Crime and Courts

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


Published on September 6, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A teen who took off running when he saw a police cruiser was wearing stolen clothes and carrying purloined jewelry in a backpack that...
Published on September 6, 2016 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — Jeremy Fulmer of 844 Old Reading Road in Catawissa has sued a Fern Glen man, alleging that they entered into a $3,000 agreement for work...
Published on September 6, 2016 - Page 3
SCRANTON — A Luzerne County correctional officer pleaded guilty Friday to accepting cash and drugs in exchange for giving prisoners special perks,...
Published on September 5, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An intoxicated man who punched a parked convertible after leaving a downtown bar early Aug. 21 has been charged with causing $1,009 in...
Published on September 5, 2016 - Page 1
A Millville-area man pointed a loaded AK-47 rifle at his girlfriend’s head with the safety off, she claims. Rodney E. Walburn, 55, was one of two...
Published on September 5, 2016 - Page 3
Parole for Megan’s Law offender DANVILLE — A convicted sex offender who returned to the area without registering his whereabouts with State Police...
Published on September 5, 2016 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Williamsport man whose drug arrest on Interstate 80 was re-instated on appeal has pleaded guilty to possessing three pounds of marijuana...
Published on September 4, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — An Arizona man found drunk and asleep in his car parked with its engine running outside Rite Aid here early Monday was Tasered twice...
Published on September 4, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Paul and Suzanne Dagostin started their 4,800-head Will-O-Bett hog operation along Bomboy Lane in January 2013. But neighbors didn’t...
Published on September 4, 2016 - Page 4
BERWICK — An Orangeville man faces driving under the influence charges after a July traffic stop. Here’s what police allege in court papers: Police...
Published on September 4, 2016 - Page 6
RALPHO TWP. — An Elysburg man was admitted in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center on Friday after rolling his truck near the Elysburg Gun...
Published on September 3, 2016 - Page 1
Berwick Police say the drug-disposal box at their station has helped get hundreds of pounds of prescription medication out of homes and off the...
Published on September 3, 2016 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. — An irate Knoebels Amusement Resort worker has been banned indefinitely from the park after stalking and harassing a manager, charges...
Published on September 3, 2016 - Page 3
Prostitution ring in Larksville alleged LARKSVILLE — A “lucrative” prostitution ring at a Luzerne County spa was busted Thursday by agents with the...
Published on September 2, 2016 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A woman admitted to causing a crash here that killed another motorist, and she’s settling the matter with the victim’s widower...
Published on September 2, 2016 - Page 1
LOCUST TWP. — Using GPS and a remote security system, an OnStar operator in Detroit Thursday was able to track and disable the ignition on a truck...
Published on September 2, 2016 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A New Jersey trucker whose too-fast turn caused his trailer full of eggs to tip over into traffic here Tuesday had been stopped by State...
Published on September 2, 2016 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A nurse who failed to record painkillers dispensed at Geisinger Medical Center has been allowed into a probation program for first...
Published on September 2, 2016 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Mahoning Township man pleaded guilty Thursday to making terroristic threats against two police officers during a brief standoff at his...
Published on September 2, 2016 - Page 5
WILKES-BARRE — A Hunlock Creek man was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia on Tuesday, according to a city newspaper. Officers stopped Cody...

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