GANT Weekend Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about a burglary that occurred between Sept. 21 and Sept. 25 on Rolling Stone Road in Cooper Township. During the incident, someone gained entry to the victim’s garage by removing screws from around the door hinges. Once inside, they allegedly stole a 2014 green Polaris RGR 570 and a 2014 red Honda TRX400. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police received a report about a burglary that occurred Thursday at the Warriors Mark Wing Shooting Lodge. During the incident, someone allegedly gained entry to the main building and removed four semi-automatic pistols and two shotguns. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800. State police would like to remind residents to keep their homes and vehicles secured.
  • State police reported on a drug-related incident that occurred Thursday at the Fuel-On Convenience Store in Houtzdale Borough. According to state police, there was information received about a male passed out in his vehicle. When he was questioned, the male fled on foot with his belongings. The male, identified as Justin Austin, 29, of Emporium, was subsequently taken into custody following a foot pursuit and he was allegedly found in possession of a lockbox containing approximately 74 grams of methamphetamine and various items of drug paraphernalia. State police transported Austin to the Clearfield County Jail for arraignment on drug charges.

Lawrence Township

  • Police conducted a traffic stop Saturday on the Clearfield-Shawville Highway near Wolf Run Road. According to police, the male driver, identified as Ty Clutter, 27, of Curwensville, was driving under suspension and also had an active warrant. Upon investigation, police located suspected methamphetamine and items of drug paraphernalia. Charges will be filed against Clutter.
  • Police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief that occurred Sunday at Lawrence Park Village. During the incident, a male allegedly spray-painted vulgarity on the victim’s vehicle. Police are continuing their investigation at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 814-765-1648 or 814-765-1533.
  • Police reported an incident of DUI that occurred Sunday in the area of River Road and Rockton Mountain Highway. During a traffic stop, police determined a 66-year-old Clearfield man was allegedly highly intoxicated. He provided a blood sample and was released to a sober person. Charges are expected to be filed against the man.
  • Police reported an incident of DUI that occurred Sunday on Washington Avenue. During a traffic stop, police determined a 33-year-old Clearfield man was allegedly “manifestly” under the influence of alcohol and in possession of a concealed handgun that he didn’t have a valid permit for. He was taken into custody and to the hospital for a legal blood draw. He was later released to a sober person. Charges are expected to be filed against the man.

DuBois City

  • Police received a report about an overdose in the 300 block of West Long Avenue. As a result, a male was taken to Penn Highlands Hospital by ambulance for treatment.
  • Police received a report about an intentional overdose of medication in the 100 block of East Scribner Avenue. As a result, a female was taken to Penn Highlands Hospital by ambulance for treatment.
  • Police received a report about an activated alarm at the Tractor Supply Store on Beaver Drive. Upon arrival on-scene, it was found to be secured.
  • Police were notified about a stray dog that was located in the city but dropped off at the Sandy Township police station. It was placed in a kennel and was later picked up by its owner.
  • Police were requested to check the welfare of a dog that was reportedly kicked by its owner in the 100 block of Shaffer Avenue. Upon arrival on-scene, the dog was found to be OK.
  • Police served an arrest warrant on Troy Kromer of Punxsutawney. He was arraigned on charges of terroristic threats and harassment with his bail being set at $50,000. Kromer was subsequently lodged in Clearfield County Jail.
  • Police encountered a suspicious male in the City Park while on routine patrol. He was identified as Caleb Keith and determined to have an outstanding warrant through Jefferson County Probation. Keith was taken into custody and put in Jefferson County Jail.
  • Police received a report about an incident of harassment via communications. However, when police returned the complainant’s call, he/she failed to answer.
  • Police received a report about an armed male in a truck in the 200 block of West DuBois Avenue. Upon arrival on-scene, police ordered two males from the vehicle and determined it was a pellet gun. Both males were released without further incident.
  • Police stopped two adult males on a child’s go-cart at the intersection of East Long Avenue and Stockdale Street. Police identified the driver as Marc Hanson of DuBois, who had an outstanding warrant in Florida. He was taken into custody and charged with being a Fugitive from Justice. Hanson was placed in the Clearfield County Jail to await his extradition.
  • Police received a report about a theft after a wallet was stolen from a locker at the DuBois YMCA on Parkway Drive.
  • Police responded to a medical emergency in the 200 block of East Second Avenue. Emergency personnel were assisted at the scene and the patient was taken to the Penn Highlands Hospital.
  • Police received a parking complaint in the 100 block of Evergreen Street. According to police, the property owner found a vehicle parked in their driveway. They were going to wait until morning and then have it towed.
  • Police received a report about a domestic disturbance on Linden Avenue. Upon arrival on-scene, officers met with a female who related she’d been in an argument with her boyfriend and advised him to leave the home. She said he left in his Dodge truck and she thought he might have a pistol with him. She also said she thought she’d heard a gunshot after he left; however, police didn’t find any evidence of gunfire. Police contacted the male and he had decided to stay with a friend out-of-town.
  • Kurt Johnson Motors held a car care clinic. Officers were on-hand to answer various vehicle code questions and to provide safety tips.
  • Police received a report about a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Maple Avenue. Upon arrival on-scene, police found it was only verbal and cleared without incident.
  • Police were requested to check the welfare of an elderly female walking in the 300 block of West Long Avenue. However, police were unable to locate the described female.
  • Police received a report about an incident of harassment via communications. However, it was determined to be a mutual argument.
  • Police received a report about a male stumbling along Brady Street. As officers arrived on-scene, they saw him fall off the sidewalk onto the street. He was allegedly found to be intoxicated and taken to the Penn Highlands Hospital by ambulance for treatment.
  • Police received a report about a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of South Brady Street. Upon arrival on-scene, police were met with a female who had “obvious injuries.” Police took a male into custody for simple assault and harassment. He was transported to the Clearfield County Jail to await arraignment.
  • Police located a suspicious vehicle in the Martin’s Grocery parking lot on Hoover Avenue. It was found the male and female occupants were talking after work, and police cleared the scene without incident.
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