Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — With prison officials listening in on the call, a jailed parole violator talked his wary mother into mailing him drugs inside a phony...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A 17-year-old who tried to rob the Burger King here pleaded guilty Tuesday in adult court and was immediately sentenced to six to 12...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — The mother of the man accused of tossing his infant across the room while high on synthetic marijuana says her son would never hurt his own...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A father says he and his son came to blows over some Star Wars collectibles the teen wanted to sell. “He got angry. He hit me first,”...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN — A Jerseytown man is accused of hitting a man with a car and pulling a plastic gun during the same incident, according to the Shamokin...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Sunbury-area man was charged with furnishing alcohol to his 19-year-old girlfriend when police found a can of beer and two hard ales...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 16
DANVILLE — A Mahoning Township woman arrested after her 4-year-old son wandered out of the house and walked down a busy Woodbine Lane told a judge...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 16
DANVILLE — Two people charged with driving drunk and two others arrested with drug-use items were accepted Tuesday into Montour County’s ARD...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A photographer who took pictures for the Berwick Swim Club accepted $500 in payments but never delivered the photos, a new lawsuit says....
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Geisinger patient who put a security guard into a chokehold because he wanted to leave the hospital waived his right to a...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — A car stopped for a loud exhaust led to a heroin bust here Friday morning, arrest papers say. Justin Lee Luczak, 28, had a heroin...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 12
DANVILLE — A Danville man on probation was huffing duster to get high and had marijuana on him, police say. Thomas F. McBryan, 57, of 311 E....
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student successfully appealed her arrest last fall for a fight at Elwell Hall where another suspect allegedly...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 1
TURBOT TWP. — A Berwick man suffered brain injuries after a trucker with a poor driving record hit his car on Interstate 80, a new lawsuit claims....
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 1
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver was in danger of an overdose or a crash when he vomited all over himself then passed out with the vehicle still...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two Berwick men who admitted to possessing kiddie porn were in court recently for sentencing, one of them facing a mandatory 25 years in...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A man head-butted his girlfriend and bloodied her nose while she held her 1-year-old during a fight at the Perry Avenue trailer court...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Police say three women tricked Walmart out of gift cards worth $169 by returning stolen razor blades on two different days. Sabrina...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 3
HAZLE TWP. — A Berwick man is accused of stealing ammunition from a sporting goods store here, according to published reports. Jessie R. Moore, 33...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 20
Man cited over booze BLOOMSBURG — A Selinsgrove man is facing fines of $400 after being cited here for underage alcohol possession and urinating in...

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