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
Rhodes is described as follows:
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".