FOW – DONALD BECKMAN

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of March 23, 2015. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Donald Beckman, age 47, of Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Beckman is wanted for failure to appear at Criminal Call on March 19, 2015. On September 20, 2014, Patrolman Mitchell R. Klender of the Clearfield Borough Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Beckman with: 1) Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Police Officer, F3; 2) Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, M1; 3) Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana, M; 4) Use or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, M; 5) Drivers Required to be Licensed, S; 6) Careless Driving, S; and 7) Reckless Driving, S. Continue reading

URGENT: ARREST WARRANT ISSUED FOR SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR

Carl Mock

Carl Mock

DUBOIS – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that the DuBois City Police Department have secured an arrest warrant for a Clearfield County man.

Shaw identified the defendant as Carl Roy Mock, age 48,… Continue reading

CAPTURED – MELISSA NOVELLA

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced the capture of a wanted fugitive. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Melissa Marie Novella, age 31, of Butterbaugh Road, Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania. Novella was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on March 9, 2015. On November 13, 2014, Officer Zachary Cowan of the Lawrence Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Novella with: 1) Retail Theft, F3; 2) Receiving Stolen Property, M3; and 3) Criminal Trespass, M3. Continue reading

FOW – MELISSA NOVELLA

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of March 9, 2015. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Melissa Marie Novella, age 31, of Butterbaugh Road, Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Novella is wanted for failure to appear at a Preliminary Hearing on December 31, 2014. On November 13, 2014, Officer Zachary Cowan of the Lawrence Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Novella with: 1) Retail Theft, F3; 2) Receiving Stolen Property, M3; and 3) Criminal Trespass, M3. Continue reading

CAPTURED – DONALD GEARHART

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced the capture of a wanted fugitive. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Donald Lee Gearhart, age 30, of Martins Road, Houtzdale, Pennsylvania. Gearhart was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on March 2, 2015. On July 14, 2014, Trooper Brian Elensky of the Pennsylvania State Police, Clearfield Barracks, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Gearhart with: 1) Accidents Involving Death or Personal Injury, M1; 2) Recklessly Endangering Another Person, M2, 6 Counts; 3) Accidents Involving Damage to Attended Vehicle or Property, M3, 2 Counts; 4) Operation Following Suspension of Registration, S; 5) Required Financial Responsibility, S; 6) Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic, S; 7) Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed, S; 8) Careless Driving, S; 9) Reckless Driving, S; 10) Duty To Give Information and Render Aid, S, 2 Counts; and 11) Immediate Notice of Accident to Police Department, S. Continue reading

FOW – DONALD GEARHART

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of March 2, 2015. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Donald Lee Gearhart, age 30, of Martins Road, Houtzdale, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Gearhart is wanted for failure to appear at Criminal Call on January 22, 2015. On July 14, 2014, Trooper Brian Elensky of the Pennsylvania State Police, Clearfield Barracks, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Gearhart with: 1) Accidents Involving Death or Personal Injury, M1; 2) Recklessly Endangering Another Person, M2, 6 Counts; 3) Accidents Involving Damage to Attended Vehicle or Property, M3, 2 Counts; 4) Operation Following Suspension of Registration, S; 5) Required Financial Responsibility, S; 6) Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic, S; 7) Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed, S; 8) Careless Driving, S; 9) Reckless Driving, S; 10) Duty To Give Information and Render Aid, S, 2 Counts; and 11) Immediate Notice of Accident to Police Department, S. Continue reading

DA SHAW ANNOUNCES DRUG ARREST IN SANDY TOWNSHIP

Robert Selfridge

Robert Selfridge

DUBOIS – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that drug charges have been filed against a DuBois man.

Shaw identified the defendant as Robert Allen Selfridge, age 34, of N. Church Street, DuBois, Pennsylvania.… Continue reading

DA SHAW ANNOUNCES TWO ARRESTS MADE FOR GIBBY’S WAREHOUSE FIRE IN DUBOIS

Coombs and YoungDUBOIS – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that two men have been charged in connection with an arson that occurred in DuBois City.

Shaw identified the defendants as Zachary Thomas Coombs, age 20, of Big… Continue reading

CAPTURED – JESSE WEIDNER

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced the capture of a wanted fugitive. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Jesse Lee Weidner, age 37, of Bennetts Valley Highway, Penfield, Pennsylvania. Weidner was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on February 9, 2015. On August 29, 2014, Patrolman Elliot Neeper of the Lawrence Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Weidner with: 1) Theft By Unlawful Taking, M1; and 2) Receiving Stolen Property, M1. Continue reading

FOW – JESSE WEIDNER

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of February 9, 2015. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Jesse Lee Weidner, age 37, of Bennetts Valley Highway, Penfield, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Weidner is wanted for failure to appear at Pretrial Conferences on February 5, 2015. On August 29, 2014, Patrolman Elliot Neeper of the Lawrence Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Weidner with: 1) Theft By Unlawful Taking, M1; and 2) Receiving Stolen Property, M1. Continue reading

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