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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 arrest.

Peo is described as follows:
 

Race: White

Sex: Male

Height: 5'10"

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

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".   

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