Brockway Man Who Absconded from Jefferson County Jail During Work Release Due in Court Tomorrow

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing is scheduled for tomorrow for a Brockway man who reportedly absconded from the Jefferson County Jail during work release.

Court documents indicate 33-year-old Christopher Eugene Noland is scheduled to stand for a preliminary hearing in front of Magisterial District Judge Gregory M. Bazylak at 9:00 a.m. on April 6, on the following charge:

– Escape, Felony 3

He is currently lodged in the Jefferson County Jail with bail for this case set at $50,000.00 monetary on this case.

Details of the case:

According to a criminal complaint, around 6:30 a.m. on January 20, Punxsutawney-based State Police received notification from a Jefferson County Probation Officer that Christopher Eugene Noland, who was on work release from the Jefferson County Jail, had absconded during his work-release program.

The complaint states Noland reported to work at 4:00 a.m. on January 20, then left without authorization around 5:00 a.m.

Police say Noland was later located by the DuBois City Police and DuBois-based State Police and was taken back into custody without incident. Noland was then processed and transported to the Jefferson County Jail by Jefferson County Adult Probation.

Noland was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Gregory M. Bazylak at 2:35 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20.

Court documents indicate Noland has a history of criminal activity in the local region, with ongoing cases in Indiana and Elk Counties and previous cases in Jefferson and Clearfield Counties.

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