State police at Philipsburg
- Deputies from the Clearfield County Sheriff’s Office arrived Jan. 30 at North 10th Street in Philipsburg Borough in an to attempt to apprehend a fugitive from justice. They allegedly observed a small baggie of suspected illegal substances sitting on top of a coffee table within the apartment. Upon arrival state police questioned a male who allegedly admitted that there was a smoking pipe inside the apartment, as well. The incident remains under investigation, state police said.
- An incident of simple assault occurred sometime Feb. 5-6 in the area of the End Zone Entertainment Club in Huston Township. Further, the alleged victim went to the UPMC Altoona under the influence of alcohol and claimed to have been assaulted at the club. He had various bumps and abrasions; he was treated and released. The alleged victim, state police said, was unable to provide any details about the assault when contacted and has been unavailable for further interview. The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Philipsburg at 814-342-3370.
- An incident of harassment occurred Tuesday on West Presqueisle Street in Philipsburg Borough. During the incident, two known suspects allegedly mutually entered into an altercation that resulted in pushing and shoving.
- Police received a traffic complaint that occurred on Route 879.
- Police received a report about a residential alarm.
- Police received a parking complaint that occurred along East 14th However, this violation was within Clearfield Borough’s jurisdiction and the complainant was referred to the same.
- Police received an animal complaint.
- Police received a report about a motor vehicle accident in the parking lot of the Clearfield Area Junior-Senior High School.
- Police received a report about a phone scam in the area of Highview Road. As a result, police would like to remind residents not to provide information or wire money to anyone claiming to be jailed out of state.
- Police received a report about an alarm at a business along Turnpike Avenue Extension. Upon arrival police found everything to be OK.
- Police received a report about a drug violation Monday in the 100 block of East DuBois Avenue. Police allegedly detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana upon entering an apartment building. Further, police identified three males in a first-floor apartment and seized contraband. The owner of the illegal substance and paraphernalia came forward and will be charged, police said.
- On Monday, police were requested to contact a female about an alleged incident of harassment. The incident, police said, involved remarks and retaliatory threats made on Facebook; the incident remains under investigation.
- Police were requested to contact a female about an alleged phone scam on Tuesday. The victim had received a call from an unknown number and was advised she’d won the “Donald Trump Sweepstakes.” She was to receive $500,000 and a new car, police said. However, the victim didn’t provide any personal information and wanted to make police aware of the call.
- Police received a report about a single-vehicle accident Tuesday in the 800 block of East DuBois Avenue. The operator of the vehicle struck a large piece of ice that had been accidentally pushed out onto the roadway during snow removal. The operator wasn’t injured, police said.
- Police received a report about a two-vehicle accident Tuesday in the area of Beaver Drive and Shaffer Road. The operator of a Buick Sedan attempted to make a left-hand turn into a parking lot and failed to observe an oncoming Dodge truck. The Buick struck the truck, which disabled both vehicles; both vehicles were towed from the scene. One injury was reported, police said.
- On Tuesday, police were requested to contact a female about an alleged incident of harassment by communication. The female told police she had been receiving harassing text messages from a known male. Police contacted the male and advised him to have no further contact with the female.
- Police were requested to contact a male about an alleged identity theft incident on Tuesday. Further police said a known female allegedly opened accounts in the male’s name; the incident remains under investigation.
- Police received a report about an alleged incident of fraud on Tuesday. The victim told police he was contacted by a law firm who advised a warrant had been issued for his arrest and it could be resolved for $359.18. The victim provided account information and determined upon investigation it was a scam. The incident remains under investigation, police said.
- Police received a report about a found dog Tuesday in the 300 block of South Brady Street. It was transported to the police station and its owner was identified through a lost and found dog binder. Police contacted the owner who took possession of the dog.
- Police received a report about a motor vehicle accident Tuesday on South Stockdale Street. Further, police found that an unoccupied Chevrolet truck parked on a hill slid on the ice and struck a Jeep Compass; the Jeep was then pushed into a Buick Sedan. The owners of the Jeep and Buick were notified; however, the truck’s owner wasn’t able to be located, police said. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
- Police received a report Tuesday about a possible alarm on McCracken Run Road. However, there wasn’t an activated alarms in the area, police said.
- Police received a barking dog complaint Wednesday in the 800 block of West Weber Avenue. Police located the dog tied outside of a residence; the owner had put the dog outside and then fell asleep. The dog was taken back inside the residence, police said.