GANT Weekend Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about a theft that occurred Thursday or Friday on Dutchtown Road in Bigler Township. During the incident, someone allegedly stole the victim’s trampoline from outside of their residence. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police received a report about a burglary that occurred Saturday or Sunday on Jacks Lane in Decatur Township. During the incident, someone allegedly entered the victims’ residence by sliding the window open and unlocking the front door, then once inside, they removed a crossbow and a knife. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police received a report about a possible assault Saturday on Empire Road in Morris Township. According to state police, an unknown female requested help and upon arrival on-scene, they encountered the homeowner who had originally stated her parents had been in an argument earlier. Troopers observed a 41-year-old Philipsburg man who appeared to be passed out on the floor and who had fresh wounds to his face and neck area. State police say he was also found to be under the influence of heroin and alcohol and taken to the hospital for treatment. Because it’s unclear what exactly happened at the residence, the investigation is continuing.
  • On July 2, state police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief on Curtain Street in Osceola Mills Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly damaged a wooden fence over a year ago. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police conducted impaired driving enforcement Saturday and Sunday on state Route 53 in Clearfield County. As a result, troopers made two DUI arrests; one misdemeanor warrant arrest; four DUI contacts; and two criminal arrests. Troopers also issued 15 summary traffic citations and 32 warnings.
  • On Saturday state police attempted a traffic stop on state Route 53 south (Glendale Boulevard). However, the driver – 34-year-old Daniel Skiver from Fallentimber – allegedly failed to stop when emergency lights and sirens were activated, and a pursuit ensued for six miles. It ended near the intersection of Gill Hollow Road and Skyline Drive, and Skiver was found to have active warrants. He was transported to the Clearfield County Jail, and additional charges relating to the pursuit are pending through the district court.
  • State police received a report about an incident of harassment that occurred Friday on Kimberly Lane in Morris Township. During the incident, a Morrisdale couple allegedly engaged in a physical altercation. As a result, both were arrested and charges will be filed through the district court.
  • State police responded to a DUI crash Friday at the intersection of the Drane Highway and the Old Erie Pike in Boggs Township. According to the report, a vehicle operated by a 37-year-old Clearfield man was traveling north when he failed to stop at the intersection. His vehicle subsequently crashed into a commercial truck driven by Cody K. Bailey, 29, of Rockton, who was traveling east on Old Erie Pike and through the intersection. Upon impact, Bailey’s passenger who wasn’t wearing his seatbelt was ejected through the passenger’s side window. He was transported to UPMC Altoona where he was treated for minor injuries and released. Bailey also suffered minor injuries, and was transported to Clearfield Penn Highlands Hospital where he was treated and released. The Clearfield man was taken to the hospital, then arrested for suspicion of DUI; charges are currently pending at this time. State police were assisted by the Philipsburg Fire Department, Clearfield Emergency Medical Services and towing services.

Lawrence Township

  • Police reported on an underage drinking incident that occurred Friday on the Clearfield-Glen Richey Highway. According to police, during a traffic stop, a cooler was observed in the vehicle. Upon investigation, it was found all the occupants were under the age of 21, the cooler contained beer and the occupants were on their way to a party. A summary citation was filed against the owner, a 19-year-old from Clearfield.
  • On Thursday police received a report about a suspicious person/vehicle at McDonald’s, located along South Second Street. Upon arrival on-scene, officers located a 38-year-old Clearfield woman who was allegedly under the influence of a controlled substance. She was transported to the police station for a drug evaluation, then to the hospital for a legal blood draw. She was later housed in the county jail on a 48-hour detainer.
  • Police received a report about an incident of retail theft that occurred June 12 at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Clearfield. During the incident, a 21-year-old Philipsburg man and a 19-year-old Frenchville woman allegedly stole a mini circular saw, saw blades, socks and personal hygiene products valued at $76.46 (without tax). Police were able to identified by suspects because they were also arrested for the same offense on June 21. Both will face new charges of retail theft and receiving stolen property.

DuBois City

  • Police received a report about loud music Friday at a South Franklin Street residence. Upon arrival on-scene, the resident turned the music down without incident.
  • Police received a report about a stolen plant from a porch on South Highland Street. The resident told police the suspect was an unknown female, and through the public’s assistance, she has possibly been identified and charges are currently pending.
  • Police received a report Friday about an unwanted male at a residence in the 400 block of Knarr Street. Upon further investigation, it was found the male had allegedly damaged the victim’s personal property during an argument. Charges for criminal mischief are currently pending at this time.
  • Police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief Saturday in the 300 block of West Long Avenue. During the incident, someone had allegedly damaged the victim’s bicycle. The victim gave police information about a possible suspect and the investigation is continuing at this time.
  • Police received a report about a yellow Chevrolet Blazer being driven recklessly Saturday in the area of Franklin Street and West Long Avenue. Upon arrival, police determined the male driver was allegedly under the influence of an illegal substance. He was subsequently arrested with charges pending.
  • Police received a report about suspicious activity Saturday in the area of Spring Avenue and South Main Street. During the incident, someone was knocking on the caller’s door and throwing rocks at their window. Police searched the area but were unable to locate anyone.
Police Seeking Public’s Assistance with Retail Theft Investigation
Author Visits Planned at Shaw Public Library

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