Crime and Courts

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


Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Danville man who was drunk when he rolled his SUV into a tree last summer asked for leniency at sentencing Monday because he’s serving...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 6
DANVILLE — A 76-year-old woman who drank too much wine and twice drove her car into the Danville-Riverside Bridge has been allowed to enter the ARD...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 12
DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have recently been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants in such cases...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Police are looking for anyone who knows what went on Monday when a chemical-explosive device filled a floor of Husky Corners with smoke...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man and a man from Philadelphia who was collared during a March meth bust are now accused of dealing heroin out of a West Front...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A homemade “Drano bomb” filled the second floor of Husky Korners with smoke Monday night, sending students pouring out onto East Second...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 3
FERNVILLE — The owner of a drug house that was raided April 2 has now been charged with possession of heroin and marijuana, court papers say. Ian...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — The following landlords have sued to collect rent, according to court papers. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims soon...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 12
MAHONING TWP. — A self-proclaimed “gang banger” in a juvenile jail allegedly attacked another inmate in a weight room before he was sent to county...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman had an argument with her boyfriend, went out drinking, got distracted by her cell phone and ended up with a smashed car and a DUI...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 1
JACKSON TWP. — A drunken woman forced her husband into having sex, then beat and berated him, a court petition says. Nichole Lee Blass, 41, made...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A woman in a motorized shopping cart steered through Walmart aisles, dropping items into her purse along the way, police said. But what...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — State Police here pulled over more than a dozen drivers traveling at 80-90 mph or faster along Interstate 80’s westbound lanes during a...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Rob Baillie received a suspicious text message on his cell phone Saturday, purportedly from an area bank, seeking account information...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — An 81-year-old father struck officers with his cane after he refused to let them help his son, court papers say. Delbert O. Cragle of...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 3
Police: Driver had drug paraphernalia BERWICK — A broken headlight and a nervous driver led to a drug paraphernalia charge, police say. Henry...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 4
WILKES-BARRE — A man serving a life prison sentence for murder has withdrawn an earlier guilty plea for allegedly fondling two young girls at the...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 4
One accused of drunkenness BERWICK — Randy Lee Bankes, 56, of 907 W. Front St., Apt. B, Berwick, was allegedly intoxicated April 3 at Orange and...
Published on April 12, 2014 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — Shickshinny’s top cop Brian Morris endured years of harassment from council members who called him “useless” and routinely humiliated...
Published on April 12, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A masked burglar hopped out a second-story window in broad daylight and ran off with a safe, but his partner in crime ratted him out four...

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