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Clearfield Police: dog killed by neglect, mental health evals, garage fire, assault


Clearfield, PA – Clearfield Borough Police were kept busy recently with a couple of mental health evaluations, smoke coming from a garage, a daughter who was allegedly assaulting a man and destroying his home, and unfortunately a dog that was killed by neglect.


Police reports sent by the Clearfield Borough Police Department, March 1, 2021:


Police assisted Dog Law Officers with an incident at a residence on Daisy St. Dog Law determined that a resident had killed his dog by means of neglect. The remaining animals in the home were removed from the residence.

Police received a report in which a motorist struck a parked vehicle.

Police responded to an incident on E Pine St that involved a person striking another person in the head. Police located the individual involved walking on N 3rd St. Police are investigating the incident.

While on patrol, police observed a vehicle that was driving erratically on Nichols St. Police intercepted the vehicle and were able to initiate a traffic stop. The driver was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance. Multiple pieces of drug paraphernalia were located as a result.

While on patrol, police observed a thick black smoke coming from a residential garage on E Market St. Fire crews arrived on scene and extinguished the flames.

Police responded to a trespassing incident on Pritts Ave. Police located the person involved walking on Bridge St. As a result, the suspect was taken to the emergency department for a mental health evaluation.

Police received a report from a local business involving Bad Checks. Police are investigating.

Police received a report involving harassment at a Williams St address. It was reported that a known individual knocked on the residence and began yelling and threatening the residents. Police are investigating.

Police responded to a report of an assault on S 4th St. It was reported that the caller’s adult daughter was assaulting him and destroying the home. Upon police arrival, the suspect became agitated and assaulted officers on scene. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Clearfield County Jail.

Police responded to a report of two persons arguing on N 3rd St. Police arrived and located the parties involved. One of the individuals was found to be experiencing a mental health crisis and was transported to the hospital.