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Weekend Police Log
Monday, December 16, 2013

State police at Clearfield
Simple assault and terroristic threats occurred last night on Dales Drive in Covington Township.
Amy Jo Campbell and Noah Yoder, both of Frenchville, became involved in a domestic dispute when Campbell allegedly threw a candle that struck Yoder's head. Yoder allegedly pointed an empty Ruger 357 Magnum at her head and threatened to shoot her. Both individuals were arrested for domestic assault and arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Richard Ireland. They were placed in Clearfield County Jail on $10,000 bail.
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The investigation continues in an incident of theft that occurred between 11:57 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Someone removed a 3-foot-by-5-foot wagon wheel planter with three wooden planters, valued at $200, from the front yard at a Smithmill woman's residence.
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Harassment charges were filed against a 14-year-old Philipsburg girl after she assaulted a 13-year-old Philipsburg girl along Short Street in Chester Hill Borough Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Clearfield Boro
Officers made contact with a reported suspicious man sitting in a vehicle along Witmer Street and found he was waiting for someone.
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A man was reportedly causing a disturbance at the Clearfield YMCA, where police spoke with him and an employee and found the man was not causing any problems.
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Police received a report of a possible protection from abuse violation.
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The investigation continues in a hit-and-run accident reported by an East Fifth Street resident.
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While on routine patrol, police observed a pickup truck being driven carelessly on East Market Street during a snowstorm. They stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, who stated he was driving "stupid."
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Officers assisted with a disabled vehicle on Cemetery Road.
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An intoxicated man found on Bridge Street who was causing a disturbance was arrested.
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Police checked the welfare of a female and found she was OK.
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On Saturday at approximately 7 p.m., a hit-and-run accident was reported in the Silver Screen parking lot. A man was leaving in a white pickup truck and backed into a car. A passenger in the car attempted to get him to stop, but he fled on North Second Street.
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Officers responded to a Clearfield Street residence for reported noise coming from the basement, but were unable to find anything.
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Police cited a man for harassment when he sent several messages to a woman after being advised to stop.
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On Friday between 7:30-8:30 a.m., officers, along with state police at Clearfield, conducted a detail enforcing the 15 mph speed limit zone along South Second Street in front of St. Francis School. As a result, 18 citations were filed for speeding and other related offenses. Police will continue to enforce this throughout the school year.

State police at Punxsy
A two-vehicle accident occurred Saturday at 10:35 a.m. in Henderson Township, Jefferson County. Devin Williams of Punxsutawney attempted to negotiate a right curve on U.S. Route 119, lost control of his vehicle, entered the opposing lane of travel and struck a vehicle driven by Kathleen Short of Aldan. Williams suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Punxsutawney Area Hospital. Short and her passenger, Brandi Lamoreau of Curwensville, suffered moderate injuries and were transported to DuBois Regional Medical Center. Big Run Fire Co. assisted at the scene.
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On Saturday at 11:45 a.m., a one-vehicle accident occurred in Bell Township, Jefferson County.
Robert Snyder of Mahaffey was traveling south on state Route 36 up a hill while Nathan Colgan of Punxsutawney was traveling north on SR 36 down a hill. Colgan's vehicle crossed the centerline, struck Snyder's vehicle and came to rest at the point of impact. Snyder's vehicle drifted backward, traveled onto private property and struck an old car before coming to rest against the car about 25 feet from the road. Both drivers suffered moderate injuries and were transported to Punxsutawney Area Hospital by Jefferson County Emergency Medical Services. Punxsutawney Fire Co. also assisted at the scene.

State police at DuBois
No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident Saturday at 12:30 p.m. on Interstate 80 in Washington Township, Jefferson County. Kendall Ymalay of DuBois was traveling west, lost control of her vehicle on the snow-covered road, it spun sideways, exited the north side of the road and traveled approximately 200 feet before its right tire dug in and overturned. The vehicle then came to rest in an upright position facing west.
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No one was injured in a one-vehicle accident on I-80 in Pine Township Saturday at 11:55 a.m.
A Missouri man was traveling east, lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered road due to excessive speed, and it spun sideways and exited the south side of the road. The vehicle traveled approximately 150 feet down a slope, struck an embankment and came to rest against the embankment facing west.
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On Saturday at 3:47 p.m., no injuries were reported in a three-vehicle accident on I-80 in Brookville. All three vehicles were traveling in the left lane at mile marker 79.8, when Widly Madelon of Massachusetts was traveling too fast for conditions. His vehicle struck the back of a vehicle driven by Elizabeth Cameron of Michigan, pushing it into the back of a vehicle driven by Wesley Miller of DuBois. The vehicles came to rest in the right lane on North Fork Bridge.
Trooper Breakey, Brookville Fire Co., Jefferson County EMS and the state Department of Transportation assisted at the scene.

Curwensville Boro
A man who was arguing with the owner of a State Street business Thursday morning left without incident.
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Someone reported a door-to-door salesman was soliciting on Naulton Road. Residents are reminded to use caution when inviting individuals into their homes, and salesmen should possess a solicitation permit from Curwensville Borough.
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An Olanta woman was arrested for driving under the influence Saturday morning.
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Police transported a male juvenile to DRMC for an evaluation.
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Someone reportedly fired a shot in the Arnoldtown Road area yesterday morning, where police made contact with an individual who accidentally discharged a small-caliber weapon.
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Residents are reminded that parking is prohibited on State and Filbert streets between 3-6 a.m.

State police at Philipsburg
The investigation continues after a large sum of money was taken from a woman's purse while she was shopping between Thursday and Friday.
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Troopers are investigating a report that a man and woman were seen at a utility shed on Buttonwood Street in Unionville Borough Dec. 6 at 8:45 p.m. shortly before damage was found to the door and gasoline was missing inside.
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On Nov. 30, someone stole $120 from a Philipsburg man's wallet. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 342-3370.


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