Port Allegany Police dealt with a variety of issues in the week that began Monday, July 4 and ended Sunday, July 10. Some of these concerned juveniles, dogs and ATVs seeming to be where they shouldn’t be or causing some sort of problem.


At 9 p.m. last Monday Officer Adam Dickerson responded to a Chestnut Street address for a report that a juvenile who had been living with relatives had returned to her mother’s residence in Bradford, taking with her some belongings of the local family. Dickerson told the complainants that this seems to be a civil matter, in the property dispute category, and advised them to contact an attorney.


Last Tuesday at 12:20 p.m. there was a complaint from Kasandra Yeager that Stacy Yeager had violated the conditions of his bail by contacting her. Chief Dave Distrola referred the complainant to the District Attorney’s office, to initiate bail revocation.


At 5:45 p.m. Dickerson was dispatched to a Volney Street residence to check into a report of a suicidal male. The subject was transported to the mental health unit at Bradford Regional Medical Center.  


At 2 p.m. last Wednesday Chief Distrola was contacted by Dick Brown of Lillibridge Road about ATVs Brown said were using his property without permission. Brown said he wanted a log entry made and that he believed the alleged trespassers live in the borough.


At 8 p.m. last Wednesday Officer Kyle Day received a complaint of a dog running at large and defecating in the yard at 406 Broad Street. The complainant informed Day that the dog belongs to an Arnold Avenue resident. Day advised the dog owner that any further complaints will result in citations.


Officer Dickerson was contacted by Charles Cole Memorial Hospital at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, about a possible rape complaint. The matter is under investigation.


Friday afternoon at 4:24 Officer Tony Tanner received a complaint of a vehicle crash in the Sheetz parking lot. He told the parties that the incident was non-reportable for law enforcement purposes, and assisted them in exchanging the appropriate information.


At 3:50 p.m. Saturday Officer Tanner assisted a motorist with a vehicle lockout in the high school parking lot.


At 4:45 p.m. Tanner received a complaint from a Pearl Street resident about a nine-year-old male being unsupervised. The boy was located at the pool, and the parent was located at a park on Mill Street.


At 9:48 p.m. there was a complaint of harassment from Londa Baker of 70 Pearl Street, who alleged that Mike Smoker of 72 Pearl Street had threatened her. Officer Tanner advised both parties to refrain from interacting.


Shortly after midnight Sunday Tanner was dispatched to Roper Road for a report of a possible burglary or criminal mischief. Alisa Diaz complained that when she returned home she found a window broken. She said nothing was missing.


Then at 1 a.m. Tanner responded to a report of a barking dog in the Volney Street area. A phone message about the matter had been left at 11 p.m. Saturday. Tanner went to the source of the noise but did not hear the dog barking then. He indicated that he would follow up on the complaint Sunday.


At 2:15 a.m. there was a complaint from Todd Moses that a “Mexican” was at his bar, Moe’s, brandishing a knife. Moses wanted the incident documented. The subject was not identified.


Sunday afternoon at 4:15 a.m. Officer Tanner contacted the complainant in the barking dog matter, and was told that the complainant did not want to provide any statement or to have charges filed at this time.


Tanner was dispatched to 109 1/2 East Maple Street at 9:34 p.m. and asked to stand by while Tara Donnelly removed her property. The process was accomplished without incident.