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Clearfield Police: suspicious man, vehicle pursuit, psychological emergencies


Clearfield, PA – Clearfield Borough Police recently dealt with reports of a suspicious man knocking on a door and asking for someone who didn’t live there, as well as a vehicle pursuit in the Hyde area, a few psychological emergencies, and a verbal dispute.

Clearfield Borough Police reports from Jan. 24:

Police were dispatched to a residence on Williams Street for a suspicious male.  Upon arrival, it was learned that a male showed up to the residence, knocked on the door, and asked for an individual that did not live there.  The male was informed that the person did not live there so he left.  About a half hour later, the male knocked on the door again asking for the same individual and left again. Police were not able to locate the male.

Officers assisted LTPD with a vehicle pursuit in the Hyde area.  One male was taken into custody.

Officers responded to an activated alarm at a church located on North 2nd Street.  The church was secure and a keyholder was contacted to shut the alarm off.

Police were dispatched to a psychological emergency at a residence on North 5th Street.  Upon arrival, it was found that an intoxicated male and a female were in an argument. The male did not appear to be having an emergency. Officers cleared.

Police assisted LTPD with a psychological emergency at the Edgewood Apartments.  One male was taken into custody and transported to Penn Highlands for an evaluation.

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of South 6th Street and Cambria Drive for a report of wires laying on the roadway.  Upon arrival, it was found that it was a phone line laying on the roadway and was able to be safely removed.

Officers were dispatched to a parking lot on North 3rd Street for a male possibly having a psychological emergency.  Officers met with the male who agreed to go to the hospital with EMS to undergo a voluntary mental health evaluation.

A female entered the police station to retrieve items. The female was known to hold an active warrant through the Clearfield Sheriff’s Office.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and took the female into custody and transported her to CCJ.

Police responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident at the intersection of Front St and Market St. A female was transported to the hospital for injuries that she sustained. The investigation is ongoing.

Police responded to a hit and run accident that occurred along N. 2nd St. It was reported that one vehicle had struck another while attempting to park and fled the scene. Police did obtain a registration and are currently investigating.

Police responded to Williams St for a report of a male that was breaking items inside the residence. Police were able to handle the situation on scene.

Police assisted the Clearfield Fire Dept with a CO2 alarm that was activated at an apartment complex along E. 6th St.

Police responded to Nichols St for a report of a vehicle driving recklessly. Police were unable to locate the vehicle but do have a suspect.

Police responded to Fulton St for a reported verbal altercation. As a result, a female was found to have an active warrant from the Lawrence Township Police. They responded and the female was able to take care of the warrant.

Police responded to Nichols St where drug paraphernalia was located. Police were able to collect the paraphernalia.

Police were called to N. 5th St for a reported altercation between a male and female. Police were able to determine it was verbal and were able to handle the situation on scene.