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Weekend Police Log
Monday, September 17, 2012

State police at Clearfield
The investigation continues into an incident of criminal mischief in which someone slashed a tire on a vehicle that was parked on Brisbin Street in Houtzdale between 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 7:45 a.m. Sunday. Damage is estimated at $100.
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Yesterday at 3 p.m., a Grampian man allegedly smashed the windshield of another Grampian man's van at a residence on Matthews Road in Penn Township. Charges were filed through district court.
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Someone threw eggs and used a key to scratch the front fender of a 1999 Ford Explorer owned by a Philipsburg man while it was parked at on Perks Street in Decatur Township Saturday between 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Damage is estimated at $100.
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Two 14 year-old boys were charged with harassment after a disturbance was reported on West Branch School District grounds Friday at 10 p.m.
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Saturday at 6:30 p.m., a homemade cooker constructed out of a large steel truck rim and a large steel jack was reportedly stolen from a camp on Medix Grade Road in Goshen Township. Anyone with information should contact the police at 857-3800.
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No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Smith Street in Karthaus Township on Sept. 9 at 12:20 p.m. Carolyn Butler of Karthaus stopped at the stop sign at the intersection and attempted to turn right, failed to see the vehicle being driven by Nicholas Bolognese Jr. of Frenchville, and struck his front fender/bumper. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.
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No injuries were reported in a single-vehicle accident that occurred at 3 a.m. Saturday on Vulcan Road, Bigler Township. Kristy Warrick of Madera was traveling west when she attempted to negotiate a curve too fast, causing her vehicle to leave the roadway. Her vehicle struck an embankment and overturned onto its driver's side before coming to rest on the shoulder of the road facing east. She was wearing her seatbelt.
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The Uni-Mart in Hyde, Lawrence Township was damaged following an attempted break-in this morning at approximately 4:15 a.m. According to police, someone cut the padlock to the electric room of the business and turned off the circuit breakers. They then went to the back of the building and cut the phone and waterlines and smashed the front window with an unknown instrument. The suspects were unable to gain access to the inside of the store and fled in an unknown direction. Total damage is estimated at $1,310. Anyone with information is asked to contact police. The investigation continues
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Someone stole a 35-inch tall gravesite angel valued at $100 from the grave of Cortez Peters at the Bradford Cemetery sometime between Sept. 4-14.
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Someone threw a piece of pavement through a 24-inch by 48-inch garage window on Main Street in Woodland, causing approximately $400 damage.

Clearfield Boro
Police responded to a traffic complaint where a vehicle ran a stop sign almost causing an accident. The driver was cited.
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Officers arrested a male for trespass after an incident along Nichols Street.
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Police responded to Sheetz for a juvenile who had shoplifted. Police located the juvenile who was in possession of the stolen goods.
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Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation and found open container of alcohol in the vehicle. Citations were issued to the driver for various violations.
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Police responded to South Fourth Street for a neighbor dispute. Police handled the incident at the scene.
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Officers checked the Corman Railroad for kids that were to be running around after dark. Police were unable to locate anyone.
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Police assisted MH/MR with an incident along North Third Street. As a result a female was taken to the Clearfield emergency room for an evaluation.
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An act of harassment reportedly occurred at the Clearfield Hospital.
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A small terrier puppy was found along Elm Avenue. Clearfield/Lawrence Township Dog Law responded and took custody of the puppy.
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Police were asked by the Harford County Maryland Sheriffs office to assist in locating a missing person that may be residing in Clearfield.
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An act of criminal mischief reported in the parking lot of a local establishment was unfounded.
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Police responded to a 911 hang-up call. Everything was found to be OK.
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Police responded to the Clearfield Hospital for a reported assault. The investigation continues.
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Officers observed a verbal disturbance outside of a local establishment. The incident was handled on scene by police.
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Police received a report of a female stealing a stop sign.
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An open door was reported at a storage building. Police searched the building and
secured it.
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A verbal altercation was reported behind Sheetz. The actors were gone upon police arrival.
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Police responded to the area of Nichols Street and West Front Street for a report of a suspicious male that was to be looking for another male to fight. Police made contact with the male.
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Police assisted Lawrence Twp police with a domestic assault in Glen Richey.

