Liberty Boulevard. Further, a known male allegedly stole more than $2,500 worth of equipment. The incident, police said, remains under investigation with charges pending.
  • On Wednesday, police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief to a vehicle in the Giant Eagle parking lot. The victim advised police that someone scratched the rear of the vehicle with what appeared to be a key. The incident, police said, remains under investigation at this time.
  • On Wednesday, police received a report about an alleged incident of theft at a business in the 100 block of North Brady Street. The victim told police that while withdrawing money at the ATM he turned to speak with someone. When turning back to the ATM, he found someone had taken his money. Upon investigation police watched surveillance, which showed the ATM pulling the money back inside it.
  • On Wednesday, police received a report about a stolen wallet at the City Park. Further, the victim told police that the wallet was stolen near the basketball courts. The incident, police said, remains under investigation at this time.
  • On Thursday, police received a report about an alarm at a business in the 300 block of South Brady Street. Upon arrival police found everything to be OK.
  • On Thursday, police received a report about a vehicle that was allegedly stolen on North Main Street. Upon investigation police located the stolen vehicle and have identified possible suspects. The incident, police said, remains under investigation at this time.
  • On Thursday, police received a report about a vehicle that was allegedly stolen on Cemetery Lane. Upon investigation police located the stolen vehicle and have identified possible suspects. The incident, police said, remains under investigation at this time.

Sandy Township

  • Police received a report about a dog inside a vehicle in the DuBois Mall parking lot on Wednesday.  The vehicle was gone upon officers arrival.
  • Police were requested to check the welfare of a female with a dog, asking for money near Wal-Mart on Wednesday.  The woman and her dog were gone upon police arrival.
  • Police reported that a cell phone was found in the parking lot of Lowes on Wednesday.
  • On Wednesday, a 73-year-old Meyersdale man was driving a tractor-trailer in the area of Shaffer Road and Maple Avenue when he got lost.  He attempted to turn around and got stuck.  Police handled the situation without incident.
  • Police received a report about a false alarm at Taco Bell on Thursday.
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