Crime and Courts

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


Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — A man must spend six months in jail for driving his car into lawns and a tree last year and then fleeing, all while his terrified 9-year...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 10
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area woman who lied about being struck during a domestic argument pleaded guilty Wednesday to making a false report....
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 10
Two accused of retail theft BLOOMSBURG — Nile Farley IV, 22, of 541 W. Third St., Bloomsburg, allegedly stole a “Pork Chomps” dog bone valued at $2...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 11
HUNLOCK CREEK — State agents seized 24 weapons along with meth-lab equipment and ingredients Thursday when they and state troopers raided a home here...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 11
SELINSGROVE — A Bloomsburg man allegedly held a pair of knives to his own throat during a traffic stop near here Thursday afternoon and then fled...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 11
CATAWISSA — Concerned her brother had returned to drug use, a man’s sister called in an anonymous tip and authorities later turned up meth-making...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 14
SHICKSHINNY — A former Marine who lost a leg in Iraq missed his preliminary hearing on a DUI charge from last summer because he is undergoing...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A Berwick man allegedly slammed a woman’s head off the dashboard of his pickup in Giant’s parking lot here Wednesday, then cursed out a...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 1
FERNVILLE — Neighbors awoke to flash grenades as a SWAT team and other officers raided a suspected drug house at 122 Ferncliff Road early Wednesday,...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man threatened to kill himself by sending images of slashed wrists to his girlfriend, a court petition says. Joshua L. Mordan, 29,...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. —A man accused of running up more than $7,000 in purchases on a Russian exchange student’s credit card waived a hearing on evidence...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area man accused in two drug cases over a nine-day span was released from jail Wednesday. Conner J. Michael, 21, saw his...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 3
SHICKSHINNY — The second Berwick man suspected in a burglary at a Wapwallopen-area home last month was located Tuesday and later jailed. State...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 11
FERNVILLE — A beloved dog fled when a SWAT team raided 122 Ferncliff Road early Wednesday. Now the woman who co-owns the pet is hoping for help...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 11
SCOTT TWP. — A local contractor’s son charged with recklessly endangering his family by firing a handgun inside a home will now stand trial....
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A report shared widely on Facebook and featured on a national news site says Bloomsburg University has one of the highest drinking-...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man who repeatedly called 9-1-1 to make nonsensical complaints could see charges dismissed if he keeps himself in line for six months....
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — As a SWAT team descended on a suspected heroin hub here Saturday, the leader of a drug gang scurried out a window, police report....
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When Kutztown University football players were turned away from an off-campus fraternity party here, they didn’t seem to mind, a frat...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 3
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —After a drunken driver pulled over to the side of Route 11 to throw up, police asked her to perform sobriety tests, a complaint...

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