Crime and Courts

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


Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg University students are accused of selling cocaine and marijuana from their off-campus apartment, including one who says...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A recent parolee tried to pass off drug-free urine to her probation officer during a random check at her home, arrest papers say. But...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — A driver took her eyes off the road to check a pager Monday and crashed into a Jeep stopped at a red light in front of her, police said...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man seated inside a pickup parked illegally was smoking “spice” or synthetic marijuana when an officer pulled up to advise him to move...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man sold large quantities of heroin on three occasions to an informant who offered to help police in exchange for leniency...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG — Four Bloomsburg University students are facing $100 fines plus court costs for hosting a “disorderly gathering” at their off-campus...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Someone inadvertently put sutures in a woman’s bladder during a hysterectomy at Geisinger, leaving her in pain whenever she urinated, a...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —New restrictions on big booze bashes during Block Party did what many residents feared, dispersing thousands of drinkers into dozens of...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man was given a maximum county prison term of 11 to 23 months for stealing nearly $82,000 in insurance payouts intended to...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 1
LOCUST TWP. — When the power went out, a woman immediately suspected her drunken boyfriend may have crashed a car into a pole and caused the outage,...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man slashed a policeman with a broken beer bottle and bit the officer before barricading himself in his apartment after a...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A student from Indiana University of Pennsylvania on his way to Block Party is facing gun and drug charges, as well as a DUI. Amir...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 7
MOUNT CARMEL — Police here are looking for an Ashland man accused in a series of crimes in the borough Saturday. Michael Fickinger is wanted for...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 14
Geisinger seeks $36G DANVILLE — Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Clinic have sued Larry Reed Jr., Bellefonte, for $36,172 in medical bills,...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 14
BRIAR CREEK — A registered sex offender has been charged with failing to give State Police her new address, troopers say. Tina Young, 47, of Lark...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 21
Burglars sought in lower Luzerne HUNTINGTON TWP. —One home was burglarized and thieves tried to break in to another on Dodson Cemetery Road on...
Published on April 18, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Four people were arrested Friday during a methamphetamine bust, but two of those taken into custody told a district judge they had nothing...
Published on April 18, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A former Danville sewer worker who admitted tampering with records but insisted he never stole cash from a “junk fund” at the sewer plant...
Published on April 18, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An Oklahoma trucker who attacked a police officer with Mace and a mallet before being shot twice off Interstate 80 at Buckhorn was...
Published on April 18, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was drunk when stopped for driving without lights and having an expired vehicle registration after leaving last weekend...

Pages