Clearfield, PA – Clearfield Borough Police were busy over the past few days, even acting as firefighters in one situation. Police were recently called to a bucket that was on fire in from of a building on East Market and South 3rd Streets in Clearfield. An officer was able to quickly extinguish the bucket, and they found it had ignited because of a cigarette.

Also in Clearfield Borough, police officers assisted the Lawrence Township Police Department with a possible shots fired call and a woman screaming in the woods behind a business on Clearfield Shawville Highway. It was found that individuals were just setting off fireworks.

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Clearfield Borough Police report, released May 17, 2021:

1. Police were dispatched to the 400 block of East 11th Street for a domestic. Upon arrival, it was found that a female struck a male in the face with her fist causing injuries. The female was charged with simple assault and transported to CCJ.
2. Police were dispatched to a residence for a run-away juvenile. The incident is under further investigation.
3. Police viewed a male highly intoxicated and urinating in a public alleyway. The male was given a courtesy transport home. He will be receiving public drunkenness and disorderly conduct citations for his actions.
4. Police were dispatched to East Market/South 3rd Streets for a bucket on fire in front of the building. An officer extinguished the bucket. It was found that the bucket ignited from a cigarette.
5. Police were dispatched to Spruce Grove Trailer court for an incident of trespassing. One female will be receiving trespassing and disorderly conduct charges.
6. Police assisted the Lawrence Township Police Department with a heroin overdose at a business on South 2nd Street.
7. Police assisted the Lawrence Township Police Department with a possible shots fired call and a female screaming in the woods behind a business on Clearfield Shawville Highway. It was found that individuals were just setting off fireworks.