GANT Weekend Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an incident of harassment that occurred Saturday on the Wallaceton – Morrisdale Highway in Boggs Township. During a dispute, a 31-year-old Philipsburg woman allegedly struck the victim with an open hand in her facial area. Charges will be filed through the district court.
  • State police received a report about a theft from a motor vehicle that occurred Sept. 16 on Thompson Street in Curwensville Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed a Milwaukee grinder, a Milwaukee battery and a Dewalt knife. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft, simple assault and criminal mischief that occurred Friday on Old Valley Road in Boggs Township. According to state police, the victim allowed a friend to stay with her and there was a physical altercation. The known person allegedly punched her in the face and kicked her once. The victim also said they broke her glasses and when she advised she was contacting state police, they took her prescription medication and fled the scene.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft by deception that occurred between Sept. 3 and Sept. 6 at a First Street residence in Woodward Township. During the incident, someone allegedly sold fake Penn State tickets to the victim on Facebook. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police responded to a two-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday in the area of Irwin Drive and U.S. Route 322 in Decatur Township. According to the report, a 17-year-old Philipsburg boy was stopped at blinking red light. At the same time, a bus driven by Michael Broderick of State College was traveling east on Route 322. The boy’s vehicle entered the intersection and impacted the bus on its right side. Both vehicles sustained severe damage and were towed from the scene. No injuries were reported as a result of the crash.

State police at DuBois

  • State police received a report about an incident of identity theft Friday on Dixon Road in Polk Township. The victim had a Facebook friend whose account was reportedly hacked. He followed a link and entered his cell phone number, and his personal information such as social security number was exposed. Although he didn’t lose any money, state police say his personal information was used in an attempt to open a credit card in Tampa, Fla. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-371-4652.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a trespassing complaint Saturday at the Edgewood Apartments. Upon arrival on-scene, police found a male had fled into a wooded area. However, police were called back after the male returned, and he was taken into custody on a warrant. Upon conducting a search, police found the male was allegedly in possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia.
  • Police conducted a traffic stop Saturday in the area of Bigler Avenue and Hammermill Road. When police interacted with the male driver, there were reportedly signs of impairment, which were confirmed by field sobriety tests. The male was taken into custody and to the hospital for a legal blood draw; he was subsequently lodged in county jail with charges pending.
  • On Friday police responded to a traffic complaint in the area of Montgomery Run Road. According to the report, it was advised a male was walking in the middle of the roadway and causing a hazard. When police located him, the male was allegedly under the influence of a controlled substance. Police say when they attempted to take the male into custody, he resisted and tried to fight. He was subsequently tased, taken into custody and transported to the county jail. Police recovered a small amount of a controlled substance from him, and charges have been filed against the male.
  • Police responded to a motor vehicle collision Friday in the area of the Clearfield-Curwensville Highway and Park Avenue Extension. According to the report, a vehicle pulled into the path of another vehicle, causing the two to collide. Both vehicles sustained significant damage and two people were taken to the hospital as a result.

DuBois City

  • Police received a report about a break-in at a residence in the 500 block of Locust Street. Once inside, the suspect(s) allegedly stole numerous tools. Anyone with information is asked to contact city police.
  • Police received a report about a disturbance in the first block of East Weber Avenue. Upon arrival, police encountered a male who agreed to leave for the day.
  • Police were requested to check the welfare of a male and his son in the first block of East Washington Avenue. Upon arrival on-scene, police found everything was OK.
  • While on routine patrol, police observed the operator of a black Dodge truck commit a traffic violation on South Brady Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop and reportedly determined the male driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was subsequently arrested and transported to the hospital for a legal blood draw. He was lodged in county jail and charges are currently pending.
  • Police received a report about an assault in the 100 block of East Second Avenue. During the incident, a Morrisdale woman allegedly pushed her sister and struck her in the mouth with a cell phone. She will be cited for the incident through the district court.
  • Police received a report about drug activity in the City Park. Upon arrival on-scene, police encountered a female and allegedly located drug paraphernalia and a small amount of a controlled substance. Charges are currently pending at this time.
  • Police received a report about a disturbance in the 200 block of West Long Avenue. Upon arrival, police determined there had been a verbal disagreement. All parties were removed from the location.
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