GANT Weekend Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police conducted a sobriety checkpoint over the weekend. Further, state police reported zero DUI arrests, one DUI contact, zero criminal arrests, one traffic arrest and 22 warnings for traffic offenses.
  • State police received a report about an incident of simple assault and terroristic threats Friday at a Spruce Street residence in Bigler Township. During the incident, Raymond Lansberry, 26, of Brisbin allegedly became involved with a verbal disagreement that turned into a physical altercation. The victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident, state police said. Lansberry was taken into custody and arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Pat Ford; he was lodged in the Clearfield County Jail on $15,000 bail.

State police at DuBois

  • On Monday state police received a report for an alleged verbal altercation that turned physical involving a DuBois man and woman at a Wells Road residence in Winslow Township. During the incident, the woman left the scene and was subsequently arrested for DUI, state police said.

State police at Philipsburg

  • State police reported an incident of DUI that occurred Sunday on Route 3040 at Steel Hollow Road in Huston Township. Further, a male driver was stopped and allegedly found under the influence. Charges will be filed through the district court.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft from a motor vehicle that occurred Friday on the 400 block of Elizabeth Street in Osceola Mills Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed a yellow flashlight and money.
  • State police received a report about an incident of access device fraud that occurred July 30 on North Centre Street in Philipsburg Borough. During the incident, a teenage girl allegedly made unauthorized purchases on the victim’s credit card.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft from a motor vehicle that occurred Thursday or Friday on Philips Street in Philipsburg Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly removed a Smith and Wesson M&P Shield 40-caliber handgun from the victim’s vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Philipsburg at 814-342-3370.
  • State police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief that occurred Saturday or Sunday on Martin Street in Rush Township. During the incident, someone allegedly scratched the paint on the victim’s vehicle.

State police at Punxsutawney

  • On Friday state police received a report about a hit-and-run crash on West Mahoning Street in Punxsutawney Borough. State police initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle fleeing from the scene of the crash. Upon investigation a Punxsutawney teen was allegedly found in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. He was intoxicated, state police said. The teen was subsequently arrested for DUI and drug-related charges.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft by unlawful taking and criminal mischief that occurred between July 31 and Aug. 2 on Locust Street in Mahaffey Borough. Further, state police reported that Mahaffey Borough was deprived of two parking signs and vandalized with paint. The actor is unknown at this time, and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Punxsutawney at 814-938-0510.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft that occurred Friday or Saturday at residences on Scotland Avenue Extension in Young Township. Further, victim 1 told state police that $50 in miscellaneous coins was stolen from her vehicle. As well, victim 2 reported the theft of her purse, which contained $24 in cash and her Pennsylvania driver’s license. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Punxsutawney at 814-938-0510.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft that occurred Saturday on Adrian Road in Young Township. During the incident, someone allegedly stole Samsung ear buds and $15 in miscellaneous coins from the victim’s vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Punxsutawney at 814-938-0510.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft that occurred Saturday on Adrian Road in Young Township. During the incident, someone allegedly stole a laptop computer, iPhone 6 and a blue book bag with miscellaneous school books from the victim’s vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Punxsutawney at 814-938-0510.

State police at Ridgway

  • State police have initiated an investigation into the death of a Brockport man that occurred sometime Friday or Saturday at a Horton Township residence. No suspicious circumstances exist, and the death appears to be from natural causes, state police said.

