GANT Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief that occurred Sept. 4 on Moravian Street in Grassflat. During the incident, the victims’ 2015 Jeep Cherokee, 2009 Chevrolet Silverado and 2007 Pontiac G6 were vandalized, state police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.
  • State police received a report about an incident of burglary that occurred Sept. 2 on Railroad Street in Houtzdale. During the incident, someone allegedly forced entry through a doggy door and removed a small safe containing $1,000 oxycodone pills and eight to 10 credit cards. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.

State police at Philipsburg

  • On Tuesday troopers investigated an alleged violation of Protection from Abuse order that occurred at the Royal Pet Resort in Huston Township. During the incident, a Julian man allegedly entered the victim’s property. State police are continuing their investigation at this time.

State police at Punxsutawney

  • State police received a report about an incident of retail theft that occurred Monday at Wal-Mart in Young Township. It remains under investigation at this time.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about a tree blocking the roadway on the Old Erie Pike. PennDOT was requested to respond to clear the roadway.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of retail theft at the Wal-Mart Supercenter.
  • Police responded to a 911 hang-up call on Jones Lane. Further, police determined a child was playing with the phone.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of access device fraud in the Leonard Street area. It remains under investigation at this time, police said.
  • Police conducted public service at the Mountain Laurel Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center.
  • Police responded for an alleged employee theft at the Wal-Mart Supercenter.
  • Police received a report about a reckless driver and made contact with them.
  • Police assisted emergency personnel with an aggressive patient in the area of Leonard Street.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of retail theft at the Wal-Mart Supercenter.
  • Police received a report about an alleged incident of harassment.
  • Police received a report about a minor vehicle accident involving a utility pole at a local gas station on Route 879.
  • Police assisted an out-of-town female at a local hotel.

DuBois City

  • Police were dispatched after a report about a break-in in progress Wednesday in the 600 block of Chestnut Avenue. Upon arrival officers made contact with a male who was under the deck, and he was known to them as Jeffrey Ceilock. He was taken into custody and then to Penn Highlands Hospital; police believed he was under the influence of a controlled substance. Further investigation determined that Ceilock had allegedly caused damage to the yard and landscaping at the residence. Ceilock was transported to the Jefferson County Jail for a probation violation. Additional charges will be filed against Ceilock, police said.
  • Police were dispatched to a domestic disturbance Wednesday on South Brady Street. Upon arrival officers allegedly observed “fresh” injuries on the female victim. Brandon Lee Putman was charged with simple assault and transported to the Clearfield County Jail.
  • Police were dispatched to a motorcycle crash Wednesday on West DuBois Avenue near First Street. Further, police found that a male was traveling east on West DuBois Avenue on his Harley Davidson motorcycle when he failed to negotiate the curve. He drove straight into the curb. He was thrown from the motorcycle, as it crashed into a nearby yard. Officers determined that he was operating the motorcycle while under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to Penn Highlands Hospital; the male was later taken into custody by Jefferson County Probation and placed into the Jefferson County Jail. Charges are pending blood test results, police said.
  • Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Hubert Street for a stray dog on Wednesday. Officers placed a male Chocolate Lab in the City kennel.
  • On Thursday police were dispatched to Sheetz, located on North Brady Street, for an alleged retail theft that had occurred overnight. Officers observed the surveillance footage and have a possible suspect. Charges are pending at this time, police said.
  • Police were dispatched to East DuBois Avenue for a two-vehicle crash in front of the high school on Thursday. The drivers had exchanged information prior to police arrival at the scene. No injuries were reported and both vehicles were able to be driven from the scene, police said.
  • Police were dispatched to the 100 block of West Scribner Avenue for a domestic disturbance Thursday.  Officers remained at the scene while an adult son collected belongings to leave his mother’s residence. The disturbance was verbal in nature, and officers cleared without further incident.
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