FOW- Nicholas Peo
June 2, 2014
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District
Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the
Week for the week of June 2, 2014. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Nicholas
Joseph Peo, age 38, of East Logan Avenue, Altoona, Pennsylvania.
Shaw stated that Peo is wanted for failure to
appear at a Preliminary Hearing on May 23, 2014.
On April 26, 2014, Officer David Scott
Johnson of the Sandy Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint
charging Peo with Retail Theft, F3, 2 Counts.
An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by
Officer Johnson states that on February 21, 2014, the Sandy Township Police
Department received a report of several thefts from businesses located in Sandy
Township. Upon investigation it was found that Peo had unlawfully removed items
from multiple stores, then sold the items at a pawn shop in Huntingdon,
Pennsylvania. The stolen items were valued at approximately $789.00.
A Preliminary Hearing was scheduled for May
23, 2014, at which time Peo failed to appear and a warrant was issued for his
Peo is described as follows:
Anyone with knowledge of Peo’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".