Crime and Courts

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


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
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 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 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...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville-area man told police he had only two or three “tastes” of alcohol prior to driving through a red light and being arrested on...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 6
CONYNGHAM TWP. — One of the Berwick men accused of burglarizing a home here turned himself in Monday. Robert Glendon Killian, 28, was accompanied...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 11
MAHONING TWP. — Two people accused of operating a meth lab in a motel are facing so many charges, it took a judge about 15 minutes to go over them...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 11
One accused in heroin deal BERWICK — A Berwick-area man was caught selling heroin to an informant, according to police. Joshua Richard Babb, 31,...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 11
HUNTINGTON TWP. — An argument between a brother and sister over beer turned physical, ending in injuries and pepper spray, police say. Harris John...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 11
HUMMELS WHARF — A 19-year-old who punched a pregnant girl in the stomach and choked her is now charged with aggravated assault on the unborn child,...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 12
FAIRMOUNT TWP. — A 46-year-old woman was high on meth and amphetamines when she crashed her SUV into another vehicle and fled on foot, police say....
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK —When Leon L. Sitler accused Ashley M. Titman of stealing and forging his checks, she told police he let her stay in his house in exchange...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A self-professed “gang banger” in a juvenile jail who attacked a teacher last month and vowed that it would happen again made good on...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 1
***EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS STORY HAS BEEN EDITED TO REFLECT THE FACT ARCHIE HOLSOMBACK IV, THE SUSPECT IN THIS CASE WAS NEVER A BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 1
JERSEYTOWN — A man threatened to kill his wife, saying their two children would be better off in foster care, a court petition says. Rickey Lee...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 3
COOPER TWP. — A Danville-area couple will face charges of operating a meth lab in a motel, police said. Ashley N. Malakoskie, 25, and Justin W....

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