CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney William A. Shaw Jr. has announced Clearfield County’s Fugitive of the Week for the week of June 16.
Shaw identified the fugitive as Brittany Nicole Keech, 21, of Tokarcik Lane, Brockway. Keech is wanted for failure to appear at criminal call on May 15 and at revocation court on June 2.
On Nov. 26, 2013, Trooper Arnold Stutsman of the Pennsylvania State Police, DuBois barracks, filed a criminal complaint against Keech. He charged Keech with driving under the influence of alcohol; careless driving; and approaching an oncoming vehicle.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, while on routine patrol Nov. 1, 2013, state police observed a vehicle traveling with its high beam headlights on. Its operator failed to dim them while passing the state police cruiser.
Upon making contact with the driver, state police detected signs of impairment and requested that Keech perform field sobriety tests. After administering the field sobriety tests, Keech was transported to the DuBois Regional Medical Center for blood testing.
A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Jan. 3, at which time all charges were held for court. On May 15, Keech failed to appear at criminal call and a warrant was issued for her arrest. Keech also failed to appear at revocation court on June 2, and a warrant was issued for her arrest.
Keech is described as a Caucasian woman standing 5 feet, 4 inches tall. She has blue eyes and blonde hair.
Anyone with knowledge of Keech’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.”