Crime and Courts

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


Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Robbers struck a house on Front Street and then the Medicine Shoppe on Pine Street here Monday. No one was hurt in either incident, police...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey woman is accused of using her roommate’s debit card to steal $72 from her bank account while attending Bloomsburg...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — An apparent heroin overdose led to paraphernalia charges being filed against a Bloomsburg man, police said. Justin Lee Fenstermacher,...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 16
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area man who allegedly walked into his neighbor’s home, woke the sleeping man with a punch to the face, then threatened to...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 16
DANVILLE — An alleged burglar flashed his middle finger at a news photographer and tried to hide his face Monday before a court appearance....
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 22
CLEVELAND TWP. — A Knoebels Amusement Resort worker who was arrested at the park earlier this month was immediately fired from his job, a spokeswoman...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man who trashed another man’s apartment and was seen wearing his clothing and watch within hours of the victim’s death last...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A woman suffered shoulder injuries after a pickup truck rear-ended her SUV on Route 487, a lawsuit alleges. Ann Kreitz is now suing the...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 1
By GARY PANG Press Enterprise Writer DANVILLE — A coach is legally immune to a lawsuit filed by a Danville High cheerleader who allegedly suffered a...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 1
By the Press Enterprise staff BERWICK — A Stillwater man showed up at his stepfather’s residence Thursday night and allegedly threatened to burn down...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man who fled from police on his motorcycle at speeds up to 116 mph in Danville is now accused of forging about $6,300 in...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A loose dog bit and attacked a man on a sidewalk, leaving him with scratches and scars, a new lawsuit says. Timothy Latshaw is now suing...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 3
ANTHONY TWP. — A hopeful pet owner turned into a scam victim Thursday after wiring money to someone posing as a dog seller, police said. A State...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 4
Pair disorderly at Knoebels ELYSBURG — Two Harrisburg men pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct citations after an incident at Knoebels July 4,...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 4
WATERVILLE — Fleeing Luzerne County Prison inmate Scott Andrew Bilby stole a Nissan Altima and visited family in Berwick before crashing into a...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 6
SUNBURY — A Bloomsburg man is one of two suspects police accuse of shooting at a man walking a dog here Thursday night, according to the Patriot-News...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 6
Women cited after scuffle MIFFLINVILLE — Two women were cited after a July 5 fight at 211 W. Seventh St. here. Sandra M. Reynolds, 47, of that...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man facing charges of incest and sexually abusing his teenage daughter who became pregnant last fall has waived a hearing...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — The owners of the controversial Will-O-Bett hog farm contend they have gone “above and beyond” what’s required by state regulations to...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Police say a Bloomsburg woman with multiple DUI charges was spotted swigging from a vodka bottle as she weaved along Route 11....

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