Sandy Township, PA – In Sandy Township over the past few days, police received some odd reports… including a man who was hiding in a drainage pipe, reports of a suspicious vehicle, and a scam involving a chain saw.


December 7, 2019

Officers received a report that a man was seen climbing into a drainage pipe on S. Main Street. Upon arrival officers located the 24-year-old man who stated he had walked to his residence on S. Main Street to get some of his belongings. Since his estranged wife had a PFA against him, he was afraid he would get in trouble, so he called his mother to come get him and hid in the pipe. Officers handled the situation without incident.

Officers received a report of a vehicle driving erratically on Bee Line Highway in the area of Red Lobster and Perkins. The vehicle was gone upon officers arrival.


December 8, 2019

Staff at a local hotel reported a male and female arguing in the hallway, disturbing other guests. Upon arrival officers locate the 34-year-old Howard woman and her 35-year-old husband, who both had been drinking and admitted they had been arguing. The couple agreed to separate for the night.

A 30-year-old Arminta Street man reported a suspicious vehicle had followed his wife to their residence and then pulled into a residence up the street. The same vehicle slowed down in front of their house the next day.


December 9, 2019

A 32-year-old DuBois man was arrested after he violated a PFA held by his estranged girlfriend, by texting her by using an internet phone number.

One vehicle rear ended another on S. Brady Street near Nappa. Minor damage and no injuries reported.

A Treasure Lake man reported that someone used his name his company credentials to check into a hotel in South Carolina. His accounts were not accessed but the offenders did cause a problem at the hotel, who in turn contacted the man’s employer regarding the situation.

A vehicle driven by a 74-year-old Treasure Lake man pulled out of Perkins and struck a vehicle driven by 55-year-old Treasure Lake woman. No injuries and one of the vehicles suffered a flat tire.

A 54-year-old Township resident reported receiving a message from a woman who said he won a chain saw in a drawing. When he called back to say he had not entered a drawing the woman hung up on him. Just are reminder to never give out personal information over the phone.

A 57-year-old Penfield woman hit a deer while driving on Watson Highway. No injuries reported and the vehicle was towed from the scene.