Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A former postal worker who admitted stealing about $3,500 from three post offices —including Danville and Riverside — told a judge she...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of conspiring to operate a meth lab reluctantly agreed to waive his preliminary hearing recently because no attorney...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township man charged with abusing a cat by hitting it with a screwdriver and endangering others by touching off a couch fire by...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 3
Sleeping driver faces DUI charge BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man found asleep inside his luxury SUV along East Sixth Street here was charged with...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 4
One to hospital in Berwick wreck BERWICK — A man’s 2013 Chevrolet pickup was struck in the passenger side by an SUV Thursday as the pickup driver...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 11
BERWICK — An alleged heroin dealer and a mother accused of helping him sell the drug while letting him stay in her apartment with her two young...
Published on May 27, 2016 - Page 13
DANVILLE — State and local police conducted a roving saturation patrol Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to midnight. The patrol resulted in the...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Joseph Kinney III’s neighbor said it’s no surprise his home was raided Wednesday afternoon and the occupants charged with cooking...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 1
FISHING CREEK TWP. — A 60-year-old bicyclist died almost instantly Wednesday, officials say, when a pickup struck her from behind. Caroline Shauger...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A woman posing as an SPCA officer stole a Danville man’s dog, police say. Jennifer Ann Baebler, 34, slapped owner Calvin King Jr. in the...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Two Berwick men were jailed Tuesday after a $200 heroin deal set up by police in a store parking lot here, including one suspect who...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville man who ran into someone else’s house when police spotted him broke his ankle while trying to flee, officers say. David...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 3
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A Michigan man failed to slow down for a PennDOT line-painting crew and smashed into the back of a state-owned truck, State Police...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick man issued two bad checks to Independence Chevrolet Cadillac Inc., according to private complaints filed by the business....
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 13
Police: Fireworks annoyed neighbors BLOOMSBURG — Benjamin Woolridge, 22, of 922 Old Berwick Road was cited for disorderly conduct and making...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A drunken driver pulled over to sleep just 100 yards from his home, and he woke up to a police officer at his window, court records...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A trucker broke his shinbone after he slipped and fell on ice in Kawneer’s parking lot here, a new lawsuit says. Benjamin Hahn needed...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 1
A UGI subsidiary is suing landowners in federal court so it can seize land in Montour County and nearby areas for the construction of a natural gas...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 1
POINT TWP. — A landowner says UGI made an extremely low offer for a piece of his family’s property in Northumberland County that the utility needs to...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man jailed for allegedly threatening his mother and her friend says he can’t stand prison because all his cellmates do is talk...

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