Crime and Courts

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


Published on March 21, 2015 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. — A former Catawissa man accused of stealing more than $14,000 in jewelry, then fleeing the state, was extradited to Columbia County...
Published on March 21, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A teenager dipped into a pizzeria’s tip jar to pay for her food during a wee-hour meal, police say. Cheyenne Aleyea Lambert, 18, was...
Published on March 21, 2015 - Page 1
ESPY — A couple cannot sue a contractor because they “refused to cooperate” with attempts to fix reported problems at their new home, a lawyer argues...
Published on March 21, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A couple carrying stolen wallets and a pot pipe fashioned from a socket wrench were found inside an accused meth maker’s pickup earlier...
Published on March 21, 2015 - Page 6
MIFFLINVILLE — A policeman pulled over a man’s vehicle because of a burned-out tail light and leaky exhaust and found five vials of pills and a...
Published on March 21, 2015 - Page 7
Cops: Man on drugs crashes trash truck FRANKLIN TWP. — A Berwick man driving with a suspended license wrecked a garbage truck on Route 487 near...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A man accused of brutally beating two different girlfriends in less than a month saw the most serious charges withdrawn as part of a...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A high school senior still undergoing painful reconstructive dental surgery after being hurt in a 2013 DUI crash is hoping to put recent...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — State Police are looking for a woman who allegedly stole a Keurig coffee brewer and a Barbie doll from the Giant supermarket here last...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 3
HUNLOCK CREEK — An inmate at the Retreat state prison set his cell on fire Wednesday, but staff members were able to extinguish it before anyone was...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 5
LEWISBURG — One of the teens accused of throwing a rock from an Interstate 80 overpass and critically injuring an Ohio teacher has accepted a plea...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 5
DUI alleged in Route 54 crash ANTHONY TWP. — A Danville woman who fell onto a trooper after crashing her vehicle down an embankment was drunk,...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A meth-lab explosion sparked a fire here last spring that destroyed a mobile home and left a man severely burned and unable to speak,...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 19-year-old testified Wednesday to dancing, drinking, kissing and cuddling in bed with a Bloomsburg University freshman before they...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 3
SUNBURY — A 46-year-old stabbing victim died in an emergency room Wednesday and a teenager has been arrested for murder, officials say. Robert...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Danville man still taking pain medication after a suspected DUI crash in Columbia County a few weeks ago was back in court Wednesday...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 1
MARATHON, FLA. — A Berwick man who told police he “loves to fight” is facing a felony charge in Florida after he severely beat a bar patron who asked...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student accused of jaywalking while talking on a cell phone could have to pay $204 in penalties if found guilty...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman was convicted Tuesday of her third retail theft for concealing two expensive pieces of luggage inside a larger, cheaper bag at...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 11
MAHONING TWP. —Some township residents are getting calls from scammers who claim they owe money to the IRS, police say. Residents are advised not to...

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