Monthly Archives: February 2010


February 24, 2010.  For Immediate Release.

DUBOIS – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that charges have been filed against a Brockway man for a stabbing incident that occurred in DuBois City.

Shaw identified the defendant as Howard J. Getz, age 40, of 5th Avenue, Brockway, Pennsylvania.

The criminal complaint, filed by Officer Randy Young of the DuBois City Police, charges Getz with: 1) Criminal Attempt to Commit Criminal Homicide, F1; 2) Aggravated Assault, F1; 3) Simple Assault, M2;  4) Recklessly Endangering Another Person, M2;  5) Criminal Trespass, M3; 6) Terroristic Threats, M1; 7) Disorderly Conduct, M3; and 8) Harassment, S.

An affidavit of probable cause filed by Officer Young states that on January 3, 2010, at approximately 1:58 am, officers from the DuBois City Police Department were dispatched to the DRMC West hospital for a report of an assault victim seeking treatment for his injuries.  Upon arrival at the hospital, officers observed the victim with stab wounds.  The victim reported that he was stabbed multiple times while at the East Side Sports Bar in DuBois City.

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