Sheriff’s Office Releases First Quarter Activity

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Sheriff’s Office has released its report of activity for the first quarter of 2014:

Sheriff’s real estate sales were conducted on three separate days, and a total of 74 properties were processed for sheriff’s sale.  A total of 27 sales were actually completed with the remainder being stayed or continued.

Also, a total of 16 personal property sales were prepared.  However, only two sales were completed with the remainder being stayed or continued.

A total of 322 civil cases were received by the sheriff’s office. Further, a total of 866 individual persons were served with civil process; of those, 608 were related to judicial sales.

A total of 678 licenses to carry concealed firearms were issued by the sheriff’s office.  Each licensee was checked through the Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) before issuance of the license.

A total of 160 bench warrants were received and 88 were served by the sheriff’s office.  A total of eight criminal arrests were also made by sheriff’s deputies. Of those, charges included fugitive from justice, resisting arrest and harboring a fugitive.  Three additional arrests were made for violations of Protection from Abuse orders.

A total of four traffic citations were issued by sheriff’s deputies.  One vehicle pursuit was conducted and brought to successful conclusion.

Approximately 331 man hours were expended in courtroom security for trials, sentencing and juvenile court, etc.  Sixty-three inmates were transported to and from Clearfield County from various correctional facilities throughout the commonwealth. Further, 183 inmates were transported to and from the Clearfield County Jail.

Sheriff Wes Thurston participated in two gun rights and license to carry seminars in Clearfield County. Additionally, assistance was rendered to municipal police, state police and state and federal agencies.

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