Crime and Courts

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


Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Maryland man faces a $250 fine for having too many fishing rods in Fishing Creek near the confluence with the Susquehanna River, court...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A father and son charged with beating a downtown bar owner after refusing to pay for what the father claimed were “watered-down drinks”...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Four people face fines after being cited in separate incidents of misbehavior, court papers say. • Eve Elaine Gower, 34, of 1345 Old...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A Brooklyn man allegedly sold more than 100 packets of heroin to informants. Pedro J. Acosta, 39, drove from the city to sell the...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — A man found shaking in a Sheetz bathroom and unable to give his name has agreed to send drug charges to county court. Stormey Daniel...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 4
RUSH TWP. — A Florida couple told State Police their car was intentionally struck and forced off Route 54 by a tractor-trailer here Tuesday evening...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Several people were cited with underage drinking recently, including a teen who was cited twice in one day, records show. Edward J....
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 12
DANVILLE — Ann L. Mooney, 30, of 610 Rushtown Road, Danville, was loud and unruly July 19 about 10:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Railroad Street,...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 1
ESPY — A Bloomsburg woman is expected to plead guilty to bank larceny for stealing $120,000 to $200,000 from two banks and her former employers at a...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Police searching for a probation violator here found much more than they bargained for. Inside a trailer where a 6-year-old girl...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — In a matter of hours, two dozen stolen lithium batteries led police to a trio of alleged meth cooks and the rest of their drug-making...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man who allegedly bought a stolen television for seven bags of heroin, then sold it for 20 bags, has agreed to stand trial in Columbia...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A petite teenager who allegedly erupted in obscenities and handcuffed herself to a wall at the police station was much more subdued Monday...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Brock Joseph Gurns allegedly bought a stolen television for seven bags of heroin and sold it for 20 bags, and it disappeared the way stolen...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 61-year-old Berwick woman was stabbed in the shoulder while protecting her teenage grandson from a drunken man wielding a steak knife,...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman arrested for allegedly operating a meth lab in the back of her truck saw two of her charges dismissed Monday. But Sherry Ann...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 3
Speeding leads to DUI arrests SCOTT TWP. — Traffic stops for speeding here led to DUI charges being filed against two people, court papers say....
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of beating up a bar patron who allegedly spit on his girlfriend saw his charges withdrawn after the victim and...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 5
MAHONING TWP. — A homeless man exposed himself to two women in Geisinger’s psychiatric ward, police say. Timothy R. Waite, 22, allegedly pulled...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 6
DUI suspect blamed war wounds, cops say VALLEY TWP. — A Turbotville man suspected of driving drunk said he couldn’t perform sobriety tests due to...

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