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DuBois Police: woman unhappy with drug deal, parked car hits house


DuBois, PA – DuBois City Police have kept busy with a wide variety of incidents recently.

The reports contain things like the following:

  • a trespassing incident that turned out to be a man trying to take photos of what he said were poor living conditions
  • a couple incidents of political yard signs being stolen or damaged
  • a woman who complained to police that someone had taken money, but it appeared to be she was just unhappy because she didn’t get illegal narcotics she had paid a drug dealer for
  • a vehicle that had slipped out of park while a woman was unloading groceries, and the vehicle ended up striking her house

Certainly an eventful week. You can read the full police reports below.


Police reports from Aug. 28-30 by DuBois City Police:


August 28, 2020

Police were called to East Long Avenue for a physiological emergency. Officers arrived and assisted as needed.

Police were called to the 500 block of Liberty Blvd to check the welfare of a male that was staggering. Officers arrived and determined the incident to be medical. An ambulance was summoned and the male was transported to Penn Highlands.

Officers arrested a male on State Street for an outstanding arrest warrant from Jefferson County. The male was taken into custody without incident and turned over to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Dept.

A Sandy Street woman requested a check welfare on her 10 year old daughter. The child’s father picked her up without notice and the mother had no address or contact for him. The mother was able locate the child in Clarion and retrieved her without incident.

A male on Chestnut Street called and reported an argument with his mother. Officers arrived and learned the male was suffering a physiological emergency and he was transported to Penn Highlands for an evaluation.


August 29, 2020

Police were called to South Jared St for a report of loud music. Officers arrived and were unable to locate any loud music.

Police were called to the area of Olive Ave for a report of a male attempting to enter vehicles. Officers arrived and the male was not located.

A male on West Long Avenue reported having two (2) political advertisement yard signs stolen from his front lawn.

Police were called to S State St for a report of a vehicle into a house. Officers arrived and learned a female was unloading groceries when the vehicle slipped out of park and drifted in to the house. The female jumped in the vehicle and attempted to stop it, but was unsuccessful. The fire department assisted in getting the female from the vehicle. The female was not injured and the vehicle was driven from the scene.

Police were called to an activated burglar alarm at a business on Beaver Dr. An open door was located and officers cleared the building. No one was found in the business.

Police were called to Shaffer Ave for a report of an assault. Officers arrived and spoke with the caller. She reported her daughter’s boyfriend had pushed her. The daughter arrived home and reported her mother is not to be on the property. There was no evidence of an assault and the female was ordered from the property.

Police were called to N. Brady St for a report of a robbery. Officers arrived and meet with the victim who reported she was from Bellefonte, was brought here and a known male took $40 from her. After further investigation, it was learned the female willingly gave the money for illegal narcotics, but never received the narcotics.


August 30, 2020

Police were called to E DuBois Ave for a report of load music. Officers arrived and made contact with the occupants of the house. They were advised to turn the music down.

Police were called to the area of N Second St for a report of a male trespassing. The female reported the male was in the house taking pictures. Officers arrived and located the male a few blocks away. He reported he was taking photos of the poor living conditions. He was advised to keep off the property.