Crime and Courts

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


Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man was fined $300 for failing to disclose a domestic-related assault when filling out a gun form. Scott Ohl, 43, of 1023...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — Lawsuits alleging debts were recently filed in court. Defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims shortly after they are filed. •...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man has pleaded guilty to felony trespass for breaking into a small bakery on East Sixth Street here last spring. Justin Lee...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 12
SCOTT TWP. — A man who tried to buy a gun at a Lightstreet shop lied on a required form about using marijuana, according to new charges. Jeffrey...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A 56-year-old woman who told police she was a “casual” meth user when busted with another woman for operating a lab has pleaded guilty...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — A driver hit a woman walking along a road Thursday when he sneezed, lost his glasses and leaned down to pick them up, police say....
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — State agents and Berwick Police showed up in force Thursday to arrest two men they say were collecting and distributing child pornography...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 3
Woman cited New Year’s Eve MAHONING TWP. — Danielle A. Musselman, 23, of 48 Victory St., Orangeville, hit Ryan Williams, 27, of 1126 Bloom Road in...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Schuylkill County man sought in thefts from coin boxes at a laundromat here last summer was jailed Tuesday after being picked up in...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A teen busted last month for allegedly operating a mobile meth lab inside her car when stopped for a faulty headlight here waived a...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 4
Cops: Man lied on gun form MIFFLINVILLE — Matthew B. Frederick, 28, Berwick, is accused of lying on an application to purchase a gun at Curt’s Gun...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 4
Berwick burglar gets more time BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who served state time for past burglaries was resentenced to state prison Monday for...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 5
Cops: Fisherman caught with pot CONYNGHAM TWP. — A Berwick man caught fishing without a license also had marijuana and a pipe, according to...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 12
ANTHONY TWP. — John Marr, 53, reported that jewelry and a wallet were stolen from his house on Continental Boulevard here in northern Montour County...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A homeless man sent text messages threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend, then broke into her house and attacked her sister, court papers...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 1
FERNVILLE — The FBI launched a hate-crime investigation and Hemlock Township Police installed cameras at a home in 2013 after Jamie Sue Miscannon...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The man who was allegedly drunk in a crash that killed a newspaper carrier has agreed to face the charges in county court. Aaron C. Kile,...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Two mothers of Bloomsburg schoolchildren are facing truancy fines for unexcused absences from class, according to complaints filed by...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 12
PINE TWP. — The Arthur Bardo Post 564 Home Association was cited last month for failing to maintain “complete and truthful” records for the small...
Published on January 14, 2015 - Page 1
A drunken fight just after midnight Dec. 26 in Fernville began at 34 Walnut St., then spilled over into the shared backyard of a neighboring property...

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