Crime charge dropped as Berwick man pleads guilty to disorderly conduct | Crime reports


Berwick, Pa .– A 20-year-old man from Berwick has pleaded guilty to third-degree disorderly driving and a summary charge of underage purchasing alcoholic beverages in Columbia County court.

Quinten Schmidt, 20, of Berwick, was first charged with a third degree felony for allegedly engaging in a fight with a neighbor.

On July 14, officers responded to a call around the 100 block of Walnut Street in Berwick. While there, officers spoke to the appellant, who said he and Schmidt had a physical altercation and was pushed against a window.

Schmidt reportedly showed up at the residence and started knocking on the front door. After being asked why he was doing this, the fight ensued, according to the report.

Officers spoke to Schmidt, who was in the backyard of the residence, allegedly attempting to fight people as they passed. Offices said they could detect the strong smell of alcohol on Schmidt, who is 20 years old and under the legal drinking age.

Schmidt was placed on $ 20,000 monetary bond and held in Northumberland County Jail before pleading guilty to the misdemeanor and summary charges.

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