Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town woman is accused of snatching $900 from her neighbor’s purse when the suspect went inside the victim’s home to grab a cup of...
Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man seen entering a parked vehicle and taking a woman’s purse was later hit with pepper spray when he became combative with police,...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 1
LOCUST TWP. — A man who frequently requires police intervention to break up his drunken domestic disputes was slapped with more serious charges after...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 1
SUGARLOAF TWP. — No, Ivan Marrero hasn’t lived here in months, two people told a state trooper outside their home here. Yes he has — he was here...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man who police say kept dropping heroin packets after breaking a woman’s arm was released to seek drug treatment. Justin Allen Haney’s...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A June traffic stop of a driver seen swerving and driving very slowly along West Front Street has yielded DUI charges after the return of...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick woman who failed to appear twice as a subpoenaed prosecution witness at a criminal hearing has been charged with absconding as a...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 4
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Benton teen is charged with having a small amount of marijuana and various drug paraphernalia, including a large water bong, in his...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A psychiatric aide who was violently beaten by a Danville State Hospital patient told a judge she has been unable to return to work eight...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 1
NESCOPECK — An 87-year-old woman says she woke up early Tuesday morning to find two men in her bedroom — one with a gun — demanding money. But Ella...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken motorcyclist had no license, no license plate, no insurance and no inspection when a policeman pulled him over just...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man was charged with defiant trespassing when he refused to leave the Berwick VFW after being told he was not allowed on the...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 3
MILLVILLE — A Berwick driver who crashed into a cornfield while suspected of being impaired by heroin was among several arrested on DUI and related...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. —Two women were arrested in separate incidents for shoplifting movies at Walmart, district court papers say. Elizabeth Myers, 22, of...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 4
BRIAR CREEK — Leo Beamon Jr., 47, of Beach Haven, will be cited for harassment for hitting 26-year-old Daniel Frields during a dispute Saturday...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick family doctor was cleared of medical malpractice in a lawsuit brought by the family of a Wapwallopen man who died within hours...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville man described in court as “a drug dealer, plain and simple” was sentenced to state prison for six to 12 years and slapped with...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Somebody left a loaded handgun on the roof of a car and drove off Friday afternoon, police say. The gun is believed to have fallen off...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Police responding to a convenience store for suspected drug use found an odd couple in the women’s restroom — a sick woman and a man...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A fight between two men in a mobile home park drew others into the battle a few minutes later, State Police said. Steven Joseph Raab, 29...

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