FOW – AMY BETH GRAD

Amy Beth Grad

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County’s Fugitive of the Week for the week of April 29, 2019.

Shaw identified the Fugitive as Amy Beth Grad, age 40, of Graffius Avenue, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.

Shaw stated that Grad is wanted for failure to appear at a hearing regarding the Commonwealth’s Motion to Revoke Bail on April 23, 2019, at which time a warrant was issued for her arrest.

On June 1, 2018, Trooper Seth Rupp of the Pennsylvania State Police, Punxsutawney Barracks, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Grad with: 1) Aggravated Assault, F2, 2 counts; 2) Simple Assault, M2, 3 counts; 3) Resisting Arrest, M2; 4) Criminal Mischief, M3; and Harassment, S.

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Trooper Rupp states that on June 1, 2018, Troopers were dispatched to the Grad residence in Mahaffey Borough for the report of a domestic assault. Once on scene, the victim related that he and Grad had been arguing the previous evening, which continued into the morning of June 1st. He related that Grad entered their bedroom on that date and when he attempted to leave, she grabbed a sharp kitchen knife. After a struggle over the knife, Grad unsuccessfully attempted to stab him in the abdomen region. The victim related that he then tried to restrain Grad; however, Grad bit him in the chest. Eventually, the victim was able to leave the residence and wait for the arrival of the Pennsylvania State Police.

 

Once on scene, Troopers attempted to take Grad into custody. At that time, Grad resisted arrest and continued to display violent and tumultuous behavior. Eventually, Troopers were able to restrain Grad and place her into a police cruiser; however, it was discovered that Grad was in possession of her car keys. When a Trooper attempted to remove the keys from Grad’s pocket, Grad bit the Trooper in the hand causing pain, redness, swelling and bruising.

On June 6, 2018, a preliminary hearing was held and all charges were held to Court. On April 23, 2019, a hearing on the Commonwealth’s Motion to Revoke Bail was held and Grad failed to appear. A warrant was issued for Grad’s arrest. Grad is scheduled for to appear for jury trial on May 20, 2019.

Grad is described as follows:

Race: White
Sex: Female
Height: 5’06”
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown

Anyone with knowledge of Grad’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”.

CALL TODAY
YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A REWARD

1 (800) 376-4700

(A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.)

# # #