Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Schuylkill County man rode drunk on his motorcycle to see his wife at Geisinger after she was injured in a mishap at home. Charles...
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A small, family-owned bottling company is being sued in federal court by one of the country’s biggest soft drink manufacturers for...
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who drove her Honda Civic through a chain-link fence at the entrance to Kawneer Industries last fall has pleaded guilty to being...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student took off his pants and jumped into the town fountain at Market Square early Saturday, May 9, police say...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A biker who allegedly fled police at speeds that reached more than 120 mph last year was set to face charges in court here Friday....
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of cooking meth in a friend’s trailer saw most of his charges dismissed after a key witness recanted his statement on the...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Code enforcers recently cited John E. Birster as the owner of 343 Center St. for failing to clear an obstructed sidewalk on the property...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg teen who was video-taped throwing a punch at another student and arrested last fall saw the most serious charge dropped...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 22
DANVILLE — Michael J. Bartholomew, 20, Pottsville, sent an unwanted photo of his genitals to a 22-year-old Danville woman, police say. It happened...
Published on May 15, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A suspected heroin dealer from New York City who deliberately struck a man with his car in Berwick last summer has pleaded guilty to...
Published on May 15, 2015 - Page 1
LIME RIDGE — Three teen boys were suspended from school and will face charges after police found the remnants of what they say were marijuana...
Published on May 15, 2015 - Page 1
LIME RIDGE — A teen girl had compiled what some parents are calling a “hit list” of fellow students and a teacher, but authorities say no one at...
Published on May 15, 2015 - Page 3
WILKES-BARRE — A man accused of helping to make methamphetamine near Northwest Area High School was sentenced to time served when he appeared before...
Published on May 15, 2015 - Page 5
ESPY — A West Hazleton man is accused of bouncing a $160 check with Espy Fire Co. Michael Marinock Jr. issued the check March 31, according to a...
Published on May 15, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A town man allegedly put a box cutter to a woman’s neck during a violent disturbance at their apartment. David I. Love, 35, of Apt. 3...
Published on May 15, 2015 - Page 17
Two accused in check scheme MAHONING TWP. — Two Shamokin men deposited a bad check into a closed account and then withdrew money, police say....
Published on May 14, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — When a drunken driver’s pickup broke down near here, he hooked it to his grandmother’s car for a tow, but ultimately abandoned both...
Published on May 14, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A business owner is facing drug and gun offenses after he went to claim about $13,000 of crystal meth mistakenly delivered to the sewer...
Published on May 14, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A 54-year-old woman was drunk when she yelled profanities and caused a disturbance near her residence, police said. Evelyn Fisher of...
Published on May 14, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — The victims of an $11,300 jewelry heist stood in a district court parking lot Wednesday morning, hugging and sobbing. Accused burglar...

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