Sandy Township, PA – Sandy Township Police are reporting some relatively minor incidents over the past few days, including multiple car crashes with no injuries, threats and physical fights, an attempted scam, and a stolen gun.


August 19, 2019

A vehicle driven by a 24-year-old Penfield woman, backed out of a parking space in the pick-up area of Walmart and hit a vehicle that was being driven by a 58-year-old Sigel man who was pulling into the area.  Minor to moderate damage and no injuries reported.

Officers received a report of a dog in a crate in the back of a pick-up truck in the Walmart parking lot. The weather was cool and there were no exigent circumstances reported. The truck and dog were gone upon officer’s arrival.

A Treasure Lake woman reported that her 28-year-old son took his children for a walk and she believed he was under the influence. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the man or the children.

A vehicle driven by a 61-year-old Treasure Lake man and a vehicle driven by a 72-year-old Rockton woman collided when both pulled out from opposite sides of Rich Highway. Moderate to severe damage and no injuries reported.

False alarm at CNB

A 46-year-old Treasure Lake woman reported that her 28-year-old and 22-year-old sons were fighting her front yard. The men had stopped fighting and left the area prior to the officer’s arrival.


August 20, 2019

Officers received a report of a gun taken from a vehicle parked in the owner’s driveway on Oklahoma Salem Road. Investigation continues.

A 61-year-old Treasure Lake woman reported receiving threatening text messages from an unknown man that were meant for her 40-year-old son. Officers handled the situation without any incident.

A 71-year-old DuBois woman reported receiving a call from an unknown male who was requesting to verify her social security number. She recognized the call as a scam and did not release any information.

Officers received a report of a suspicious man looking under vehicles in the Commons Parking lot. The man was gone upon the officer’s arrival.