Crime and Courts

The latest crimes, arrests and court cases from Columbia and Montour counties and the surrounding area.


Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A teenage girl at the juvenile jail pleaded guilty this week to fabricating a story about being sexually assaulted by a female staffer...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — An accused thief who was caught after police tracked footprints in the snow to his house had his hearing delayed after the judge...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Seven people were granted probation through Columbia County’s ARD program for first-time offenders Thursday. All must do 20 hours of...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 3
MIFFLINVILLE — A man driving around in a farm truck after dark, and without a valid license, had a pot pipe fashioned from an arrow shaft and...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of beating up a fellow fraternity brother outside his Iron Street apartment told a judge he was upset with remarks about...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A nursing-home employee grabbed and pushed three residents — two of them well into their 90s — during a recent shift, police say....
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman in a wheelchair cornered her daughter with a pair of shears, so the daughter threw a chair at her, cutting her forehead, court...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — There was $2,000 in a safe, baggies of marijuana, and several cell phones at the off-campus apartment where two men were shot, according...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was ordered to pay $525 in fines and costs after pleading guilty Wednesday to possessing drug paraphernalia when police...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A theft of heartburn medicine landed a Berwick-area man a seat in the back of a squad car last month after officers allegedly found him...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A man caught with meth and disposing of meth waste while harboring a fugitive in a motel room last year has been sentenced to five to 10...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 12
WILKES-BARRE — A former Columbia County probation officer accused of helping his twin brother run a nationwide steroid ring will now stand trial in...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A woman tearfully told a judge that she should be in Danville State Hospital for help with mental illness after admitting Monday to...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Already notorious for stiffing customers on auto repairs, Jeremy Evans has done it again, police say. Evans took $750 from a man to fix...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 1
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver who was caught with ammo in his pocket claimed he didn’t know where the gun was, but an officer kept looking...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 3
ANTHONY TWP. — A Turbotville-area man had sex with a girl younger than 16 after his wife left him, police say. Daniel K. Alpaugh Jr., 33, of 4434...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 3
FERNVILLE — A man was high on meth and marijuana when he was spotted driving here after midnight, charges say. Weston Troy Cox, 26, Orangeville,...
Published on March 2, 2015 - Page 1
IOLA — Here’s the wild ride a drunken driver took along Route 42 in December, police say. His pickup struck a 2-foot berm and took off, flew 68 feet...
Published on March 2, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — A man is suing Knoebels for $175,000 because he tripped over a hole in the ground at the amusement park and he’s still in tremendous...
Published on March 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A mentally ill defendant was brought to court wearing handcuffs and a thick wrap around the lower half of her face as a spit shield. A...

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