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Weekend Police Log
Monday, November 26, 2012
State police at Clearfield
Police stopped a Harrisburg man for a traffic violation Friday at 9:38 p.m. on River Road in Lawrence Township. The man was taken into custody for suspicion of drug-related DUI. Marijuana, cocaine and MDMA capsules were allegedly found in the vehicle. Another man, Kyle McLean of Harrisburg was arrested for drug-related charges. He was arraigned and placed in Clearfield County Jail. Bail was set at $25,000.
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No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident Thursday at 2:10 a.m. on Interstate 80 in Graham Township. Yan Wu of Lincoln Park, Mich. was traveling west at mile marker 127 when she steered to the left to avoid an animal and lost control of her vehicle. Her vehicle traveled off the south shoulder and struck a section of guide rail with its left front end and side.
After impact, the vehicle traveled across both westbound lanes and the back left of it struck another section of guide rails on the north shoulder. Wu's vehicle came to rest along the north shoulder, facing east.
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In a one-vehicle accident yesterday at 5:50 p.m. on Quehanna Highway in Karthaus Township, John Eyerly of Philipsburg was traveling south when he struck an elk with his vehicle. Eyerly was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. Eyerly's vehicle was disabled in the crash, and he made arrangements to have the vehicle removed from the scene.
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No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Saturday at 1:15 p.m. on I-80 in Cooper Township when Constance Heffner of Youngstown, Ohio struck a deer with her vehicle while traveling west.
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The investigation continues after a woman allegedly threw a beer bottle at a Clearfield man's head during a verbal altercation at St. Charles Café. The bottle struck the man's head and caused a laceration. The woman then punched a Clearfield woman in the left eye, giving her a black eye. The man was taken to Clearfield Hospital by private vehicle to be evaluated for a head injury. The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival.
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Someone used a blunt object to damage a mailbox on Egypt Road in Bradford Township yesterday at 8:30 a.m.
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The investigation continues after someone removed scrap metal and miscellaneous coins from a Clara Street residence in Woodward Township between Nov. 12-22.

Clearfield Boro
Officers investigated a hit- and-run that happened on South Fifth Street, when a truck sustained a small amount of damage to the rear driver's side.
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Police responded to a domestic along North Third Street.
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Police responded to a verbal domestic along South Fourth Street. The individuals separated for the night.
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Police received a report of a fight that happened outside of St. Charles Café Friday night. A man was injured and received treatment at the hospital.
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Police responded to an automatic alarm on Reed Street. Police were canceled by the owner of the business as it was a false alarm.
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Police responded to a business on Nichols Street a retail theft. Police arrested a 23- year-old Woodland man for public drunkenness and retail theft. The man had $28 in candy and controlled substances on his person when taken into custody.
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Police responded to an automatic alarm on Nichols Street. Upon investigating, Police found it to be a false alarm.
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Police responded to two fights at an establishment on North Third Street.
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Police responded to an automatic alarm on Bridge Street. Upon investigating, Police found it to be a false alarm.

Lawrence Township
Police received a speeding complaint on Woodland Road and checked the area. The vehicle was not found.
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In a two-vehicle accident at the Hyde traffic light, a motorist struck the back of a vehicle with their vehicle. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
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A custody dispute was reported, and police advised the caller to contact his attorney.
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Someone called in a non-reportable accident at Dunkin Donuts.
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Police were called in regard to an incident of harassment by communication.
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Following a reported noise complaint on Turnpike Avenue Extension, police spoke with an individual and advised them to keep the noise down.
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Individuals were reportedly spotlighting houses in the Glen Richey area. Police checked the area but were unable to locate anyone.

State police at DuBois
Troopers from DuBois, Clearfield and Punxsutawney conducted a roving DUI patrol on Friday between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. Police made three DUI arrests, issued 15 traffic citations and 12 warnings and arrested a man who had warrants from Elk County.