Clearfield Borough

  • Police responded to a parking complaint on North Second Street in front of the Clearfield County Courthouse. Further, a vehicle was parked in the bus loading area.
  • Police received a complaint from the Clearfield Municipal Authority (CMA) that its staff had located a residence with the water meter jumped to result in a theft of service.
  • Police responded to a local business for a report about a 911 hang-up call. Upon arrival police found that it was an accidental dial and everything was OK.
  • Police responded to a motor vehicle accident Friday on West Front Street. Further, police reported that vehicles collided and there was moderate damage.  No injuries were reported as a result of the accident, police said.
  • Police arrested a male who was allegedly intoxicated Friday while he was at the fair.
  • Police received a complaint about a dog that was attempting to attack a family on Leavy Avenue. As a result, police spoke with the owner of the dog.
  • Police responded to the fair where a vender and a carnival employee engaged in an altercation. According to police, the vender made a theft accusation and then punched the carnival employee.
  • Police responded to the area of Sheetz for a male who was allegedly causing a disturbance. He was located and found to be highly intoxicated, police said. Police subsequently arrested the male for his actions and he was taken to the Clearfield County Jail.
  • Police responded to the area of Sheetz to check on an individual who was sleeping in his vehicle at 11 a.m. Upon arrival police found him to be OK and waiting on a ride.
  • Police responded to McBride Street for a parking complaint.
  • Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation and found that the driver was allegedly under the influence. Police subsequently arrested the driver for DUI.
  • Police responded to the area of Temple Avenue for a report about dogs inside of a vehicle.
  • Police received a report of a bike being stolen from Crozier Avenue.
  • Police responded to a South Fourth Street residence for a verbal altercation over a dog.
  • Police responded to the Clearfield Post Office for a report about a mental health patient who needed transported to the hospital for treatment.
  • Police responded to Nichols Street for syringes that were found on the street.
  • Police assisted a motorist who was locked out of their vehicle at the Clearfield Fairgrounds.
  • Police received a complaint about an intoxicated male who was driving on North Third Street. Police located the male and found him to allegedly be under the influence. He was subsequently arrested for DUI.
  • Police responded to the area of South Fourth Street for a noise complaint.
  • Police responded to the area of East Walnut Street for a report about a suspicious male.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about a civil complaint in Glen Richey.
  • Police received a report about a custody issue.
  • Police received a report about the repossession of a vehicle.
  • Police responded to a possible domestic dispute along Route 153 south. Upon arrival police found the vehicle had left the area.
  • Clearfield Borough police were assisted with an incident at the Clearfield County Fairgrounds.
  • Clearfield Borough police were assisted with an incident that occurred at the Sheetz store on Nichols Street.
  • Police were dispatched to a civil issue in the Golden Rod area.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of criminal mischief and theft from a motor vehicle that occurred at a local establishment. It remains under investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report about a single-vehicle accident on Turnpike Avenue. No injuries were reported in the accident, police said.
  • Police received a report about a suspicious male on Carbon Mine Road. Upon arrival police determined that everything was OK.
  • Police responded to two alarms at different businesses.
  • Police assisted Clearfield-Jefferson Crisis personnel with serving a mental health warrant.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of criminal mischief in the area of Woodland Road.
  • Police conducted a warrant service in the area of Daisy Street Extension.
  • Police received a report about a hit-and-run in the area of Weaver Street Extension.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of retail theft at a local business on Plaza Drive.
  • Police received a report about a domestic dispute in the area of Mill Road.
  • Police responded to an alarm at the Discovery House.
  • Police responded to numerous alarms at the Clearfield Mall.
  • Police received a report about a psychological emergency in the area of Leonard Street.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of open lewdness in the area of Robinson Avenue.
  • Clearfield Borough police were assisted with a traffic complaint in the area of Route 322.
  • Police received a report about a noise complaint in the area of Montgomery Run Road.
  • Police received a report about a disabled vehicle on River Road.
  • Police received a report about suspicious activity at McDonald’s on Route 879.

