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FOW Turned Himself In
May 8, 2014
CLEARFIELD  Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced that the Fugitive of the Week as Adam Michael Rhodes, age 26, of Tadpole Road, Pennsylvania Furnace, Pennsylvania turned himself in.

Rhodes was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on May 5, 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.

Shaw stated that on May 8, 2014, Rhodes voluntarily surrendered himself to Deputies from the Clearfield County Sheriff's Office and he was placed on bail.                     

Shaw thanked the Clearfield County Sheriff's Office for their assistance with this case.

Anyone with knowledge of a Fugitive'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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