DuBois City
No injuries were reported when a two-vehicle accident occurred Thursday at the intersection of DuBois Street and West DuBois Avenue.
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A disturbance occurred Friday on the 100 block of Olive Avenue. in which a DuBois man's roommate allegedly accused him of stealing her purse, became enraged and started screaming. The woman left prior to police arrival.

Sandy Township
A white and orange terrier mix dog was found at Falls Creek Sheetz on Friday.
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A DuBois woman reported losing her medication out of her purse somewhere between Walmart and Kmart on Friday
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Officers responded to a Smithfield Street residence for an ongoing neighbor dispute on Saturday. A man had blocked his neighbor's car in. Officers handled the situation without incident.
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A Denton Avenue man discovered his vehicle had rolled down Reynolds Avenue and hit a resident's porch causing moderate damage Saturday.
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A Kilmer Road woman reported that her vehicle was hit and damaged while it was in the DuBois Plaza parking lot on Saturday.
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A vehicle driven by a Clifton, Va. man failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of South Eighth Street and Maple Avenue causing his vehicle to hit a vehicle driven by a DuBois woman on Saturday. The woman's vehicle then went off the road and hit a tree. All parties involved were treated by emergency medical services and the vehicles were towed from the scene.
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A Leeper man reported Saturday that while his vehicle was parked in the Big Lots parking lot, someone smashed out his back window.

State police at Philipsburg
A hit and run crash took place between 6 p.m. Thursday and 5:10 a.m. Friday in a parking area behind Minit Mart on Front Street in Philipsburg. Irishea Socash of Philipsburg was legally parked when a possibly 2000-2002 red Chevrolet Cavalier (which will be missing a mirror and headlight) entered the parking area and struck Socash's vehicle, left the scene, came back, and left again. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 342-3370. The investigation is ongoing.
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Dennis DeMoss of Philipsburg and a woman became involved in a verbal argument that turned physical on Nov. 17 at a residence on B Street in Rush Township. DeMoss grabbed the woman by the arms and began head butting her. DeMoss also threw a phone that struck his 3-year-old son on the head. Two counts of Summary Harassment have been filed at Magisterial District Judge Allen Sinclair's office.
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A glass smoking pipe and a small amount of marijuana were recovered from Luke Crawford of Hanover during a traffic stop yesterday at 12:19 a.m. on Interstate 99 at mile marker 73 in Patton Township.
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On Saturday at 3:25 p.m., Adam Smith of Philipsburg was traveling south on Centre Street in Philipsburg when he fell asleep, traveled off the roadway and struck a bench. Smith was not injured.
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Misty Riddle of Osceola Mills was traveling east on the snow-covered Port Matilda Highway approximately one mile west of Reese Hollow Road on Saturday at 6 a.m. when she lost control on a right hand curve, spun off the road and struck an embankment. Riddle was not injured.
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Sometime on Tuesday, known persons cut and removed an oak tree without permission from a wooded area near Lazymoon Drive in Taylor Township. The property is owned by Ronald Boyles, Jr. of Tyrone. The tree was worth approximately $2,000. The investigation is ongoing.
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Between 3-4 a.m. Saturday, someone driving a white Jeep Commander jumped a median on North Centre Street at the borough building in Philipsburg and struck a yield sign. The vehicle then traveled through the grass and struck a concrete bench before coming to rest near a pine tree. The driver fled the scene and the vehicle was towed. If anyone has information related to this incident, they are asked to contact police.

State police at Rockview
A Ford E-350 parked along Dairy Street in Snow Shoe Township was struck by an unknown vehicle sometime between 12:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 355-7545.
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On Friday at 6:07 a.m., Jeffrey Henderson of Altoona was traveling north on I-99 in Patton Township when he failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway and struck a guide rail. After impact, Henderson's vehicle rotated and overturned several times. Henderson received major injuries and was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center via Center Life Link EMS.
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