Sandy Township, PA – Sandy Township Police say they handled a wide variety of incidents over the past few days, including many arguments and crashes.


June 17, 2019

A tractor-trailer driven by a 61-year-old Altoona man changed his mind on the direction he was turning off Industrial Drive onto Bee Line Highway, causing his truck to hit a vehicle driven by a 30-year-old Falls Creek man.  Minor damage reported to the tractor-trailer, severe damage to the other vehicle.  No injuries reported.

A 20-year-old Haines Drive resident reported that she and her 21-year-old girlfriend got into an argument that escalated into a physical altercation.  There were no signs of physical injury on either party, and offices were able to handle the situation without incident.

Officers received a report of an accident on Clear Run Road.  Upon arrival, officers found a pickup truck at rest on its driver’s side.  The driver had fled the scene prior to arrival.  Investigation continues.


June 18, 2019

Officers were called to a Treasure Lake residence for a reported domestic dispute.  Upon arrival, both parties stated that they had only known each other and been married for a few months and things were not working out.  The 42-year-old woman has been living in Treasure Lake and the 42-year-old man was from Africa and he wants to go home.  The parties agreed to separate.  Officers handled the situation without incident.


June 19, 2019

A 66-year-old DuBois man reported that he had a car parked on SR 255, which is for sale, and someone took the catalytic converter out of it.

A 46-year-old man reported that someone took two breaker panels valued at $274 from his property on Highland Street Extension.

Offices received a report that a Sheetz delivery truck and a passenger vehicle were involved in a minor accident on the lot of the Blinker Sheetz.  Information was exchanged and both vehicles were driven from the scene.

A Weedville woman reported that her wallet was taken from her vehicle while it was parked at the Warehouse the previous Friday.  Investigation continues.

False alarm at Verizon Wireless

A 28-year-old Atlantic Ave. woman reported that her 28-year-old roommate disrespected her so she told her she needed to leave.  The roommate refused to leave the porch, due to not having a ride or a place to go.  Officers handled the situation without incident.