Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A Catawissa man was on drugs when his pickup crossed over the center line in The Narrows here and struck another truck, police say....
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BERWICK — Tammy Reichenbach and Larry Reichenbach were recently cited with failing to properly maintain separate properties. The borough cited...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 3
WILLIAMSPORT — A natural gas company was fined for methane gas leaks that the state Department of Environmental Protection says impacted private...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 4
MOUNT CARMEL — An Elysburg teen led police on a chase from Mount Carmel to Elysburg Saturday morning after he escaped from a traffic stop. The 18-...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
Landlords allege overdue rent BERWICK — Borough landlords recently filed complaints in district court seeking payments for rent or property damage...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — The borough filed citations against three property owners, alleging they have failed to register and pay their 2015 residential rental...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
LEWISBURG — A woman kicked three police officers and spit in the face of one after she was pulled over for driving erratically Friday along Route 15...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — An 85-year-old Berwick man was arrested after neighbors said he pointed a shotgun at them outside his home last month. Benjamin Vuocolo...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A college student accused of attacking a Geisinger nurse while drunk in the emergency room will face charges in county court. Jay...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — Serena Lee Beck, 31, of Coal Township, threw a snack display to the floor while leaving Sheetz on Aug. 15 about 1:30 a.m., police say...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A self-employed Danville man took money and a tip to coat and seal a driveway but never performed the work, police say. Charles Lem...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man who sent threatening texts to his ex-wife and offered her $1,000 for sex was sentenced to a year of probation. Brian...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 12
DANVILLE — William A. Auker, 56, of 210 Bloom St., Danville, used obscene language around small children at F.Q. Hartman Field on Aug. 27 about 7 p.m...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A man was drinking moonshine before he lashed out at Knoebels employees and repeatedly spit in a park EMT’s face, police say. But Ryan...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A teenager found unconscious in a yard at 153 E. Fifth St. here was allegedly drunk and carrying marijuana. Someone called police to...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Gary Vadakin, 10 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, owner of Seasons on Main restaurant, sold taxable items without a valid sales-tax license at...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick man told police he was trying to help a Hazleton man with car trouble, but police arrested both of them for allegedly driving...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A Sunbury man driving without rear lights was drunk, police say. Jesse M. Shambach, 20, also crossed over the side and center lines...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 5
Man hurt in alleged assault in vehicle KELLY TWP. — A Danville man was injured by an out-of-control woman during a car ride here in Union County...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
MUNCY — A Bloomsburg doctor is charged with groping and kissing a female prisoner under his care. Dr. Donald Stone also allegedly showered the...

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