Shaw Announces DuBois City Drug Arrests
October 9, 2013
DUBOIS – Clearfield County
District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced yesterday that agents from
the Office of Attorney General - Bureau of Narcotics Identification, along with
officers from the DuBois City Police Department, Clearfield County Drug Task
Force, and Pennsylvania State Police - Canine Unit are in the process of
arresting six suspected drug dealers as part of Operation Wrong Choice.
stated that agents from the Attorney General's Office and officers from the
DuBois City Police Department identified the suspects as selling drugs in
DuBois City. An investigation that made
use of advanced surveillance techniques including electronic surveillance, as
well as undercover purchases of illegal drugs including cocaine, LSD,
marijuana, and various prescription medications.
reported that arrest warrants have been issued for the following individuals as
a result of the operation: 24 year old Darrell
Taylor, of Hyde, 50 year old, James E. Carter of DuBois, 27 year old Thomas
Kiehlmeier, of DuBois, 39 year old Stephanie Gilbert, of Curwensville, 29 year
old Joshua Orcutt, of Grampian. And 36 year old David August, of DuBois.
thanked Attorney General Kathleen Kane for providing our area with the
resources necessary to fight back against illegal drug dealers. Shaw also
thanked the DuBois City Council for their willingness to devote resources from
the Police Department to participate in the drug task force. Shaw thanked all
of the officers and agents who participated in this operation.
said this battle is far from over but reported that we are making progress
thanks to leaders like Kathleen Kane and the DuBois City Council being committed
to making a difference.
explained that the District Attorney's Office and Clearfield County Drug Task
Force are dedicated to removing illegal drugs from our communities, and holding
those who possess and sell drugs accountable for their conduct. Shaw emphasized that these arrests should
send a clear message that drug dealing
will not be tolerated in Clearfield County.