State police at DuBois
- State police received a report about an incident of simple assault that occurred Sunday on Horizon Drive in Snyder Township. During the incident, a 49-year-old man allegedly engaged in a domestic altercation and caused red marks and bruising on a teenage boy’s neck. State police took the man into custody and the investigation is continuing at this time.
State police at Punxsutawney
- State police received a report about a motor vehicle theft that occurred sometime between Aug. 3 and Aug. 7 on Hemlock Lake Road in Rossiter. During the incident, someone allegedly took the victim’s 98 Yamaha Warrior that was mostly gray with a blue seat and gas tank. State police are continuing their investigation at this time, and anyone with information is asked to contact 814-938-0510.
State police at Ridgway
- On Monday state police recovered a 2003 Lincoln LS that was previously reported as stolen to Ridgway Borough police. It was towed to a secure facility for processing; the investigation is continuing at this time.
- Police reported on a drug-related DUI that occurred Monday at Long John Silvers. According to police, contact was made when the vehicle pulled into the drive-up lane. At this time, it was found some occupants had exited the vehicle. The driver was allegedly found to be under the influence of controlled substances and had a suspended driver’s license. Police say while speaking with him, he was “acting nervous and sweating profusely” when several small bags of suspected methamphetamine fell out of his pants onto the ground. His mother, Kimberly Marks, was found to have an active warrant for her arrest and a restaurant employee alerted police to a female, Amber Blake, who was hiding inside in the restroom. Police also found that there was an active warrant for Blake’s arrest and that she was throwing away needles in the restroom. A K-9 was summoned to the scene and a search of the vehicle yielded multiple items of drug paraphernalia, and the driver consented to a legal blood draw. All occupants, except one, were housed in county jail, and charges are currently pending at this time.