Child Rape Suspect Still on the Loose

| January 28, 2019

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Clarion continue to search for a Shippenville man wanted on 865 felony charges in a child rape case.

Garrick Landon Bloom, 46, is described as a white male, 5’5″ tall, and weighing 300 lbs. with brown hair and blue eyes. He also wears eyeglasses.

Tpr. Norbert filed the following charges against Bloom on Jan. 16 at Magisterial District Judge Amy Long Turk’s office:

  • Rape of a Child, Felony 1 (216 counts)
  • Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse with a Child, Felony 1 (216 counts)
  • Aggravated Indecent Assault of Child, Felony 1 (216 counts)
  • Statutory Sexual Assault, Felony 2 (216 counts)
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Felony 3

The charges stem from multiple incidents that occurred in Shippenville Borough dating back to 2007.

Anyone with information related to Bloom’s whereabouts is asked to contact Clarion-based State Police at 814-226-1710.


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