CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney William A. Shaw Jr. has announced Clearfield County’s Fugitive of the Week. Shaw identified the fugitive as Paul Edward Fleming, 20, of Calvary Road, Clearfield.
On May 28, 2013, Officer Julie Curry of the Lawrence Township police filed a criminal complaint against Fleming. Fleming was charged with accidents involving death or personal injury; accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed; duty to give information and render aide; immediate notice of accident to police department; and drivers required to be licensed.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, on April 14, 2013, the Lawrence Township police were dispatched to the area of 115 21st St. for a vehicle accident involving injuries and individuals who were fleeing the scene. Upon arrival at the scene, police encountered a passenger of a vehicle that had been wrecked. He had an injury to his face and was also bleeding.
A witness stated that after the accident, two individuals left the scene. Upon investigation it was found that Fleming was the operator of the vehicle at the time of the accident. Immediately after the accident, Fleming fled the scene.
A preliminary hearing was scheduled for July 3, 2013, at which time all charges were held for court. On Nov. 7, 2013, Fleming failed to appear for criminal call, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Fleming is described as a Caucasian male who stands 5 feet, 11 inches tall. He has green eyes and brown hair.
Anyone with knowledge of Fleming’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.”