CLEARFIELD – District Attorney William A. Shaw Jr. has announced Clearfield County’s Fugitive of the Week for the week of Aug. 4.
Shaw identified the fugitive as Brandon Ryan Runyon, 19, of West Weber Avenue, DuBois. Runyon is wanted for failure to appear at plea and sentencing court on July 22.
On Oct. 8, 2013, Officer Matthew Robertson of the DuBois City police filed a criminal complaint against Runyon. He charged him with theft from a motor vehicle; possession of a small amount of marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, on Sept. 22, 2013, police were dispatched to the area of West Long Avenue and High Street for the report of two individuals rummaging around in vehicles. Upon investigation it was found that Runyon and another individual had unlawfully removed items from two, separate vehicles. Runyon was also found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and a glass smoking pipe.
A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Nov. 15, 2013, at which time all charges were held for court. On July 22, Runyon failed to appear for plea and sentencing court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Runyon is described as a Caucasian male standing 5 feet, 8 inches tall. He has brown eyes and hair.
Anyone with knowledge of Runyon’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.”