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Sandy Twp: mother-daughter fight over ride to New Castle, man punches lottery machine at Sheetz


Sandy Township, PA – Sandy Township Police say they responded to a number of domestic incidents, including a fight between a mother and daughter over the daughter wanting a ride to New Castle… two men who live on Hepburn Road in a physical argument over a set of keys to a vehicle… and a man who got angry while playing a lottery machine at the Blinker Light Sheetz, who punched the lottery machine screen and caused it to shatter.


Read the full police reports from Sandy Township:

April 25, 2021

A 50-year-old Hepburn Road man reported the 58-year-old man who lives above his garage, punched him in the face. Officers spoke to both parties and found they had gotten into an argument over keys to a vehicle that culminated with the punch. Charges are pending.

A 52-year-old Olanta woman reported when she got home from shopping at the DuBois Mall, she found damage to both the front and rear of her vehicle.

A 20-year-old DuBois man lost control of his vehicle while traveling on Kiwanis Trail, when he hit loose gravel on the side of the road, causing the vehicle to travel into a wooded area, and coming to rest on its drivers side. Neither the driver or his passenger were injured and the vehicle was towed from the scene.


April 26, 2021

Employees of the Blinker Light Sheetz reported that a man got angry while playing a lottery machine and hit the screen, causing it to shatter. Investigation continues.

A vehicle driven by a 45-year-old Treasure Lake man and another vehicle were involved in an accident at the Treasure Lake front gate. Minor injuries and damage reported.

A vehicle driven by a 16-year-old DuBois girl was stopped in traffic on SR 255, when a vehicle driven by a 46-year-old Woodland woman was unable to stop in time to avoid hitting her. Minor damage and no injuries reported.

A 52-year-old Penfield woman reported that when she got home from work, her 34-year-old daughter asked for a ride to New Castle. When the woman told her daughter no, the daughter started taunting her, and the woman eventually pushed her away. The altercation turned into a physical altercation between the two women. Both women have been charged.

Walmart employees reported a woman who appeared to be sleeping in a motorized cart and they were having a difficult time waking her up. Officers located the woman who appeared confused and did not know how long she had been there. The woman was evaluated by EMS and refused treatment.