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WEEKEND POLICE LOG
Monday, April 20, 2009

State police at Clearfield

A Mineral Springs woman reported that a 24-year-old Woodland man punched her in the eye and grabbed her by the neck Friday night following a verbal argument at a Pebble Lane residence in Bradford Township.

The man was charged with simple assault and harassment.

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Billie Jo Zimmerman of Curwensville reported that someone stole a tarp and a used all-terrain vehicle tire from her Kennedy Drive property sometime between 10:30 p.m. Friday and 3:20 p.m. Saturday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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Police are investigating an incident of harassment that happened at a Pine Run Road residence in Bigler Township Saturday when a Madera man threatened to harm a Madera woman.

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An act of criminal mischief occurred at the Clearfield County Alternative Education School in Wallaceton sometime between 3 p.m. Wednesday and 6:45 a.m. Thursday when someone damaged a storage shed behind the school.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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Joshua Port of Altoona suffered moderate injuries Friday when he was struck by a car while riding a bicycle.

Mr. Port was traveling on state Route 453 in Gulich Township when he was sideswiped by a vehicle driven by Larry Saupp of Smithmill.

Mr. Port was taken to the Altoona Regional Health System via ambulance. He was wearing a helmet. Mr. Saupp was not injured.

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John Matheny of Ohio suffered minor injuries Saturday following a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 in Pine Township.

Mr. Matheny was traveling west when he lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons. The vehicle traveled off the north shoulder and overturned.

Mr. Matheny was taken to  DuBois Regional Medical Center for treatment.

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Robert Gillen Jr. of Houtzdale reported that he was physically assaulted Saturday by an unknown man at the intersection of SR 729 and SR 253 in Gulich Township.

The suspect fled the scene. Mr. Gillen was taken to the Clearfield Hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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A hit-and-run was reported at the Kylertown Truck Stop parking lot Thursday.

Paul Armstrong of Osceola Mills reported that he was attempting to turn left from the parking lot onto Rolling Stone Road when a semi truck pulling an empty flatbed drove from the scales and struck the rear of his vehicle.

The vehicle turned right and continued south on Rolling Stone Road without stopping.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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The investigation continues into an incident of theft that happened when someone stole six spools of exposed copper wire from the back of three Penelec trucks parked in a parking area near Roaring Run Lane, Bradford Township.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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Jerry Weaver of Philipsburg reported that someone stole various tools from a Doran Road location sometime between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Sunday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Clearfield Boro

Police responded to Dorey Street for a reported strong odor of propane. Officers contacted the fire department.

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An act of criminal mischief was reported at a West Second Avenue business.

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A registration plate was returned to its rightful owner after it was found near the Driving Park.

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An act of harassment was reported along North Third Street Friday night.

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Police could not locate an intoxicated man reported in the area of South Second Street.

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Officers located two juveniles who were carrying parts of a light post along East Market Street.

The juveniles returned the items and their information was collected.

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No injuries were reported when a vehicle was struck by another vehicle and then hit a house.

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A wallet that was found Saturday morning was returned to its owner.

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A noise complaint was reported when loud music was heard coming from a truck on West Pine Street.

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Police responded to Nichols Street for an outside fire and found that a grill was functioning unattended. No one was home at the residence, and police summoned the fire department to extinguish the fire.

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Police served a warrant on an individual for an incident that happened in March.

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A Clearfield resident was cited for disorderly conduct Friday afternoon. The man was walking home when he became belligerent and began shouting obscenities and making comments about shooting people.

He was detained and told officers he was upset due to a Biblical matter that he would not discuss.

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A stray dog found near Sheetz was turned over to animal enforcement.

Lawrence Township

Officers contacted the occupants of a suspicious vehicle reported at CNB Bank and learned that they were waiting for the bank to open. Police advised them to return during regular business hours.

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Police responded to a civil matter from an out-of-state resident.

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A barking dog complaint in Hillsdale was unfounded.

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A dog was reportedly running in traffic in the borough. The animal is described as silver/gray in color wearing a dark collar with small silver buttons.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or the dog law officers.

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Officers investigated an incident of scattered rubbish on Washington Avenue and determined the incident was unfounded.

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A report of illegal burning was received after a large amount of smoke was created by individuals who were burning wood.

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Police assisted the operator of a vehicle that had run out of gas on the Clearfield-Shawville Highway.

