Sandy Township, PA – Police in Sandy Township helped with several situations in the past few days, including a vehicle that struck a house and the case of a semi-nude man wandering through a parking lot.


July 12, 2019

A 62-year-old DuBois man swerved to miss a deer while traveling on Sher De Lin Road, causing his vehicle to travel off the road and hit a residence.  The man was taken from the scene by ambulance to a landing zone, where he was flown to a trauma center.

A 27-year-old Louisiana man reported that his tractor trailer was hit by another truck while both were in the Pilot parking lot.  The other driver then left the scene without providing any information.

A 30-year-old Circle Road woman texted her mother and told her to call police because her 30-year-old boyfriend was drunk and had a knife.  Officers responded to the residence and spoke to the woman who stated that her boyfriend was threatening to hurt himself with a knife.  Officers found him in a back bedroom with an open pocketknife.  He was taken into custody and transported to Penn Highlands for evaluation.


July 13, 2019

Officers received a report of a male walking around Swanson’s Heavy Truck Repair parking lot nude, wearing only a blonde wig, high heels and a shirt.  The man was gone upon officer’s arrival.

False alarm at a Dixon Ave. residence

Officers received a report of a stolen cell phone.    Investigation continues.


July 14, 2019

A 49-year-old DuBois woman called to report a dog in a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot.  She reported the vehicle was running but she was afraid it might run out of gas.  The vehicle was gone upon officer’s arrival.