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Captured - Edward Schmidt Jr.
March 23, 2014
CLEARFIELD  Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced the capture of a wanted fugitive. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Edward Matthew Schmidt, Jr., age 33, of Patton Street, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.

Schmidt was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on March 17, 2014.

On September 26, 2013, Patrolman Elliot Neeper of the Lawrence Township Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Schmidt with: 1) Theft of Leased Property, M2; and 2) Receiving Stolen Property, M2.

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Patrolman Neeper states that on September 11, 2013, the Lawrence Township Police Department received a report of theft of leased property from a business located on Daisy Street, Clearfield. Upon investigation it was found that Schmidt had leased merchandise from the business but failed to make approximately $472.64 worth of payments for the item. Schmidt failed to return the property to the business and failed to pay the outstanding balance for the device.

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