Clearfield, PA – Clearfield Borough Police kept busy recently, with a few incidents involving drugs and some other stranger cases.
In the cases involving illegal substances, a woman reportedly brought a bottle containing a controlled substance into the Penn Highlands Clearfield hospital by sneaking it inside of an empty soap box.
In another case involving drugs, a woman was found sleeping for a long time in a vehicle in a parking lot on South Second Street in Clearfield. She was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance.
Police came to a home on West 5th Street in Clearfield after a concerned citizen told officers that they saw someone breaking into a home through a window. Police found the man and learned that he had simply locked himself out of his own house.
In a more unusual case, Clearfield Borough Police talked to a man who demanded to speak to officers. Police learned that the man was upset because he had been placed on hold for too long while talking with an internet company. Officers told the man that this was not an emergency and warned him about his actions.
Read the full Clearfield Borough Police reports, released Dec. 19, 2021:
Police responded to a report of a female sleeping in a vehicle in the parking lot of a S 2nd St business for an extended period of time. Police located the female and found her to be under the influence of a controlled substance. The female was taken into custody.
Officers responded to a report of a possibly intoxicated individual in the area of the River Walk. Police located the male and found him to be okay.
Police responded to a report of harassment in the area of High St. One male reported that another male had “twisted his wrist” but did not want to pursue charges. The parties were advised to separate.
Clearfield Borough Police responded to a potential break-in in the area of W 5th St in which a male was observed climbing through the window of a residence. Police located the male and found that he had locked himself out of his residence.
Police received a report of a hit-and-run in the area of Nichols St. Police are investigating.
Officers conducted a vehicle stop on Fulton St which resulted in one of the occupants containing a warrant. Controlled substances were also seized inside the vehicle.
Clearfield Borough Police helped maintain security at local schools on 12/17/21 due to a Viral Tik Tok Video that potentially threatened school safety.
Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in a vehicle in the parking lot of a Hannah St business. Police located the individual and found him to be okay.
Officers responded to an unresponsive male at a Reed St address. Police and EMS arrived on scene and found the male to be experiencing a medical emergency. EMS transported the male to the hospital.
Police responded to a report of a structure fire in the area of NW 3rd Ave. Police and fire arrived on scene and observed smoke inside the residence with no visible flames. Fire Crews determined the incident to be a minor electrical fire.
Clearfield Borough Police assisted with the Wreaths Across America Event.
Police responded to a report of a male harassing workers inside a local business. Police arrived and instructed the male to stay off the property.
Clearfield Borough Police responded to a report of a male who was demanding to speak with an officer. The male reported that he was placed on hold for too long while speaking with an internet company. Police met with the male and informed him that the issue was not an emergency. Officers warned him of his actions.
Police received a report of an individual trafficking a controlled substance into a local hospital. The suspected female, reportedly, transported a bottle containing the substance inside an empty soap box. Charges to be filed.