GANT Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about a trespassing incident that occurred Aug. 25 on Trolley Street in Winburne, Cooper Township. During the incident, 21-year-old Devon Klingler of Winburne allegedly arrived at the victim’s residence and kicked in their door to make entry. State police say Klingler had previously been warned to move out and not return. Charges were filed through the district court.

Lawrence Township

  • Police reported a drug-related DUI occurred Thursday on the Clearfield-Shawville Highway. During a traffic stop, a 28-year-old Clearfield man was allegedly found to be under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of marijuana. He was released into the custody of a sober person and charges are currently pending at this time.

DuBois City

  • Police conducted a traffic stop that resulted in a wanted male being taken into custody on Tuesday. According to the report, police checked the driver’s information and discovered he had a warrant through the Clearfield County Sheriff’s office. The driver, identified as Dalton Dickey, was transported to the police station and turned over to a constable.
  • On Tuesday police received multiple tips regarding the whereabouts of Michael Wells, 36, of DuBois, who was wanted through the county’s Sheriff’s office. According to the report, upon arrival at an address, contact was made with individuals, and it was found that Wells was trying to hide from police. He was taken into custody, at which point police say a woman attempted to physically prevent his apprehension. Both Wells and the female were transported to the police station; Wells was released to sheriff’s deputies and lodged in county jail. Charges are currently pending against the female.
  • Police received a report about a disorderly couple Tuesday at a West Long Avenue address. According to police, the caller said a male was smashing a vacuum cleaner in the sidewalk and roadway. They also heard a male and female screaming foul language from inside the home. Upon arrival on-scene, contact was made with the male who told police he was upset because his “stuff” was missing. Police say the couple will be cited for disorderly conduct; the male was directed to clean up the sidewalk and roadway.
  • Police received a report of excessive noise Tuesday on West Long Avenue. According to police, upon arrival on-scene, contact was made with a male and his family who were so loud, they could be heard across the roadway. They were advised of the numerous noise complaints throughout the day and requested to quiet down. Police also advised if the problem persisted, it would result in citations.

Sandy Township

  • Police received a report about a vehicle that had been crashed into a yard Wednesday on Salada Road. Upon investigation, the vehicle was found to be stolen out of Pittsburgh.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.
  • On Thursday police were contacted by a tractor-trailer driver who reported that he hit two bears while traveling along the Behringer Highway.
  • Police received a report about a two-vehicle collision Thursday in Sandy Township. According to police, a vehicle driven by a 69-year-old DuBois man was stopped on the Watson Highway. Then, a vehicle driven by a 43-year-old Ebensburg man swerved around him, as he turned his vehicle, causing the collision.
  • On Thursday police were contacted by a 47-year-old Circle Road woman who reported she’d left her purse in a shopping cart at Wal-Mart. Employees called saying that it was found; however, when she claimed it, she said her identification and cash were missing.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.
  • Police received a report about a motor vehicle crash Thursday in Sandy Township. According to police, a 31-year-old DuBois woman lost control of her vehicle while traveling on Tannery Row Road. She said the throttle became stuck and she was unable to stop the vehicle, which traveled over an embankment into a creek bed. Police say the vehicle sustained minimal damage, but was towed from the scene.  No injuries were reported in the crash.
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