FOW – BRIAN KEPHART, JR

Brian Kephart

Brian Kephart

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County’s Fugitive of the Week for the week of October 3, 2016.

Shaw identified the Fugitive as Brian Kephart, Jr., age 19, of Franks Lane, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.

Shaw stated that Kephart is wanted for failure to appear at Sentencing Court held on September 27, 2016, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On July 12, 2016, Officer Mitchell Klender of the Clearfield Borough Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Kephart with: 1) Fleeing and Eluding, F3; and various traffic offenses.

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Officer Klender states that on July 4, 2016, Officers were on routine patrol when they spotted a motorcycle operated by a male committing a traffic violation. When Officer Kkender attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the motorcycle accelerated and reached a speed of approximately 75mph in a 25mph zone. Eventually, Officers lost sight of the motorcycle. After reviewing video surveillance at a local business and speaking with other individuals, the operator was identified as Kephart. Upon making contact with Kephart, he admitted to operating the motorcycle that day.

A Preliminary Hearing was held on August 17, 2016, at which time all charges were held to court. On September 27, 2016, Kephart failed to appear at Sentencing Court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Kephart is described as follows:

Race: White
Sex: Male
Height: 5’10”
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown

Anyone with knowledge of Kephart’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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(A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.)

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