Crime and Courts

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


Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man pulled out his smartphone and started recording video when his girlfriend “went psycho” and attacked him last month, police say....
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A woman and her father beat her former landlord after he refused to allow them to clear out the rest of their belongings, police said...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man charged with violating a protection-from-abuse order for the fourth time was sentenced to 10 days in prison Wednesday, the maximum...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman is suing a vendor who accidentally shot her in the thigh during a gun show at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. Geoffrey Hawk ignored...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. — The pickup driver who struck another vehicle along the narrows Saturday and then drove away made it only a little more than a quarter-...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. — A man allegedly climbed through a woman’s apartment window here while she was at work and carried out her dog minutes later. Devon...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 1
An Army reservist and his wife accused each other of abuse, and a judge ended up signing restraining orders against both of them. Cody Alan Felker,...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 3
BEAVER TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman left a pile of trash at the entrance to state game lands, according to a citation filed by the Pennsylvania Game...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 3
Lawsuits filed at Bloom court BLOOMSBURG — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. The...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 4
Sweet Valley man killed in Unityville crash in May UNITYVILLE — A Sweet Valley man was killed here in a one-vehicle crash in mid-May, according to...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 4
Lawsuits filed DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants in such...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 8
Teen pleads guilty MIFFLIN TWP. — A Danville man pleaded guilty to creating a “physically offensive condition.” Bryson Lee Copenhaver, 19, of 500...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman suspected of DUI refused to get out of her vehicle, reportedly telling an officer, “I don’t trust men.” Kelly Gardiner-Ocain,...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The grandmother he allegedly stole from appeared in court Friday hoping to get Robert Joseph Kressler into a rehab program and out of jail...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Millville-area man driving drunk in a fatal crash with a newspaper carrier must serve three to six months in the county jail. But...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Henry Louis Traugh III started stealing his father’s prescription pain pills when he was 15, prompting his parents to take “extreme...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 3
Bus driver allegedly threatened motorist UNITYVILLE — A Unityville bus driver was cited for harassment after stopping a bus full of children and...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 5
CATAWISSA — A driver weaving into a DUI checkpoint admitted smoking weed, taking pills, and drinking beer before attempting to drive home, police say...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 12
RIVERSIDE — A Riverside man is facing DUI and related charges for driving violations after a traffic stop here, according to published reports....
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A woman has obtained her third protection-from-abuse order against her husband, this time claiming he sexually assaulted her. A...

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