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Clearfield Police: fireworks complaints, self harm, stolen mower

Clearfield, PA – Unsurprisingly over the past few days, police throughout the area responded to complaints about fireworks being set off.

That includes in Clearfield Borough, where officers received multiple calls about fireworks being set off within the borough limits.

Clearfield Borough Police also received a complaint over the weekend about a stolen push mower.

They also forced entry into a woman’s house after reports that she had locked herself inside and was harming herself. They took the woman into custody without incident and were able to transport her to Penn Highlands Clearfield for her injuries and mental health treatment.

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Clearfield Borough Police Department reports, released July 4, 2021:

1. Police responded to a vehicle accident on Turnpike Avenue. Upon arrival, it was found that a garbage truck backed into a utility pole, causing severe damage to the pole. Verizon was notified of the damage.
2. Police responded to the Shaw Public Library for an activated alarm. Upon arrival, it was found that it was a false alarm.
3. Police served multiple summons undelivered warrants.
4. Police received multiple calls about fireworks being set off within the borough.
5. Police assisted the Lawrence Township Police Department with a burglary in progress. Two individuals were taken into custody.
6. Police were dispatched to a residence on West 5th Avenue for a psychological emergency. Upon arrival, it was found that a female had locked herself in her residence and began to harm herself. Police forced entry and took the female into custody without incident. The female was transported to Penn Highlands Clearfield for her injuries and to receive mental health treatment.
7. Police received a complaint about a stolen push mower. The incident is under further investigation.
8. Police responded to the area of East Locust and North 5th Streets for two individuals yelling and arguing. Upon arrival, it was found that one male trespassed, and another male pushed him. The incident is under further investigation.