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Sandy Twp Police: man locked in closet in DuBois Mall, driver stuck in medium


Sandy Township, PA – Sandy Township Police say they responded to some minor incidents recently, including a driver from Houtzdale who got his vehicle stuck in the median near the Falls Creek Sheetz, a DuBois Mall employee who called for help after he mistakenly locked himself in a closet in one of the former stores, and reports of two 4-wheelers riding around Sandy Township Park.

Continue reading for more police reports from Sandy Township Police.

January 24, 2020
A 35-year-old Houtzdale man attempted to make a left turn while pulling out of the Falls Creek Sheetz, causing his vehicle to get stuck in the median. No injuries and once the vehicle was pulled out of the median, it was driven from the scene.
False alarm at Lowes
A 57-year-old mall employee mistakenly locked himself in a closet in one of the former stores. Officers were able to free the man without issue.

January 25, 2020
Officers were dispatched to Sandy Township Park for a report of 2 four-wheelers riding around the area. Investigation pending review of cameras in the area.
Officers responded to a domestic dispute between two sisters on Maple Ave. The incident was reported by the women’s brother who lives out of town. The dispute was verbal in nature and officers were able to handle the situation without incident.
A 21-year-old Falls Creek woman reported receiving harassing and threatening messages from an unknown man on Facebook.
A 41-year-old DuBois woman reported that her vehicle, that had been towed to Treasure Lake residence after breaking down at the Bobette, had been stolen from the residence. She stated the last person who drove the vehicle was a 34-year-old male friend. Investigation continues.

January 26, 2020
A man was driving on S. Main Street when he hit a deer. The vehicle was drivable and no injuries reported.
Officers received a report of truck lights flashing inside the W&W Equipment parking lot. The lights stopped flashing shortly after officers arrival, and there was no evidence that the vehicle had been tampered with.
An 84-year-old S. Bready Street man was found on the side of the road near his home. The man was transported to Penn Highlands for treatment.
A 41-year-old St. Mary’s man reported he was visiting friends on Pacific Ave. and while there, his cell phone was stolen.