Crime and Courts

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


Published on March 15, 2015 - Page 1
NESCOPECK — A Berwick girl who was allegedly molested by a family friend told both her mother and her pastor, but neither reported the assault,...
Published on March 15, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A nurse lost her job at Geisinger because the hospital discriminated against her for having a seizure disorder, a federal lawsuit says....
Published on March 15, 2015 - Page 1
NUMIDIA — A woman terrorized her boyfriend and his mother while living in their shared home, a court petition says. Jennifer Renee Beishline, 24,...
Published on March 15, 2015 - Page 3
DORRANCE — Police are looking for a man who was reportedly on his knees in a convenience story while rubbing up against a 31-year-old woman at 3:30 p...
Published on March 14, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — After a borough man struck a tavern with his pickup, he shouted for his lawyer then cried when he was arrested for DUI, court papers say...
Published on March 14, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A truck driver and his employer are paying $75,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a Benton-area woman killed in a crash,...
Published on March 14, 2015 - Page 1
BEAVER TWP. — A drunken man screamed at his wife and her “elderly handicapped” mother on Christmas Eve, then tried to punch his son in the face, his...
Published on March 14, 2015 - Page 1
HUNLOCK CREEK — A 17-year-old girl and her three younger siblings were rescued by police this week after the teen texted a friend, saying meth fumes...
Published on March 14, 2015 - Page 3
DUI alleged in Mahoning MAHONING TWP. — A Bloomsburg man stopped for speeding said “f--- it” while performing sobriety tests and stopped, police say...
Published on March 14, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Edward Bohner, 19, of 117 Church St., Danville, sprayed a fire extinguisher inside an apartment building downtown, and it took...
Published on March 14, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University coed was arrested for driving drunk and underage drinking after she struck a utility pole, left the scene, then...
Published on March 14, 2015 - Page 12
Wanted man found in closet BERWICK — A wanted Berwick man hid in a perch inside a closet when officers searched an apartment here Feb. 13, they say...
Published on March 13, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two brothers accused of selling heroin from their home saw new charges added to their list of alleged crimes Thursday. Prosecutors accuse...
Published on March 13, 2015 - Page 1
SUNBURY — A former Danville man is facing eight to 20 years in state prison and a lifetime on a federal sex offender registry after pleading guilty...
Published on March 13, 2015 - Page 3
TURBOTVILLE — A Danville man’s car was damaged in a hit-and-run on Interstate 180 in Northumberland County here Tuesday night, and police are looking...
Published on March 13, 2015 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who admitted dealing heroin from his apartment last summer has been sentenced to state prison for one to three years....
Published on March 13, 2015 - Page 7
Code violations alleged in Berwick BERWICK — Gregory A. Hess, 534-A W. Front St., is facing three citations. Code officers say he failed to keep...
Published on March 13, 2015 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A man who staged a burglary at his mother’s residence at Town Park Village to cover up thefts apologized at sentencing and blamed a drug...
Published on March 12, 2015 - Page 1
ANTHONY TWP. — A burglar stole $50,000 in jewelry from a Montour County couple’s home, then pawned some of it later that same day, authorities report...
Published on March 12, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two people have pleaded guilty to crimes involving children and drugs, including one man who brought his child along on a drug buy....

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