GANT Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police reported a bad check that was given May 19 at the sheds at Dorsey Avenue and Mary Street in Irvona Borough. Further, an Irvona woman allegedly gave a bad check to Curtain Park Storage with knowledge that there weren’t sufficient funds in her account. She has been charged through the district court.

State police at Philipsburg

  • State police received a report about an incident of harassment that occurred Thursday on Walnut Street in Decatur Township. During the incident, an Osceola Mills man allegedly harassed the victim. State police are continuing their investigation of the incident.
  • State police received a report about an incident of disorderly conduct that occurred June 11 on Jacobs Road in Union Township. During the incident, an unknown male was allegedly in a lot urinating on the roadway near his white Chevrolet vehicle. He was wearing a pink shirt. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Philipsburg at 814-342-3370.

State police at Punxsutawney

  • State police reported a firearm was lost June 5 at the Perry Township Sportsmen’s Club. Further, a Brookville man lost a Springfield XD 9 MM pistol near the club. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Punxsutawney at 814-938-0510.
  • State police investigated an incident of DUI that occurred May 13 on Route 322 at the Hill Top One Stop in Pine Creek Township. Further, a Brookville teen was stopped for a summary traffic violation and allegedly determined to be under the influence. State police are continuing their investigation at this time.

Clearfield Borough

  • Police received a report about an alleged theft from a residence on East 10th
  • Police received a report about someone who allegedly stole a package from the porch of a residence on Spruce Street.
  • Police responded to Lower Witmer Park for two males who were allegedly fighting. Both males stated that they were just playing around, police said.
  • Police assisted Lawrence Township police with arresting a male who had numerous warrants for his arrest at Hotel Heights.
  • Police received a report that a Park Avenue resident allegedly had an iPhone and iPad stolen from her vehicle overnight.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about a phone scam in which the caller claims to be with the IRS and states that there’s a warrant for the victim’s arrest.
  • Police received a parking complaint that occurred on 21st
  • Police assisted another agency in the Hyde area.
  • Police responded to an animal complaint at Lowe’s
  • Police responded to an alleged incident of retail theft at Wal-Mart.
  • Police responded to a motor vehicle accident on the Shawville-Croft Highway. It was referred to state police at Clearfield.
  • Police executed an arrest warrant at the EconoLodge.
  • Police responded to a noise complaint on Kauffman Road.

