Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 1
HOBBIE — A “clearly intoxicated” Berwick man stripped down to his birthday suit Sunday evening and streaked through the Hobbie Fire Company carnival...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student dislocated her right shoulder while vomiting in the street here July 4, according to a citation....
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A town man was carrying marijuana as well as an open case of beer when police were called to a family disturbance July 4, arrest papers...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 12
HAZLE TWP. — A Hazleton-area man recently accused of running an Ecstasy lab was charged with manufacturing the same drug in Columbia County a decade...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 15
BLOOMSBURG — A suspected drunken driver who crashed into a parked vehicle here told police he believed his “brain shut off” after drinking for...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 18
SUNBURY — An Elysburg man accused of molesting a preteen girl over a two-year period dodged a jury trial by recently pleading no contest to one...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 1
SUGARLOAF TWP. — If authorities get their way, a northern Columbia County man will have to give up his dog and will be banned from keeping any other...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — An admitted heroin addict who stole kegs, cash, and cigarettes from his employer told a judge Monday that he didn’t want to spend another...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Police found a bubbling meth lab stowed behind a couch where four children, between the ages of 5 and 11, were playing video games here...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — A Milton man was among five arrested in the past week for suspected possession or distribution of child pornography. Marc Leamon...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 11
DANVILLE — A man who stole used bulbs from Edenpure heaters while working as a repairman at Cole’s Hardware pleaded guilty to theft and was sentenced...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman says her ex-fiancé swung a sledgehammer toward her while arguing in their yard. Veronica Fundock was “visibly shaken” when...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police have dropped the most serious charges against a rural Berwick man who they say was carrying a large amount of marijuana and dumped...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man routinely threatened his girlfriend with a gun, saying “I should just load this thing up,” she claims. Dennis Shultz, 31, also...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 5
Man accused of stealing electricity BEAVER TWP. — A man is accused of stealing electricity after a PPL employee visited a home to change a meter....
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 9
Woman sought in hit-run accident RALPHO TWP. — Police are seeking a blonde woman who drove off after hitting another vehicle Thursday. The suspect...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man reached into a car and slugged the driver in the face while the driver’s two children watched, court papers say. Pepper...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Madison Township man said he was “frustrated” by trespassers and thefts when he fired a rifle round at a car carrying three teen girls...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of causing a meth explosion that burned a trailer and sent him to the hospital with third-degree burns last year will...

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