FOW- Sarah Burke
April 1, 2014
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District
Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the
Week for the week of March 31, 2014.
Shaw identified the Fugitive as Sarah
Elizabeth Burke, age 25, of Scotch Hollow Road, Osceola Mills, Pennsylvania.
Shaw stated that Burke is wanted for failure
to appear at Criminal Call on March 20, 2014.
On August 28, 2013, Trooper Michael J. Moskel
of the Pennsylvania State Police, Clearfield Barracks, filed a Criminal
Complaint charging Burke with: 1) Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, M; 2)
Careless Driving, S; 3) Registration and Certificate of Title Required, S; 4)
Required Financial Responsibility, S; 5) Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic,
S; 6) Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed, S; and 7) Occupant Protection, S.
An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by
Trooper Moskel states that on August 6, 2013, the Pennsylvania State Police
were dispatched to the scene of a one vehicle crash on State Route 53 near
Powell Street in Morris Township. Upon arrival at the scene of the crash,
Moskel observed a vehicle that had front end damage which was caused by
striking a stone wall and steel beams. Upon making contact with the driver of
the vehicle, Moskel detected signs of impairment and requested that Burke perform field sobriety tests. After
administering the field sobriety tests, Burke was transported to the Clearfield
Hospital for blood testing.
A Preliminary Hearing was scheduled for
October 23, 2013, at which time all charges were held for Court. On March 20,
2014, Burke failed to appear at Criminal Call and a warrant was issued for her
Burke is described as follows:
Anyone with knowledge of Burke’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".