Monthly Archives: February 2009

JUVENILE CHARGED FOR SENDING NUDE PICS

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announces that a juvenile petition has been filed charging a Clearfield County juvenile for sending nude pics.

Shaw identified the juvenile as a 15 year old female from Clearfield County. The juvenile is currently in the custody of her mother.

The juvenile petition filed by Trooper William Mostyn of the Pennsylvania State Police, Woodland Barracks, charges the juvenile with Possession of Child Pornography, Distributing Child Pornography, and Creating Child Pornography.

Continue reading

WANTED FOR BURGLARY

unkown.jpgClearfield County Crimestoppers is seeking information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the February 12, 2009, burglary of the Wilda Williams residence in Morrisdale, PA, 16858.

The daylight burglary occured as unknown actor(s) gained entry to the… Continue reading

WANTED FOR BANK ROBBERY

dubois-bank-robber.jpgClearfield County Crimestoppers is seeking information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the December 27, 2006, robbery of the First Commonwealth Bank, located at 5 North Main Street, DuBois, PA, 15801

Clearfield County Crimestoppers is offering a… Continue reading

Angelucci, Vito M. Posted 02-18-09

DA SHAW PLEASED WITH CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that he was extremely pleased with passage of the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act.

Shaw reported that Act 132 was signed by the Governor on October 17, 2008, and becomes effective on July 1, 2009. "This could not be better timing," Shaw said.

Following a long and difficult winter, many home owners are going to require home improvements and roof repairs. It is unfortunate that seniors who are in desperate need of home repairs are swindled by unsavory contractors. "Every year my office receives a number of complaints from senior citizens who have been ripped-off."

Shaw said that in the past it was extremely difficult to prosecute contractors who failed to perform agreed upon home improvement repairs after receiving payment. Under those circumstances, the issue was controlled by principals of contract law and was required to be resolved in civil court, as opposed to criminal court. In the past, many seniors who were unable to afford the cost of a private attorney were left with few options.

 

Continue reading

March, Laverna Marcia Posted 02-17-09

DISTRICT ATTORNEY SHAW WARNS OF INTERNET SCAMS

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr. announces today that a growing number of complaints are being received as the result of internet scams. Shaw encourages all internet users to exercise caution while online.

Shaw reports that the District Attorney’s Office is receiving an alarming number of complaints from individuals who have been victimized while using the internet. Shaw stated that there are many scams going on over the internet and believes that a higher level of awareness is needed to avoid being victimized. Shaw stated that the most common form of victimization that he sees involves unsolicited e-mail messages. Shaw reported that "many people receive e-mail messages reporting that they have won some type of prize. However, to claim the prize, individuals must first send a check or money order". The advanced fee is required before you are able to claim your prize.

Continue reading