Crime and Courts

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


Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A teen who had been smoking pot was driving around Berwick without his car’s headlights on after 1 a.m. Nov. 3. When Officer Philip...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 4
MIFFLINVILLE — Police cited Niger Garrett, 32, of 808 N. Arch St. in Berwick, after he allegedly shouted and kicked a desk at the Comfort Inn on...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 5
Cops: Man sleeping in car was drunk BRIAR CREEK — A driver struck a curb turning in to the Surplus Outlet along Route 11, and a witness said the...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 1
Anthony Rocco Franklin fled for Florida just hours after he testified before a grand jury about former son-in-law Frank Spencer’s murder, police say...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former Hess Hotel resident said she was humiliated and harassed at work after her apartment building was shut down for a bedbug...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 6
BERWICK — A 20-year-old Berwick woman is accused of smashing a vehicle with a baseball bat Nov. 3. Tara Lynn Pereira of 1145 Seventh Ave. smashed...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A convicted child molester was back in court this week pleading guilty to raping and sexually assaulting more youngsters while residing...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two repeat drug offenders went on a two-county ride Friday in a vehicle filled with meth-making ingredients, authorities say. What they...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was sentenced to two to five years in state prison Thursday for throwing a cup of boiling water in another inmate’s...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man who pleaded no contest to exposing himself to a young girl has been sentenced to two years of probation with 60 hours...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 6
MONTOUR TWP. — Montour Township Police Chief Terry Eckart has been reinstated to a county-widedrug squadron, an official says. Eckart was...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 6
NESCOPECK — A drunken driver who crashed into a utility pole gave police three different stories, including one in which she tried to pin the blame...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Schuylkill County man arrested for drunken canoeing was placed on probation as a first offender in Columbia County Court. Benjamin...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Millville teen was placed on probation but got a warning after she dropped out of drug treatment court here. “I’m worried about you...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman who nearly died after being stabbed in the abdomen by an angry housemate told a judge Thursday that she’s “a survivor”...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — The driver accused of intentionally running over a Berwick man this summer was hiding under a bed when authorities found him in Manhattan,...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 3
Geisinger warned of pending suit DANVILLE — Michael J. O’Donnell has filed a notice of a pending medical malpractice/wrongful death lawsuit against...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 4
DUI alleged in Danville DANVILLE — A Danville man who drank two large beers while waiting for take-out food was later caught driving drunk, police...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 10
Cops: False allegation made at juvenile jail MAHONING TWP. — A North Central Secure Treatment Unit inmate made a false report of sexual assault,...
Published on November 20, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A gym owner hung up on a man who wanted a $500 refund after his 4-year-old daughter quit her gymnastics class, a lawsuit says. Jason...

Pages