Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A photographer who took pictures for the Berwick Swim Club accepted $500 in payments but never delivered the photos, a new lawsuit says....
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Geisinger patient who put a security guard into a chokehold because he wanted to leave the hospital waived his right to a...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — A car stopped for a loud exhaust led to a heroin bust here Friday morning, arrest papers say. Justin Lee Luczak, 28, had a heroin...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 12
DANVILLE — A Danville man on probation was huffing duster to get high and had marijuana on him, police say. Thomas F. McBryan, 57, of 311 E....
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student successfully appealed her arrest last fall for a fight at Elwell Hall where another suspect allegedly...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 1
TURBOT TWP. — A Berwick man suffered brain injuries after a trucker with a poor driving record hit his car on Interstate 80, a new lawsuit claims....
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 1
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver was in danger of an overdose or a crash when he vomited all over himself then passed out with the vehicle still...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two Berwick men who admitted to possessing kiddie porn were in court recently for sentencing, one of them facing a mandatory 25 years in...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A man head-butted his girlfriend and bloodied her nose while she held her 1-year-old during a fight at the Perry Avenue trailer court...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Police say three women tricked Walmart out of gift cards worth $169 by returning stolen razor blades on two different days. Sabrina...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 3
HAZLE TWP. — A Berwick man is accused of stealing ammunition from a sporting goods store here, according to published reports. Jessie R. Moore, 33...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 20
Man cited over booze BLOOMSBURG — A Selinsgrove man is facing fines of $400 after being cited here for underage alcohol possession and urinating in...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman threatened to drown her 11-year-old daughter while giving the girl a bath, the child’s father alleges. Rachel M. Unger, 35, Briar...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A cashier has admitted stealing $510 from her register while working at Weis Markets here, police said. April May Masker, 34, of 732...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following people were cited for disorderly conduct by fighting during Block Party weekend April 16-17, court records say. Most are...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 5
Cops: Woman on morphine in crash DANVILLE — A woman who drove her pickup into a car took prescription morphine before driving, police say. Marian...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — A rural Benton man stopped for speeding along Central Road here was also driving drunk at more than twice the legal limit, arrest papers...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Police cited the following people with public drunkenness during Block Party weekend. Most are facing $200 fines. • Derek Bachman, 23...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Adrian Pope, 23, Philadelphia, and Michael Sardella, 20, of Havertown were each cited for excessive noise and loud music during Block...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 6
Cops: Expired sticker leads to drug find HEMLOCK TWP. — An expired inspection sticker led police to a woman carrying methamphetamine, heroin and...

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