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DA SHAW REPORTS SUSPECTS IN CLEARFIELD BOROUGH SHOOTING HAVE BEEN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

DA SHAW REPORTS SUSPECTS IN CLEARFIELD BOROUGH SHOOTING HAVE BEEN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

Posted on 2016-09-22 15:18:13

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that two suspects wanted in connection with the September 5th shooting at the "Laundry Station" have been taken into custody. Shaw reported that David J. Clark, 35, and Amanda E. Carfley, 29, were taken into custody after an intense search conducted in Clearfield Borough and the Frenchville area of ...

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DA SHAW REPORTS CHARGES FILED  FOR BROWN STREET DEATH

DA SHAW REPORTS CHARGES FILED FOR BROWN STREET DEATH

Posted on 2016-09-13 15:11:23

Sandy Township – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that charges have been filed against a New Millport man for the death of a Brown Street woman in August 2015.  Shaw identified the defendant as Joshua Jeffrey Nelson, age 31, of New Millport, Pennsylvania.  On September 13, 2016, Sergeant Rodney Fairman of the Sandy Township Police Department filed ...

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DA SHAW ANNOUNCES ARREST WARRANTS ISSUED FOR CLEARFIELD BOROUGH SHOOTING

DA SHAW ANNOUNCES ARREST WARRANTS ISSUED FOR CLEARFIELD BOROUGH SHOOTING

Posted on 2016-09-08 16:03:28

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that two criminal complaints have been filed for the September 5, 2016, shooting that occurred in Clearfield Borough. Shaw identified the defendants as David J. Clark, age 35, of Washington Avenue, Hyde, Pennsylvania, and Amanda E. Carfley, age 29, of Washington Avenue, Hyde, Pennsylvania. On September 8, 2016, Patrolman David ...

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DA Shaw Announces Homicide Charges for Baby Sophia Death

DA Shaw Announces Homicide Charges for Baby Sophia Death

Posted on 2016-08-25 16:26:43

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that charges have been filed against an Allport woman for the November 15, 2013, death of two-year-old Sophia Hoffman. Shaw identified the defendant as Jennifer Medzie, age 21, of Allport, Clearfield County. On August 25, 2016, Trooper David Patrick of the Pennsylvania State Police, Woodland Barracks, filed a Criminal Complaint ...

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PCCD CHAIRMAN JOSH SHAPIRO ATTENDS GRAND OPENING OF CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER

Posted on 2016-08-16 16:44:13

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced the grand opening of the Clearfield County Child Advocacy Center. At a news conference held at the CAC, Shaw stated that he was elated to report that Clearfield County now has a functioning Child Advocacy Center.  Shaw reported the opening of the Child Advocacy Center is the result of a ...

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CRIME STOPPERS

FOW – BRENT SHAFFER

FOW – BRENT SHAFFERCLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of September 19, 2016. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Brent Shaffer, age 32, of Clark Road, Olanta, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Shaffer is wanted in two separate cases for failure to appear at Criminal Call held on September 1, 2016, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest. On March 1, 2016, Officer Alex Burkett of the Clearfield Borough Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Shaffer with: 1) Possession of a Controlled Substance, M, 3 counts; and 2) Use/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, M, 2 Read More

CAPTURED - SHAWN ORTASIC

CAPTURED - SHAWN ORTASICCLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced the capture of a wanted fugitive. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Shawn Ortasic, age 26, of Nichols Street, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Ortasic was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on September 12, 2016. Shaw stated that Ortasic is wanted for failure to appear at a Preliminary Hearing held on September 7, 2016, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest. In a separate case, Ortasic is wanted to failure to appear at Sentencing on September 7, Read More

FOW – SHAWN ORTASIC

FOW – SHAWN ORTASICCLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of September 12, 2016. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Shawn Ortasic, age 26, of Nichols Street, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Ortasic is wanted for failure to appear at a Preliminary Hearing held on September 7, 2016, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest. In a separate case, Ortasic is wanted to failure to appear at Sentencing on September 7, 2016. On July 27, 2016, Officer Daniel Podliski of the Clearfield Borough Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Ortasic with: 1) Endangering the Welfare of Children, M1, 2 counts; and 2) Use/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Read More

FOW – VINCENT AARON

FOW – VINCENT AARONCLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of August 29, 2016. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Vincent Aaron, age 27, of Franklin Street, DuBois, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Aaron is wanted for failure to appear at a Preliminary Hearing on August 5, 2016, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest. On June 28, 2016, Officer Lance Thompson of the DuBois City Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Aaron with: 1) Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, M; 2) Possession of a Controlled, M; 3) Use/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, M; 4) Driving Under Suspension, S; and related traffic Read More

CAPTURED - DILLON DICKEY

CAPTURED - DILLON DICKEYCLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced the capture of a wanted fugitive. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Dillon Dickey, age 26, of Bay Road, DuBois, Pennsylvania. Dickey was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on August 22, 2016. On July 16, 2016, Officer Scott Johnson of the Sandy Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Dickey with: 1) Simple Assault, M2; and 2) Harassment, S. An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Officer Johnson states that on July 16, 2016, Officers from the Sandy Township Police Department were dispatched to a residence for the report of a domestic assault. Upon arrival at the scene, Officer Johnson made contact with the victim who reported that she and Dickey were involved in a verbal altercation that eventually led to Dickey striking her several times in the face. At that time, Officer Johnson observed injuries that were consistent with the victim’s account. Further, it was related to Officer Johnson that Dickey had fled the scene following the altercation. Read More

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