Crime and Courts

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


Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A Bloomsburg bicyclist suffered internal injuries after an 89-year-old driver hit him on Route 42 this spring, a lawsuit says. As...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — A man’s father threatened to shoot him, and the son and his wife heard the older man pumping a shotgun, charges state. When Brenda Lee...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — Only days after a Berwick man was released from prison on meth crimes, he was arrested with syringes in an SUV where police found meth...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 6
Unlicensed driver fled crash, cops say SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Berwick man without a valid driver’s license fled a crash on Interstate 80 here the...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — When police tracked down two borough men accused of breaking into cars, the suspects were easy to spot. Their bulging pockets were filled...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — A man with a bottle of booze in his shorts pocket offered shots to people at Knoebels June 9 and fled from security guards when they...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 1
A woman and her ex-husband claim to be victims of domestic abuse, so they sought restraining orders against each other, court records show. Police...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man is facing a felony count of aggravated assault after police say he twisted a boy’s arm with such force, it could cause...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — A rural Bloomsburg driver was drunk when his truck skidded off Route 254, drove through a yard and took out a utility pole May 13,...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — After their landlords sued them for rent and water payments, two tenants hit back with a counter-lawsuit, records show. Landlords Pukhraj...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 3
Cops: Wanted man had heroin BUCKHORN — A wanted man was spotted by an off-duty officer at Wal-Mart here Thursday, and the man was carrying heroin,...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A 19-year-old has dropped his lawsuit against a teacher who’s been cleared of all charges of having sex with him at a juvenile jail...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A parole violator who bolted from two Columbia County probation officers outside the courthouse has now been charged with escape and...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A woman whose arrest for making meth inside her father’s Jeep led to police seizing the vehicle has been placed on probation. Arielle...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of accosting two female caseworkers who came to his home to investigate a complaint that he pointed a gun at his son has...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 4
Electronics stolen from SUV at bar VALLEY TWP. — Someone stole a laptop and other electronics from an Illinois man who had parked at Hilltop Bar and...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The following defendants were sentenced this week in Columbia County on various crimes for which they pleaded guilty. • Brent M. Bankus...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 6
Man rode on state land CONYNGHAM TWP. —An Elysburg man was found guilty of riding a dirt bike on state forest land along Black Road here June 4....
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was locked up Wednesday night after police say she pummeled another woman in the face and head with a full bottle of...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Millville-area man who fought with a security officer at Bon-Ton when stopped for shoplifting was allowed to enter Columbia County’s...

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