GANT Weekend Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield

  • State police received a report about an incident of harassment that occurred Saturday on Scott Lane in Decatur Township. During the incident, a 20-year-old Philipsburg woman and a 24-year-old Morrisdale man engaged in a physical altercation, and allegedly subjected each other to unwanted contact. At some point, state police say a 66-year-old Philipsburg woman intervened, and was subjected to unwanted physical contact from the Morrisdale man.

State police at DuBois

  • State police received a report about a suspicious male Dec. 26 in the area of Elm and Bond streets in Brockway Borough, Jefferson County. According to state police, the male was located at the corner of Evergreen and Wood streets, and was determined to have an outstanding warrant in Butler County. He was also allegedly in possession of drugs and paraphernalia. State police took the male to the Jefferson County Jail, and he’ll face additional charges through the district court.
  • State police received a report about a burglary Sunday at a Route 219 residence in Snyder Township, Jefferson County. According to state police, a 48-year-old Brockway man received several motion sensor alarm notifications within his home. Upon his return, he found his front door was open; though there wasn’t anyone inside, his back door and dining room windows were broken. State police say it’s not apparent if anything was stolen, and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-371-4652.

State police at Punxsutawney

  • State police received a report about a theft that occurred sometime Dec. 18-20 on Stiffler Hill Road in Burnside Township. During the incident, someone allegedly removed a dusk-to-dawn, exterior light from the side of a Cherry Tree man’s residence. The investigation is ongoing at this time; anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-938-0510.

Lawrence Township

  • Police received a report about an incident of disorderly conduct Sunday on Susan Lane. During the incident, a 36-year-old Houtzdale man allegedly “barged” into a Clearfield woman’s home yelling obscenities and acting out in a threatening manner. Police say a citation is currently pending with the district court.
  • Police received a report about a theft that occurred Dec. 23 in the area of Drift Rocks and Johns Drive. According to police, a male was observed entering a home that’s under construction. He allegedly put a miter saw, which belonged to the contractors, into a vehicle, then left. A suspect has been identified, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.
  • Police received a report about a theft at the Wal-Mart Supercenter, Clearfield, on Dec. 8. According to police, a store associate shopped and used a self-checkout. They requested $40 cash back but walked away before it was processed. An unknown couple allegedly walked up and pocketed the cash; the investigation is ongoing at this time.
  • Police received a report about an incident of public drunkenness Sunday on Washington Avenue. According to police, a welfare check was conducted on a female who was observed staggering and stumbling along the roadway. She was identified as a 45-year-old female from Phoenix, Arizona, and determined to be highly intoxicated. She was subsequently cited and placed in county jail.
  • Police were requested to check the welfare of occupants of a vehicle Friday in the area of Calvary and Webber roads. According to police, it was found five people were smoking marijuana inside the vehicle, or “hotboxing.” Upon further investigation, police recovered over 100 grams of marijuana, scales, packaging materials and various other paraphernalia. Police say one occupant was 18 years old while the other four were juveniles. Charges are currently pending at this time.

DuBois City

  • Police received a report about a vehicle-versus-pedestrian accident on East Park Avenue. According to police, on-scene it was found a man had fallen and a motorist stopped to help him. Officers then helped the man to his residence, which was nearby.
  • Police received a report about a domestic in the 200 block of Spring Avenue. According to police, it was found two roommates were arguing over property. One party left the scene, and no arrests were made as a result of the incident.
  • Police received a report about a domestic in the 400 block of Spring Avenue. Police say neither party wanted an arrest made, and there weren’t any signs of physical injury; one party also agreed to leave the residence.
  • Police received a report about a patient causing a disturbance at the Penn Highlands DuBois emergency room. Upon arrival, police spoke with the patient who calmed down.
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