Crime and Courts

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


Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A contractor has sued a Berwick company for more than $80,200 as payment for a Hurricane Sandy reconstruction project. Rado Enterprises...
Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — A dog on a leash bit a policeman along a street here, leaving puncture wounds on two fingers, officials say. South Centre Township...
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MAHONING TWP. — An aide at a juvenile jail was found guilty of disorderly conduct for getting too physical with a female inmate. Nicholas H. Edmeads...
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BLOOMSBURG — There was so much marijuana smoke in an apartment building here, alarms were triggered and firefighters had to respond. It also wasn’t...
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BLOOMSBURG — Two women were fighting with each other in front of children at Town Park Village apartments at 1300 Ferry Road here, police said....
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Police: Felon lied on gun paperwork BUCKHORN — A 61-year-old man with a felony record from out of state now faces a new felony charge after...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of threatening to burn down a shed full of cats was ordered to pay almost $550 in penalties Thursday. Thomas Michael Slusser...
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FRANKLIN TWP. — A Southern Columbia teen had an empty packet of heroin on her during the school day Wednesday and a small amount of marijuana stashed...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A father who sued a gymnastics academy for a $500 refund after his daughter stopped attending classes saw his lawsuit dismissed Thursday...
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BEAVER TWP. — A man head-butted an ex-girlfriend, possibly breaking her nose, during a fight at their home here, arrest papers say. Travis Lee...
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BLACK CREEK TWP. —A state trooper was knocked over an Interstate 80 guardrail while standing near a disabled vehicle as an oncoming tractor-trailer...
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BERWICK — Two Berwick brothers accused of robbing a disabled man to pay for drugs quietly agreed to face the charges in county court. Marvin Lee...
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BLOOMSBURG — A female inmate left permanently scarred after having a cup of boiling water tossed in her face is now suing Columbia County and prison...
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BRIAR CREEK — A man loaded a shopping basket with $200 in prime cuts of meat then walked out without paying for the haul, police say. Authorities...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 4
Crash victim allegedly drunk BERWICK — A woman was drunk when her car collided with another vehicle here Nov. 28, police report. Jody Madish, 65,...
Published on December 11, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg High teen is hoping to get ARD probation for punching out another student, but police might oppose the request. Terry...
Published on December 11, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Robert Joseph Kressler and Debbie Spivey don’t agree on much, including how Spivey ended up with a badly swollen eye and bruises on her...
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BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of stealing two vans in two counties and wrecking both of them before he was busted near Berwick said he was high on...
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One accused of mischief at shop BLOOMSBURG — Benjamin Woolridge, 21, of 931 Lightstreet Road, Bloomsburg, kicked in a window on a door at Bob’s...
Published on December 11, 2014 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A combative patient at Danville State Hospital has pleaded guilty but mentally ill in a series of assaults on staff members last year....

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