A Fugitive Wanted In Bloom Picked Up In York

A fugitive who was wanted in Columbia County and was considered armed and dangerous has been captured in York. U.S. Marshals Service says 24-year-old Edwin Coston, of York, was wanted for an incident in Bloomsburg back on March 27th. Bloomsburg Police had stopped to question Coston and two other men in connection with a theft investigation. When officers asked if they say they could search Coston, he took off running. A pursuing police officer fell and was injured. While fleeing, Police say Coston dropped a fully loaded .38-caliber revolver. The U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force apprehended Coston at a home in the 400 block of West Market Street in York early Friday morning. The arrest occurred without incident. Coston faces a number of charges, including aggravated assault on a police office, resisting arrest, weapons offenses, and criminal mischief.