Crime and Courts

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


Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A store sold a computer that kept crashing, but it refused repeatedly to refund $1,128 to the buyer, a lawsuit says. Customer Alex...
Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A woman who was booted out of her local Wal-Mart came to the store here to steal and promptly got caught, court papers say. Amy Katheryn...
Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — “Not guilty... to all charges” is how accused killer Maria Sanutti-Spencer pleaded Monday during a brief arraignment in Columbia County...
Published on September 29, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man carrying four pounds of marijuana led a 100 mph car chase that ended after he was shot by a trooper on Interstate 80...
Published on September 29, 2014 - Page 3
RUSH TWP. — A Danville-area woman was unconscious for several hours after her car went off the road and ended up on its side in a creek Sept. 21,...
Published on September 29, 2014 - Page 3
RUSH TWP. — A driver who had veered onto the rumble strips and was trying to right his car on Route 54 Saturday night ended up overturned in a...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 13-year-old girl was groped at the Bloomsburg Fair while shopping for makeup under the grandstand Friday night, charges say. But the...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two shoplifters who have hit Kmarts in three states pulled a fast one at the store here, getting away with $3,019 of electronics hidden in...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University is being sued by one of its former officers who believes she lost her job after airing allegations of sexual...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 3
Four cars involved in fair-traffic crash BLOOMSBURG — A crash on West Main Street sent one car ricocheting into two parked cars, left one teen...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A Danville man was allegedly drunk when he crashed his car into the rear of a tractor-trailer in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 1
BENTON — A drunken woman crashed her car on Mill Street, got out and walked home, leaving half a case of beer behind the driver’s seat, charges say...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman and her ex-boyfriend have obtained protection-from-abuse orders against each other after a fight over a missing phone charger. A...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who allegedly sliced a woman’s arm in June is now charged with trying to threaten her into dropping the charges. Ray E. Cope...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — Police are looking for a man who stole 30 cans of Similac advanced baby formula from Wal-Mart here Monday, Sept. 22. The suspect is a...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — The following people recently pleaded guilty in Columbia County Court: • Lori Halteman, 38, of 348 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg, pleaded...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 19
MUNCY TWP. — A Unityville woman allegedly stole a misplaced purse instead of turning it in at Sam’s Club, says a published report. Karen Ann Renner...
Published on September 26, 2014 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — A motorcycle rider was going 82 mph when police tried to stop him — then he cranked it up to over 120, court papers say. Anthony...
Published on September 26, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Every time a drug suspect opened his mouth, he seemed to talk himself into more trouble with police, records say. Michael Thomas...
Published on September 26, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Tyler Roman, 22, kicked over two decorative flower pots outside Steph’s Subs near the corner of East Main and East streets about 1 a.m...

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