State police at Clearfield
- State police received a report about an incident of theft that occurred sometime Tuesday or Wednesday at an Erie Street residence in Wallaceton Borough. During the incident, a 23-year-old Bellefonte man allegedly entered the victim’s bedroom and removed $100 that was in her dresser. He then fled the scene.
State police at DuBois
- State police received a report about deceptive business practices at Lakelawn Memorial Park in Winslow Township. According to state police, the victim signed a contract July 30, 1979 to purchase a bronze marker and granite base. He paid a total of $1,715, and they were neither ordered nor installed at the gravesite. However, state police declined prosecution due to the fact that it was beyond the five-year statute of limitations.
- State police received a report about deceptive business practices at the Lakelawn Memorial Park in Winslow Township. According to state police, the victim signed a contract Dec. 7, 1990 to purchase a bronze marker and granite base. She paid a total of $1,145, and they were neither ordered nor installed at the gravesite. However, state police declined prosecution due to the fact that it was beyond the five-year statute of limitations.
State police at Philipsburg
- State police received a report about an incident of theft by deception that occurred April 17 on Walnut Street in Rush Township. According to state police, the victim was sent a check, which she cashed and deposited into her bank account. She was allegedly directed to withdraw money and send it by MoneyGram to an unknown person. She attempted to do this before being informed by her bank that the check wasn’t valid. State police said the woman thought she was speaking with the FBI director over Facebook, and he/she was giving her directions for handling the check.
- Police responded to an activated fire alarm along North Second Street. Upon arrival, police did not observe any signs of an active fire. Members of the Clearfield Fire Department arrived at the scene to investigate the alarm.
- Police responded to a report about a vehicle swerving on the roadway on Route 879 near Park Avenue. Police located the vehicle along Park Avenue, and the driver had a suspended license and an active warrant through the Clearfield County Sheriff’s Office. He was arrested and lodged in the Clearfield County Jail on the warrant.
- Police assisted with a medical emergency along East Market Street. Police provided traffic control while emergency personnel were assisting the patient.
- Lawrence Township police were assisted with attempting to locate a vehicle that had been taken for a test drive and not returned. It was located as it returned to the dealership.
- Police assisted a motorist who had locked their keys inside their vehicle along Reed Street.
- Police will issue a citation due to an incident of disorderly conduct that occurred at the Clearfield Area Junior-Senior High School.
- Police received a report about a domestic incident along Carbon Mine Road. It was resolved at the scene.
- Police would like to remind township residents not to provide any personal information over the phone. Police have recently received numerous reports about callers identifying themselves as the representatives from the IRS.
- Police received a report about illegal dumping in the area of Mount Joy Road.
- Police received a report about an alleged incident of theft in the area of Washington Avenue.
- Police received a report about an alleged incident of retail theft at the Wal-Mart Supercenter. It remains under investigation.
- Police received a report about an alleged incident of unsworn falsification on a firearm transfer at Rural King. Charges are to be filed as a result.
- Police conducted a traffic stop and determined the vehicle allegedly had an altered, forged or counterfeit inspection sticker. Charges are to be filed as a result.
- Police received a report about a stolen vehicle. It was recovered and returned to the owner, and the investigation is still pending.
- Police were asked to conduct a welfare check in the area of Clark Street.
- Police received a report about an alleged incident of theft in the area of Leonard Street. It remains under investigation at this time.
- Police received a report about a psychological emergency at the Economy Inn. The person was later transported by emergency personnel.
- Clearfield Borough police were assisted with an incident involving a person who was under the influence and possibly having a psychological emergency.
- Police received a report about a deer struck by a motor vehicle on the Clearfield-Curwensville Highway.
- A Dollar General Store of Kylertown employee reported a suspicious vehicle had been parked in the lot for a couple hours. Police checked the vehicle and determined it was broken down. The owner will have it removed from the store’s parking lot.
- A motorist reported a traffic violation after a red KIA had left the roadway and was being driven recklessly at a high rate of speed. Police stopped the vehicle and arrested a Houtzdale resident for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.
- An Allport resident alleged that money and an iPod, tablet and two new TracPhones were stolen from their house over this past weekend. Police learned of a known juvenile suspect, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.
