Police Blotter


State police at DuBois

  • A firearms violation occurred Monday on Interstate 80 westbound at exit 86 in Pine Creek Township. Further, the DuBois Motor Carrier Team stopped a truck for PennDOT inspection. Upon making contact with the operator, he was allegedly found in possession of a fully-loaded .45-caliber handgun. He’d allegedly concealed the weapon in the center console of his vehicle. The man, state police said, didn’t have a permit to possess a concealed handgun and was taken into custody. State police noted the investigation will continue pending charges; the Jefferson County District Attorney assisted state police.
  • An incident of access device fraud occurred on Sept. 7 on Route 28 in Snyder Township. During the incident, someone allegedly gained access to the victim’s debit card and used it to make a purchase from the Home Depot Store in Philadelphia.

State police at Philipsburg

  • An incident of disorderly conduct occurred Monday in the 100 block of West Laurel Street in Philipsburg Borough. During the incident, a 53-year-old Osceola Mills man allegedly urinated on the sidewalk. He was cited for the incident.
  • An incident of burglary occurred Monday on South Front Street in Philipsburg Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly entered an unlocked apartment while the victim wasn’t there and removed prescription medication. The incident, state police said, remains under investigation at this time. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the state police at Philipsburg at 814-342-3370.
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