DuBois City

  • Police were dispatched to a business on Liberty Boulevard for an activated alarm Friday. Officers made contact with employees who advised it was an accidental activation.
  • On Friday police took custody of Zane Webster on Maple Avenue. Webster had an active warrant through the Clearfield County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies transported Webster to the Clearfield County Jail.
  • Police responded to a residential alarm Friday at Albert’s Court. The homeowner told police that the activation was by accident.
  • Police were dispatched to Hospital Avenue for an alleged theft from a motor vehicle on Friday. Officers checked the surveillance video and subsequently found that the theft hadn’t occurred in the parking lot.
  • Police were dispatched to West Spruce Alley to assist with a person who had fallen from a second-story ladder Friday. They were transported to the Penn Highlands Hospital for treatment.
  • On Friday police received a report about an alleged theft incident at the DuBois City Pool. The victim told police that her cell phone was stolen, and she was able to provide a description of a possible suspect. Officers were able to identify the suspect the following day, and charges are pending at this time.
  • On Friday police received a second report about an alleged theft incident at the DuBois City Pool. The victim told police that her cell phone was stolen and provided a description of a possible female suspect. The victim was later able to provide additional information to officers. Police located the suspect and charges are pending at this time.
  • On Saturday police received a report about an alleged incident of harassment that had occurred at a business on Liberty Boulevard. The complainant told police that another male had spit in his face during a disagreement. Police checked the area for the male suspect but were unable to locate him.
  • Police were dispatched to Martin’s Grocery for an alleged retail theft Saturday. According to police, a female suspect fled from store employees and through the Sandy Lick Creek to avoid being apprehended. However, officers took the female into custody on Church Street.  Store employees had another female who was allegedly involved at the store. Both females were taken into custody, and charges will be filed for retail theft and drug violations.
  • Police were dispatched to West Scribner Avenue for a parking complaint Saturday. According to police, the caller was upset with Pokémon players blocking his driveway and taking all of the parking spaces. The Pokémon players were advised by police to be respectful of property owners.
  • Officers received a noise complaint on Sunday. Police advised a party host of the complaint, and he related that he would keep the noise down.
  • Police received a report about an alleged theft from a motor vehicle Sunday on Knarr Street. The victim told police that he had woken up around midnight to find three males who were getting into his vehicle and his son’s vehicle. All three males jumped his fence and fled toward Olive Avenue. Property was found in the victim’s residence that may belong to one of the suspects, according to police.

Sandy Township

  • Police responded to the Bobette Motel for an alleged domestic dispute Friday. A witness told police that s/he had observed a man throw a chair at a woman in the parking lot. Upon arrival officers located a 42-year-old woman outside who stated she and her 44-year-old husband were having an argument. When she walked outside he followed her and allegedly hit her in the back with a chair. She declined any medical treatment, and officers handled the situation without incident. It was noted in the report that police arrested the man due to a warrant.
  • On Friday police reported that a 65-year-old employee of Nelson’s Golden Years had her purse taken from the office. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • On Friday a truck driver reported to police that someone had taken his logbook from his truck while it was parked at Pilot Travel Center.
  • Police responded to a Landis Road residence Friday for a report about an unwanted male. Upon arrival officers located the male who fled from them.
  • Police received a report about a false alarm at a Treasure Lake residence on Saturday.
  • On Saturday a 29-year-old Coudersport woman reported that while her vehicle was parked at the DuBois Mall, someone hit and damaged the rear driver’s side of her vehicle.
  • Police received a report about a light on in the basement of a camp on Beers Road on Saturday. Upon arrival officers found the basement door open, but there wasn’t anyone inside of the camp. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • On Sunday police responded to a Shaffer Road residence for a reported domestic dispute between a 28-year-old man and his 33-year-old roommate. Officers handled the situation without incident.
  • On Sunday police received a report about black Pitbull missing from the Forest Avenue area.
  • On Sunday a truck driver reported to police that while backing into a parking spot in the Pilot lot, he hit another tractor-trailer, which caused minor damage. The drivers exchanged information, and officers handled the situation without incident.
  • On Sunday police reported that a 63-year-old woman was driving in the area of Hungry Hollow and Salada roads when she swerved to miss hitting deer. This caused her vehicle to travel off the roadway and into a tree. No injuries were reported, and the vehicle was towed from the scene, police said.
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