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Sandy Twp Police: man walks into home looking for previous resident, rear-end crash, fight at Sheetz


Sandy Township, PA – An unknown man walked into a home in Sandy Township while a teenager was home alone. The man said he was looking for someone who was later determined to be the previous resident of the Kiwanis Trail home, then left.

Also in recent Sandy Township Police reports, A chain reaction crash happened when a 47-year-old Anita woman stopped her car suddenly to avoid hitting a rabbit. The 50-year-old man driving behind her was unable to stop his vehicle in time. A passenger in the woman’s vehicle was taken to Penn Highlands for evaluation and treatment for possible injuries in the rear-ending crash.

Sandy Township Police also responded recently to two men who were fighting outside the Falls Creek Sheetz. The people involved confirmed they were fighting about driving one of the men back home to Michigan, and the situation was handled without incident.




February 12, 2021

A 34-year-old Brockway man reported he parked his tractor trailer at the Pilot Travel Center and when he returned someone had damaged it.

A 59-year-old Falls Creek man pulled from Midway Drive on to Commons Drive into the path of a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Falls Creek woman, causing the two to collide. No injuries reported and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

A Kiwanis Trail resident reported that while her 17-year-old son was home alone, an unknown male walked into their home. The man announced he was looking for someone that was later to be determined the previous resident. The individual left the house and pulled away in a white Jeep. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

While traveling on Behringer Highway in the area of the Thunderbird, a 50-year-old Punxsutawney man was unable to stop his vehicle in time when the vehicle in front of him stopped to avoid hitting a rabbit in the road. The 47-year-old Anita woman driving the vehicle was uninjured but her passenger was transported to Penn Highlands for evaluation and treatment.

A vehicle driven by a 51-year-old Treasure Lake man pulled from the road beside onto Bee Line Highway Wendy’s into the path of a vehicle driven by a 33-year-old Montoursville man. Both vehicles were driven from the scene and no injuries reported.


February 13, 2021

A 54-year-old man reported that someone stole an oxygen tank from his vehicle.

Officers responded to a report of two males fighting outside the Falls Creek Sheetz. Upon arrival officers locate the men and a woman sitting in their vehicle. All parties confirmed it was an argument of over taking the one male home to Michigan. Officers handled the situation without incident.