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FOW Turns Himself in
April 16, 2014
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced the fugitive of the week Kody Clayton Best, age 20, of Daisy Street, Clearfield, turned himself in.

Best was added to the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week list on April 14, 2014.

On November 20, 2013, Patrolman Nathan Curry of the Clearfield Borough Police Department, filed a Criminal Complaint charging Best with: 1) Theft From a Motor Vehicle, M1; 2) Receiving Stolen Property, M1; and 3) Criminal Conspiracy, M1.

An Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by Patrolman Curry states that on October 31, 2013, the Clearfield Borough Police Department received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle that was located on West 6th Avenue, Clearfield Borough. Upon investigation it was found that Best and two other individuals had unlawfully entered the victim’s vehicle and removed items valued at approximately $289.00. It was also found the Best and the two individuals had broken into several others vehicles that were located in Clearfield Borough.

A Preliminary Hearing was scheduled for January 22, 2014, at which time all charges were held for Court. On April 8, 2014, Best failed to appear for Plea and Sentencing Court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Shaw stated that on April 15, 2014, Best voluntarily surrendered himself to Deputies from the Clearfield County Sheriff's Office. Best is currently lodged in the Clearfield County jail.                   

Shaw thanked the Clearfield County Sheriff's Office for their assistance with this case.

Anyone with knowledge of a Fugitive'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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