Crime and Courts

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


Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville man tried to pressure his estranged wife to lie on the witness stand about his alleged forgery and theft, police say. Justin...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A Berwick woman who tried to steal toilet-bowl cleaner and candy by stashing them in her purse faces a felony charge because it’s her...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An assailant knocked a man to the floor at a pizza shop here, then kicked him in the face and head while the victim tried to cover...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two Berwick men accused of sharing and collecting kiddie porn are headed for trial, and they could both be locked up for decades. Erick S...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane says her office has charged an additional 11 drug traffickers as part of an investigation into heroin...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — A man is suing a neighbor for $9,533 for tree limbs he says fell off and caved in his shed roof. Wayne Williams, 1674 Route 93, said...
Published on January 31, 2015 - Page 7
SALEM TWP. — A paranoid phone call about an intruder led police to two fugitives, including the man who called police. Brent Michael Harvey, 31,...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who just turned legal drinking age fought with staff and threw snowballs when kicked out of the Capitol Bar early Wednesday, then...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman was speeding during bad weather on Interstate 80 last winter when her SUV hit a tanker truck and caused a fuel spill, a lawsuit...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK BOROUGH — A drunken woman slid a car clear across Route 11 and smashed into a pole, then explained to police that she was upset with her...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 3
State: Eatery lacked license BLOOMSBURG — Gary Vadakin, owner of the Seasons on Main restaurant, faces a $1,000 fine for operating a business...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A judge stressed that an accused drunken driver will have to stay away from alcohol while he’s out on bail or he could find himself...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Boyer Oil Service Inc. has filed complaints against two customers who allegedly used bad checks to pay their bills. Andrea Romig,...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman caught purchasing Vicodin tablets with someone else’s prescription must serve two years of probation and write an...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 5
BERWICK — Police cited two men with harassment after a Jan. 10 confrontation at 110 N. Mulberry St. here. David G. Monroe Jr., 39, who lives at...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 6
Lack of porch permit alleged BERWICK — The borough’s code office cited Kasey Shaffer of 110 N. Warren St. for failing to secure a permit to build a...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg mother must spend 60 days in prison then 60 days on house arrest for leaving her infant daughter behind at a brewpub while...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Bloomsburg-area man has been cited for allegedly causing a lockdown at a nursing home because he made threats to kill his estranged...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 3
Property owners cited over snow, ice CATAWISSA — Thirteen property owners left sidewalks clogged with snow and ice despite borough rules that...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 3
SHICKSHINNY — Two thieves were caught breaking into cars here thanks to an alert resident, charges say. Anthony Carannante, 21, Nanticoke, and a...

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