Crime and Courts

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


Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A polite policeman flicked his headlights at an oncoming car, asking the other driver to turn his high beams down. But the other...
Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A husband went banging on the door of a man who had been talking to his wife on Facebook, police say. George E. Tipler III, 30,...
Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Authorities had been watching a suspected heroin dealer’s house for a week when a convoy of 10 officers converged on 231 S. Third St. on...
Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 5
Authorities probe woman’s pool death SCRANTON (AP) — Authorities in northeast Pennsylvania are investigating after a woman was found dead in her...
Published on July 20, 2014 - Page 3
Landlords file civil lawsuits BERWICK — A landlord says one of her tenants harassed a neighbor by demanding rides and food, plus falsified deposit...
Published on July 20, 2014 - Page 3
Rig driver cited in Interstate wreck HEMLOCK TWP. — A truck driver rear-ended a car with his rig then kept going on Interstate 80 here July 16,...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man stumbling down LaSalle Street at 10 a.m. admitted to police he had just used a bag of heroin, charges say. Someone called police to...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man broke his former girlfriend’s nose by head-butting her in the face after a party, she told police. But Shakil Raihan Mondol, 19,...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 3
Landlord: Tenant poured oil on lines BERWICK — Leoma Bankes was evicted from 321 Summerhill Ave. after she poured oil out a window onto...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 3
Alcohol violations alleged in Bloom BLOOMSBURG — Lance Scandle, 23, of 308 E. 10th St., Berwick, was cited for being drunk and disorderly at the...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — Susquehanna Valley Medical Specialties, 6850 Lows Road, South Centre Township, is suing James and Tracy Thivierge Jr., 703 Mary St.,...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A fisherman seen masturbating in Fishing Creek was jailed on a slew of charges after resisting arrest, authorities say. Ganmao Zhou, 38...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Main Street was shut down for about 10 minutes Thursday after a motorist reported a suspicious package, but it turned out to be a broken...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A woman allowed a friend with a drug problem to stay in her home, and as thanks he stole $600 worth of Nintendo gear, charges say....
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man caught tossing meth waste out with his household garbage last summer was placed on house arrest for three months...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A Roaring Creek Township man will now face felony charges in county court for an alleged sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl....
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A 33-year-old Orangeville man charged with drunken driving didn’t have a license, only a learner’s permit, police say. James J....
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 5
Domestic call leads to DUI charges DANVILLE — Lisa Doran was drunk when she hit a parked car while driving her boyfriend’s truck July 13, say...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 10
Lawsuits seek payments BERWICK — Walker’s Jewelers, 129 W. Front St., Berwick, is suing Jason Kovaleski, Forest City, for $5,442 in costs and the...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 10
DUI alleged in Berwick BERWICK — A man who said he didn’t usually drink admitted to downing 10 to 15 Rolling Rock beers before he was pulled over...

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