Crime and Courts

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


Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman visiting friends at Bloomsburg University says she was sexually assaulted in a dormitory last month, but the suspect told police...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN TWP. — An Elysburg man suffered minor injuries when he lost control of his vehicle and struck an SUV here Monday afternoon, police say....
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 3
HOLLENBACK TWP. — A convicted felon with a house full of weapons and ammunition was arrested after police ordered the man out of his home using a...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 5
Truancy alleged FRANKLIN TWP. — A 16-year-old girl missed 26 days at Southern Columbia High School this school year, according to a private...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A driver whose car got stuck in someone’s yard over the weekend was drunk, authorities report. Kyree Keith Hines, 22, tried to free...
Published on February 24, 2015 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Surveillance video caught a Bloomsburg man shoplifting from Renco Ace Hardware and then stashing the loot behind nearby Woody’s...
Published on February 24, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman being choked by her boyfriend managed to get into the bathroom and lock the door, but the man and his family stood outside yelling...
Published on February 23, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Two Coal Region men already charged with shoplifting three televisions from Wal-Mart in early February are now accused of stealing $200 in...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken 20-year-old cried and got so upset after backing out of a driveway and into a police cruiser that officers could not give him...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman tried to use a bottle of clean urine to cheat on a drug screening, charges say. But Sharon Inez Waters dropped the...
Published on February 21, 2015 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — Three Shickshinny-area residents were busted on meth charges in separate arrests, including a man who admitted making meth while...
Published on February 21, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A brother who threatened the man accused of savagely beating his sister will have to pay $454 in penalties, but he was spared jail time...
Published on February 21, 2015 - Page 3
COOPER TWP. — An Orangeville woman is facing careless driving charges after she rear-ended an SUV that was slowing to turn off Route 11 here, police...
Published on February 21, 2015 - Page 3
MOUNT CARMEL —Bomb threats that emptied Mount Carmel Area High on Thursday reportedly came from an unlikely source —graphing calculators. The News-...
Published on February 21, 2015 - Page 4
HOLLENBACK TWP. — Jason A. Bogert allegedly hit Ethan Hoyt, 33, at Hoyt’s home at 361 W. Country Road, Wapwallopen, on Dec. 19 at 3:20 p.m. Bogert...
Published on February 21, 2015 - Page 4
MOCANAQUA — A newspaper carrier cursed at a 51-year-old woman as he was delivering papers, according to police. Thomas Lee Crane, 28, of 212 Barnes...
Published on February 20, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — Zoners made an unlawful ruling when they rejected Nancy Marr’s plan to build duplexes on her property, her lawyers argue. The...
Published on February 20, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Sean Michael Mulligan was plagued by mental illness —amplified by substance abuse and the recent death of his father — when he took his...
Published on February 20, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man gave the middle finger to the driver behind him, then backed into his vehicle, shoving it into a fence by the road, court...
Published on February 20, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Barbara Ann Brady could’ve just walked through her yard to take out the trash. Instead, she chose to use her car to drive around the...

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