Crime and Courts

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


Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who exposed himself to young girls as his vehicle circled Bloomsburg Memorial Elementary has pleaded guilty to open lewdness....
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A rural Catawissa woman who could not complete two drug-rehab programs was resentenced to state prison for up to four years Wednesday...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who employs an accused meth maker as her handyman wanted to put up $500 to free him from prison Wednesday morning. But when...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A Nescopeck mother who was beaten in front of her young son by an angry ex-boyfriend says she will not stand for the abuse any longer...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 4
MILLVILLE — Amanda Moran, the woman accused of fleeing after pinning a friend between two vehicles at a gas station, will likely be spending more...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 1
ORANGEVILLE — A man suffered debilitating injuries after he slipped on an icy sidewalk at the Orangeville Auto Auction, a lawsuit says. William B....
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman who says she was raped twice on New Year’s Eve testified she repeatedly told her alleged attacker she didn’t want to have sex. She...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A jury took about 30 minutes Tuesday to convict a Bloomsburg man of selling heroin to an informant who admitted getting a break on his...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 3
VALLEY TWP. — A 9-year-old Riverside boy was transported to a hospital after a Sunday morning crash along Route 54. Gretchen W. Knouse, 40, of...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 4
RALPHO TWP. — Police here are looking for a hit-and-run driver who crashed a silver- or bronze-colored vehicle into a building between 3 p.m. Monday...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — The following landlords have filed lawsuits seeking rent, court records show. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims soon...
Published on January 20, 2015 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — An admitted embezzler will ask for house arrest instead of a federal prison term of 18 to 24 months when sentenced next week. Mary...
Published on January 20, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A fight at a trailer court here left two men with BBs permanently embedded in their heads. Mack Thomas Williams, 57, shot Kerry Guire...
Published on January 20, 2015 - Page 11
DANVILLE — Several defendants recently pleaded guilty in Montour County Court. All but one will be sentenced after background checks are performed...
Published on January 19, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A woman was badly hurt in a chain-reaction crash, and she’s suing the Millville man who caused it, a lawsuit says. Georganna Mordan...
Published on January 19, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man stole cash from a car parked at the YMCA, used it to buy meth, then tried to swallow the drug when he was arrested, police...
Published on January 19, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A Millville-area teen who sped away from a crash in Bloomsburg was pulled over in Millville minutes later and found to be intoxicated...
Published on January 19, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A driver whose stopped vehicle was rear-ended “continues to be plagued by persistent pain and limitations” nearly two years later, a...
Published on January 19, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police were trying to get some sensible answers from a DUI suspect, but he was more interested in playing with his windshield wipers and...
Published on January 19, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Millville man who fixed Edenpure heaters for Cole’s Hardware took used bulbs and sold them on eBay as new, police say. Jeremy L....

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