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FOW – Adam Rhodes
May 6, 2014
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of May 5, 2014. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Adam Michael Rhodes, age 26, of Tadpole Road, Pennsylvania Furnace, Pennsylvania.

Shaw stated that Rhodes is wanted for failure to appear at a Preliminary Hearing on March 19, 2014.

On January 23, 2014, Patrolman Shawn Fye of the Clearfield Borough Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Rhodes with: 1) Theft By Deception, F2; and 2) Bad Checks, M2.

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Patrolman Fye states that the Clearfield Borough Police Department received a report from a Clearfield business that Rhodes had purchased two pistols and paid with a check for $902.59. When the business went to cash the check it was discovered that the check had a stop payment issued on it. On December 23, 2013, contact was made with Rhodes and he was informed about the stop payment on the check, however Rhodes has failed to reimburse the business or return the firearms.

A Preliminary Hearing was scheduled for March 19, 2014, at which time Rhodes failed to appear and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Rhodes is described as follows:

Race:White

Sex: Male

Height:5'6"

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Brown

Anyone with knowledge of Rhode’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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