Crime and Courts

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


Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A former Riverside woman was under the influence of powerful prescription drugs when she dropped off her two children at school then...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 1
NEW HOLLAND — A Danville man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from two senior citizens in an investment scam, according to media reports...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman arrested for shoplifting only hours after appearing in court on a prior retail theft has pleaded guilty to the most...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 3
COOPER TWP. — A pickup driver backed out of his parking place at a trailer court, crossed the road and hit the rear of an SUV, State Police say....
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student accused of selling cocaine off campus was arrested on a probation violation as he and his lawyer walked...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County prisoner who broke another inmate’s jaw in two places after he refused to turn over a packet of Ramen noodles has...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A Danville couple allegedly paid 20 cents for two items that actually cost a total of over $30 at Wal-Mart in May by using a bar code for...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A man punched himself bloody and threatened to kill his wife and 4-year-old son, a court petition says. Jonathan Mitchell, 33, Danville...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A man carrying a drug kit came out of a Sheetz restroom stall, grinding his teeth, shaking and unable to tell state troopers his own...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man pleaded guilty Tuesday to pistol-whipping and robbing a Bloomsburg University student during what was supposed to be...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 4
Woman accused of drunkenness DANVILLE — Trudi Ann Reibsome, 48, of 28 Montour St., Danville, was drunk when she fell and cut her face and knee...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man arrested with a small amount of marijuana at Bloomsburg University was incredulous when fined $150 after pleading...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — A woman arrested for driving drunk after she ignored police warnings to stop at an accident scene along Old Berwick Road was given...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 11
Cops: Teen had drug bags, stolen watch LOCUST TWP. — A recovering heroin addict had two dozen empty heroin packets, a burned-up spoon, and a stolen...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 11
IRS: Taxes owed DANVILLE — The Internal Revenue Service has filed liens against the following people for owing personal income taxes from 2013,...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 1
By the Press Enterprise staff BUCKHORN — A Danville teen allegedly rode out of Wal-Mart on a bicycle he didn’t pay for after telling two friends he’d...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A woman helped her husband enter her mother’s unlocked house and take items and cash, even though both knew they weren’t allowed on the...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 11
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man who was speeding and swerving on his motorcycle was drunk, police say. Joshua S. Kovaschetz, 34, of 301 Ninth St....
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man erupted in screaming when he got home from a bar on his 21st birthday, claiming somebody had stolen his paycheck, court papers say....
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend just weeks after three of her children died in a house fire, a court petition alleges. Robert...

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