GANT Police Blotter

Clearfield Borough

  • Police received a report about suspicious vehicles in the area of West Second Avenue. Upon arrival, police located one vehicle traveling on East Market Street. When officers approached the vehicle, it was discovered that the passenger had fled on foot. Police say the passenger is wanted on several active warrants and a search of the area had negative results.
  • Police received a report about someone who had entered a vacant apartment through a window on East Cherry Street. Police made contact with the occupant and found he had recently moved in but had locked himself out.
  • Police arrested a male who was wanted by the Clearfield County Sheriff’s Office. He was subsequently transported to the jail.
  • Police were dispatched to a minor collision involving a parked vehicle on Turnpike Avenue. However, police were cancelled while en route, as the owner was located and those involved had exchanged information.
  • Police responded to a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of West Front and East Cherry streets. No injuries were reported as a result, and one vehicle was towed from the scene.
  • Police received a report about a damaged tire on Nichols Street. However, police were unable to locate any signs of damage.
  • Police were dispatched to assist emergency personnel with gaining entry into a residence along South Fourth Street. Upon arrival, police were able to get inside and also assist with loading the patient into the ambulance.
  • Police reported that a male was arrested for suspicion of DUI after he was stopped along Daisy Street for a traffic violation.
  • Police received a report about loud music on Nichols Street. Upon arrival, police advised the person of the complaint.
  • Police are reminding residents to clear any snow/ice off their vehicles prior to traveling on highways. According to police, failure to do so could result in crashes and citations. Also, Clearfield Borough has an ordinance that requires any vehicles, parked along the roadways, to be moved every 48 hours. Parking tickets will be issued for this violation.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about an incident of public drunkenness/disorderly conduct Sunday at the Red Roof Inn. According to police, a 24-year-old Fort Wayne, Ind., man was walking around the motel office and restaurant in a “visibly intoxicated state.” He was allegedly bothering staff and creating a scene. Police took the male into custody and put him in county jail. He will be cited for the incident.
  • Police have filed charges against Jesse D. Pellow, 37, of Clearfield after he led officers on a pursuit Monday. According to police, at approximately 1:40 p.m., officers attempted a traffic stop on Pellow’s vehicle, which had an expired registration, on Route 879. However, he failed to stop and entered Interstate 80 westbound; he continued to fail to stop with marked police units behind and beside his vehicle for about 10 miles. He was finally stopped at the Rockton exit, and he was taken into custody. He was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Mike Morris and is awaiting a preliminary hearing. Police were assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police of Clearfield and DuBois.

Sandy Township

  • Police responded to a motor vehicle crash Jan. 21 at the intersection of Treasure Lake and Samana Cay roads. According to the report, police learned a vehicle traveled into a ditch. There weren’t any injuries reported as a result. Police say the driver failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the hospital for a legal blood draw. Charges are currently pending at this time.
  • Police received a report about a motor vehicle crash Jan. 21 on Rockton Road. According to police, an 18-year-old Rockton man lost control of his vehicle, causing it to cross into the oncoming lane, travel up an embankment and overturn. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
  • On Jan. 21, police received a report from a 47-year-old Falls Creek man who stated that the rear tire on his wife’s vehicle was cut while it was parked at Nelson’s Golden Years. Police don’t have any suspects at this time.
  • Police responded to several motor vehicle crashes on Jan. 22
  • Police reported a false alarm occurred at Joann Fabrics on Jan. 23.
  • Police received a report about a possible road rage incident Jan. 23 in the parking lot of Station 101. However, both parties were gone upon police arrival on-scene.
  • On Jan. 24, police received a report from a West Long Avenue resident who had received fraudulent phone calls from a local phone number.
  • Police reported a false alarm occurred at Triangle Springs on Jan. 24.
  • On Jan. 24, police reported that charges are pending against a 28-year-old DuBois man who was seen in Wal-Mart by employees after having been previously banned from the property.
  • Police received a report from Big Lot’s employees about a theft on Jan. 24. According to police, a couple was seen leaving with two shopping carts full of merchandise that they hadn’t paid for. They proceeded to load the items into a dark-colored sports utility vehicle before fleeing and leaving the carts in their previously-occupied parking space. Upon further investigation, employees located a wallet, which was left behind, and it belonged to a 31-year-old Philadelphia man and contained pictures of him and a 20-year-old Brookville woman who was with him. Both were identified and charges were filed against them.
  • Police reported a false alarm that occurred at CNB Bank on Jan. 24.
  • On Jan. 25, police received a report from a resident who had been called by someone claiming to be their grandson and in need of bail money to get out of jail. He recognized this as a scam and hung up the phone.
  • On Jan. 25, police received a report from employees of Murray Honda about a theft. During the incident, someone allegedly took two new inspection stickers from the dealership. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • On Jan. 25, police received a report about a burglary on Philips Creek Road. According to police, a 27-year-old Clearfield woman owns the trailer and was contacted by a neighbor about a couple breaking in. When she went to investigate herself, she found several appliances were missing. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report about an alleged theft Jan. 25 at the McNulty’s store at the DuBois Mall. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report Jan. 25 from a South Brady Street woman who stated she was walking home when something – like a BB – hit her left hamstring area. Upon investigation, officers found a 22-year-old man in his driveway with friends, and he was shooting BBs at a target. Police handled the situation without incident.
  • Police received a report about a disturbance Jan. 25 on Dixon Avenue. According to police, a 50-year-old man was on his porch but had been in front of a neighbor’s residence yelling and threatening to kill their dogs. Police say he appeared to be under the influence and charges were filed for disorderly conduct.
  • Police received a report about a reckless driver Jan. 26 in the area of the Falls Creek Sheetz store. Upon arrival, police located a vehicle on the truck side, and a 36-year-old Falls Creek woman was “incoherent” behind the wheel. Police say she failed standard field sobriety tests and drug paraphernalia was located in the vehicle. She was also found to have a suspended driver’s license and to be on probation. She was taken into custody and to county jail for the probation violation.  Charges are currently pending at this time.

DuBois City

  • Police stopped a vehicle Monday for a suspected DUI. However, it was found the driver was having a medical emergency and EMS personnel were summoned to provide care.
  • Police received a report about a disturbance and vehicle stuck in the snow on Monday. Upon investigation, the male driver was arrested for the suspicion of being under the influence.
  • Police received a report about an incident of harassment Monday on North Brady Street. During the incident, someone allegedly left an employee notes on her personal vehicle about parking deficiencies. Police will review security footage of the area.
  • Police were contacted by a female who wanted to discuss a custody order. She was concerned that it was being violated and directed to speak with her attorney.
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All Interstate 80 Lanes in Clearfield County Reopened

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