GANT Police Blotter

State police at Philipsburg

  • State police received a report about an incident of harassment that occurred Wednesday on East Oak Street in Port Matilda Borough. During the incident, a 46-year-old Port Matilda man allegedly subjected the victim to unwanted physical contact.

State police at DuBois

  • State police reported on a drug incident that occurred Tuesday on Sandstone Drive in Washington Township. According to state police, a call was received about a suspected overdose. Upon arrival, state police discovered a burnt metal spoon with residue and two injection needles. State police said the needles were inside the bathroom where the overdose had occurred at, and a male was taken to the hospital for treatment.

State police at Ridgway

  • State police received a report about an incident of theft that occurred July 29-30 on Portland Mills Road in Ridgway. During the incident, a known male allegedly took several personal checks belonging to the victim and cashed them without her knowledge. State police are continuing their investigation at this time.

Clearfield Borough

  • Police responded to the Clearfield Riverwalk area, where a male and female were allegedly engaged in inappropriate behavior. It remains under investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report about an alleged assault on West Pine Street. Police said that the actor was transported to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.
  • Police are investigating an alleged theft of medication from an East Market Street residence.
  • Police responded to North Third Street after a report about glass on the sidewalk. Police were able to remove the glass from the area.
  • Police were dispatched to West Fifth Avenue for a report about a 911 call from a dead cell phone. Police arrived but the resident(s) had left.
  • Police received a report about two people who were trespassing on South Fifth Street. Upon arrival, police found that they were waiting for their friend to get home. The owner arrived while police were at the scene.
  • Police received a report that a laptop was removed from a residence along Merrill Street.
  • Police arrested a male and female along Nichols Street after witnesses allegedly observed them under the influence.
  • Police responded to a noise complaint on Margaretta Street. Upon arrival, police found people on the front porch who were being loud. They were advised about the complaint.
  • Police responded to an activated alarm along West Front Street. Upon arrival, police found an employee had set it off.
  • Police reported that a bag containing a small amount of marijuana was located along Nichols Street.
  • Police received a report about a dog that was located along Bigler Avenue. The owner was located and retrieved the dog.
  • Police reported that a syringe was located along East Cherry Street. Police subsequently collected the syringe.
  • Police are investigating an alleged theft that occurred from a business along North Third Street.
  • Police arrested a male for allegedly violating a protection from abuse order along Clearfield Street. He was transported the jail.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a parking complaint that occurred on Mill Road.
  • Police received a report about a suspicious female on Daisy Street Extension.
  • Police received a report about a domestic disturbance on Guinea Hill Road.
  • Police received a report about an incident of harassment by communication.
  • Police received a report about an IRS scam.
  • Police received a report about a stolen vehicle.

Sandy Township

  • Police received a report about a false alarm at Wayland Farm Supply on Monday.
  • Police received a report about two black labs running around Monday on Lundgren Road. Upon arrival, officers were able to locate the dogs and return them to their owner. 
  • On Monday police received a report from a 44-year-old Sandy Township resident. According to police, she has a protection from abuse order against her by her father, which includes her mother. She stated that her mother has been harassing her via Facebook; officers handled the situation without incident. 
  • On Monday police received a report from a 20-year-old Hanes Drive woman. She stated that a 24-year-old man was making threats toward her and her family on Facebook. He had been staying with her family until she kicked him out due to alleged drug activity. Officers handled the situation without incident.
  • On Monday police received a report from a 48-year-old Penfield man. He stated that someone broke the lock off his storage unit at Moore Storage. They allegedly entered the unit and removed several boxes, totes, bags and furniture. Afterward he stated that they replaced the broken lock with a new one. 
  • On Monday police reported that a vehicle driven by a 38-year-old Dubois woman pulled out in front of a vehicle driven by Sykesville woman while traveling on Blinker Parkway. No injuries and minor damage were reported as a result.
  • On Tuesday police received a report about a domestic disturbance at a Freedom Road residence. A 41-year-old man and his wife engaged in an argument, and both became “mildly physical.”  Officers handled the situation without incident. 
  • On Tuesday police received a report about a person who was intoxicated and causing a disturbance at McDonald’s. At the scene, officers located a vehicle with three passengers inside it.  Upon investigation, it was found that the 26-year-old driver had a suspended license, and one passenger had a warrant out for his arrest.  The passenger was taken into custody, police said, and the vehicle was turned over to a 25-year-old female passenger. 
  • On Tuesday police reported that a 35-year-old Brockway man was turning from the Wendy’s parking lot in a tractor-trailer. He hit an electric pole and drove through some landscaping, causing moderate damage.
  • On Tuesday police received a report about a person who was dumping a load of used lumber at the entrance of the township water tank on South Main Street.
  • Police received a report from a Reynoldsville man on Tuesday. He stated that while his vehicle was parked at Wal-Mart, Lowe’s, Taco Bell or the DuBois Mall, it was hit and damaged.
  • On Tuesday police received a report from a 51-year-old Mount Run Road woman. She told police that she’d been hearing gunshots. Officers searched the area and didn’t find any evidence of anyone shooting guns in the area.
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