GANT Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief that occurred Oct. 9 on Laura Street in Chester Hill Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly spray-painted the shed located at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Cemetery. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police received a report about a theft Oct. 10 on Cadillac Lane in Cooper Township. During the incident, someone allegedly entered the victim’s residence and removed a Black Hawk Ruger and a tan holster. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police investigated a house fire that occurred Tuesday on South Fourth Street in Clearfield Borough. The fire was determined to be accidental in nature; the four residents weren’t at home at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported, state police say, but damage was estimated at $100,000.

State police at Punxsutawney

  • State police conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 80 east in Sandy Township. According to the report, a commercial motor vehicle was in violation of Federal Motor Carrier Regulations. Upon further investigation, state police determined Daniel Still II, 34, of North Canton, Ohio was wanted on an active bench warrant for an assault, possession of drugs and receiving stolen property in Ohio. Still was subsequently taken into custody and charged for arrest prior to requisition.

Sandy Township

  • On Monday police were contacted by a 72-year-old DuBois woman who reported that she had accidently left her purse in a shopping cart at Wal-Mart. The purse was later found along the road, police say, but was missing cash and a gift card. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • Police responded to a reported motor vehicle crash on Monday. According to police, a vehicle driven by a 67-year-old Reynoldsville man failed to stop in time to avoid hitting a vehicle driven by a 24-year-old Treasure Lake woman who was stopped for traffic on the Bee Line Highway. Both vehicles were drivable and no injuries were reported.
  • On Monday police were contacted by a Reynoldsville man who reported that while his wife and son were at the Blinker Sheetz, two men parked beside them, and when they exited their vehicle, one appeared to have a large knife. When the son exited his vehicle, the men left the scene. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report about a false alarm Monday at Magnet Applications.
  • On Monday police reported that a 38-year-old Las Vegas truck driver struck a light pole and caused property damage while attempting to turn his truck around on Industrial Drive.
  • On Monday police were contacted by a 45-year-old Frenchville man who reported that while his vehicle was parked at the Warehouse Pub, someone caused $430 worth of damage to it.
  • Police received a report about a suspicious man in the woods near Christ the King Manor on Tuesday. Officers located an older male who lived in the area and who was picking up trash. The situation was handled without incident.
  • On Tuesday police were contacted by a 78-year-old woman who reported losing her wallet while at the DuBois Mall.
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