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A traffic violation was reported on Mill Road.

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Dog law officers were contacting after a dog caused a noise violation.

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Police were unable to locate a man following a report of public drunkenness on South Second Street.

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A man was transported to the Clearfield Hospital for evaluation after he allegedly threatened to harm himself.

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A state Department of Transportation sign was damaged on SR 153.

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An act of harassment was reported on Little Clearfield Creek.

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Officers arrested a Philipsburg juvenile and a Philipsburg woman after they were caught shoplifting items from Wal-Mart Supercenter.

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An act of criminal mischief was reported on Turnpike Avenue Extension.

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A woman suffered minor injuries after she reportedly fell from a vehicle in the Glen Richey area.

No foul play is suspected.

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Officers could not locate two men who were reportedly covered in blood in the Glen Richey area.

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Police responded to the Glen Richey area for a reported party involving underage drinking.

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An act of criminal mischief was reported on Montgomery Run Road.

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Police responded to Clarendon Avenue for a burning complaint.

State police at Punxsy

A 45-year-old Falls Creek man was arrested for driving under the influence Saturday following a traffic stop on Panic-Wishaw Road in Jefferson County.

State police at DuBois

Michael Perry of Reynoldsville reported that someone stole a Taurus .22 magnum stainless steel revolver from a 2004 Ford Ranger while it was parked outside his Jackson Street residence sometime between April 2-18.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 371-4652.

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Sometime between April 6-12, someone removed two circuit breaker panel boxes from an outside storage area at Bellamaro Social Hall on SR 950 in Jefferson County.

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A Reynoldsville girl who was reported missing has returned to her sister's home.

Sarah Troyer, a 16-year-old resident of the Amish community, returned after she, her brother and another male left the area with an Aultman man on April 5.

Ms. Troyer was reportedly in good condition when she returned.

Morris-Cooper Regional

Police received a criminal mischief report from a Hawk Run resident. A known person was seen knocking on a resident's porch windows and running away. Police attempted to locate the subject but were unable to. The investigation is continuing.

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Police stopped three ATV riders on Sawmill Road in Cooper Township Friday night for riding on the roadways. Police issued several citations.

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Police responded to a domestic argument in Kylertown. Police handled the situation at the scene.

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Police arrested a Kylertown resident for DUI after a traffic stop on the Morrisdale-Allport Highway in Morrisdale.

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Police arrested a Morrisdale resident for DUI after a traffic stop on Wallaceton Road in Morrisdale.

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Police received a theft report of landscape sidewalk lighting and other lawn ornaments in Hawk Run. Police are asking anyone with information on this incident or any other incident to call them at 342-5621.

State police at Philipsburg

Unknown individuals threw eggs at vehicles belonging to Lynn Bean, Kelly Penzo and Mark Maines, residents on B and Walnut streets in the Village of South Philipsburg between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. All vehicles sustained minor damage.

Jeffery Brown of Osceola Mills was driving south on SR 350 at roughly 3:30 p.m. the same day when an occupant of a northbound vehicle threw an egg at his vehicle.

The egg struck and cracked the windshield of Mr. Brown's vehicle, and the driver of the other vehicle continued north on SR 350. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 342-3370.

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A 14-year-old juvenile sent several vulgar and threatening text messages to another juvenile Wednesday.

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Bonnie Houston of Tyrone was traveling south on SR 350 approximately one mile north of Sandy Ridge when she observed another vehicle traveling northbound attempting to pass a tractor-trailer.

Ms. Houston moved her vehicle over as far as possible, but the soft shoulder pulled the car and caused it to enter into a spin that sent the vehicle into a ditch.

Ms. Houston was not injured and was wearing her seat belt.

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Cindy Meek of Sandy Ridge was driving on SR 350 in Taylor Township, Centre County, Friday and swerved to evade a deer that entered the roadway.

She lost control of the vehicle, which traveled across the eastern shoulder and struck a tree. Ms. Meek was wearing her seat belt and escaped injury.

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Police recovered a Crosman pellet gun on U.S. Route 322 in Philipsburg Friday.

Anyone who wishes to claim the gun is asked to call police to identify it.

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Someone entered the vehicle of Terry Fleck of Hemlock Street in Philipsburg and removed a blue plastic container with assorted tools inside. The theft occurred between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Anyone with information is asked to call police.

 


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