Crime and Courts

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


Published on February 15, 2015 - Page 1
LIBERTY TWP. — A motorcycle passenger was hurt badly in a crash with a full-size pickup, and she’s now suing the truck’s driver for more than $50,000...
Published on February 15, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A teenager caught hanging out near his ex-girlfriend’s house to harass her saw the most serious charge dropped in court here, but was...
Published on February 15, 2015 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A teen who won more than $250,000 in a settlement after being badly hurt in a DUI crash was recently caught with liquor and drugs,...
Published on February 15, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A man not only stole PlayStation game controllers from Wal-Mart, he also stole a tote bag to hide them in, police say. But Michael A...
Published on February 15, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A second man has been charged with trespassing and prowling for entering an East Street apartment house through an unlocked door and...
Published on February 15, 2015 - Page 4
Driver drunk, had pot stems, cops say MAHONING TWP. — A Riverside-area woman who failed to use a turn signal was driving drunk, police say. Amanda...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The Berwick woman who lost almost $800 to scam artists got off relatively inexpensively, say the owners of the prepaid card company the con...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — An employee stole $429 from Home Depot by making 16 fake returns over 15 weeks, but was full of remorse when a manager confronted her...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — A woman killed in a crash was at fault, so her daughter has no grounds for suing the other driver, defense lawyers say. The late...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Con artists pretending to be PPL representatives cheated a 78-year-old Berwick woman out of almost $800. The callers threatened to turn...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 4
BERWICK — Michael Winder of Mike Winder Contracting, 177 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck, is suing Aric Bernard of FHC Solutions, 350 S. Poplar St.,...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Code enforcers have cited the following people for failing to clear walks of snow and ice within 12 hours of a storm Feb. 1-2, court...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 6
NUMIDIA — A woman was cited with harassment twice in five days for allegedly hitting two different people. Jennifer Renee Beishline, 24, struck...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Six people were recently cited for underage drinking at Bloomsburg University, court records show. All face fines ranging from $200 to $...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 14
BERWICK — A woman recently arrested for the 10th time for stealing waived her right to a hearing in her latest case and will now stand trial on a...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 14
SCOTT TWP. — Angela Gould, 38, of Apt. 6, 208 W. First St., Bloomsburg, was cited for shoplifting at Renco Ace Hardware here Jan. 24, court papers...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 14
Drunkenness alleged BLOOMSBURG — Nicholas Reed was cited with public drunkenness early Feb. 7 while in the 200 block of Murray Avenue, court papers...
Published on February 14, 2015 - Page 14
BERWICK — An insurance company is suing a motorist for money it says it paid out in an accident involving one of its clients. Franklin Insurance Co...
Published on February 13, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A disheveled drunken driver had an open beer and an open zipper when police found him parked at a cemetery entrance near midnight...
Published on February 13, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man pounded on a door and broke a window at an apartment in the middle of the night, terrifying the woman who lives there with four...

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