Crime and Courts

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


Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A suspect leaped from a roof to avoid police as they converged at an Apartment Store complex here Monday, authorities say. Two men were...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken woman told police she was “thankful” for being stopped after driving too fast through town and blowing off a red light at...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A couple staying at a homeless shelter spanked two children so hard, they left cuts and bruises, police say. And one of the children...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The graduation coordinator at Bloomsburg University is accused of stalking and harassing her ex-boyfriend for nearly a year, sending him...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Maura Elyse Arnold, 18, of Ardmore, was cited with underage drinking after she was found with slurred speech and unsteady on her feet...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — Hemlock Township Police on Monday withdrew theft charges against Timothy Hutton, 36, of Berwick. Hutton returned a broken $99 razor to...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 6
Tips sought in rural Montour burglary LIMESTONE TWP. — Designer perfume bottles, handbags, and a jewelry box — all worth close to $5,000 — were...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 6
Municipal authority sues over water loss VALLEY TWP. — About 379,000 gallons of water were lost after a water line burst at the former Days Inn on...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man who sued his ex-girlfriend in a dispute over wedding and engagement rings saw his lawsuit dismissed in court. A judge recently ruled...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger failed to treat a man’s malignant melanoma in time, so it’s spread to other parts of his body, a federal lawsuit says. Matthew...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Two college-age men and one woman each face more than $800 in penalties for attempting to use fake IDs to buy alcohol at the Wine &...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
A Catawissa police officer recently was granted a protection-from-abuse order against her spouse. Michael Gallie and Stefani Gallie have been...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 3
ELYSBURG — An Elysburg teen reached speeds topping 100 mph in a 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser while being chased by police between Mount Carmel and...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 4
Charges: Driving mistake led to DUI BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man heading into town after beers at the Lightstreet Hotel was pulled over after a...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A Catawissa man was on drugs when his pickup crossed over the center line in The Narrows here and struck another truck, police say....
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — Tammy Reichenbach and Larry Reichenbach were recently cited with failing to properly maintain separate properties. The borough cited...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 3
WILLIAMSPORT — A natural gas company was fined for methane gas leaks that the state Department of Environmental Protection says impacted private...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 4
MOUNT CARMEL — An Elysburg teen led police on a chase from Mount Carmel to Elysburg Saturday morning after he escaped from a traffic stop. The 18-...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
Landlords allege overdue rent BERWICK — Borough landlords recently filed complaints in district court seeking payments for rent or property damage...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — The borough filed citations against three property owners, alleging they have failed to register and pay their 2015 residential rental...

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