Woman Assaults Man with Box Cutter
A Saegertown woman was arrested by State Police last night for slashing her husband with a box cutter. Kathleen Willis allegedly used the small knife to cut open the forearm of Robert Willis during an argument. She’s been charged with Aggravated and Simple Assault, harassment, and Terroristic threats.
Police try to Solve Arrow Mystery
The strange case of an arrow found embedded in a garage door is being investigated by State Police from Clarion. The arrow was discovered at just about 9AM on Wednesday May 16th at a Clarion Township residence but police have not disclosed the address nor name of the owner. Please call (814)226-1710 if you can help.
PA Mayor Resigns in Disgrace
Radio PA, Office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
The Mayor of Bloomsburg Pennsylvania resigned effective immediately after charges of patronizing a prostitute became public. Eric Bower served as both the town of Bloomsburg’s mayor and constable. He was charged with patronizing and soliciting prostitutes on April 20th when he paid a police informant for sex. Bower was arrested at a prearranged meeting spot by police and the case referred to the Attorney General.
Clarion Man Charged with ‘Dangerous Burning’
Kayiam Burr of Clarion was arrested and charged with dangerous burning after nearly setting fire to a building at Hillside Apartments. According to State Police in in Clarion County Burr kicked open the front and back doors of an apartment and then set fire to clothing and documents that he took from inside. The fire caused damage to the exterior of the building.
Cooking for Crowds Offered Cost Free by PennState Extension
If you are a volunteer for a group that serves or sells food to the public as part of a fundraiser or community service PennState Extension wants to help you. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer’s Guide to Safe Food handling is a free one day course being held June 13th at the Albion Volunteer Fire Department from 6 to 9PM. Call (877)345-0691 to pre-register.
Federal Judge Overturns PA Law
A Federal Judge on Thursday ruled that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania cannot seize millions of dollars from the Pennsylvania Professional Liability Joint Underwriting Association because it violates the 4th Amendment.. The PAJUA was founded as a nonprofit by the state and provides malpractice insurance policies; lawmakers passed a law allowing the state to close a budget deficit by taking $200 million of their excess funds.