Crime and Courts

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


Published on November 27, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A businessman has reached a $1 million settlement with a woman whose husband died in a trench collapse at a construction site, records...
Published on November 27, 2016 - Page 1
ROARING CREEK TWP. — A diseased tree fell and hit a woman’s house, and now she’s suing the neighboring property owners, a lawsuit says. Pamela Hilts...
Published on November 27, 2016 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN — An Elysburg woman was arrested after police said she fought with officers, kicked the window in a police cruiser and broke the tooth of a...
Published on November 27, 2016 - Page 4
Police: Bloom man choked wife in fight BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man is accused of choking and punching his wife Friday afternoon during a fight at...
Published on November 27, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A grandmother who was arrested after police discovered a meth-making operation in her home last year recently pleaded guilty to a meth-...
Published on November 27, 2016 - Page 5
Traffic stop leads to heroin, meth charges BENTON — An expired inspection sticker led to a man’s arrest for possession of heroin and meth earlier...
Published on November 26, 2016 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A Bloomsburg-area woman rode a Jazzy through Wal-Mart and out the front doors with $525 in stolen DVDs, police say. Crystal D. Evans, 53...
Published on November 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man recently placed on probation for heroin dealing climbed out of a second-story window when probation officers paid a visit to his...
Published on November 26, 2016 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — A Bloomsburg woman is accused of stealing perfume, sneakers, socks and other items at Bon-Ton in the Columbia Mall and fleeing without...
Published on November 26, 2016 - Page 4
BUCKHORN — A man wanted for failing to show up for jury selection tried to buy a gun at two locations recently and was turned down because he lied on...
Published on November 25, 2016 - Page 1
WEST HEMLOCK TWP. — State Police seized $9,650 in suspected drug money from two men during a traffic stop on Interstate 80, records show. Tests...
Published on November 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The man who allegedly shot Joshua Lahr in the face earlier this week gave officials two different names as he was being arrested. But...
Published on November 24, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick teen accused of striking a Bloomsburg University student in the head with a brick says it was an act of self-defense. Khari...
Published on November 24, 2016 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Patricia Reedy says her legs were bound briefly, she had water dumped on her, and her cell phones were disabled when Bruce Houseknecht...
Published on November 24, 2016 - Page 5
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A former prosecutor says she tried unsuccessfully to prosecute a man for slashing his girlfriend’s throat four years ago and was...
Published on November 24, 2016 - Page 18
Bloom driver misses deer, but hits tree MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman jerked her steering wheel to avoid hitting a deer, but instead spun...
Published on November 23, 2016 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — A woman has obtained another protection-from-abuse order against an ex-boyfriend now charged with kidnapping and terrorizing her....
Published on November 23, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A suspected heroin dealer who allegedly dealt drugs out of a baby’s bedroom and who kept a stolen assault rifle in his closet will now face...
Published on November 23, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Cyree Cortez Young had just scored some weed when two strangers attacked him behind 201 Millville Road here Monday night, he told police...
Published on November 23, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When Charlie Chamberlain pulled back his window curtain on Veterans Day to gaze at the military memorial he erected in his yard, it was...

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