DuBois City

  • Police were called to the intersection of Beaver Drive and Division Street for a report about a two-vehicle accident on Monday. Officers arrived and determined there weren’t any injuries and that both vehicles were drivable.
  • Police received a report about an alleged theft from a South Avenue residence Monday.  The caller told police that an unknown actor gained entry and stole an Xbox 360 and swim ware. Police are continuing their investigation at this time, and anyone with information is asked to contact police.
  • Police received a report from a woman who lost her wallet while at a business on Liberty Boulevard on Monday. The manager reviewed surveillance footage but was unable to assist, and the wallet remains missing at this time, police said.
  • On Monday police received a report from a Robinson Street resident who stated she left her vehicle unlocked overnight and items were stolen.
  • Police were called to the 500 block of Juniata Street for an alleged domestic disturbance Monday.  Upon arrival the caller told officers she had been assaulted by her 21-year-old son.  She refused medical attention and prosecution; there weren’t any arrests, police said.
  • Police were called to the 400 block of Juniata Street for a report about loud music Monday.  Officers did not locate any music and were called back at a later time for the same report. This time, police stated that music was being played; however, it was not at an unreasonable level.
  • On Monday police received a report from a Spring Avenue resident about an alleged theft from his vehicle sometime during the previous night.  Nothing of major value was reported as stolen, police said.
  • Police were called to the DuBois Street area for a report about a group of juveniles ringing door bells and throwing things at residences Monday.  Officers checked the area but were unable to locate anyone.
  • Police were dispatched to the 100 block of West Weber Avenue for a report about an individual who was allegedly causing problems and who was intoxicated Tuesday.  However, he fled prior to the arrival of officers. Police checked the area but were unable to locate him.
  • Police were called to a Spruce Alley residence for a report about an alleged domestic disturbance Tuesday.  Further, a 17-year-old juvenile told police that his 14-year-old brother punched him in the mouth. He was returned home and police met with the mother. She indicated it was a mutual fight with each striking the other.  She was aware of the issue and capable of handling it and police didn’t make any arrests as a result.
  • Officers responded to the intersection of Franklin Street and Scribner Avenue for a two-vehicle accident Tuesday. Police determined one driver proceeded without proper clearance at a stop sign.No injuries were reported and both vehicles were drivable, police said.
  • Police were summoned to East Weber Avenue for a report about a domestic disturbance Tuesday. Police learned that the two females were arguing over nothing.
  • Police were called to Martin’s Grocery store for a report about an alleged retail theft Tuesday. The manager told police they had witnessed a female place items into her backpack, and that she had fled the store when she was approached about it. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report about a 911 hang-up on Quarry Avenue Tuesday.  Officers made contact with the occupants and learned it was accidental.
  • Police received a report from an Olive Avenue resident that her cell phone was stolen Tuesday.  Later, police learned another resident of the apartment building located the cell phone, and it was returned to the owner.
  • While on patrol Wednesday, an officer witnessed a tractor-trailer strike and cause damage to a light pole on West Long Avenue near Main Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop and collected the necessary information from the driver.  The driver was then released from the stop, and there weren’t any citations issued, police said.
  • On Wednesday police were dispatched to the Giant Eagle complex on North Main Street to check the welfare of a woman.  Officers arrived to find the woman was having a reaction to new medication.  An ambulance was called to the scene, and the woman was transported to Penn Highlands for a medical evaluation, police said.
  • Police were called to Shenkle’s Pharmacy for the alleged theft of a weed eater Wednesday.  Upon arrival police found it had been left out in front of the store unattended for a few minutes. When the employee returned the weed eater was discovered to be missing, police said. Officers and employees checked the surveillance footage and allegedly witnessed a Caucasian male take the weed eater; he was identified and located a short time later. Police stated that the weed eater was located in his possession, and he admitted to the theft. Theft charges will be filed against Joseph Michael Sheets, who is on probation but not being detained at this time.
  • Police received a report from a West Weber Avenue woman that her vehicle was stolen Wednesday. She stated she was following her vehicle, and no one was to be driving it.  Officers were able to stop the vehicle and learned the owner’s son gave the driver permission to take the vehicle.  The driver was found to be driving under suspension, police said, and cited as a result. The son who loaned out the vehicle was also cited for permitting violation of title.

Decatur Township

  • Police recovered drug paraphernalia from a restroom at the Sheetz store in Philipsburg.
  • Police arrested two people after a drug delivery investigation in Decatur Township.
  • Morris-Cooper Regional police were assisted with a possible drug violation at the Carpathian Club in Hawk Run.
  • Police responded to a Bainey Road address for an alleged domestic situation involving a grandmother and her granddaughter.
  • Police responded to two, separate incidents of alarms at Clearfield Bank & Trust Co., Philipsburg. Upon arrival police found everything to be OK.

Sandy Township

  • On Wednesday a Forest Avenue resident reported that two kids walked onto his porch and knocked on the door. When he answered the door they ran away, he told police.  Officers checked the area, but the kids were gone.
  • Officers were called to the Pilot Travel Center for an alleged domestic disturbance Wednesday.  Further, a 25-year-old California man told police that he and his girlfriend had gotten into an argument, and she had been punching and harassing him while he was driving. As a result, he punched her in the leg, he stated.  When they arrived at Pilot, he told police she left with another driver.
  • Police reported that Wayland Farm Supply, located on Watson Highway, was broken into Thursday. Further, more than $2,000 worth of merchandise was taken from the store, police said, and the investigation is continuing at this time.
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