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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
State police at Clearfield
A Morrisdale man was charged with harassment after he allegedly subjected a Woodland woman to physical contact at the Morrisdale Rec Center in Morris Township Nov. 18.
The investigation continues after someone forcefully entered Goodwill in the Peebles Plaza in Decatur Township, damaged a filing cabinet and a vending machine, and stole an unknown amount of money.
Clearfield Boro
In an act of criminal mischief, a witness reported observing a Clearfield man use a paintball or BB gun to shoot at a car outside an apartment building along South Second Street.
Officers questioned the man, but he denied the incident occurred.
Officers handled a verbal domestic dispute between a husband and wife along East Locust Street.
A dog was reportedly unrestrained in the 500 block of South Second Street.
The investigation continues in the theft of mail from a mailbox along Daisy Street.
Megan Smith and Jordan Mumma, both of Clearfield, were arrested for theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy to commit theft. They reportedly stole more than $2,000 in jewelry from a West First Avenue residence and sold it to a River Road business.
Warrants were served at Days Inn, located along Clearfield-Shawville Highway, where they rented a room. Drug paraphernalia, money and jewelry were recovered.
Smith and Mumma were arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Richard Ireland and bail was set at $25,000, which they could not post and were incarcerated at Clearfield County Jail. A preliminary hearing is set for Dec. 12.
Clearfield County Sheriff's Department assisted police.
Lawrence Township
Police checked the welfare of man at an area motel and determined he was OK.
The investigation continues in a report of theft by deception from an area business.
Officers have a person of interest after a Clearfield Area High School student pulled a fire alarm at the school and ran.
No injuries were reported in a minor two-vehicle accident in the Snappy's parking lot.
Police interviewed a person of interest in a theft case, who was located and arrested by Clearfield Borough police and Clearfield County Sheriff's Department, and a confession was obtained.
Officers have a person of interest in an incident of theft on River Road.
The investigation continues in an incident of workplace harassment.
Someone recovered a wallet along state Route 879 in front of Sheetz, and the owner will be contacted.
State police at Punxsy
In an act of criminal mischief along Punkin Ridge Road in Chest Township between 3 p.m. Thursday and midnight Friday, someone drained oil out of an excavator, valued at $50,000, and started it, causing engine damage.
Sandy Township
On Friday, a Northern Cambria man was flown from the scene of an accident on Sykes Street Extension in which he lost control of his vehicle. It crossed the center lane and struck a vehicle driven by a Reynoldsville man, causing it to travel 191 feet before it came to rest in a row of trees.
The Reynoldsville man was transported to DuBois Regional Medical Center for treatment.
The domestic argument Friday between a Treasure Lake man and his brother that turned physical was handled without incident and they were separated when officers arrived.
An accident occurred Friday when a DuBois man was traveling on Watson Highway and a pickup truck pulled out in front of him. He swerved to avoid a collision and his vehicle struck a vehicle driven by a Reynoldsville man.
The DuBois man reported neck and back injuries.
The investigation continues after a Sears employee reported stopping a couple who attempted to take items without paying Saturday and the man threatened her, so she allowed them to leave.
Officers assisted Clearfield-Jefferson Mental Health with a combative man on Rockton Road, who they were able to calm and transport via emergency medical services to DRMC.
A DuBois man was not injured Saturday when his vehicle struck a deer on Maple Avenue.
The Kersey woman lost control of her vehicle on Rich Highway Sunday. The vehicle struck a guide rail, traveled across the road, struck several trees and came to rest. The woman was taken to DRMC.
On Sunday, a North Carolina man failed to stop at Central Christian and Wayne roads and his vehicle struck a vehicle driven by a Reynoldsville woman, who was taken by EMS to DRMC.
A Ridgway man reported that he lost his wallet Sunday.
State police at Philipsburg
The investigation continues after two Philipsburg boys, ages 13 and 9, were seen damaging cars in a lot adjacent to North Richard Street in Rush Township.
They reportedly broke windows out of salvaged cars belonging to Gary Conklin of Philipsburg, and they were approached and detained.
No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident Saturday at 10 a.m. in Huston Township when Leopold Cleveland of Morrisdale was traveling east on Beaver Road.
As he approached the South Eagle Valley Road intersection he applied the brakes to stop at the stop sign, but the pedal went to the floorboard and his vehicle traveled through the intersection. It entered the Second Chance Auto parking lot, struck a traffic signpost and unoccupied vehicle.
On Nov. 27, a Cranberry Township man placed his Winchester 88 308 rifle on the ground near Hannah Furnace and Horse Hollow roads in Rush Township and when he returned, it was not there.
Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 342-3370.
Between Saturday and yesterday, a Port Matilda woman reported someone cut the wires twice on her Christmas lights display in her front yard on Harness Downs Road.
Troopers are seeking more information.


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