Crime and Courts

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


Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A man punched himself bloody and threatened to kill his wife and 4-year-old son, a court petition says. Jonathan Mitchell, 33, Danville...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A man carrying a drug kit came out of a Sheetz restroom stall, grinding his teeth, shaking and unable to tell state troopers his own...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man pleaded guilty Tuesday to pistol-whipping and robbing a Bloomsburg University student during what was supposed to be...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man arrested with a small amount of marijuana at Bloomsburg University was incredulous when fined $150 after pleading...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 4
Woman accused of drunkenness DANVILLE — Trudi Ann Reibsome, 48, of 28 Montour St., Danville, was drunk when she fell and cut her face and knee...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — A woman arrested for driving drunk after she ignored police warnings to stop at an accident scene along Old Berwick Road was given...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 11
Cops: Teen had drug bags, stolen watch LOCUST TWP. — A recovering heroin addict had two dozen empty heroin packets, a burned-up spoon, and a stolen...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 11
IRS: Taxes owed DANVILLE — The Internal Revenue Service has filed liens against the following people for owing personal income taxes from 2013,...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 1
By the Press Enterprise staff BUCKHORN — A Danville teen allegedly rode out of Wal-Mart on a bicycle he didn’t pay for after telling two friends he’d...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A woman helped her husband enter her mother’s unlocked house and take items and cash, even though both knew they weren’t allowed on the...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 11
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man who was speeding and swerving on his motorcycle was drunk, police say. Joshua S. Kovaschetz, 34, of 301 Ninth St....
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — Faced with a strip search, a drug suspect reached into his undergarments and pulled out 13 bundles of heroin, two bags of white powder...
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man erupted in screaming when he got home from a bar on his 21st birthday, claiming somebody had stolen his paycheck, court papers say....
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend just weeks after three of her children died in a house fire, a court petition alleges. Robert...
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Bob Tarr avoids going into Danville except for work because he’s afraid of what Beth Ann Rogers may do. “I don’t see my friends,” he said...
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 3
Man allegedly choked, kneed woman RUSH TWP. — A Danville-area man assaulted a woman July 4 when a verbal argument turned physical, police say....
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 4
BRIAR CREEK TWP. —A drunken 26-year-old told police he was driving an uninsured, unregistered truck because it had a better sound system than his...
Published on July 13, 2014 - Page 1
NESCOPECK — A Berwick man harassing women at a bar at closing time was physically removed by another patron, police say. Now, both are facing...
Published on July 13, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — With his wife and mother-in-law both telling him he was worthless, Donald R. Bogart admits he got angry, court papers say. But he didn’t...
Published on July 13, 2014 - Page 1
HUNTINGTON TWP. — A woman who called police and accused her brother of beating her later admitted she was just hungry and suffers from post-traumatic...

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