Crime and Courts

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


Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Here are the jurors who awarded a Lightstreet man nearly $765,000 at the conclusion of a civil trial Monday: Kevin John of Arbutus...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 6
Clinic sues patients SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Susquehanna Valley Medical Specialties has sued several patients alleging they have not paid bills for...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 1
BEACH HAVEN — Gage Aaron Patterson was the man making meth at 10 Walnut Drive here while his grandparents lived in another part of the house,...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A jury has awarded a Lightstreet man nearly $765,000 in damages for a freak accident involving a large branch from a rotting maple tree...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 1
FAIRMOUNT TWP. — Two thieves crept onto a dying man’s property and carried away thousands of dollars in equipment, including a lawn mower, an air...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — Police here arrested a Pottsville man who’s been wanted in Lebanon County for more than a year. Daniel M. Saranchak III, 26, was...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 3
LOCUST TWP. — Blake A. Zimmerman, 23, Lititz, was cited for disorderly conduct in a plea agreement for a Nov. 8 incident in the 900 block of Numidia...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 4
Defendant’s address Drug defendant Bryan Norris resides at 225 E. Sixth St., Bloomsburg. An address listed in a previous story was incorrect.
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 12
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — A man took his friend’s Ford Explorer without her permission and then drunkenly flipped it as he was driving, police say....
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 12
Pedestrian cited CATAWISSA — A pedestrian on Main Street here was falling-down drunk Nov. 8, charges say. Jason P. Gonzalez, 35, Catawissa, was...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 12
SHICKSHINNY — A teen driver was so drunk he urinated in his pants, say police. Peter Michael Feno, 19, of Albrightsville, Carbon County, was...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 1
BEACH HAVEN — A man on probation had at least 30 bottles of meth waste from a substantial lab operation in his home Sunday, police say. The drug-...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg High student put another student in the hospital when he punched him in the face over sexual remarks made to the suspect’s...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A man put his personal Wal-Mart tab for $372 on his company credit card, then quit his job and hasn’t paid up, court papers say...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man met two women in a bar, went home with them for a drink and stole $1,100 in cash before the night was over, police...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A shoplifter actually paid for some items at Wal-Mart, and that led to even more trouble, court papers say. When Cassandra D. Zagata...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 9
19-year-old was DUI, police say HEMLOCK TWP. — A Philadelphia-area man was drunk when he got lost on his way to a party at Lions Gate apartments,...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. —Impaired by a mix of methadone and prescription cough syrup, a woman simply drove off the road and hit a utility pole 25 feet away...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — A man fell more than 10 feet off the “Italian trapeze” at Knoebels when his seat broke underneath him, a lawsuit says. Joseph A....
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man had steroids, a handgun and $12,610 in cash at home when state agents raided his place during “Operation Gym Candy,” court papers...

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