Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of threatening his mother and attacking her friend started to cry when he realized his mother was the only person who might...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A frenzied man — convinced a young woman was being held against her will in a secret room under his apartment — kicked down the door of...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Vandals armed with a pellet gun shot the windows out of at least 26 vehicles parked across half a dozen municipalities, police say. The...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A robbery suspect’s sister pretended to be his girlfriend before they stole a woman’s laptop and sped off in a car last week, police...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man whose car broke down here was charged with driving drunk after police watched him trip while stepping off a curb, arrest...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bucks County teen seen stumbling and swaying as he tried walking up the steps at Carver Hall was eventually taken to the emergency...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A mobile-home park owner and one of his residents who sued each other over rent, taxes and repairs for a decrepit trailer each won one case...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — An Elysburg-area contractor made shoddy repairs to a home damaged in a hailstorm, a new lawsuit alleges. D.W. Fidler Masonry Company...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man from Mount Pocono tried running from police, then fought and head-butted a padded wall at the Bloomsburg police station after he...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man hanged himself at the floodwall construction site here early Sunday morning, the county coroner said. Gregory Miller, 33, of...
Published on May 22, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man charged with making meth inside a speeding car is now banned from contacting his ex-girlfriend. Tyler James Bitler, 23,...
Published on May 22, 2016 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — A bedbug lawsuit filed against Red Roof Inn by a Geisinger cancer patient and her husband is based on “inflammatory hyperbole,” a...
Published on May 21, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two ex-professors want Bloomsburg University’s president to give seven hours of testimony as part of their federal-bias lawsuit against...
Published on May 21, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who’s facing more than $600 in penalties for spitting on the grill at Berrigan’s Subs claims he got angry when he was refused...
Published on May 21, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A woman was dragged for some 20 feet onto the berm of Route 11 while clinging onto the side of a car as it sped off with her laptop...
Published on May 21, 2016 - Page 4
FISHING CREEK TWP. — An ex-employee used a hidden key to enter Keeney Equipment Sales here, then stole tools worth $5,110, charges say. Ajay John...
Published on May 21, 2016 - Page 4
SHAMOKIN — A Northumberland County inmate said he was naked when he used his food tray to smash his cell window after becoming drunk on wine he made...
Published on May 21, 2016 - Page 4
Police: Man killed in head-on crash LOWER MAHANOY TWP. — A man died after his luxury car hit a box truck head-on in Northumberland County here...
Published on May 20, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A man threatened to kill his estranged wife and harm her co-workers at Talen Energy’s power plant, she alleges. Donald W. Mason bad-...
Published on May 20, 2016 - Page 1
For the Press Enterprise NESCOPECK — A Berwick woman is facing close to $500 in fines for leaving a naked, mentally-disabled 21-year-old man alone...

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