State Police in Clearfield
On September 13 at 7:26 p.m. on Old Turnpike Road in Morris Township, Megan Butler, 31, of Clearfield and Shawn Klinger, 30, of Clearfield were cited for trespassing on the property of a 37-year-old Allport woman. Non-traffic citations were filed in District Court.
On September 13 at 8:45 p.m. at the Hometown Market in Chester Hill Borough, Vanessa Michelle Dillon, 35, of Phillipsburg, grabbed six mom flowers and one pumpkin and loaded them up with the full retail value of $95.88. She was charged with retail theft.
On September 14 at 9:05 PM on Ashland Road in Decatur Township, PSP responded to a hit and run accident. It was determined that an unknown vehicle was traveling south when it ran off the road and struck a drainage ditch, potentially damaging a mailbox. Anyone with information should contact PSP.
On September 16 at 6:30 PM in the 1100 block of Main Street in Coalport Borough, PSP received information that Bradley O’Donnell, 31, of Flinton/Coalport was in the area and had active search warrants out of Clearfield County. Troopers made contact with O’Donnell and a known woman who also had warrants for his arrest. While interacting with the troopers, O’Donnell presented a false identity. His identity has been confirmed and he was lodged in the Clearfield County Jail on previous warrants. A criminal complaint was filed through District Court regarding providing a false identity to law enforcement. The case is pending.
State Police in DuBois
On September 16 at 7:10 a.m. on SR 255/Bennetts Valley Highway in the Town of Houston, a 2015 Jeep Cherokee driven by Daniel K. Rowley, 19, of St. Marys, was traveling south and negotiating a slight left curve when she veered right onto the side of the road, struck a ditch, traveled about 50 feet and struck a small tree in the ditch. There were no injuries.
On September 5, at 12:20 a.m. on Bee Line Highway/Coral Reef Road in Sandy Township, a traffic stop was conducted on a 2011 Jaguar E-type driven by Eric Lathrop, 38, of Reynoldsville. Lathrop was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI and taken for DRE evaluation. Lathrop was later released because he was found not to be impaired at the time of evaluation. There are no pending fees.
Between July 31 and August 28, an 85-year-old Luthersburg woman residing in the 2600 block of Helvetia Road in Brady Township reported fraudulent charges on her debit card to PSP. All charges were purchases from Amazon. The victim reported the fraudulent activity to her bank and canceled her debit card. PSP and First Commonwealth Bank are investigating the fraudulent charges.
On September 13 at 4:10 p.m. on westbound I80 at mile marker 108.3, a 2021 Ford Explorer driven by Austin M. Roach, 26, of Erie, was traveling in the left lane when a deer entered the roadway directly into the path of the Ford. The driver was unable to avoid the deer and collided with it. Injuries occurred.
PSP DuBois received an investigative request through the Megan Law Unit. It was found that between August 20 and September 13, in the 200 block of Platte Road in Sandy Township, Christian Rhodes, 50, of Brockway, was found not to be in compliance with the requirements of Megan’s Law. Fees are pending.
State Police in Punxsutawney
On September 4 at 12:34 p.m. on US 219/Burnside McGee Highway in the Town of Burnside, a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old Dixonville man lost control and struck the bridge on the right side of the road. Continue along the bridge and hit a stone wall before crossing the road and going down the bridge. The Commodore’s 66-year-old passenger was not injured.