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DuBois City Police: odd phone calls, dog in traffic, right-of-way crash


DuBois, PA – DuBois City Police handled a couple of minor incidents recently.

In their reports from Aug. 19, they say they helped stop a man from making annoying and odd phone calls to people he didn’t know.

They also helped solve the problem of a dog that kept walking into traffic on West DuBois Avenue and almost getting hit by a car.


DuBois City Police reports from Wednesday, Aug. 19:

Police were dispatched to contact a female in reference to her receiving odd phone calls from an unknown male. Police made contact with a known male and advised him to quit calling people he did not know.

Police had multiple traffic stops which warnings and citations were issued.

Police were dispatched to 205 W. DuBois Ave. for a dog in that area that was walking around into traffic and almost getting hit by a car. The caller thought the dog was abandoned because the owners moved out. Officers checked the area and could not find the dog. Officers were called back again and spoke to the owner of the dog. They left the dog at the house as they were moving other items and came back to take the dog. The owner left and had possession of the dog.

Police were dispatched to 115 E. Park Ave. in reference to a physical domestic at that location. Upon arrival officers spoke to the two parties involved. Both parties advised they were physical with each other, but they believed it to be self defense. Officers spoke with both parties, there were no visible injuries. The male said he would leave for a while so they wouldn’t have any further problems.

Police were dispatched to Liberty Blvd and Railroad Ave for a report of a two vehicle accident with the vehicles blocking the roadway. Upon arrival, officers found a bronze Subaru and a red Saturn in the middle of the intersection with fluids leaking and no one in them. Police located a group of individuals that were in the accident. Clinton Edman came forward as the driver and admitted he was not licensed to drive and failed to yield the right of way to the Subaru while he was turning left from Railroad Ave to Liberty Blvd. The passenger was complaining of pain and was transported to Penn Highlands ER for treatment. Police spoke with the other driver who reported having the green light and traveling straight towards E DuBois Ave or north on SR255 when the Saturn failed to yield and struck her driver’s side. A witnesses confirmed the Saturn failing to yield the right of way. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by Auto Undertaker. Edman was cited for Driver’s required to be licensed and Vehicles turning left.