Crime and Courts

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


Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A man who shot a young bear outside his home and claimed it was self-defense has been charged for the animal’s killing. Jeffrey...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Brett Woodside stabbed Brandon Burns to death two summers ago. The prosecutors trying Woodside and Woodside’s defense attorney agree on...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Riverside man who crashed into a car stopped at a red light near Danville Area High School was drunk, police say. George E. Myerley,...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 4
LIBERTY TWP. — A New Jersey man who got his truck stuck in the snow was driving drunk at almost four times the legal limit, police say. Krunal A....
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — A Delaware County man accused of selling cocaine off campus while attending Bloomsburg University has pleaded guilty to cocaine...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — One of three accused prostitutes who set up shop at a local hotel was trying to support a drug habit, the district attorney says....
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Geisinger physician who led his two sons on a walk across a frozen Susquehanna River last month has been found not guilty of...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 4
GREENWOOD TWP. — A woman says someone stole 10 oversized T-shirts from laundry that she had given to a friend to clean, police said. Naomi R....
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A man who used a Russian exchange student’s credit card to run up more than $7,000 in charges will enter a special probation program for...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Two Bloomsburg University students were caught trying to leave Wal-Mart with more than $400 in stolen goods last month, police say....
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A Berwick-area man who was kicked out of a New Year’s Eve party over bad behavior drove away and purposely crashed into a porch and car...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A man shot and killed a small bear outside his home earlier this month, telling state Game Commission officers that he was acting...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 3
CLEVELAND TWP. — A Catawissa-area man driving with a suspended license was drunk when he crashed into a utility pole along Ashton Hollow Road, police...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A wanted man apprehended in Nescopeck late Monday after he ran from Columbia County sheriff deputies earlier in the day is back in jail...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 4
Couple: UPS truck damaged garage MILLVILLE — A Bloomsburg-area couple has sued UPS, claiming one of the shipping company’s drivers struck their...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 12
SNYDERTOWN — A drunken driving charge is pending against a Catawissa man after he fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into a utility pole and rolled...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 12
DANVILLE — A Danville man who cut in front of another vehicle and then stopped at a green light was driving under the influence of prescription drugs...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Geisinger physician cited for walking over a frozen Susquehanna River with his two children last month says if the ice broke, the...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — A New Jersey man carrying a marijuana vaporizer somehow gained access to the control room at the U.S. Gypsum factory, then flipped...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A township man who needed a new roof, siding and windows after last year’s hailstorm says the contractor he hired failed to finish...

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