GANT Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about a theft from a motor vehicle that occurred sometime Wednesday or Thursday on Linwood Street in Beccaria Township. During the incident, someone allegedly stole a Coalport man’s brown wallet from his car. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-857-3800.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about a suspicious person Friday in the parking lot at Snappy’s Convenience Store in Clearfield. Upon arrival on-scene, contact was made with an Ohio man who was seen waving his arms and yelling while stumbling around his vehicle. In plain view, the man allegedly had multiple needles and syringes on and around the driver’s side. He was taken into custody by officers who then searched his vehicle. Police housed the man in county jail until he could become sober with charges of disorderly conduct and public drunkenness pending.

Sandy Township

  • On Sunday police were contacted by a Wasson Avenue man who reported that a dirt bike, which was being driven without any lights on, hit his vehicle, as he turned into his driveway. He said the driver fell off the bike, then got back on and rode away.
  • On Sunday police were contacted by a Tozier Avenue resident who reported that a Huskey dog had been sitting on her porch for the last hour. Officers retrieved the dog and attempted to locate the owner without success. The dog was subsequently turned over to the dog law officer.
  • Police responded to a motor vehicle crash Sunday in Sandy Township. According to police, a vehicle driven by a 54-year-old DuBois man crossed the center lane while traveling on DuBois Rockton Road. This caused it to hit a vehicle driven by a 30-year-old Rockton man. Both vehicles were disabled and minor injuries were also reported.  Police administered field sobriety tests to the DuBois man, which he failed; he was transported to the Penn Highlands Hospital for a legal blood draw. Charges are currently pending.
  • Police responded to a motor vehicle crash Monday in Sandy Township. According to police, a vehicle driven by a 42-year-old New Bethlehem woman failed to stop in time to avoid hitting a vehicle driven by a 69-year-old Brockway man that was slowed to turn into Dr. Doolittle’s. One vehicle was towed from the scene and no injuries were reported to police.
  • On Tuesday police were contacted by Treasure Lake Security, which reported someone had removed a fire extinguisher from the comfort station at Bimini Beach.
  • On Tuesday police received a report about a minor crash involving two tractor-trailers at the Pilot Travel Center. Neither injuries nor damage was reported.
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