GANT Weekend Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an “underage party” Saturday in a wooded area off Mease Road in Woodward Township. During the investigation, three teens were allegedly determined to have been consuming alcohol. State police notified their parents and took the teens into custody. Summary charges will be filed through the district court in Houtzdale.
  • State police reported on a drug-related DUI that occurred Saturday in the area of Valley and Long Run roads in Boggs Township. According to state police, a traffic stop was conducted and it was found a 52-year-old Mineral Springs man was driving under the influence of drugs. A search of the vehicle allegedly yielded drugs and drug paraphernalia. State police will charge the man through the district court.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft that occurred between June 1 and Aug. 9 on Simpson Street in Gulich Township. During the incident, someone allegedly stole a pedestal gas heating stove with a glass front from the victim’s rental property. It’s valued at approximately $1,200, state police say. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police received a report about an incident of disorderly conduct that occurred Monday on Meadow Street in Curwensville Borough. During the incident, a 40-year-old Curwensville woman allegedly removed an electric meter from a four-gang meter cabinet without authority to do so. She was taken into custody and is awaiting arraignment on charges of tampering with public records or information and disorderly conduct. State police say the woman is currently on state parole and a detainer was issued for her.

State police at DuBois

  • State police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief that occurred Friday on Game School Road in Polk Township. According to state police, a newer black pick-up truck collided with a garage door and caused damage. The victim was unable to retrieve vehicle information but described a passenger as being in his late 20’s to early 30’s. He was also described as being approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 190 pounds. He was also wearing a red T-shirt with white lettering and jeans at the time of the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-371-4652.
  • State police received a report about all-terrain vehicle thefts that occurred Thursday in the area of Rockdale and Beechwood roads in Washington Township. During the incident, someone allegedly took a yellow 2002 Honda TRX 250EX ATV and a white 2000 Yamaha Blaster ATV from the victim’s shed. Shortly after the report, the Honda ATV was located approximately 150 yards from the residence with its ignition removed. At another location, someone arrived on the victim’s property and allegedly removed a key from the ignition of a red and black 2010 Honda UTV. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-371-4652.

Lawrence Township

  • Police reported on a drug-related incident that occurred Saturday in the area of Center Street and Mount Joy Road. Upon investigation, it was found a juvenile was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Police had all occupants exit the vehicle to conduct a search, which allegedly yielded more marijuana and items of drug paraphernalia. Police say one female was housed in county jail on a probation violation. Charges are to be filed against the juvenile, plus two other passengers.
  • Police received a report about an incident of theft/vandalism that occurred Saturday on Little Medix Road. During the incident, someone allegedly damaged the door and trashed the camp. Upon investigation, police say it was found that a chainsaw, space heater, ShopVac and a search light were stolen.
  • Police received a report about an incident of disorderly conduct Monday at the Lawrence Park Village. During the incident, a 42-year-old woman was intoxicated and allegedly outside yelling obscenities at others in front of young children. She was subsequently charged with summary disorderly conduct as a result.

DuBois City

  • On Aug. 29, police received a report about a male who was publicly pleasuring himself at the intersection of Morrison and West Weber avenues. A witness described the male as being shirtless, with black shorts and tattoos. Upon arrival, police were able to identify the male as John Kimberling due to previous incidents. He was also allegedly found in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. He was taken into custody and to the DuBois City police station. Kimberling was charged with indecent exposure, open lewdness, disorderly conduct, possession of a controlled substance and use/possession of drug paraphernalia. Kimberling was housed in county jail, police said, adding he’s suspected of committing the same act Aug. 26 at the laundromat; that incident remains under investigation.
  • Police received a report about an incident of burglary that occurred Aug. 29 in the 300 block of Knarr Street. During the incident, someone allegedly forced entry into the victim’s garage when he was not at home and removed a DVR that records surveillance. Police say a safe had pry marks but was not taken; marks were also observed on the garage door where entry was made. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report about a bat inside a residence Aug. 29 on Spring Avenue. Upon arrival, police located the bat on the wall next to the ceiling. It was safely captured and released outside without incident.
  • On Thursday police received a report from OnSTAR with regards to an emergency activation on Hoover Avenue. Police located the vehicle owner and learned it was an accidental alarm.
  • Police received a report about three suspicious persons Thursday near a West Weber Avenue residence. Upon arrival, police found they had left the area.
  • Police received a report from an East Washington Avenue resident who stated someone was looking inside their back door. However, police were unable to locate anyone.
  • Police received a report about a vehicle being damaged by a dumpster on Friday on North Second Street. According to police, the driver of a garbage truck was placing the dumpster when it became free. It subsequently rolled into a vehicle.
  • Police responded to a hit-and-run crash Friday at the Medical Arts building on Hospital Avenue. According to police, a female driver backed her vehicle into another one. Then, she left the scene. Police were able to locate the female and cite her for the violation.
  • Police received a report about a male who was stumbling in the street Friday on East Park Avenue. However, police were unable to locate anyone.
  • Police received a report from a Main Street resident who claimed her daughter’s boyfriend had stolen her boyfriend’s vape. Police investigated the report but were unable to establish sufficient probable cause to file criminal charges.
  • On Saturday police received a report from a Pifer Street resident because his 36-year-old son hadn’t returned home. He said his son had last called from across town and had a dead battery. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the male who later returned home.
  • On Saturday police received a report about a female being assaulted on Hubert Street. Upon investigation, police learned the female had arrived at a residence and refused to leave. No charges were filed as a result of the incident.
  • Police responded to a 911 hang-up call at Get Go on Saturday. Upon arrival, police found that it was accidental.
  • Police responded to a two-vehicle crash Saturday on South Brady Street. According to police, a vehicle rear-ended another one that was stopped for traffic. No injuries were reported as a result, and both vehicles were drivable.
  • On Monday police arrested a Treasure Lake woman for suspected DUI following a traffic stop on Clark Street. Charges are currently pending at this time.
  • Police received a report about a disorderly patient Monday at the Penn Highlands Hospital emergency room. Officers were able to calm the male down in order for him to receive medical treatment.
  • On Monday police received a report that two males were assaulted on High Street. The males were unable to identify any suspects, and the investigation is continuing at this time.
  • On Monday police received a report about damage to property in the 100 block of East DuBois Avenue. Through security cameras, police were able to identify and locate the suspects. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • On Monday police received a report about dogs being tied out all day without shelter and water on North Fourth Street. Upon arrival, police found that the dogs weren’t any longer outside.
  • On Monday police received a report from a West Scribner Avenue male who stated that his roommate had stolen a wheelchair from Penn Highlands. During an interview with police, the male allegedly admitted to lying and to stealing the wheelchair. Police have charged him with the theft and the wheelchair was returned to Penn Highlands.
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