Crime and Courts

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


Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Two people were charged with marijuana offenses after drugs and drug-use items were found in cars stopped Friday night near a sobriety...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 3
Students accused of shoplifting BUCKHORN — Two Bloomsburg University students were cited recently with shoplifting from Wal-Mart, according to court...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 5
MAHONING TWP. — Brandi Rohde, 18, of Halifax was cited with underage drinking April 18 about 2:30 a.m. at Sheetz, police say. She admitted to...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — When an unhappy customer refused to pay a $3,660 bill, a plumbing contractor sued and called the customer greedy and “a burden on the...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township man was not only drunk, he was drinking whiskey and beer right at the wheel, authorities report. Joseph William Schott...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 3
VALLEY TWP. — A driver pulled into the path of another vehicle headed toward Danville on Route 54 here Sunday, and the two cars collided, police say...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man told police he drank six 8-ounce glasses of “straight” vodka before being arrested for driving drunk here last week,...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 13
HEMLOCK TWP. — The following people were recently charged with lying on a gun-purchasing form, according to police. • Chad B. Fester, 37, of 575...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville-area man involved in a bloody crash along Montour Boulevard that landed him in the hospital waived DUI charges on to trial...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 13
Debts alleged MILLVILLE — These civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Doug Brewer. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 13
Traffic stops yield drug charges SCOTT TWP. — Two people are facing drug offenses in separate traffic stops here. Christian Williams, 19,...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 13
LIBERTY TWP. — A scammer posing as a Microsoft technician talked a rural Danville man into providing access to his home computer, police said. It...
Published on April 22, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Inside a car leading police on a high-speed chase, Felicia Webb could hear a man threatening her husband’s life, she says. Jesse Lee...
Published on April 22, 2015 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — A 19-year-old is facing felony charges after his 17-year-old girlfriend slipped out of her house late one night and met the older teen at...
Published on April 22, 2015 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Block Party has spread beyond Bloomsburg. Scott Township officers were busy working 12-hour shifts through last weekend monitoring some...
Published on April 22, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A bicyclist was carrying “spice” or synthetic marijuana in his pocket as well as a used syringe and several empty heroin packets when...
Published on April 22, 2015 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Two Lackawanna County men were busted for having marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside a car stopped for an expired registration,...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man already facing multiple theft charges for allegedly accepting cash for auto-repair work that was never done was jailed...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Officers issued 226 citations for alcohol-related offenses during this year’s Block Party weekend here. That’s as many, if not more,...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 1
SUNBURY — A trucking-firm owner will spend the next six to 23 months in prison for a horrific crash near Elysburg that broke one man’s back and sent...

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