Crime and Courts

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


Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 3
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —An Ohio trucker was cited in an overnight crash here Monday that closed Interstate 80’s eastbound lanes for several hours, State...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — Brooke Rockwell, 18, of 6 Iron St., Danville, hit Jade Winstead, 17, of Danville at her residence Sept. 2 about 8 p.m., police say. She...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl in a restroom at Espy Park last summer has pleaded guilty to corrupting a minor....
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Danville man with a lengthy record has turned his life around with a steady job as a truck driver since his most recent arrests last...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — A citation alleging a man broke a pipe in the fountain at Market Square has been withdrawn, court records say. Marc Derhammer, 22,...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A driver was apologetic when an officer first pulled him over for speeding, but his tone changed when it became clear he would be...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A 63-year-old woman gave her 19-year-old neighbor seven beers, then got caught because he felt so sick he called for help, court papers...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 1
A Berwick woman once pointed a loaded handgun at her husband, he alleges. Michele A. Wall, 36, was among three people who recently had protection-...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A man in Berwick heard talk on the police scanner about a stolen chain saw down in South Centre Township. Sure enough, it was...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 3
Lawsuit: Bus trip was ‘unsafe’ DANVILLE — Two people have sued Tour World for $1,505, claiming a bus trip to Pittsburgh on July 6 was “...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 4
LIBERTY TWP. — Someone damaged three vending machines at a rest area off Interstate 80 in Montour County, State Police said. The incident happened...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 9
PLYMOUTH — Police arrested three people from Hunlock Creek after a raid on a suspected meth lab in Luzerne County on Thursday, WNEP reports. The...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. — An employee at Knoebels’ Alamo Restaurant was caught with a pot pipe and marijuana after he made a co-worker suspicious, court...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman accused of getting drunk and leaving her baby at Marley’s Brewery has sued a local agency for cutting off her rent subsidies....
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 1
A Berwick woman has obtained a protection-from-abuse order against a cousin who allegedly stabbed her. A drunken John Flores-Rivera wounded Ruth...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 3
Grandview sues woman for $49G DANVILLE — A former resident refused to pay $49,837 in nursing care and services to Grandview Health Homes, a lawsuit...
Published on September 6, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Two former students broke into the new $1 million athletic stadium at Central Columbia last weekend and caused thousands of...
Published on September 6, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An illegal body-building steroid was found in an apartment after the tenant moved out, but he denied it belonged to him, court papers...
Published on September 6, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman who was sentenced to nine months in jail for an alcohol-fueled police chase in 2011 was caught driving drunk again on...
Published on September 6, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Washingtonville woman who tried to end her teen daughter’s pregnancy by giving her pills purchased online will spend nine to 18 months...

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