Lawrence Township
School students are reminded to use caution when walking along the roadway after someone reported high school students were impeding the flow of traffic.
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The investigation continues into an act of harassment.
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A hit-and-run accident occurred in row 5 of the Walmart Supercenter parking lot Friday evening where a light brown Ford Ranger struck a parked vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to call the police.
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An act of harassment was reported Friday evening was unfounded.
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Police assisted a motorist with unlocking their vehicle.
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Someone reported a suspicious vehicle on Old Erie Pike. Police located the vehicle and its owner and determined the vehicle was disabled.
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A careless driving incident was reported on state Route 879. Police were unable to locate the vehicle involved.
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The suspicious vehicle reported at the intersection of Clarendon Avenue and McPherson Street on Friday was gone when police arrived.
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On Saturday morning, police responded to a traffic hazard on Turnpike Avenue.
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A traffic violation was reported on Clearfield-Shawville Highway.
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The investigation continues into the theft of tools from a motor vehicle Saturday afternoon.
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A resident reported Saturday afternoon that someone stole a sign.
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Police responded to Clearfield Hospital to speak with an individual who was involved in an all-terrain vehicle accident. A York man was trail riding on private property when he crested a hill and crashed his ATV. He was treated and released.
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The investigation continues into an incident of retail theft at Snappy's Convenience Store.
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Officers responded to a possible hit-and-run accident and were able to sort out the incident. The victim received the necessary insurance information.
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A reported burglary in Hyde was already part of an ongoing investigation.
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Assistance was given to a motorist who locked her keys in her vehicle.
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The investigation continues into a report of harassment by communication. Police advised the victim on how to block telephone numbers and protect her computer.
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Drag racing was reported on River Road; however, the vehicles were gone prior to police arrival.
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Police searched Rockton Mountain Highway after a report of a possible DUI but were unable to locate the vehicle.
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Assistance was given to a motorist who locked her keys in her vehicle on Leonard Street.
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Officers responded to an act of harassment in which an area woman was allegedly manhandled by an area man.
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A black bicycle with logo markings was recovered on Dorey Street Extension. The owner can claim it at the police station after identifying it.
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No injuries were reported in a single-vehicle accident on Clearfield-Curwensville Highway where a Curwensville man struck a deer with his vehicle.
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A vehicle struck a deer on SR 879.
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Officers responded to the Glen Richey area for a domestic incident. As a result, a man was arrested for simple assault and related charges.

State police at DuBois
Someone stole property from a Morrisdale woman's vehicle while it was parked on Viaduct Road in Bloom Township between Sept. 2-11. Anyone with information in regard to the incident should call the police at 371-4652.

State police at Philipsburg
On Saturday at 12:24 a.m., Larry Wallace of Clearfield was stopped for several traffic violations along Centre Street in Philipsburg Borough. During further investigation, it was determined Wallace was driving while under the influence of alcohol, and was arrested for DUI.
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A 17-year-old boy forcibly opened the door of the home of William Kephart of Unionville Borough in August, causing damage to the doorjamb.
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On Thursday, a 31-year-old Port Matilda woman said she received a phone call from a 30-year-old Bellefonte woman saying the Bellefonte woman threatened physical violence and called her lewd names.

State police at Ebensburg
No injuries were reported in a single-vehicle accident that occurred on Sept. 8 on Executive Drive in Reade Township, Cambria County where Jennifer Jasper of Coalport was traveling east and lost control on the wet roadway while negotiating a curve. Jasper's vehicle left the roadway and struck an embankment and overturned onto its side.
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A single-vehicle accident occurred Tuesday at 8:20 a.m. on Station Road in Blacklick Township, Cambria County where John Kirkland of Woodland was traveling south in a tractor that was transporting a semi-trailer loaded with coal. Kirkland was traveling too fast while negotiating a right hand curve and crossed into the northbound lane of travel. His vehicle overturned onto its side in the northbound lane and slid to a final rest after striking a utility pole. Kirkland was cited for driving a vehicle at a safe speed, accidents involving overturned vehicles.

State police at Ridgway
A two-vehicle accident occurred Friday at 6:15 p.m. on U.S. Route 219 in Horton Township, Elk County. Bryan Slovinsky of Sagamore was traveling south and slowed for a car that was turning left in front of him when a vehicle driven by Angela Baird of DuBois approached and struck the back of his vehicle. Baird suffered minor injuries and was transported by Brockway Ambulance to DuBois Regional Medical Center. Slovinsky was not injured.


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