Monthly Archives: April 2010

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK – April 26, 2010

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FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK - Jeffery Rexford Powell

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of April 26, 2010.

Shaw identified the Fugitive as Jeffrey R. Powell, age 65, of Country Club Road, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.

Shaw stated that Powell is wanted for failure to appear at Sentencing Court on February 10, 2009.

On May 5, 2008, Officer Jon Walker, of the Lawrence Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Powell with: 1) Aggravated Assault by Vehicle while DUI, F2, 5 counts; 2) DUI, M1; 3) Recklessly Endangering Another Person, M2, 5 counts; 4) Careless Driving, S; 5) Driving on Right Side of Roadways, S; 6) Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic, S; and 7) Reckless Driving, S.

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Walker states that at approximately 4:48 p.m. on March 21, 2008, the Lawrence Township Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident on Washington Avenue, in Hyde, Pennsylvania.  Upon arrival, officers observed a head-on collision.  A 2000 Ford pick-up truck driven by Powell had collided with a 1996 Hyundai.  The Hyundai was occupied by a mother and her four children, all boys, ages three through six.  The mother and her children all suffered injuries.

A preliminary hearing was held on May 28, 2008, at which time Powell waived all charges to court.  On February 10, 2009, Powell was scheduled to appear for sentencing on the charges.  Powell failed to appear and a warrant was issued for Powell's arrest. 

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AUTHORITY EMPLOYEE BEGINS PRISON SENTENCE

 CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that a former Wallaceton Boggs Municipal Authority employee began serving a prison sentence today.

Shaw identified the defendant as Cynthia Carlson, age 43, of Bigler Road, Bigler, Pennsylvania.

On May 29, 2009, Trooper Terry Jordan of the Pennsylvania State Police, Woodland Barracks, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Carlson with: 1) Forgery, F3, 20 counts; 2) Access Device Fraud, F3, 28 counts; 3) Theft by Unlawful taking, F3, 62 counts; and 4) Receiving Stolen Property, F3, 62 counts;

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Jordan states that between April 17, 2008, through March 19, 2009, Carlson was employed as a part-time secretary for the Wallaceton Boggs Municipal Authority.  During this period of time, Carlson forged Authority checks for various amounts.  Carlson used Authority funds for personal gain including  the purchase of home heating fuel, personal vehicle repairs, the purchase of gasoline, and the payment of electric bills.

The Affidavit further provides that Authority members discovered financial discrepancies and confronted Carlson with their concerns.  When questioned, Carlson admitted to forging a single check and claimed it was only a one time occurrence.  Upon further investigation, the
Authority discovered multiple forged checks.  The Authority determined that Carlson unlawfully took nearly $12,000.00 in Authority funds.

On April 13, 2010, Carlson appeared for sentencing after tendering an open plea of guilt to the charges.  President Judge Fredric Ammerman, sentenced Carlson to a minimum period of one year and a maximum period of three years incarceration in the Clearfield County Jail.

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FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK – April 19, 2010

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FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK - Iris Suzette Mack

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr. announced Clearfield County's fugitive of the week for the week of April 19, 2010.

Shaw identified the Fugitive as Iris Suzette Mack, age 30, of DuBois Street, DuBois, Pennsylvania.

Shaw stated that Mack is wanted for failure to appear at Arraignment Court on May 27, 2009.

On April 4, 2009, Trooper William Mostyn, of the Pennsylvania State Police, Woodland Barracks filed a criminal complaint charging Mack with Theft by Unlawful taking and Criminal Conspiracy. 

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Mostyn states that Mack and others entered the Kohute Laundry, located in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania,  and forced open coin operated dryers.  Mack was charged for stealing money from the machines and for damaging the machines.

Shaw reported that Mack failed to appear for her Arraignment on the charges and a bench warrant was issued for her arrest.

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FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK – April 12, 2010

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FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK - Mark Lamarr Crawley, II

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of April 12, 2010.

Shaw identified the Fugitive as Mark Lamarr Crawley, II, age 27, of South Main Street, DuBois, Pennsylvania.

Shaw stated that Crawley is wanted for failure to appear at Criminal Call on July 17, 2008.

On December 23, 2007, Officer Eric Rupp of the Sandy Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Crawley with: 1) Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, F; 2) Possession of a Controlled Substances, M; 3) Simple Assault, M2; and
4) Criminal Mischief, M3.

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Rupp states that at approximately 10:45 am on December 23, 2007, officers from the Sandy Township Police Department were dispatched to a residence on South Main Street in DuBois City for a reported domestic disturbance.  Upon arrival, officers observed Crawley and located three individually wrapped baggies of marijuana.  A female occupant was transported to the DuBois Reginal Medical Center for treatment. Continue reading

CAPTURED – Bradley Teats

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced that a Fugitive of the Week has been captured.

Shaw identified the Fugitive as Bradley Allen Teats, age 27, of Clarendon Avenue, Hyde, Pennsylvania.

Teats was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on April 5, 2010.  Shaw reported that within eight hours of being placed on the list, Teats was in custody.

Shaw stated that the Lawrence Township Police Department received a tip from a caller reporting that Teats was at the caller's residence.  The caller stated that Teats would turn himself in.  At approximately 7:51 p.m., on April 5th, Teats appeared at the Lawrence Township Police Department and voluntarily surrendered himself after learning that he had been named as the Fugitive of the Week. Continue reading

CAPTURED – Karen Frantz

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced that a Fugitive of the Week has been captured.

Shaw Identified the Fugitive as Karen L. Frantz, age 36, of Ohio Street, Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania.

Frantz was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on March 22, 2010. 

Shaw stated that Frantz was taken into custody on march 30, 2010, by officers from the West Virginia State Police.  Frantz is currently housed in the West Virginia Northern Regional Jail awaiting extradition to Pennsylvania.

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FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK – April 5, 2010

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FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK - Bradley Allen Teats

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of April 5, 2010.

Shaw Identified the Fugitive as Bradley Allen Teats, age 27, of Clarendon Avenue, Hyde, Pennsylvania.

Shaw stated that Teats is wanted for failure to appear at Criminal Call on July 16, 2009.

On January 15, 2009, Patrolman J. Michael Morris of the Lawrence Township Police Department filed a Criminal Complaint charging Teats with: 1) Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Funds, F3; 2) Theft by Unlawful Taking, F3; and 3) Receiving Stolen Property, F3.

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Morris states that between December 12, 2008 and January 15, 2009, Teats was working as a manager at the Kwik Fill located on South Second Street in Clearfield when he failed to make bank deposits on six occasions.  The total of the deposits was in excess of $10,000.00.  Continue reading

CAPTURED – TRAVIS SCOTT POLICK

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced that a Fugitive of the Week has been captured.

Shaw Identified the Fugitive as Travis Scott Pollick, age 31, of Ridge Avenue, Curwensville, Pennsylvania. 

Pollick was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on March 29, 2010.  Shaw reported that Pollick was in custody within 24 hours of being placed on the list.

Shaw stated that Pollick was taken into custody on march 30, 2010, by Deputies from the Mifflin County Sheriff's Office.  Pollick was located at his place of employment in Mifflin County and arrested without incident. Continue reading