GANT Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about a theft that occurred sometime Aug. 17-18 on Melody Road in Penn Township. During the incident, someone allegedly took a Grampian woman’s Clonazepam pills from a bottle and $20 from her handbag. Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Nicholas Rickerson at the Clearfield-based state police at 814-857-3800.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about a trespassing incident that occurred Aug. 11 at the Clearfield Wal-Mart store. During the incident, a 24-year-old Woodland woman, identified as Chelsea Mills, was allegedly observed at the store after she’d been banned from the property. Charges were filed through the district court.

Sandy Township

  • Police received a report about a two-vehicle crash Monday at Wal-Mart. According to police, a vehicle driven by a 24-year-old Penfield woman backed out of a parking space in the pick-up area and hit a vehicle that was being driven by a 58-year-old Sigel man who was pulling into the area. Minor to moderate damage and no injuries were reported on-scene.
  • Police received a report about a dog inside a crate in the back of a pick-up truck in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Monday. Police say there was cool weather, and there weren’t any exigent circumstances reported. The truck and dog were gone upon police arrival.
  • On Monday police were contacted by a Treasure Lake woman who reported that her 28-year-old son took his children for a walk and she believed he was under the influence. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the man or his children.
  • Police received a report about a two-vehicle crash on Monday. According to police, a vehicle driven by a 61-year-old Treasure Lake man and a vehicle driven by a 72-year-old Rockton woman collided when both pulled out from opposing sides of the Rich Highway. Moderate to severe damage and no injuries were reported on-scene.
  • On Monday police were contacted by a 46-year-old Treasure Lake woman who reported that her 28-year-old and 22-year-old sons were fighting in her front yard. However, the men had stopped fighting and left the area prior to police arrival.
  • On Tuesday police received a report about a gun that was taken from a vehicle parked in the owner’s driveway on Oklahoma Salem Road. The investigation continues.
  • On Tuesday police were contacted by a 61-year-old Treasure Lake woman who reported she’d received threatening text-messages from an unknown man that were meant for her 40-year-old son. Officers handled the situation without in incident.
  • On Tuesday police were contacted by a 71-year-old DuBois woman who reported she’d received a call from an unknown male who requested to verify her social security number. She recognized the call as a scam and did not release any information.
  • Police received a report about a suspicious man who was looking under vehicles in the Commons Parking lot. However, the man was gone upon police arrival.

DuBois City

  • Police responded to a reported two-vehicle crash Tuesday at the intersection of West Long Avenue and Jared Street. According to police, a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old man was traveling north on Jared Street when he failed to stop for a flashing red signal. His vehicle subsequently hit a Jeep driven by a 28-year-old woman that was traveling on West Long Avenue. Both vehicles sustained severe damage; however, no injuries were reported. Towing services and the DuBois City Fire Department assisted on-scene.
  • Because of previous homelessness issues, police were on foot patrol Tuesday in the area of the Buffalo-Pittsburgh Railroad property and behind the Veterans of Foreign Wars. When officers left this area, they went down towards the creek and found two individuals near the bridge abutment. According to police, a male said the night before, they were kicked out from their place of residence, and had spent the morning and most of the day at the creek. He said plans were for his mother to come up from North Carolina to take them to her home. Police found the male had a warrant through the Reynoldsville magistrate’s office for bad checks; he was taken to the police station where he entered a plea and was released.
  • On Tuesday police were requested to check the welfare of a female on East Long Avenue. The caller told police she usually has frequent contact with the female but hadn’t heard from her in two days. Police spoke to office staff at the location, they had received the same call and related they’d checked the apartment and there wasn’t anyone there.
  • Police received a report Tuesday about a dog being observed in a white PT Cruiser in the area of South Jared Street and West Washington Avenue. According to police, the caller said the driver was possibly “shooting up” drugs. Then, they left the area. Police were unable to locate the vehicle in question.
  • Police received a report about an intoxicated male trespassing Tuesday at Sheetz on North Brady Street. Upon arrival, contact was made with the male in the dining area, and police say he was passed out with an empty 4 Loco’s beverage container in front of him. He was subsequently awoken and placed in custody. Police noted they’d advised the male he wasn’t any longer permitted in the store during his previous arrest. Police transported him to the station where he was temporarily placed in a holding cell. He was cited for public drunkenness and trespassing, and lodged in county jail on a 48-hour detainer due to not having a sober person to be released to.
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