Crime and Courts

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


Published on April 11, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A college student who injured two police officers in Scott Township last spring while resisting arrest in a traffic stop will be...
Published on April 11, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —The mom who gave underage boys beer during a sleepover pleaded guilty Thursday to furnishing alcohol to minors. Taryn Frey, 42, of 890...
Published on April 11, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — These Berwick residents were cited April 2 for failing to have licenses for their dogs, court records show. • Karen M. Demarco, 1113...
Published on April 11, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle...
Published on April 11, 2014 - Page 9
BERWICK — Cole’s Hardware, 333 W. Second St., Berwick, has filed criminal complaints for bad checks against Mary Lou Grant, 1200 E. Sixth St.,...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who spent six years in state prison for a widespread burglary spree only to be released on appeals still owes his victims...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A woman initially thought to be dead when found passed out in a tub saw a drug charge dropped Wednesday after her lawyer argued police...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A teenager who downed 10 shots of vodka at a friend’s party in about half an hour was arrested for driving drunk after swerving out of...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK — Michael Jerry Marinus, 21, of 1546 Freas Ave., Berwick, was cited for disorderly conduct for an incident at St. Mary’s Cemetery on...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — Three housemates are accused of harassing each other. Samantha E. Celona, 32, and Steven D. Gutridge Sr., 42, of 341 Pearl St., Berwick,...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Danville man badly hurt when he twice crashed his ATV has been upgraded to fair condition at Geisinger Medical Center, a spokeswoman...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — A man accused of sending repeated texts threatening to kill a former friend’s 3-year-old son has pleaded guilty to harassment. Kevin...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 4
Police say man drove recklessly BRIAR CREEK — Caleb Edison Mattern, 34, of 25 W. Rittenhouse Mill Road, rural Berwick, was yelling, screaming and...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 5
BERWICK — Darin J. Gross has sued Mark T. Gross for $913 for allegedly selling Darin a stolen coin. The plaintiff paid $811 for the coin last...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 8
BERWICK — The following people failed to send a child in their care to class, according to Berwick Area School District officials. • Danielle Howe,...
Published on April 9, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Lightstreet woman who told police she just picked up her son at the bus stop was found to be drunk when pulled over for careless...
Published on April 9, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A once-trusted employee is being sued for allegedly embezzling at least $132,210 from Century 21 Covered Bridges Realty Inc., in what...
Published on April 9, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following people failed to send children to school, according to private complaints filed in district court recently. • Rachael...
Published on April 9, 2014 - Page 11
Report: Danville driver cited in crash SELINSGROVE — A Danville woman attempting to make a left turn off Routes 11/15 drove into the path of two...
Published on April 9, 2014 - Page 11
Judgments awarded DANVILLE — Judgments have been entered against the following people at the Montour County Courthouse, records show. • Christopher...

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