GANT Weekend Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an assault Friday on Fleming Drive in Cooper Township. During the incident, 21-year-old Mark Fleming of Kylertown became upset and allegedly began to put his hands around a woman’s throat area. Charges have been filed against Fleming through the district court.
  • State police received a report about a theft Feb. 16 on Honeycomb Lane in Bradford Township. During the incident, a 42-year-old Woodland man was retrieving belongings from a woman’s residence and allegedly took her handgun. Charges have been filed through the district court.
  • State police received a report about a theft from a motor vehicle Feb. 27 on Keystone Hill in Decatur Township. During the incident, someone allegedly removed a chainsaw from a parked vehicle at a residence. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.

Clearfield Borough

  • Police were requested to check the welfare of a female on East Pine Street. Police located the female and she appeared to be OK.
  • Lawrence Township police were assisted with an incident along Route 879. As a result, a male was transported to the jail.
  • Police received a report about a disorderly female refusing to leave a Turnpike Avenue address. Upon arrival, police transported the female to her residence.
  • Police responded to a noise complaint along North Second Street. Upon arrival, police were unable to hear any excessive noise.
  • Police received a report about an odor of marijuana at a South Fifth Street address. However, the complaint was unfounded.
  • Police received a report about a vehicle “weaving” along Bigler Avenue. Police located the vehicle and learned the passengers were lost. They were advised of the complaint and given directions.

Lawrence Township

  • Police investigated retail thefts Saturday at the Label Shopper, Tractor Supply and Rural King stores. According to police, a couple switched price tags on clothing items to receive lower prices. The male was allegedly in possession of methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia. Both were arrested on active warrants, and charges will be filed in this case.
  • Police reported on an incident of DUI and public drunkenness Sunday on the Route 879 Bypass. According to police, a female driver was found to be impaired during a traffic stop. Police say her passenger exited and refused to obey officers’ commands to get back inside the vehicle. He was subsequently taken into custody and to county jail for public drunkenness. The driver was taken to the hospital for a blood test after which she was released to a sober person. Charges are currently pending at this time.
  • Police received a report about an incident of harassment Feb. 25 at the Clearfield Area Junior-Senior High School. During the incident, a male student allegedly slapped another student at the school.

DuBois City

  • Police received a report about someone throwing an object at a residence Feb. 27 on West Weber Avenue. Upon arrival, police were unable to locate anyone in the area. Additionally, police didn’t observe any damage to the residence.
  • Police received a report about a bad check Feb. 27 that was presented at a DuBois business. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.
  • Police received a report about two males shaking the vending machines and taking items from them Feb. 27 at the laundromat. They also tried to get into the soda machine, police say. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
  • Police encountered a vehicle Feb. 27 that was out of gas. Police assisted with pushing the vehicle into a parking lot.
  • Police were requested to check the welfare of a male Feb. 27 at a Fairview Avenue address. According to police, his niece made the call because she hadn’t heard from him since Christmas. Police were able to ensure he was OK, and the male said he’d let his niece know he was fine, as well.
  • Police received a report about a phone scam Feb. 28. According to police, a male received a message saying he would be arrested if he didn’t satisfy a debt as soon as possible. He was advised that this is a common scam, and police wouldn’t leave such messages.
  • Police responded to a report about an activated alarm Feb. 28 at Subway. Upon arrival, police spoke with an employee who stated she was training a new employee and had accidentally keyed in the incorrect code. She went on to explain that she was unable to enter the correct code before the panel alerted the alarm company. Police found everything was OK and cleared the scene.
  • Police received a report about a domestic dispute Feb. 28 in the 100 block of Chestnut Street. A female told police her ex-husband, Frank Cusick, had been at the residence earlier, and he’d become physical. She stated she’d allowed him to stay there despite having an active Protection from Abuse order against him, because he didn’t have any other place to go.  She indicated he had warrants from out of county and had been moving around a lot to avoid them. Police were able to locate Cusick and take him into custody on a PFA violation; he was also found to have an active warrant. He was later arraigned on charges and lodged in county jail.
  • Police received a report about two people sleeping inside the laundromat on Friday. Police located the male and female, both of whom were briefly detained, before being advised to leave.
  • Police received a report about a retail theft Friday at Sheetz on North Brady Street. A store manager told police a couple had concealed merchandise under their clothing. Though they left before employees could confront them, they were able to obtain vehicle registration information. Police were able to locate the couple and found they had just left a preliminary hearing at the local district court within an hour of the report. Both are under the supervision of probation, which declined to detain the couple; charges will be filed in the incident.
  • On Friday police received a report about three women holding a sign in the area of West Long Avenue and Franklin Street. The caller told police one woman was also exposing her breasts. However, police were unable to locate the women.
  • Police received a report Saturday regarding an incident of harassment from a resident of St. Michael Terrance. However, police found it wasn’t criminal in nature and referred the caller to the building’s management.
  • Police received a report Saturday from a Luthersburg woman about being harassed via Facebook. She was referred to the state police.
  • Police received a report about a verbal argument Saturday on West Long Avenue. Upon arrival, police learned it was over a roommate having a cat in the apartment. Those involved were referred to their landlord.
  • On Saturday police responded to a local restaurant where a carry-out customer was unhappy with her order. Upon arrival, police found the customer was upset because her order was incorrect and the employees had refused to assist her. She was advised this wasn’t a criminal matter.
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