Crime and Courts

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


Published on September 29, 2016 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — For a year, items in Nicole Stewart’s house — her underwear, her perfume bottles, and her jewelry dish — seemed to vanish or move, she...
Published on September 29, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A man said a robber took his wallet on West Sixth Street near Jefferson Street here late Tuesday, police report. Now officers are...
Published on September 29, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — Heller’s Gas, 500 N. Poplar St., is suing these people to collect payments, records show. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle...
Published on September 29, 2016 - Page 6
Cops: Driver had drugs in system VALLEY TWP. — A Danville man stopped for weaving in his car was under the influence of several drugs, police say...
Published on September 29, 2016 - Page 12
MEDIA — A Bloomsburg man accused of kidnapping and raping a 14-year-old suburban Philadelphia girl last spring had all charges held for trial Monday...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Witnesses for a Berwick man accused of getting drunk and threatening a neighbor with a tire iron cheered when the case was recently...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A district judge has ruled in favor of the Danville Elks in a lawsuit filed by a Catawissa bride, who sued for a full refund of $8,386 to...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 3
SALEM TWP. — A man who allegedly helped steal two cartons of cigarettes was nabbed within 15 minutes, and his accused partner was captured within an...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 5
Sunbury man cleared of assault BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County jury has cleared a man of assault charges but found him guilty of disorderly conduct...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A 17-year-old girl says another teen touched her genital area and rubbed his body against her. Michael A. Hosterman, 18, also tried to...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 6
Motorcycle owner sues rider in wreck ORANGE TWP. — A man charged with drunken driving after wrecking a motorcycle on Route 487 here is getting sued...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 12
SHAMOKIN — A Catawissa man was charged with driving under the influence after a traffic stop here, according to the Shamokin newspaper. State Police...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Erin Kopchak testified how she nearly canceled her wedding after she found the banquet room at the Danville Elks to be dirty and in total...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man pleaded guilty to a multitude of charges for five different cases in what prosecutors say is a “road map” of addiction...
Published on September 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg University student said his life was nearly ruined by a beating he inflicted on a fellow student. Alexander...
Published on September 26, 2016 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A representative for a bedridden man accused of bombarding a caregiver with hundreds of texts and voicemails told a judge the man has no...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 1
BENTON — The Benton man who held scissors to a woman’s throat while he raped her also choked her with an electrical cord and a bed sheet during the...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — Four years ago, a man broke into the home of two corrections officers on a rural road near here. Just this year, State Police say they...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 7
DANVILLE — A diabetic former employee has sued Geisinger Health System Foundation here, claiming she was treated unfairly due to her disability....
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 7
Police: Man left change in theft try DANVILLE — A Catawissa man who broke into a woman’s car left a bag of change behind when he fled, police say...

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