DA SHAW ANNOUNCES ARREST WARRANTS ISSUED FOR CLEARFIELD BOROUGH SHOOTING
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 Fye, of the Clearfield Borough Police Department, filed a criminal complaint charging Clark with: 1) Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder of the First Degree; 2) Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Murder of the First Degree, 3) Aggravated Assault; 4) Simple Assault; 5) Recklessly Endangering Another Person; and 6) Possession of Weapon of a Crime. In a separate criminal complaint, Carfley was charged with 1) Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Murder of the First Degree; 2) Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Assault; 3) Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Simple Assault; and 4) Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Recklessly Endangering Another Person.
An affidavit of probable cause filed by Fye states that at approximately 6:45 a.m. on September 5, 2016, officers from the Clearfield Borough Police Department were dispatched to the “Laundry Station,” located on South Third Street in Clearfield Borough, for a report of a male who had been shot. Upon arrival, officers observed a male on the floor who was bleeding from a gunshot wound to his left buttock. The victim reported that he was in the bathroom of the “Laundry Station” when the door was opened and a single gunshot from a handgun was fired. The victim was flown by medical helicopter to the Altoona Hospital for treatment. Surveillance footage was obtained and displayed a male and female walking toward the “Laundry Station” carrying a clothes basket. The male entered the “Laundry Station” and walked toward the bathroom. The video further shows the male fleeing from the bathroom area and holding what appears to be a handgun. The male exits the building and flees with the female. Through further investigation, officers identified the male as David Clark and the female as his girlfriend, Amanda Carfley.
Shaw reported that upon filing the criminal complaints, Magisterial District Judge Richard Ireland issued Arrest Warrants for both Clark and Carfley. The Clearfield Borough Police are currently in the process of attempting to serve the Arrest Warrants and ask for the publics’ assistance in locating these individuals. The Clearfield Borough Police believe that David Clark and Amanda Carfley may by traveling in a silver 2006 4-door Pontiac Sedan, with PA Registration PZ7V87. The vehicle will have damage to the rear bumper. The Clearfield Borough Police cautioned that Clark and Carfley should be considered armed and dangerous and encourage no one to take action to confront these individuals. Please make a report to the police and let law enforcement handle the situation.
Anyone with information on the location of David Clark or Amanda Carfley is asked to call Clearfield County Control at (814) 765-1533.
Anyone with information on the location of Clark or Carfley who wants to remain annonymous can call Clearfield County Crime Stoppers at (800) 376-4700 or send an annonymous e-mail to Crime Stoppers by visiting http://clearfieldda.org/report-a-crime/.
Reports made to Crime Stoppers may be eligible to receive a reward of up to $1,000.00.
Finally, Shaw said that he was extremely proud of the hard work and dedication of the Clearfield Borough Police Department. Shaw said “the Clearfield Police acted swiftly as a team to investigate this shooting and obtain a volume of evidence to support criminal charges.” Shaw thanked Chief Vince McGinnis and the Clearfield Borough Police Department for their diligence in resolving this case in a timely manner.
Anyone with knowledge or information about a crime 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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