Crime and Courts

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


Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A young man went to a friend’s house to watch the Eagles game this weekend and ended up being robbed at gunpoint, police say. The...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — A teen driver pulled her SUV into another motorist’s path on Route 54 here, causing him severe injuries, a new lawsuit claims. George...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 3
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Police in State College are weighing possible arrests after the celebration of Penn State’s Big Ten championship caused minor...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — The former Mustang Sally’s strip club found new life as a private sex club for swingers. But now that’s run its course as well,...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —With her head bowed, Laura Griffin stood quietly next to her attorney in court as he tried to explain what led the mother of two young...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 3
Police say employee stole lottery tickets DANVILLE — A convenience store employee took 40 lottery tickets while working, police say. Cherie Steele...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 5
Suspected shoplifter sought by troopers BRIAR CREEK — A woman tried to leave the Giant supermarket here Wednesday without paying for a shopping cart...
Published on December 3, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The grandmother of a woman arrested for dealing heroin with her young daughter in tow says she’s “basically a good person.” Amy...
Published on December 3, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man threw a space heater and a full can of beer at his 17-year-old girlfriend after they argued about her cat, charges say. Thomas...
Published on December 3, 2016 - Page 3
M-C Credit Union sues five people DANVILLE — M-C Financial Credit Union, 230 Walnut St., Danville, has sued the following people for payments,...
Published on December 3, 2016 - Page 4
MIFFLINVILLE — A wanted man traveling with pills and marijuana led police on a chase reaching speeds of 115 mph after pulling away from a traffic...
Published on December 3, 2016 - Page 4
Man allegedly dragged by hair CATAWISSA — Caleb Edison Mattern is accused of punching Daniel Adams and dragging him by his hair in the road at 511...
Published on December 3, 2016 - Page 5
WILLIAMSPORT — A Williamsport heroin dealer who supplied the Bloomsburg area received a federal prison sentence of 100 months — or more than eight...
Published on December 3, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg-area man who allegedly attacked his brother-in-law and a friend with an ax during a drunken argument, then fought with...
Published on December 3, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The Berwick teen accused of attacking a Bloomsburg University student with a brick will now stand trial on charges of first-degree...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — A 33-year-old township woman was found dead inside her home Tuesday morning, and the coroner believes it could be the 22nd fatal...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 3
SUNBURY — The following people recently entered pleas and were sentenced in Northumberland County Court. The information comes from The News-Item of...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 3
Harassment alleged at Evergreen Pointe MAHONING TWP. — Bethany Smith, 22, of 203 Evergreen Pointe here was cited for harassing Seth Ridgeway, 27,...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 4
WILLIAMSPORT — A confidential settlement has been approved by the operator of a gasoline pipeline and three Coal Township landowners, according to...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 5
Teen cited in Locust LOCUST TWP. — Joseph Paul Parmid, 19, East Stroudsburg, was cited with disorderly conduct in the 900 block of Numidia Drive...

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