Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Two Danville men were busted for selling the hallucinogenic drug LSD just hours apart in separate incidents, police say. Tyler B....
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man who drove his car straight into a utility pole last month had traces of morphine, heroin and codeine in his bloodstream, according...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 4
MONTOUR TWP. — Kimberly F. Miller, 28, of Lot 16, 28 Perry Ave. here, was charged with interfering with a sheriff’s sale by removing personal...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg University students and a visiting friend were arrested on drug charges after a night of smoking marijuana led to a fire...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — An incoming freshman at Bloomsburg University is accused of stealing tip money from a jar at a downtown pizzeria but denies the owner’s...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — A man who broke into his mother’s house to take a shower had a needle used to shoot heroin, police say. John Gilliland was house-...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — A former Bloomsburg University manager is suing for more than $75,000, saying the school kept his pay lower than his coworkers after he...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A couple engaged to be married exchanged bites during an argument, police say. Darlene Frymoyer, 23, went to a car where Joel M....
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man gave his girlfriend a fat lip and left marks on another woman, too, when he lost his temper over pizza money, court papers...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man who is supposed to stay away from his ex-girlfriend showed up to throw rocks at her house, then rammed a police cruiser that blocked...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 3
MADISON TWP. — The driver who fled a vehicle accident on Route 42 Friday afternoon was an escapee from a juvenile facility in Oil City, almost 200...
Published on August 23, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man arrested for drunken driving after he rudely flashed his high beams at a patrol car tried to get out of it by claiming to be a State...
Published on August 23, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two college students implicated as drug dealers by unnamed informants had charges held for trial this week, but not before defense...
Published on August 23, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The mayor says one of her dogs was attacked by a German shepherd while they were on a walk, and she now wants to warn residents about the...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Tipped by parents that a man was selling drugs to their children, police began an investigation that ended in the arrest of a heroin dealer...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man already charged with Medicaid fraud caught a policeman’s attention by doing a “burnout,” then turned out to be driving drunk, court...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 3
Several accused in altercations BERWICK — Leoma M. Bankes, 39, of 321 Summerhill Ave., Apt. B, Berwick, pulled a 21-year-old woman by the hair, hit...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A Pottsville-area man accused of slapping a nurse’s behind and making sexually harassing comments was found not guilty Wednesday when...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 5
BERWICK — Anne Fenstemaker, 435 Monroe St., Berwick, bounced a $46 check to D&N Disposal on March 14, says a private complaint. The garbage...
Published on August 21, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man argued with his father’s girlfriend, then turned on his dad, punching and kicking him, court papers say. Franklin Albert Buck went...

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