GANT Weekend Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an incident of harassment Sept. 3 on the Philipsburg-Bigler Highway in Decatur Township. According to state police, a 44-year-old Hyde man arrived at JRS Enterprises and entered the garage area, where he pushed and punched the victim several times. Then, he fled the scene. Charges will be filed through the district court.
  • State police received a report about an incident of criminal mischief that occurred Sept. 1 on Stumptown Road in Decatur Township. According to state police, someone in a side-by-side did donuts in an Osceola Mills man’s yard and driveway, causing damage. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.
  • State police received a report about an incident of theft and vandalism that occurred sometime Sept. 4-5 on Buck Run Road in Jordan Township. During the incident, someone allegedly vandalized an Irvona woman’s vehicle and stole its battery. State police say they shot three rifle rounds into the rear, passenger’s side quarter panel; shattered the passenger’s side window; cracked the windshield; attempted to pry open the trunk; and damaged the right, rear taillight. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about a suspicious male Saturday at the Sapp Bros. Truck Stop. According to police, when contact was made, the male was upset the officers couldn’t see the men, which he claimed were at the rear of the store, holding firearms and running around. He was asked to show the officers, at which point he related they just jumped through the ceiling and the officers missed them. Police subsequently transported the male to county jail, and he was cited for the incident.
  • Police responded to a drug-related DUI crash Saturday on River Road. According to police, the male driver left the scene but came back to speak with officers. He was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance, and he was transported to the hospital for a legal blood draw. A search of the vehicle allegedly uncovered marijuana, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
  • Police received a report about an assault Saturday at the Hyde Uni-Mart. Upon investigation, it was found three Clearfield men allegedly assaulted a 63-year-old man in an “unprovoked fight” due to a previous civil matter. Police say the victim sustained injuries and was choked by the three men who then fled the scene. Charges were filed through the district court.
  • Police received a report about a theft Saturday on Mill Road. According to police, someone stole a black and orange Kent 20” Chaos bicycle from the victim’s residence. Anyone with information is asked to contact township police.
  • Police received property that was found Saturday along Washington Avenue. According to police, a black carabiner with a Chevrolet car key, a car remote key and a car dealer tag was found near the Hyde Post Office. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

DuBois City

  • Police received a report about an incident of trespassing Sept. 4 in the 200 block of West Long Avenue. Upon arrival on-scene, officers were unable to locate anyone in the area of the caller’s apartment building. The caller told police she thought she knew the person, and they must have left.
  • On Sept. 4, police were flagged down by a male in the area of North Sixth Street, because he wanted to report a vehicle-versus-deer crash. According to police, he’d been traveling west on Route 255 when a deer ran out and struck the side of his vehicle. Recent damage was observed on its right side; however, towing services weren’t needed. No injuries were reported to police.
  • Police issued multiple warnings and citations for traffic violations on Sept. 4.
  • Police received a report about a possible stolen vehicle Sept. 4 on South Church Street. According to police, contact was made with the caller who said she wasn’t sure if her vehicle had been stolen or repossessed the night before. She was then advised that police were contacted and notified it was being repossessed by the lien holder.
  • Police received a report about an incident of harassment Sept. 4 at Domino’s Pizza. According to police, contact was made with the restaurant’s general manager who said multiple calls were received from a female who cursed at her employees. She said she’d asked the female to stop calling, but she continued her actions. Police then tried to contact the female on multiple occasions; however, she didn’t answer. Because the answering machine was different for most calls, police believe the female called from a number changing app. Police advised the manager to call back, if the female continued her actions.
  • Police received a report Sept. 4 about an intoxicated female who was being disorderly in the Sheetz parking lot on North Brady Street. Upon arrival, contact was made with the female who police say was under the influence to the degree she was a danger to herself and others. Because she didn’t have anyone to be released to, police had the female lodged in county jail on a 48-hour detainer. She was also cited for public drunkenness.
  • Police received a report about a damaged vehicle Friday in the 100 block of East Scribner Avenue. The owner told police that while the vehicle was parked there, someone kicked the driver’s side door and caused around $700 worth of damage. The investigation continues.
  • Police received a report about the odor of marijuana Friday at an apartment in the first block of West Scribner Avenue. Upon arrival in the area, police were unable to detect anything abnormal.
  • Police received a report about a male who was threatening staff Saturday at the Penn Highlands Hospital. Upon arrival on-scene, contact was made and officers were able to calm down the male.
  • Police received a report about a damaged bird feeder Saturday in the 200 block of East Scribner Avenue. According to police, a male said someone tried to steal his bird feeder from his yard, which caused damage to it.
  • Police received a report about a retail theft Saturday at a Hoover Avenue business. Upon investigation, it was learned that a 33-year-old Reynoldsville woman allegedly took greeting cards and make-up worth $218.25 from the business without paying for them. When contact was made with the female, police located the stolen items, which were returned. Charges are pending against the female for the incident.
  • Police received a report about a male riding an all-terrain vehicle Saturday on Orient Avenue. However, upon arrival, the male told police he had permission to be there. As a result, police advised both parties to discuss the matter with the property owners.
  • Police responded to a reported hit-and-run crash Saturday on North Stockdale Street. According to police, a witness observed a motorist back into another vehicle, then leave the area. On-scene, police saw the victim’s vehicle had damage to its front bumper. Police later located the suspect vehicle and spoke to its driver. Charges will be filed against them for the crash.

 

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