Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two Berwick men who admitted to possessing kiddie porn were in court recently for sentencing, one of them facing a mandatory 25 years in...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A man head-butted his girlfriend and bloodied her nose while she held her 1-year-old during a fight at the Perry Avenue trailer court...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Police say three women tricked Walmart out of gift cards worth $169 by returning stolen razor blades on two different days. Sabrina...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 3
HAZLE TWP. — A Berwick man is accused of stealing ammunition from a sporting goods store here, according to published reports. Jessie R. Moore, 33...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 20
Man cited over booze BLOOMSBURG — A Selinsgrove man is facing fines of $400 after being cited here for underage alcohol possession and urinating in...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman threatened to drown her 11-year-old daughter while giving the girl a bath, the child’s father alleges. Rachel M. Unger, 35, Briar...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A cashier has admitted stealing $510 from her register while working at Weis Markets here, police said. April May Masker, 34, of 732...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following people were cited for disorderly conduct by fighting during Block Party weekend April 16-17, court records say. Most are...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 5
Cops: Woman on morphine in crash DANVILLE — A woman who drove her pickup into a car took prescription morphine before driving, police say. Marian...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — A rural Benton man stopped for speeding along Central Road here was also driving drunk at more than twice the legal limit, arrest papers...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Police cited the following people with public drunkenness during Block Party weekend. Most are facing $200 fines. • Derek Bachman, 23...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Adrian Pope, 23, Philadelphia, and Michael Sardella, 20, of Havertown were each cited for excessive noise and loud music during Block...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 6
Cops: Expired sticker leads to drug find HEMLOCK TWP. — An expired inspection sticker led police to a woman carrying methamphetamine, heroin and...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 7
Damaged door stalls sentencing BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man preparing to be sentenced for an altercation over a Facebook chat took issue with the...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — An off-duty officer having lunch at Wendy’s saw a man dancing around, lifting up his shirt and “causing a scene” inside the Route 11...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A mother tried to prevent her son from being sent back to jail for drinking while on house arrest by blaming a “spike” in his blood-...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A man used the blunt end of a screwdriver to beat an 8-week-old kitten, then tried to pass her bloodied face off as a “playful” wound,...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 3
Two charged in Hemlock stop HEMLOCK TWP. — News of a reported robbery tipped off police that a man lied about his identity when he was pulled over...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 4
SUNBURY — A Sunbury woman is facing charges after allegedly stealing the personal Bible of a priest here, according to published reports. City...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A 74-year-old state parolee allegedly caught with a large amount of cocaine and money in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Scott...

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