CAPTURED – KELLI BANEY
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced the capture of a wanted fugitive.
Shaw identified the Fugitive as Kelli Baney, age 42, of Carlson Lane, Kersey, Pennsylvania.
Baney was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on December 27, 2016.
On June 27, 2016, Officer Greg Gornati of the Sandy Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Baney with: 1) Theft by Unlawful Taking, F3; and 2) Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Funds, F3.
An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Officer Gornati states that on June 23, 2016, Officer Gornati was dispatched to a local business for the report of an employee theft. Upon arrival, Officer Gornati made contact with a corporate investigator. It was determined that an employee, identified as Baney, had committed numerous thefts over several months. Contact was made with Baney who admitted to the thefts.
A Preliminary Hearing was held on July 29, 2016, at which time all charges were held to court. On October 27, 2016, Baney failed to appear at Criminal Call and a warrant was issued for her arrest.
Shaw stated that on December 30, 2016, Baney was apprehended by the St. Marys Police Department. Baney was then turned over to Deputies from the Clearfield County Sheriff’s Office and is currently lodged in the Clearfield County Jail.
Shaw thanked the St. Marys Police Department and the Clearfield County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance with this case.
Anyone with knowledge of a Fugitive’s location is asked to call Clearfield County Crime Stoppers at (800)-376-4700. All calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted by visiting the Clearfield County District Attorney web site at “www.ClearfieldDA.org” and selecting “Report A Crime”.
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1 (800) 376-4700
(A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.)
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