Crime and Courts

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


Published on February 13, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A disheveled drunken driver had an open beer and an open zipper when police found him parked at a cemetery entrance near midnight...
Published on February 13, 2015 - Page 3
Cops: DUI suspect laughed during test DANVILLE — A Catawissa man who laughed during his failed breath test was still charged with DUI, police say...
Published on February 13, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg University students have been charged with burglarizing a dorm room at Northumberland Hall, where another student...
Published on February 13, 2015 - Page 4
Cops: Driver eating wings was drunk MAHONING TWP. — A drunken man nearly drove into a passing vehicle on Route 54 while eating chicken wings, police...
Published on February 12, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — The man who walked across an icy Susquehanna River with two young children last weekend has been identified as a Geisinger physician...
Published on February 12, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A woman suffered “serious and permanent” physical injuries after a man ran a stop sign and struck her vehicle near Geisinger, a new...
Published on February 12, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — Three men made a getaway from Wal-Mart with three stolen TVs, but they got only as far as Ralpho Township, police say. A quick Wal-...
Published on February 12, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A man swinging a sword held family members — including a 3-year-old nephew — hostage during a police standoff here Wednesday. An irate...
Published on February 12, 2015 - Page 4
WAPWALLOPEN — A woman reported that her iPad, two GPS systems and clothing were stolen from her vehicle while parked along River Street here, State...
Published on February 12, 2015 - Page 4
DUI alleged in Danville DANVILLE — A Danville-area man who ran a stop sign and turned in front of traffic to enter a grocery-store lot was drunk,...
Published on February 12, 2015 - Page 22
SCOTT TWP. — A wanted man used a fake name during a 9-1-1 call for an ambulance when he was experiencing severe stomach pain, arrest papers say....
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Police had warned a young man to stay away from his ex-girlfriend, so when he turned up in a church gym near her home, they...
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man who led two children on a walk across a partially frozen Susquehanna River on Sunday is now facing a citation for...
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A judge has approved the forfeiture of nearly $18,000 in drug money, including $5,472 seized from a suspected dealer who hid $490 in a...
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A dozen residents and property owners were cited for failing to remove snow from sidewalks within 12 hours of recent storms, court...
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man who fought with state troopers at an Interstate 80 rest area last winter said at sentencing that he was off his medication for an...
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Two people are facing $150 fines plus costs after being cited for retail theft at Renco Ace Hardware here, court papers say. • Corey A...
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A man serving 20 to 40 years for a vicious throat-slashing robbery of a Berwick scrap dealer was in court last week claiming he had an...
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman twice sold prescription painkillers for $10 a pill to an informant at her residence along Lightstreet Road here,...
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Several people are facing fines for recent instances of bad behavior, court records show. • Daren Albertson, 26, of Ranshaw was cited...

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