Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Geisinger nurse wielded a bed pan to ward off blows from a patient who was trying to whip her with a blood pressure cuff, then she...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A man smoked some marijuana then stepped into a judge’s office to pay a fine for lighting up a bowl at Knoebels Amusement Resort last...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 3
WILLIAMSPORT — A Danville man was sentenced in Lycoming County Court for driving under the influence of alcohol in Hughesville in January 2015,...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 3
Companies sueseeking payments CATAWISSA — The following businesses have filed lawsuits in district court seeking payments for unpaid bills, records...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg High School officials have filed truancy charges against the following parents or guardians after children missed school...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — A Muncy man arrested for child pornography caught the attention of authorities when he created a user profile that stated his desire to...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 6
DUI charges filed in alleged hit-run RALPHO TWP. — A Shamokin Dam man is facing charges after allegedly hitting a parked car here, according to the...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 9
Millville man cited over deer kill MADISON TWP. — A Millville man is accused of not properly reporting his killing of a nine-point buck in October...
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...

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