Crime and Courts

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


Published on September 18, 2014 - Page 1
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA— Anthony Rocco Franklin, the second suspect wanted in Frank Spencer’s murder, has been captured in Argentina, State Police...
Published on September 17, 2014 - Page 1
From staff and wire reports DETROIT — A former Geisinger doctor pleaded guilty Tuesday to fraud, admitting he gave patients unneeded treatments and...
Published on September 17, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man accused of selling LSD to an informant entered Geisinger twice before the deal went down, according to testimony...
Published on September 17, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A woman who told police she was savagely sodomized refused to testify in court Tuesday, instead asking authorities to drop the charges...
Published on September 17, 2014 - Page 3
Geisinger sued in contract spat DANVILLE — A cardiologist has sued Geisinger Clinic for more than $41,000, claiming it ended his work contract...
Published on September 17, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student from West Chester was found passed out in his own vomit at the rear of Bloom Diner, according to court...
Published on September 17, 2014 - Page 4
CATAWISSA — A man accused of selling marijuana from his 87-year-old mother’s home will now face drug charges in county court. William Donald Lynn,...
Published on September 17, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A vandal who has been spray-painting the word “Gnome” on downtown buildings for the past year may have finally been caught on video,...
Published on September 17, 2014 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University freshman was taken to the emergency room after being assaulted by another student near Carver Hall, campus...
Published on September 17, 2014 - Page 6
DANVILLE — Mortgage foreclosures were recently filed against the following people, court records show. • Michael A. Szoke, Jody D. Szoke and Edith...
Published on September 16, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man punched a policeman in the mouth and elbowed another in the face after they confronted him about suspected marijuana use near...
Published on September 16, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of pointing a loaded shotgun at his roommate’s family and friend had been acting “crazy” for months and had talked...
Published on September 16, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Georgia trucker who punched a tow-truck driver and threatened to blow up his business “would have been a barrel of laughs if he hadn’t...
Published on September 16, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. —A couple who was caught with pot and pipes because the woman’s child smelled of marijuana pleaded guilty Monday. But not before Tara...
Published on September 16, 2014 - Page 5
BRIAR CREEK — State Police found a trailer park resident who had been drinking all day lying in a roadway wearing only boxer shorts, arrest papers...
Published on September 16, 2014 - Page 5
MAHONING TWP. — A former Riverside woman who was allegedly under the influence of powerful prescription drugs as she dropped two children at school...
Published on September 15, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken driver who crashed his car and fled, leaving behind his seriously injured passenger, told a judge “bad relationships” were to...
Published on September 15, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — James M. Shaw Jr., the police officer suspected of crashing his SUV into four parked vehicles while drunk, then leaving the scene, has...
Published on September 15, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A trucker whose rig had to be towed off Route 11 misbehaved himself straight into a jail cell, court papers say. Kendrick Renard...
Published on September 14, 2014 - Page 3
ELYSBURG — Kenneth Horvath, 50, of the Danville area, was charged with drunken driving and failing to use his turn signal after a Dec. 4 traffic...

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