Man Pleads Guilty to False Kidnapping Report

CLEARFIELD – A man who told police he had been kidnapped recently pleaded guilty to unsworn falsification to authorities and false reports in Clearfield County Court. Matthew James Kelce, 24, of Austintown, Ohio, was sentenced to 21 days to one year in jail and one year...

Police: Rats Cause Neighbor Dispute

DUBOIS – A neighbor dispute occurred over rats Saturday in the 200 block of West Scribner Avenue, reported the DuBois City police. The dispute was over rats that had come from the basement of one residence and onto another property. No arrests were made as a result of the...
Posted On 08 Jul 2013

Police: Vacuum Cleaner Causes Mother/Daughter Dispute in Sandy Twp.

DUBOIS – Sandy Township police investigated a domestic dispute that started over a vacuum cleaner Saturday at a Garden Grove residence. A 56-year-old mother and her 18-year-old daughter engaged in an argument over a vacuum cleaner. During the alleged dispute, the mother slapped...
Posted On 17 Jun 2013

Police: Text Message Starts Dispute; Woman Gets Locked Out

DUBOIS – A domestic dispute started over a text message Monday on South Brady Street in Sandy Township. A 36-year-old husband and his 27-year-old wife allegedly argued over a text message.  During the argument, she allegedly threw a cell phone at her husband who then locked her...
Posted On 12 Jun 2013

Police: Domestic Dispute Caused after Man Throws Cell Phone in Toilet

DUBOIS – Sandy Township police handled a domestic disturbance Tuesday at the Clarion Inn. During the alleged incident, an argument occurred between a Binghamton, NY man and an Endicott, NY woman, both of whom were 22 years old. The argument was over the man allegedly throwing the...
Posted On 05 Jun 2013

Bright Light/Loud Boom was Fireworks, says Police

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP – Lawrence Township police reported receiving information about “a bright light” that was followed by “a loud boom.” The event reportedly occurred in the area of state Route 879 and Park Avenue. It is believed to have been fireworks, police said.
Posted On 29 May 2013

Disorderly Conduct Investigation Reveals Birthday Celebration

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP – Lawrence Township police reported an incident of disorderly conduct during which juveniles were observed toilet-papering a vehicle. The vehicle was parked at a business along Leonard Street. Further investigation revealed it was an employee’s birthday, police...
Posted On 28 May 2013

Police: Man Stops to “Cool Off,” Girlfriend Drives Away

DUBOIS – Sandy Township police reported one man’s girlfriend drove off after he exited their vehicle to “cool off” after the couple had been fighting. A 39-year-old Circle Road man told police he and his 35-year-old girlfriend engaged in a fight while traveling Monday on...
Posted On 22 May 2013

Bigfoot Sign Reported Stolen

CLEARFIELD – A Bigfoot sign was removed from Elliott’s Park along River Road, according to the Lawrence Township police. The owner is offering a reward to anyone with information regarding this incident.
Posted On 07 May 2013

Soda, Cookies Stolen during Philipsburg Burglary

PHILIPSBURG – An incident of burglary occurred April 19 in the 500 block of East Spruce Street in Philipsburg Borough. According to the state police at Philipsburg, two boys allegedly entered a woman’s residence and removed several sodas and cookies. The boys were observed...
Posted On 24 Apr 2013