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State Police Calls: Child Abuse, Criminal Mischief, Indecent Assault, DUI, Corruption of Minors, Theft

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 @ 12:12 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

State Police (by Dave)CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – Clarion-based State Police responded to the following calls:

(Photo by Dave Cyphert of ProPoint Media Photography)

Child Abuse in Monroe Township

According to police, on November 18, an incident of child abuse involving a 12-year-old Rimersburg female was reported.

Police say the incident occurred in Monroe Township around noon on November 3.

Criminal Mischief in Strattanville Borough

According to police, around 11:00 p.m. on November 5, unknown individuals emptied a bag of flour on a known 66-year-old Strattanville man’s front porch.

The damage to the front porch is estimated at $50.00.

DUI in Knox Borough

Around 6:59 p.m. on November 23, Troopers Freeman and McBride, of PSP Clarion, were on duty in a marked patrol unit, stopped at the intersection of Dog Leg Road and State Route 208 in Knox Borough, when they began to follow a 2011 Toyocar van container trailer that was allegedly swerving all over the roadway.

Police say the driver, later identified as a known 54-year-old Knox man, also threw a cigarette out of the window just prior to entering Knox Borough.

A traffic stop was then conducted, and the Knox man was unable to properly perform Standardized Field Sobriety testing. He was then placed under arrest and transported to Clarion Hospital on suspicion of DUI.

Charges are pending blood alcohol testing results.

Corruption of Minors in Callensburg Borough

Clarion-based State Police were notified by Clarion County Human Services about a juvenile allegedly receiving marijuana from her boyfriend sometime between November 1 and November 18.

Troopers spoke to the juvenile’s parents, the juvenile, and her boyfriend, and found that the accusations were unfounded.

Theft in Clarion Township

Around 2:19 p.m. on November 2, Clarion-based State Police were notified of an attempted theft that occurred at a residence on U.S. 322 in Clarion Township.

Police say a known 61-year-old Clarion woman attempted to steal ziplock freezer bags (value $1.00), one pound of frozen ground beef (value $5.00), and two cans of fruit juice (value $2.00) from a known 53-year-old Fairmount City woman.

The victim discovered the items inside the woman backpack and retrieved the property.

The above reports were released to on Monday, December 2, 2019.

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