GANT Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an incident of burglary that occurred sometime between May 20 and Monday on Blackburn Road in Bigler Township. During the incident, someone allegedly entered a camp and removed several items. Then, they fled the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800.

Lawrence Township

  • Police were requested to check the welfare of a male who stated he wanted to harm himself. He was found walking along Washington Avenue in Hyde and taken to the hospital for an evaluation.
  • Police received a report about an alleged retail theft that occurred at the Sapp Bros. Truck Stop. Upon arrival, police located the male who was responsible; he was under the influence and taken to county jail. Charges have been filed for retail theft and public intoxication.
  • Police received a report about a traffic hazard in the area of Village Road and Washington Avenue. According to police, a yard sale sign, which was attached to a stop sign, was blocking the view of motorists exiting Village Road.
  • Police received a report about an alleged harassment incident in the area of Daisy Street Extension.
  • Police received a traffic complaint in the area of Log Cabin Road.
  • Police received a report about a two-vehicle accident at the Wal-Mart Supercenter. No injuries were reported as a result, and both parties exchanged information, police said.
  • Police received a report about an unconscious male at the Hyde Uni-Mart. He was awoken by police and checked by emergency personnel; he was taken to the county jail on a probation violation. The male was allegedly in possession of drug paraphernalia, and charges are to be filed as a result.
  • Police received a report about a civil issue.
  • Police received two, separate reports about alleged retail thefts that occurred at Wal-Mart. The incidents remain under investigation at this time.

Decatur Township

  • Police received a report about a mailbox that was allegedly stolen on Parsonville Road.
  • Police received a report about a dog that was locked inside a vehicle parked at Goodwill. Upon arrival, police identified the vehicle’s owner and notified them of the complaint. Police said they subsequently left the store.
  • Police received a report about possible drug activity at a local cemetery where suspicious persons stated they were geocaching.
  • Police received a report about a hit-and-run accident on the Philipsburg-Bigler Highway. According to police, a bus struck the mirror of a passing vehicle, damaging it. Police said the bus continued traveling down the roadway. Later, police received a report from the bus driver.
  • Police received a report about a male who was unconscious in the area of Perks Street. Upon arrival, police located the male inside a locked vehicle. After unlocking it, police pulled the male from the vehicle and started to perform CPR. Police said he started breathing again upon the arrival of emergency personnel. The male was taken by emergency personnel to the hospital for treatment.
  • Police checked the welfare of a male located on Baughman Cemetery Road.
  • Police received a report about a male who was allegedly huffing gas, under the influence and wanting police to shoot him in the area of CVS Pharmacy. Upon making contact with him, police determined he was in the state police’s jurisdiction, and troopers responded to the scene.

DuBois City

  • Police received a report about a suspicious vehicle on McCracken Run Road. Upon arrival, police found it was gone from the area. A caller told police the vehicle had been parked there since the morning, and its windows were smashed out. Police found everything else was OK, and they cleared the scene.
  • Police were requested to contact a male regarding an alleged incident of harassment. The male told police he was being recorded without permission. When police made contact with the other party, he stated the male kept texting him. Police advised both males to cease contact or they would be cited for harassment.
  • Police were dispatched two, different times about a male who had an active warrant. According to the report, he fled both times prior to police arrival; officers then searched the area with negative contact with him. The next morning, police were dispatched for a domestic disturbance on West DuBois Avenue. While en route, police said it was learned the incident was on Knarr Street. Upon arrival, police were directed to the location where the wanted male was hiding at. Police subsequently took the male, identified as Cody Davidson, into custody and to the county jail.

Sandy Township

  • On Monday a 61-year-old Hanes Drive woman caused a disturbance with her 55-year-old boyfriend. It occurred as headlights were shining through their bedroom window in the middle of the night. She’d accused the man of having another woman, the report stated. Police handled the situation without incident.
  • On Monday police received a report about a disturbance in Cayman Landing at Treasure Lake. Upon arrival, police located a 46-year-old woman who stated she had engaged in a verbal altercation with her 52-year-old neighbor over money. The neighbor confirmed her story, and police handled the situation without incident.
  • On Monday a 61-year-old St. Mary’s man was pumping gas at Snappy’s Convenience Store. He discovered he had a hole in his tank and approximately 10 gallons of gas leaked out. Fire personnel were subsequently summoned to the scene. Police also found the man had a suspended registration and driver’s license and an expired inspection. Police said his driver’s license and the vehicle’s license plate were confiscated, and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
  • On Monday an 18-year-old Luthersburg man reported he and his girlfriend were in his car at the One Stop in Treasure Lake when her 21-year-old ex-boyfriend tried to start a fight with him. They left the scene, but the man followed them until they pulled into the state police station on Platt Road. Police handled the situation without incident. 
  • On Tuesday a Hill Street resident reported a neighbor’s dog was left outside and was barking. Police handled the situation without incident.
  • On Tuesday a 42-year-old woman reported that while she was running on West Long Avenue, a dog came out and was chasing her. When she confronted the owner, he was rude and told her the dog could do what it wanted. Police handled the situation without incident.
  • On Tuesday a Blue Jay Drive resident reported that someone parked a trailer in his driveway, and he had no idea who did it or why. Police contacted the owner who stated he delivered it to the wrong address and would take care of it.
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