Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man found to have a stolen handgun in his car after he crashed into the Bloomsburg Ambulance building has waived a hearing and...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 3
Woman bit man’s leg, police say BLOOMSBURG — Maria Blaney, 43, of 554 W. First St., Bloomsburg, was cited with harassment for allegedly pushing 64-...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 6
Police: Teen had malt liquor LIBERTY TWP. — Rasheed D. Bohner, 19, of 910 Bald Top Road, rural Danville, is accused of underage drinking Aug. 19...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 1
A man threw a diaper at his baby’s mother, then spat in the woman’s face, she claims. Matthew Adam Newhart, 24, Benton, was one of two men who...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — An SUV crash into a utility pole knocked out power to 2,186 customers here Sunday, a PPL spokeswoman said. Cody Turse, 23, of 128 Willow...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — A 65-year-old woman shot at her husband with a revolver, hitting the arm of the recliner where he was seated, State Police said. Linda...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 3
VALLEY TWP. — The nuns at Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius Academy are now listed among the victims of Rudy’s Mart here, State Police say....
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — An Orangeville man has been charged with driving drunk at more than four times the legal limit after a rollover crash here that also...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman is accused of using her mother’s bank card to withdraw $390 from her account at an ATM. Megan Mericle, 26, of 118...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A newlywed and her mother are seeking $12,000 from the Danville Elks for a “disastrous” wedding reception that required the family...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 3
HAMBURG — A Shickshinny man will face criminal charges for misdemeanor possession of a small amount of marijuana after an officer went to a vehicle...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who stole about $20 from a bathroom tip jar at the Beer Depot near Millville last December was fined $100 in court this week for...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 4
Troopers: Danvillian duped by gun dealer DANVILLE — A Danville resident who tried to buy an automatic weapon from an online ad was cheated out of $6...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
A mother harassed her daughter with 16 consecutive phone calls, the younger woman claims. Linda Jenkins, 57, Nescopeck, was one of two people who...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Agents from the state attorney general’s office picked up dozens of documents Friday morning from borough landlord Michael Currid’s office...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
NESCOPECK — Robert Byrne had started hearing voices in his head and made threats to kill his pregnant girlfriend moments before he abducted their...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Nescopeck woman sentenced to probation after getting caught making meth in her father’s Jeep Wrangler is back in prison after using...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 3
Sweet Valley man allegedly had drugs ORANGEVILLE — Justin Fink, 36, of 4 Maransky Road, Sweet Valley, was charged with heroin possession at Digger...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 4
Imaging center seeks payments BERWICK — Susquehanna Valley Diagnostic Imaging of 6850 Lows Road in Bloomsburg has sued multiple patients, alleging...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A suburban Philadelphia man busted on his way to Block Party last year with drugs and a 9mm pistol in his car has been sentenced to six...

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