Crime and Courts

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


Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 1
LIBERTY TWP. — A Montour County woman is suing Amazon.com, claiming she was blinded in one eye by a metal ring that flew off her dog’s collar....
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 1
A man started bothering his wife again after a protection-from-abuse order against him expired, she claims. A judge has ordered James Kishbaugh, 39...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman was ordered to jail for 60 days Wednesday after tearfully trying to explain in court why she falsified a teen girl’s birth...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 3
CLEVELAND TWP. — All five young men charged with illegally bludgeoning opossums and hunting down other wild animals have now admitted to the crime...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Lytle’s HVAC is filing a counter-lawsuit against two customers for $1,300, records show. The Danville company claims Andrea and Adam Krum...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG —A Bloomsburg man accused of twisting a boy’s arm with such force that it injured the child’s elbow has waived a hearing and now faces...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher accused of driving drunk following the school’s graduation ceremony waived a hearing and will now...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. — A drunken driver crashed his SUV into an embankment and then gave police several different versions of how he got there, arrest...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 1
A southern Columbia County woman was cited with harassing a relative, and now she’s been banned from contacting her kin, records show. Kelly Sue...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — When a passerby found a little girl in a park here one morning, the child was naked, clutching a kitten and chasing after her dog, police...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A fight between an estranged couple got ugly when a father flicked a lit cigarette at their 5-year-old son, hitting the boy in the...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville-area man was arrested here on DUI charges after he got stopped for driving without headlights activated after leaving the...
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...

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