State Police Calls: Stolen Construction Materials, Incident at Jefferson County Jail

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – Punxsutawney-based State Police responded to the following calls: 

Police Investigating Stolen Construction Materials

PSP Punxsutawney is currently investigating the theft of construction materials from Thompson Street in Big Run Borough, Jefferson County.

Police say 20 feet of “Gator Bar” fiberglass rebar was stolen sometime between June 27 and July 5.

The estimated monetary loss is $2,000.00.

The victim is listed as a 47-year-old Punxsutawney man.

Prisoner Spits on Jail Employee

Punxsutawney-based State Police received a report of harassment by a prisoner from the Jefferson County Jail located at 578 Service Center Road, in Pine Creek Township, Jefferson County.

Police say a 64-year-old male inmate spit on a Jefferson County Jail sergeant’s face while attempting to deliver food to the inmate.

The victim is listed as a 51-year-old Brookville woman.

The investigation is ongoing.

Mental Health Act

PSP Punxsutawney responded to Tomski Road in Union Township, Jefferson County, for a report of a disturbance occurring within a residence around 10:53 a.m. on Tuesday, August 9.

Police say a known female was subsequently transported for a mental health evaluation.

No further details were released.

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