Crime and Courts

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


Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The town stands to bring in about $48,000 in fines from citations issued for Block Party, but police say they’d rather have a peaceful...
Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 3
Woman accused of purse theft at jail BLOOMSBURG — An Orangeville woman is accused of stealing a purse with a wallet, cash and an iPhone from a...
Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 6
DUI defendant gets prison BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man caught driving drunk in Berwick last May was reprimanded by a judge for avoiding work to...
Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Police cited three for alcohol violations in town recently. • Kevin Joseph Downs, 23, of Doylestown was cited with public drunkenness...
Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 21
BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man who rammed a van into a parked vehicle here was driving with a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit,...
Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Two people were recently cited with harassment in separate incidents, including a woman who allegedly punched a man in the side of his...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A man who barged his way into an apartment during Bloomsburg’s Block Party got in more trouble when he assaulted a deputy after his...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 13
Suits allege debts DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants in such...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Leon K. Estick, 23, said he was trying to provide for his now 4-year-old child when he used a fraudulent credit card to buy $300 of gift...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An intoxicated man found lying along Miller Avenue ended up going to the hospital where he punched a security officer in the face and...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg University women were intoxicated and admitted being “stupid” when caught stealing a reflective pedestrian detour sign...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A 19-year-old from Bloomsburg was arrested for driving drunk as a minor after State Police saw his car swerving out of the northbound...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 8
DRUMS — A man dressed in black and waving a pistol around while making remarks about presidential candidate Donald Trump being “Lucifer” was involved...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A bicyclist was badly hurt when an 89-year-old woman’s car struck him from behind Sunday afternoon, police said. Lance Hemmen, 50,...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A driver had a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the limit before 10 a.m. when he crashed his pickup into a car on Route 11 at Tenny...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — After their latest lawyer quit over disagreements on strategy, two ex-professors are now representing themselves in a federal bias...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Police seized $11,000 in cash, tucked neatly into two vacuum-sealed bags, during a traffic stop that ended in drug charges earlier this...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 3
Lawsuit: Rolling tire struck car BERWICK — A tire and rim “came rolling off the Columbia Blvd. Property” into a Berwick man’s car on Route 11, a...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 5
Landlords sue tenants for rent BERWICK — The following landlords have filed lawsuits seeking rent, court records show. The defendants in such cases...
Published on April 24, 2016 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A 17-year-old inmate had sex with a female teacher at a juvenile jail here, and now he’s suing her for damaging him physically and...

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