Homer City court releases statistics
HOMER CITY — More than 3,500 cases were processed and $430,000 collected last year in the Homer City magisterial district court, according to statistical report.
The court logged 475 misdemeanor and felony criminal cases, 565 non-traffic summary charges, 2,057 summary traffic citations, 220 civil cases, 129 land- lord-tenant matters and 66 miscellaneous cases, for a total of 3,513 cases on the docket.
District Judge Susanne Steffee reported that the court staff collected $436,201.97 in fines and costs, and distributed $317,094.60 to the state, $81,028.10 to the county and $38,079.27 to municipalities.
The district court has jurisdiction for Homer City and Shelocta boroughs, all of Armstrong, Brush Valley, Buffington and Center townships, and part of White Township. The territory includes the Homer-Center School District and parts of the Indiana and United school districts.