- A Morrisdale resident reported a yellow four-wheeler had blown past him, throwing stones up at his windshield. He was able to get the four-wheeler’s operator to stop and remove the key. Then, he contacted police to advise the four-wheeler’s location. Upon arrival, the four-wheeler’s operator was gone from the scene. He can contact police to pick up his key at 814-765-1533.
- Decatur Township police were assisted with a psychological emergency in the Philipsburg area.
- Police received a report about an alleged incident of burglary in the 500 block of South Brady Street. According to police, a 36-year-old Reynoldsville man, Brian Perrin, had broken into the victim’s residence and also stolen her vehicle. Soon after police learned of a motor vehicle accident, which involved Perrin and the stolen vehicle. Police said items were found at the scene that belonged to the victim. Perrin was taken to the hospital for treatment and later to county jail. Perrin has been arrested on multiple charges.
- Police responded to a report of a burglar alarm at CVS Pharmacy. Upon arrival, police found that everything was OK.
- Police received a report about an incident of harassment. A female told police she was being harassed by Facebook and phone by a known male. However, the male made the same allegations of the female. Police advised both parties to cease contact with each other.
- Police received a report from a female after someone had sliced the screen in a window of her residence. She wasn’t sure who had done it.
- Police received a report of a kidnapping on South State Street. A female told police her child was supposed to be picked up by church staff. She stated that a white van pulled up and her son entered it, but she didn’t believe it was a church van. When police arrived, the child was returned home by the church staff who had picked him up.
- Police received a report about a possible stolen vehicle in the area of Rumbarger Avenue and Wood Street. When police arrived, they located a vehicle in the area of Spring Avenue. Police spoke with the owner who stated there was a problem, and the alarm wouldn’t shut off for 15 minutes after the vehicle is started. He told police he still needed to get the problem fixed.
- Police received a report about loud music on North Jared Street. Upon arrival, police found it was coming from a basement apartment, where a tenant was passed out on the couch. Police knocked on the windows and doors and when the male came to his door, police advised he needed to turn his music off. The male complied with the request, and police cleared the scene.
- On Tuesday a 36-year-old Reynoldsville man wrecked the vehicle he was driving into a utility pole on Central Christian Drive. According to police, it caused the pole to shear off, and wires were lying in the roadway and on the vehicle. The man was able to get of the vehicle and went to a nearby home. Upon arrival, police located the man who was slurring his speech and nodding off while standing up. He was transported to Penn Highlands by ambulance for treatment and for a legal blood draw. Police said that the vehicle was stolen from DuBois City the night before; charges are currently pending at this time.
- On Tuesday police responded to the end of Smithfield Street next to the creek, while there was a vehicle running; there also appeared to be a man passed out. Upon arrival, police located a 27-year-old Luthersburg woman in the driver’s seat and a 30-year-old Luthersburg man in the passenger’s seat, and it was difficult to wake them up. Police said that the woman was belligerent, and the man had outstanding warrants. He was taken into custody without incident.
- On Tuesday police received a report about a domestic disturbance on Kilmer Road. According to police, it started as an argument between a 19-year-old boy and his 18-year-old girlfriend. It allegedly turned into a physical confrontation involving several people. It was over prior to police arrival, and the situation was handled without incident.
- On Wednesday a Treasure Lake man reported a 34-year-old DuBois man called and threatened him because his estranged girlfriend was staying there. Police handled the situation without incident.
- On Wednesday, a vehicle driven by a 72-year-old Troutville woman turned into the Blinker Sheetz and into the path of a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Falls Creek man, which caused the two to collide. Both units were towed from the scene, and minor injuries were reported as a result.
- On Wednesday police received a report about a domestic dispute in the Commons parking lot. According to police, a 21-year-old DuBois woman was yelling at her mother on the phone outside the Dollar Tree, and her 26-year-old boyfriend came out to tell her to stop. Then, they engaged in a verbal altercation, which was resolved prior to police arrival. Police handled the situation without further incident.
- On Wednesday a 23-year-old Forest Avenue woman reported that someone was outside her residence looking in her window. However, the person was gone prior to police arrival.
- On Thursday a 66-year-old township resident reported that her 64-year-old brother was at her home and causing a disturbance. However, the man left the scene prior to police arrival.
- On Thursday a township resident reported receiving a call from someone who claimed to be from the IRS. The caller reportedly threatened to have her arrested if she didn’t pay $900 in back taxes. She recognized the call as a scam and did not release any information.