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Weekend Police Log
Monday, February 17, 2014
State police at Clearfield
James Creek of Grassflat was cited for harassment after he allegedly struck a 17-year-old Winburne boy at a Trolley Street residence in Winburne Saturday at 8:30 a.m.
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On Friday at 6:52 a.m., a one-vehicle accident occurred in Cooper Township. An Illinois woman was traveling east on Interstate 80 when she lost control of her vehicle, it struck an embankment and overturned. She suffered minor injuries. Morris Township and Winburne fire companies assisted at the scene.
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Yesterday at approximately 5:25 a.m., a one-vehicle accident occurred in Decatur Township when a 16-year-old Morrisdale boy was traveling north on state Route 53. He lost control of his vehicle, it struck an embankment and overturned. He was transported to Clearfield Hospital for blood alcohol content testing.
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Charges of public drunkenness were filed against Timothy John White of Drifting. He allegedly caused a disturbance outside of a Hill Street residence in Chester Hill Saturday at approximately 2:14 a.m.
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Criminal mischief was reported in Woodward Township Feb. 8. Someone caused an estimated $250 in damage to the front driver's side quarter panel on a Smokerun woman's red 2012 Nissan Versa while it was parked at Puff Super Value. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 857-3800.
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Harassment charges were filed against Bruce Nevling Jr. of Coalport. He allegedly struck a Coalport man during an altercation at a Beccaria Township residence Friday at approximately 11:50 a.m.
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No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident Feb. 9 in Cooper Township when a California woman was traveling west in the left lane on I-80 at mile marker 134. She attempted to travel into the right lane, causing her tractor's trailer to sway. The trailer began to slide around the tractor and she attempted to steer farther right to gain control of the vehicle, but the tractor slid off of the north side of the road. It struck an embankment, spun around clockwise as its trailer continued to slide, continued sliding along the north side of the road and came to rest.
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On Feb. 9, no one was injured in a one-vehicle accident in Cooper Township. A motorist was traveling east on I-80 at mile marker 134 when their vehicle came into contact with ice, causing the trailer to sway back and forth. The right tire of the trailer went flat, causing it to overturn onto its side. The trailer was turned upright and the motorist was able to drive away.
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No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident Feb. 9 in Graham Township in which a New Jersey man was traveling east on I-80 and failed to negotiate a right curve. His vehicle spun clockwise, he overcorrected and his vehicle slid across the left lane and struck a guide rail on the north side of the road. After impact, he attempted to steer back onto the road, but his vehicle slid across both lanes and over an embankment on the south side before coming to rest.

Lawrence Township
In an Internet scam, an individual sent a fake money order to a township resident who was attempting to sell an item.
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A minor accident occurred on Hall Street in Hyde.
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Officers responded to an SR 879 business for an incident of harassment.
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Police responded to a traffic accident on SR 879 near the Clearfield bypass.
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An injured deer was reported on Martin Street Extension.
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Someone reported the theft of a wallet from a motor vehicle.
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Criminal mischief and civil issues were reported at a Coal Hill Road residence.
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No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident on Old Erie Pike.
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Assistance was given to the driver of a tractor-trailer who needed directions near River and High Level roads.
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Those involved in a custody dispute were referred to the appropriate agencies.
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The investigation continues in a reported incident of harassment.

State police at Punxsy
No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident Friday at 7:09 a.m. in Burnside Township when a Northern Cambria man was traveling west on U.S. Route 219. He failed to operate his vehicle at a safe speed for the existing conditions and his vehicle traveled off the north side of the road. It went into the south side of D&G Groceries and struck a support beam for an outside awning and the front porch, causing extensive damage. After impact, he backed his vehicle onto U.S. 219 and fled west. Cherry Tree Volunteer Fire Department assisted.
During the investigation, police discovered a Northern Cambria woman was intoxicated and cited her for underage consumption.

State police at DuBois
A two-vehicle accident occurred at 10:20 a.m. Friday in Pike Township. Georgina Clark-Carter of Curwensville was traveling north on Greenville Pike when a vehicle driven by Gregory Beach of Grampian left its parked position on the left side of the road. It entered a driveway on the right side of the road to turn around at the crest of a hill. Clark-Carter was unable to stop and her vehicle struck the back of Beach's vehicle, and her vehicle slid off the left side of the road, struck a small tree and utility pole and came to rest. She suffered minor injuries, and Beach and his passenger, Vonna Beach, were not injured. All three occupants were wearing seat belts.
Grampian Fire Co., Rescue Hose & Ladder Fire Co., Curwensville Emergency Medical Services, Penelec and the state Department of Transportation assisted at the scene.
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Harassment occurred Friday at Jefferson County-DuBois Area Vocational Technical School when a known 17-year-old boy allegedly punched another 17-year-old boy in the back of the head.
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No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident Friday at 10:20 a.m. in Brady Township.
Crystal Fontenoy of Curwensville was traveling north on Oklahoma-Salem Road when she traveled downhill and lost control of her vehicle on the snow-covered roadway. It slid clockwise into the southbound lane, continued onto the west berm, entered a field, struck a small group of trees and came to rest approximately 15 feet west of the road against the trees.

DuBois City
A Drifting man whose vehicle was stuck in the snow in the 400 block of Orient Avenue Friday was arrested for driving under the influence.
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The investigation continues in the theft of money from a wallet Friday in the 300 block of East Scribner Avenue.
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No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident Saturday in the 300 block of Quarry Avenue.
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Officers reported no one was injured in a two-vehicle accident yesterday in the 300 block of Quarry Avenue.

Curwensville Boro
Criminal mischief was reported Friday evening at Beech Street Apartments.
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Harassment by communication was reported Saturday.
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Between Dec. 22 and Saturday, theft occurred at a Thompson Street residence.
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A man was taken into custody at Curwensville Commons Saturday evening and placed in Clearfield County Jail.

State police at Philipsburg
No injuries were reported in an accident Friday at 11:20 a.m. William Krause of Philipsburg was traveling east on U.S. Route 322 and failed to see the traffic light at SR 504 near Cold Stream turn red. He proceeded through the intersection at the same time as Donna Bell of Philipsburg, causing a collision.
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