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Clearfield Police: pizza delivery driver chased by dog, scam, loud noise


Clearfield Borough, PA – Officers at the Clearfield Borough Police station investigated two reported scams, as well as the case of a pizza delivery driver who was chased by a dog, a loud suspicious “bang”, and $300 worth of stolen toiletries.


Clearfield Borough Police reports, released on Feb. 6:

The Clearfield Police are advising the public of two known phone scams that have been reported. One scam involved the caller informing the victim that he/she had won a large sum of money but in order to retrieve the money, the victim would be required to pay $2,500 in fees before receiving the larger sum. Another scam involved the caller to identify themselves as a Law Enforcement Officer and attempted to persuade the victim to pay a large sum of money in order to retrieve their vehicle that had been potentially stolen. The Clearfield Police advises the public to be cautious when communicating with unknown individuals on the phone who request personal information and monetary amounts.

Police assisted EMS Crews with an individual experiencing a mental health crisis.

Officers were notified of an incident involving a pizza delivery driver being chased by a dog at a local residence. The investigation is on-going.

Police assisted Lawrence Township Police with an incident involving a male who was believed to be suicidal and armed with a knife. Police took custody of the male without incident.

Clearfield Borough Police responded to a suspicious loud “bang” in area of Park Ave. Police searched the area for the source of the noise with negative findings.


Clearfield Borough Police reports, released on Feb. 7:

Police were notified of a piece of drug paraphernalia that was located on Bridge St. Police retrieved the item and disposed of it.

Police were dispatched to a woman screaming inside a residence. Police arrived on-scene and located an elderly female laying on the floor and in need of oxygen. Police were able to assist the female until EMS arrived. Multiple pieces of controlled substances were also located inside the residence.

Police were notified of a potential theft at a Bigler Ave residence. It was reported that a known female had entered the victim’s house and stole approximately $300 in toiletry items. The investigation is on-going.

Police obtained information on the whereabouts of a known wanted male on W Locust St. Police were given permission to search the residence for the male. Police located the male hiding in the attic of the residence. The male was taken into custody without incident.