GANT Weekend Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an incident of harassment that occurred Saturday on Graham Station Road in Decatur Township. According to state police, a 41-year-old Philipsburg man engaged in a physical altercation with his brother, a 37-year-old West Decatur man. In addition, state police say a 19-year-old Philipsburg man engaged in a physical altercation with a 15-year-old male juvenile. Charges will be filed through the district court.
  • State police received a report about a burglary that occurred Jan. 1 on Hale Road in Woodward Township. During the incident, someone allegedly removed items from the victim’s detached garage, which consisted of numerous Snap-On and Craftsman tools. However, state police say there wasn’t any forcible entry to the garage and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact 814-857-3800.

State police at Punxsutawney

  • State police received a report about a burglary that occurred Thursday on East Railroad Street in Mahaffey Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly stole a Springfield MA XD40 handgun, which was black in color with a stainless-steel magazine and Springfield holster, from the victims’ residence. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-938-0510.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about contraband Saturday at the Clearfield County Jail. During a search of a new inmate, a small bag containing a white crystalized substance allegedly fell from his person onto the ground. It was collected by jail staff and turned over to police; charges are currently pending at this time.
  • Police reported on a drug-related DUI that occurred Sunday on Wrigley Street. During a traffic stop, a female passenger identified herself as “April Williams,” but further investigation revealed she was Victoria Williams, 23, of Clearfield for whom there were multiple warrants. The driver – an 18-year-old Clearfield woman – was allegedly found to be in possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia. Police say she was also under the influence of a controlled substance; she and a 15-year-old juvenile were released to a responsible person. Williams was taken to county jail and housed on the warrants. Charges are currently pending in the incident.
  • On Friday police received a report about a possible stolen or missing firearm from a Knepp Road residence. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.

DuBois City

  • On Friday police received a report about an activated alarm in the 100 block of Fuller Avenue. Upon arrival, police found it was a false alarm.
  • Police received a report about a dispute Friday in the 700 block of West Washington Avenue. Upon further investigation, police learned a couple was arguing over keys and a cell phone. Both were cited for disorderly conduct.
  • Police received a report about a hit-and-run crash Friday in the area of East DuBois and Orient avenues. According to police, a blue Hyundai struck a red Jeep, then the driver attempted to flee the scene. With the assistance of witnesses, police located the suspect vehicle and its male driver. He was allegedly found in possession of illegal narcotics and paraphernalia. He was subsequently placed under arrest with charges pending. No injuries were reported and both vehicles were towed from the scene.
  • Police received a report about a dispute Friday in the middle of the intersection of South Franklin Street and West Washington Avenue. Upon arrival, police learned it was only verbal in nature.
  • On Friday police received a report about an activated alarm in the 100 block of Fuller Avenue. Upon arrival, police found it was a false alarm.
  • Police conducted a traffic stop Saturday while conducting routine patrols. Upon investigation, police found the male driver’s license was suspended, and that he was allegedly in possession of illegal narcotics and paraphernalia. Charges are currently pending at this time.
  • Police conducted a traffic stop Saturday along West Long Avenue after a vehicle was observed crossing over into the opposing lane of traffic. Upon investigation, the driver was found to allegedly be under the influence of an intoxicating beverage. Charges are currently pending at this time.
  • Police conducted a traffic stop Saturday along West Long Avenue. Upon investigation, it was found the male driver and passenger were allegedly in possession of illegal narcotics. Charges are currently pending at this time.
  • On Sunday police observed a motorist commit several traffic violations in DuBois City. During a traffic stop, the female driver allegedly showed signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance. Police say she was also found to be in possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia. Charges are currently pending.
  • On Sunday police stopped a vehicle after observing traffic violations in DuBois City. Upon investigation, the driver reportedly showed signs of being under the influence of alcohol, and he was taken to the hospital for a legal blood draw. Charges are currently pending at this time.
  • Police responded to a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of East DuBois Avenue and Division Street. No injuries were reported as a result, and both vehicles were towed from the scene.
  • On Sunday police stopped a vehicle after observing traffic violations. While speaking with the driver, it was found he was having a medical issue. Police subsequently summoned emergency personnel to the scene to provide medical treatment.
  • Police stopped a vehicle after observing traffic violations Sunday in DuBois City. While speaking with the driver, it was determined that he was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. He was taken to the hospital for a legal blood draw, which he refused. He was subsequently released from the emergency room to his wife. Charges have been filed against the male for the incident.
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