DA SHAW: SABULA COUPLE CHARGED WITH ANIMAL ABUSE

DUBOIS – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that charges have been filed against a Sabula couple for the death of a horse that occurred in January 2018.

Shaw identified the defendants as Joseph Clyde Daniel… Continue reading

DA SHAW: CHARGES FILED FOR MADERA HOMICIDE

MADERA – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that homicide charges have been filed for the March 20th stabbing that occurred in Bigler Township. Shaw identified the defendant as Johnathan Blair Maines, age 20, of Main Street, Madera, Pennsylvania. On March 26, 2018, Trooper Scott Sankey, of the Pennsylvania State Police, Woodland Barracks, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Maines with: 1) Criminal Homicide, 2) Aggravated Assault, 3) Simple Assault, and 4) Recklessly Endangering Another Person. Continue reading

DA SHAW: VICTIM IDENTIFIED IN MADERA HOMICIDE SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

MADERA – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today the identity of the victim in the March 20th Madera homicide.

Shaw identified the victim as Joshua Allen Sahm, age 30, of Blandburg, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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FOW – NICHOLAS MCELWEE

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of March 19, 2018.  Shaw identified the Fugitive as Nicholas McElwee, age 21, of Rumbarger Ave., DuBois, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that McElwee is wanted for failure to appear at Criminal Call held on March 8, 2018, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest. Continue reading

FOW – CORY IRWIN

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of March 12, 2018. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Cory Irwin, age 34, of Neeper Road, Curwensville, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Irwin is wanted in two separate cases. Irwin failed to appear at Criminal Call held on March 8, 2018, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest. Irwin also failed to appear for sentencing held on March 6, 2018, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest. Continue reading

FOW – JANE GEARHART

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of February 26, 2018. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Jane Gearhart, age 62, of 5th Street, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Gearhart is wanted for failure to appear at Preliminary Hearings held on February 21, 2018, at which time a warrants were issued for her arrest. On January 2, 2018, Officer Mitchell Klender of the Clearfield Borough Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Gearhart with: 1) Simple Assault, M2; and Harassment, S. In a separate incident, Officer Daniel Podliski of the Clearfield Borough Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Gearhart with: 1) Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, M; and a traffic violation. Continue reading

FOW – GREGORY MARTELL, JR.

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of February 19, 2018. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Gregory Martell Jr., age 18, of Crozier Ave., Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Martell is wanted for failure to appear at a Preliminary Hearing held on February 14, 2018, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest. On December 26, 2017, Sergeant Nathan Curry of the Clearfield Borough Police Department filed a Criminal Complaint charging Martell with: 1) Theft by Unlawful Taking, M1; and 2) Receiving Stolen Property, M1. Continue reading

DA Shaw: Vicarious Trauma Training Provided for First Responders of Child Abuse

CLEARFIELD- Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced that the Northeast Regional Children’s Advocacy Center (NRCAC) in collaboration with the Child Advocacy Center of Clearfield County (CAC-CC), and the District Attorney’s Office, provided Vicarious Trauma training to first… Continue reading

FOW – JESSICA LARSON SMITH

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of February 12, 2018. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Jessica Larson-Smith, age 21, of South Street., Rockton, Pennsylvania. Shaw stated that Larson-Smith is wanted for failure to appear at a Preliminary Hearing held on August 25, 2017, at which time a warrant was issued for her arrest. On July 10, 2017, Officer Casey Doherty of the DuBois City Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Larson-Smith with: 1) Possession of a Controlled Substance, M; and 2) Use/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, M. Continue reading

DA SHAW: HOMICIDE CHARGES FILED FOR MAHAFFEY STABBING DEATH

MAHAFFEY – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that charges have been filed against a Mahaffey woman for the stabbing death of a 58-year-old Mahaffey man. Shaw identified the defendant as Kayce Marie Lee, 31 of Ridge Road, Mahaffey, Pennsylvania On February 5, 2018, Trooper Seth Rupp of the Pennsylvania State Police, Troop - C, Punxsutawney Headquarters, filed a criminal complaint charging Lee with:  1) Criminal Homicide; 2) Aggravated Assault; 3) Simple Assault; and 4) Harassment. Continue reading

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