Crime and Courts

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


Published on October 2, 2014 - Page 13
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man who wrecked his girlfriend’s car had taken it without permission, police say. George W. Raab, 33, of 712 E. Market St...
Published on October 2, 2014 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — The following defendants recently pleaded guilty in Columbia County Court: • Codie Ridall, 25, of 81 Foundryville Road, Berwick,...
Published on October 1, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Ronald F. Garrison allegedly tried to punch a police officer, took swings with a baton, then reached for an officer’s gun as authorities...
Published on October 1, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Thieves apparently tricked mentally-disabled adults into letting them into their house, then stole a television, a DVD player, and...
Published on October 1, 2014 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Joseph A. Parri, 47, of 17 Chamber St., Danville, placed trash bags at 13 Chamber St., a property owned by Warren Baker of Selinsgrove,...
Published on October 1, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A fisherman seen masturbating while standing in Fishing Creek could now face deportation, prosecutors said. Columbia County District...
Published on October 1, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Benton man accused of texting a girl for sex had all charges dismissed this week after the alleged victim didn’t want to testify....
Published on October 1, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Robert Sponenberg has sued Rex Shultz for $2,804 for repainting Shultz’s 2004 Ford Mustang. Shultz had agreed to pay $40 per hour, and...
Published on October 1, 2014 - Page 11
DANVILLE — A Danville-area man was drunk when he drove into a parked car at a bar and then went home, police say. Stephen M. Snyder, 24, of 90...
Published on October 1, 2014 - Page 12
DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — “Not guilty... to all charges” is how accused killer Maria Sanutti-Spencer pleaded Monday during a brief arraignment in Columbia County...
Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A store sold a computer that kept crashing, but it refused repeatedly to refund $1,128 to the buyer, a lawsuit says. Customer Alex...
Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A woman who was booted out of her local Wal-Mart came to the store here to steal and promptly got caught, court papers say. Amy Katheryn...

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