GANT Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an incident of harassment that occurred Tuesday on Meyers Road in Graham Township. When investigating a 911 hang-up call, state police found that a male and female were involved in a verbal altercation that allegedly became physical when he pushed her against the wall. Charges will be filed through the district court.

State police at Philipsburg

  • State police received a report about an incident of theft by unlawful taking that occurred Feb. 3 on West Presqueisle Street in Philipsburg Borough. During the incident, a 39-year-old Philipsburg woman allegedly took two cell phones from the victim’s residence.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about a suspicious vehicle Feb. 3 on Montgomery Run Road in Lawrence Township. Upon arrival, officers could detect a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle allegedly yielded “marijuana” that was hidden in a Swisher Sweets Cigar bag. Charges are to be filed as a result of the incident.
  • Police received a report about a domestic incident that occurred Feb. 3 on Flegal Road in Lawrence Township. During the incident, a male allegedly pushed his girlfriend to the ground after an argument. Police say he then stepped on her left leg, leaving a minor cut. He fled the scene afterward. As a result, police cited the male for harassment.
  • Police received a report about a domestic Feb. 3 on Coal Hill Road in Lawrence Township. Upon arrival, police made contact with a male in front of the residence. He was very upset and confrontational with responding officers. Upon investigation, police found the male was upset with his daughter over the father-daughter dance. Police say it caused an argument that eventually escalated to being physical in nature. As a result, police cited the male for harassment.

Curwensville Borough

  • Police responded to a possible overdose at a Susquehanna Avenue residence. Curwensville emergency personnel treated the patient.
  • Police received a report about an incident of disorderly conduct at the school in Curwensville.
  • Clearfield County Sheriff Deputies were assisted with serving a warrant on Fourth Avenue and McNaul Street.
  • Police responded to a report from the school in Curwensville. It resulted in a student being suspended for 10 days. Because it was a firearms-related threat, officials decided to explore the possibilities of expulsion. Additionally, police say the incident involved the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center and was turned over to Lawrence Township police.
  • Police received a report about a hit-and-run.
  • Police were requested to check a residence in the area of Beech and Bradley streets. It was found to be secured.
  • Police responded to an accident at the Dollar General Store. It involved three vehicles and two sustained damage. Police advised the owners to contact their insurance companies.
  • Police responded to a noise complaint on Anderson Street.
  • Police responded to a reported assault Feb. 3 on Filbert Street. During the incident, a known male allegedly knocked another to the ground, causing him to strike his head on the pavement. Curwensville emergency personnel were at the scene and treating the male victim. He was flown to the Altoona Hospital, police say, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.
  • Police received a report about trespassing at Susquehanna Avenue residence.
  • Police were dispatched for a fire alarm at The Curwensville House. Upon entering, police detected an odor that was consistent with an electrical malfunction. When firefighters arrived, they handled the incident.
  • While on patrol, police located a suspicious vehicle on Irvin Park Road. Upon investigation, police determined it wasn’t anything criminal in nature.
  • While on patrol, police observed a vehicle with two occupants on Water Street. Upon investigation, police determined it wasn’t anything criminal in nature.

Sandy Township

  • On Friday a U-Haul trailer was allegedly taken from Gateway Auto Sales after it was returned from a rental. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
  • On Friday a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Treasure Lake woman pulled onto the Bee Line Highway. A vehicle driven by a 49-year-old DuBois woman was unable to stop in time to avoid impact. Both vehicles were driven from the scene and no injuries were reported as a result.
  • On Friday an 18-year-old Treasure Lake man lost control of his vehicle on Gamelands Road. According to police, it slid on snow and ice and left the roadway. It subsequently traveled up a bank and impacted a tree before coming to rest on its side. Minor injuries were reported as a result, and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
  • Police responded to a reported domestic dispute involving a 72-year-old man and his 35-year-old son at a Treasure Lake residence on Friday. The two men were engaged in a verbal argument that became threatening when the son allegedly pointed a loaded cross bow at his father. Upon arrival, police found the son to be under the influence. He was placed under arrest for the domestic assault and taken to Clearfield County Jail.
  • Treasure Lake Security contacted police about an intoxicated male at the Lakeview Lodge. He allegedly pulled out a knife and it fell on the floor. Lodge employees stated that the man was not causing a problem, but they were concerned for his well-being.  He was escorted from the lodge by police.
  • Police received a report about a false alarm at Rexam on Saturday.
  • Police received a report about a false alarm at Tri County Church on Saturday.
  • On Saturday police received a report about a “severely damaged” white Ford Focus that was abandoned in the rear of The Commons. According to police, the vehicle’s registration was expired, and there was not an inspection sticker. Officers attempted to contact the owner of the vehicle, but the 34-year-old Rockton woman was unable to be reached. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
  • On Saturday a 39-year-old DuBois woman was allegedly seen by a Wal-Mart employee attempting to take $71.29 worth of merchandise without paying for it. Charges are currently pending at this time.
  • On Saturday Treasure Lake Security reported finding a truck that had traveled over an embankment. They also told police that there wasn’t anyone around it. According to police, the truck apparently traveled off the roadway, through a guiderail and across several large rocks before coming to rest in a swamp. The driver reported to the Guard Station and provided all of his information.
  • On Saturday a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old Brockway boy was traveling at a high rate of speed on Industrial Drive. He subsequently lost control of the vehicle, causing it to travel off the roadway. It went up a pile of logs and become stuck and disabled. No injuries were reported as a result, and charges for reckless driving will be filed against the boy.
  • On Sunday a 24-year-old Treasure Lake man lost control of his vehicle on Clear Run Road due to snowy conditions. Minor injuries and moderate damage were reported as a result.

DuBois City

  • Police received a report about a suspicious male in the woods near Quarry Avenue. A witness told police he was walking in the woods and hanging around a shed. When police made contact, the male said he was just trying to connect to a WiFi system. Police checked the male’s information with County Control, and everything returned OK.
  • Police were requested to contact a male about his phone being hacked again. Police tried to contact him twice with negative results.
  • Police assisted with a multi-state investigation regarding a stolen credit card that was used in DuBois City. The investigation is still ongoing at this time.
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