Crime and Courts

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


Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A township man admitted sending a 16-year-old girl sexually-explicit messages over Facebook but later told police it was meant “only...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville State Hospital patient made seven calls threatening to blow up the township police station, finally getting caught when...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A township woman told police she woke up to her boyfriend punching and choking her before he put a knife to her throat. Debbie...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A driver accused of intentionally running over another man was brought from prison for a court hearing Thursday, but the session was...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 3
Cops: Speeder had marijuana NUMIDIA — A Philadelphia man pulled over for speeding on Route 42 had marijuana in his car, police say. Tarik Kieshawn...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Danville-area man who fought with his girlfriend while changing a flat tire was drunk and had some pot, police say. Craig S. Reinard...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 4
Firearm, marijuana offenses alleged ANTHONY TWP. — A Jerseytown man had a gun on him and marijuana when sheriff deputies served him with a domestic...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 5
Creditors sue for payment CATAWISSA — Discover Bank has sued Gabrielle M. Bagnell of 176 Mill Grove Road, rural Catawissa, alleging she owes over $...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 10
COOPER TWP. — A Bloomsburg-area man hit another man’s arm with his van as part of an ongoing dispute, police say. Terry Lee Gross, 57, of 41...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man arrested on a Megan’s Law violation for leaving the country on a honeymoon trip to Ireland had the case tossed out...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A senior finance major busted in a $100,000 marijuana ring was able to pay for his entire education and help put two sisters through...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 3
MAINVILLE — Police are warning residents to be wary of callers from the 202 area code claiming to represent the “criminal fraud division” of an...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 3
Civil suits filed in Bloom area BLOOMSBURG — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. The...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Two women accused of going on a spending spree with a stolen credit card after taking a purse from a Scott Township home are now...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 5
WILKES-BARRE — Holly Crawford, the woman accused of helping kill two men in Hunlock Township, is asking to have her upcoming trial moved because...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 7
HARRISBURG — A 38-year-old Mount Carmel man produced over 100 pornographic videos of children and shared the videos on a peer-to-peer file-sharing...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 14
WILLIAMSPORT — The Department of Environmental Protection has levied a $120,000 fine against Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. of Pittsburgh for a storage-...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 14
Student accused of having pot, gear BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student caught smoking marijuana on campus also had drug paraphernalia in...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police say the man who killed a newspaper carrier in a car accident was so drunk, he didn’t know where he was. Aaron C. Kile, 30, of 831...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A woman dropped a protection-from-abuse order against her husband, only to request one again just months later after a failed effort...

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