Crime and Courts

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


Published on October 25, 2014 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Jeffrey Leighow, 54, of 50 Sherwood Drive here was cited with harassment for striking 44-year-old Judy Leighow in the face during a...
Published on October 25, 2014 - Page 4
Bloom woman accused of DUI SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver allowed her truck to rub tires with another vehicle, but claimed she didn’t realize...
Published on October 25, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Car owner Rex Shultz Jr. has filed a counter-lawsuit against Robert Sponenberg, accusing him of messing up a vehicle’s paint job....
Published on October 25, 2014 - Page 5
BERWICK — Someone robbed a 66-year-old woman by a church Friday night, pulling her to the ground and seriously injuring her, police said. Officers...
Published on October 25, 2014 - Page 7
RED ROCK — An 18-year-old from Philadelphia was jailed after a violent confrontation with another student at the Red Rock Job Corps here, State...
Published on October 25, 2014 - Page 18
BERWICK — Darla Lunger, 29 Clover Leaf Lane, Berwick, was ordered to pay $1,182 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to allowing three children...
Published on October 24, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A shopper tripped and fell over a metal rod protruding from a concrete parking barrier outside Renco Ace Hardware, suffering broken...
Published on October 24, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man had an argument with his brother, left to buy some vodka, had a drink, then drove around looking for the police, court papers say....
Published on October 24, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A policeman picked a can of brake cleaner out of a suspect’s trunk, and it just didn’t feel right to him. He gave it a twist and...
Published on October 24, 2014 - Page 3
No one injured in Valley accident VALLEY TWP. — An out-of-state truck driver tried to make a U-turn across two lanes of traffic, leaving another...
Published on October 24, 2014 - Page 5
Judgments awarded DANVILLE — Judgments have been entered against the following people at the Montour County Courthouse, records show. • Alana...
Published on October 24, 2014 - Page 10
BERWICK – Heller’s Gas, 500 N. Poplar St., has sued the following people for payments, records show. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle...
Published on October 23, 2014 - Page 1
Two newlyweds accused each other of abuse just four months into their marriage, records show. Sara Rimmer, 19, Bloomsburg, claims Ethan Cain Henry...
Published on October 23, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man stalked a woman through the streets here early one morning, crossing her path four times before he rushed her and tried to rip her...
Published on October 23, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A drunken bicyclist who got married just hours before was charged with DUI after she was nearly struck by a vehicle along Route 11 here...
Published on October 23, 2014 - Page 1
BEAVER TWP. — A man greeted his girlfriend with a pistol in hand, threatened to shoot her stepfather, then fired three or four rounds after a fight,...
Published on October 23, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken driver nearly struck pedestrians in a downtown crosswalk, police report. Timothy Huntington, 43, of 439 Eagle Road,...
Published on October 23, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A Danville man allowed his underage friends to drink his booze, police say. Jesse K. Borgese, 21, of 111 Upper Mulberry St. allegedly...
Published on October 23, 2014 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG —Dozens of people were cited for alleged alcohol offenses and disorderly behavior during the recent homecoming weekend. • Accused of...
Published on October 23, 2014 - Page 6
State: Taxes owed DANVILLE — The state Department of Revenue has filed tax liens against the following at the Montour County Courthouse, records...

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