Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A CVS worker wouldn’t let a black customer use a locked bathroom here, but opened the facility just minutes later for white patrons, a...
Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man allegedly used a bow and arrow to chase a group of teenagers in his neighborhood. Travis J. Jenkins Sr., 34, told...
Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Mahoning Township supervisors say a lawyer made “inaccurate and irresponsible statements” at Monday’s meeting about investigations...
Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A constable who allegedly collected money from people with arrest warrants and pocketed the cash will face a theft charge in county...
Published on August 21, 2015 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A man accused of feeding his heroin habit by stiffing local dealers on payment will face drug charges in court, officials said. Kegan...
Published on August 20, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Police say they dug through trash and monitored medication purchases as they built evidence that culminated in Tuesday night’s bust of...
Published on August 19, 2015 - Page 1
SMETHPORT — A Berwick man who caused an accident that killed another man in northwestern Pennsylvania will be allowed to serve some time on house...
Published on August 19, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Police here say they took down two methamphetamine labs in the Perry Avenue trailer park Tuesday night, including one in a mobile home...
Published on August 19, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man with a criminal history that prohibits him from possessing guns allegedly stowed a 9 mm pistol and two loaded magazines...
Published on August 19, 2015 - Page 4
Two DUI charges in two weeks DANVILLE — A Danville-area man was charged with drunken driving twice in two weeks, police say. Wade Hendrickson, 39...
Published on August 19, 2015 - Page 4
SHICKSHINNY — Convicted killer George Harold Fink Sr. of Shickshinny will not get a new trial, according to a Wilkes-Barre newspaper. A three-judge...
Published on August 19, 2015 - Page 6
DANVILLE — The condition of a man shot by police as he was allegedly chasing another man with a knife is improving, according to hospital officials...
Published on August 18, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Jim Miller of Mifflinville was the man hurt Sunday when a car crashed into Bloom Health & Fitness, authorities say. Miller was...
Published on August 18, 2015 - Page 1
MICHAEL LESTER Press Enterprise Writers BERWICK — The fight Saturday between two men that escalated into a police shooting all started when Edwin...
Published on August 18, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A woman pretended to sleep with her pre-school-aged son to avoid an argument, but it didn’t stop the child’s father from pushing her off...
Published on August 18, 2015 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — Annmarie Barbour, 51, of 8 Hower Road, Danville, harassed Grace Brady, 13, of Washingtonville at Geisinger Medical Center about 11:30...
Published on August 18, 2015 - Page 3
RALPHO TWP. — An Elysburg teen attempting to turn off Route 54 ended up losing control of a 2004 Honda and striking a utility pole Monday afternoon,...
Published on August 18, 2015 - Page 5
BERWICK — A man who allegedly used a credit card stolen by burglars quietly agreed to send his case to county court, where he will also face burglary...
Published on August 17, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — An accused burglar and admitted addict with a lengthy record said her latest troubles — felony charges for allegedly breaking into a home...
Published on August 17, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student cited for doing pushups in the middle of Lightstreet Road ended up with a reduced fine after appealing...

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