Crime and Courts

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


Published on December 20, 2014 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — A bucket-truck driver with a “dangerous” driving record caused a crash that killed a breast-cancer survivor, a new lawsuit says. The...
Published on December 20, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man caught with a stolen, loaded revolver pinched in his waistband and over a dozen bags of heroin in his pocket gave police a fake...
Published on December 20, 2014 - Page 12
NESCOPECK TWP. — A car damaged a property at 183 Church Road here, and police are looking for help finding it. Overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, the...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 1
NEW COLUMBUS — A Berwick man allegedly dragged his girlfriend with his car as she hung halfway out a door, then threw her and her belongings out...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — An armed man robbed a market here Thursday afternoon, holding a cashier at gunpoint before fleeing on foot with cash, State Police...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman tried to cut in line to board a Bloomsburg University bus, then punched a student who put out a hand to stop her, court papers...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA —A mother and stepfather will serve a year on probation after their 10-year-old girl fled down a dark highway when the adults fought...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Danville filed a fraud lawsuit against the Mahoning Township Municipal Authority on Thursday, seeking nearly $2 million in alleged...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A rural Catawissa man accused of hitting a police officer in the groin during a parking dispute this fall was surly while he awaited for...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 4
COOPER TWP. — State Police are investigating a series of anonymous letters a woman here has received containing “disturbing language,” a press...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken man sped through the Giant parking lot with a thick layer of snow covering most of his car early Nov. 28, arrest papers say...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A man smoking marijuana with friends in his apartment handed police a guitar pick when asked for ID, arrest papers say. Cameron Byrne...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student hosted a loud party of 20 to 25 people who refused to leave when police arrived at 312 East St. shortly...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A contractor took more than a $6,000 down payment to fix hail damage at a township home, but he never returned to do the work, police...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —There is “absolutely no evidence whatsoever” Maria Sanutti-Spencer killed ex-husband Frank Spencer or conspired to kill him with her...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A man admitted stealing jewelry, a 32-inch television, silver half-dollars and a laptop from his mother’s apartment here and then trying...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A 39-year-old man fondled a teenage girl’s breasts and put his hand between her legs while his wife and mother-in-law were in another...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
BENTON TWP. — A drunken man kicked his way into his ex-wife’s home and beat her boyfriend, leaving the victim baffled as to why, court papers say....
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 3
LIBERTY TWP. — A Nanticoke man broke into three vending machines at rest stops along Interstate 80 which belong to a group that helps the blind,...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University freshman sold “hits” of LSD and several grams of ecstasy to an informant at his dorm and also at a student...

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