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Weekend Police Log
Monday, February 11, 2013
State police at Clearfield
No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident Friday at 2:15 p.m. on Interstate 80 in Bradford Township. A Ridgway woman was traveling west when she came upon a slower-moving vehicle in the right lane, attempted to pass it, lost control of her vehicle and it spun out, striking a guide rail.
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On Friday at 2 p.m., a one-vehicle accident occurred on I-80 in Graham Township. A Tobyhanna man was traveling west in the left lane at mile marker 130, attempted to merge into the right lane, and he lost control of his vehicle on the slush on the road. It rotated counterclockwise as it slid off the southern edge of the road, struck an embankment, overturned two times and came to rest on its roof facing south in a ditch. The man suffered minor injuries.
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Andrew Jerry of DuBois was traveling in the left lane on I-80 at mile marker 115 in Lawrence Township Friday at 12:50 p.m. and lost control of his vehicle on slush on the road. It slid across the right lane and off of the northern edge of the road, crossed a ditch and struck several trees, coming to rest facing west. The driver and his passenger, Michael Jerry of DuBois, were not injured.

Clearfield Boro
The investigation continues and police have a person of interest in a theft complaint in which an East End resident reported two necklaces are missing from her home.
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Police assisted a motorist on North Second Street.
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During a domestic incident at an Elk Avenue residence, a man who had a warrant through the Clearfield County Sheriff's office, which assisted at the scene, was taken into custody. A woman is also under investigation for hindering the man's apprehension.
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Officers checked the welfare of a woman on Turnpike Avenue who had not been seen or heard from and found she was OK.
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Police assisted a motorist who locked their keys in their vehicle.
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Officers checked the welfare of a West Fifth Avenue couple and found they were not home.
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A man was arrested for retail theft and public drunkenness at Sheetz.
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Following a traffic stop, a man who was found to have a warrant for his arrest was taken into custody and placed in Clearfield County Jail.
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Officers assisted at a structure fire along North Third Street, which is under investigation.
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The Clark Street man wanted on traffic warrants was served a warrant.
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Police obtained a description of a man urinating along East Locust Street, who fled prior to police arrival.
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Officers assisted with an oversized load traveling through the borough.
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Police assisted a motorist on North Second Street.

Lawrence Township
Disorderly conduct occurred at an area school.
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A parking complaint was reported on Industrial Road.
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Suspicious vehicles were parked on private property on High Level Road, where police spoke with the owners and found they were there to carpool and advised them not to park there.
A second suspicious vehicle complaint was reported at Clearfield Elementary School on High Level Road. Individuals were car pooling and police advised them that their vehicles shouldn't be at the school after hours.
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Fire personnel and police responded to a structure fire on Brown Street.
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The source of suspicious noises in the Hillsdale area couldn't be located.
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A traffic violation was reported in Hillsdale.
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Police served a warrant on a Clearfield man who was arraigned and housed in CCJ.
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The motorist who was driving carelessly on Daisy Street Extension was contacted by police.
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Someone reported a possible trespassing incident at a residence, and police checked and found it was secure.
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A reported domestic dispute was an argument between two individuals who had separated for the night.
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The investigation continues after police responded to a report of a fight at a hotel on Industrial Park Road.
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Officers are investigating a reported sexual assault.
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A noise complaint in Hillsdale was handled at the scene.
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Officers responded to a reported burglary in Hyde.
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Police were called to Edgewood Apartments for an incident of harassment.

State police at DuBois
On Friday at 5:13 p.m., a two-vehicle accident occurred in Winslow Township. Brenda Elliott of Punxsutawney was traveling east on U.S. Route 322 and slowed down as she approached a vehicle driven by George Kutskel of DuBois, who was stopped in the eastbound lane waiting to turn left.
Her vehicle slid on the icy roadway and struck the back of his vehicle. She and one of her juvenile passengers suffered minor injuries and were transported to DuBois Regional Medical Center. Kutskel also suffered minor injuries. Reynoldsville Fire Co., Sykesville Emergency Medical Services and DuSan EMS assisted at the scene.
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No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident Saturday at 9:53 a.m. on Coal Hill Road in Brady Township when Joyce Starr of Luthersburg was traveling north on U.S. 219. A vehicle pulled from Brunbaugh Road in front her and she swerved to the right, but her vehicle traveled off the east side of the road and struck a tree.
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Yesterday between 2-6:45 p.m., a DuBois man allegedly became disorderly at the Pine Inn in Falls Creek. Afterward, he allegedly went to a Falls Creek woman's residence, damaged the front door and personal property. He was charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

DuBois City
The investigation continues after callers advised police during the overnight hours between Wednesday and Thursday that someone removed reflectors from fences at multiple residences on Greenwood Avenue and Green Glen Drive. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 371-2323.
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In an assault, a girl slapped another girl in the face Friday on Locust Street. The alleged victim and her mother advised they didn't want to pursue charges, but requested police make contact with the other girl's parents to discuss the incident.
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On Saturday, police received a report of the location of a stolen vehicle and a wanted individual. The vehicle was located on West Scribner Avenue and towed away. Police made contact with the person, who had warrants for her arrest in Jefferson County, and she was taken into custody and released to Jefferson County Probation.
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Yesterday at 3:06 a.m., a man was found passed out in his vehicle at a store on East DuBois Avenue, where police approached him, he woke up and locked the doors. He was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for DUI of alcohol.
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Trespassing was reported yesterday at approximately 3:57 a.m. in the 200 block of West DuBois Avenue in which a known man left prior to police arrival. Officers searched the area but were unable to make contact with him.

Morris-Cooper Regional
The investigation continues after a known person caring for an elderly Morris Township resident stole pain medication from prescription bottles.
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The domestic argument in Morrisdale in which one person attempted to leave in a vehicle owned by the other person was handled at the scene.
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A hit-and-run accident occurred when a silver sport utility vehicle, possibly a Subaru, attempted to negotiate a left curve on Kylertown-Drifting Highway, slid off the road and struck the Charlie's Produce stand, causing approximately $200 in damage. Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 765-1533.
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Residents are reminded not to give personal or bank information to anyone they don't know following a mail scam. A Hawk Run resident reported receiving a letter stating they won $100 gift certificates from Walmart and Target. After contacting the stores, it was learned neither store does giveaways through the mail. The letter also gave a phone number, so you can send $4.98 to receive your gift certificates.

State police at Philipsburg
Charges were filed against a West Decatur woman following a traffic stop Wednesday at 9:17 p.m. on U.S. 322 in Rush Township. It was discovered that she was required to have her vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock system, which she failed to do, and had an outstanding warrant in Clearfield County. She was taken into custody, transported to the Clearfield County Sheriff's Office and placed in CCJ.
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Following a traffic stop Friday at 1:52 a.m. at Front and Presqueisle streets, Philipsburg, a Philipsburg man was arrested for driving under the influence.
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