Crime and Courts

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


Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken teen wielding a metal pipe struck a man in the head and also smashed up a residence, police say. Steven R. Lojo’s rampage...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Danville woman sent to state prison for selling her prescription painkillers had her sentence upheld by a higher state court that found...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 5
Man allegedly behaved badly MONTOUR TWP. — Paul Edward Williams III, 30, Cogan Station, engaged in “fighting or threatening or violent” behavior at...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student refused to answer the door after complaints about a party getting out of hand, authorities say....
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 6
SCOTT TWP. — The Scott Township Authority, 350 Tenny St., seeks sewer payments from the following people, records show. • Brian Miller, 2630 Tower...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Two people were charged with driving drunk in separate incidents, including a man who gave police fake ID cards when stopped for driving...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Three schoolgirls helped police nab a man accused of exposing himself to the young students just a few blocks from Bloomsburg Memorial...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — It was just Nicholas Edmeads’ second day on the job at a girls juvenile jail and an inmate was pushing his buttons, a co-worker...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Drivers were blowing their horns and waving their arms along Interstate 80, and a state trooper soon spotted the problem: a silver...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The following people have pleaded guilty to underage drinking or other alcohol-related offenses: • Marissa Ashlyn Brant, 18, of Aston...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man tried to talk to a stranger who was driving around in his yard, then called police to report she “wasn’t making any sense,”...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A woman tore a knee ligament and required surgery after she slipped in an icy parking lot at the Pine Barn Inn, a lawsuit says. Dawn L....
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — If Ashley Nicole Biggs hadn’t gone driving alone on her learner’s permit, she wouldn’t have been caught playing hooky, court records show...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 3
Box stolen while man was moving MONTANDON — A man had a box with loose change, a spotlight and a car charger stolen as he was moving into a new...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Taxpayers will have to absorb a hefty tab — potentially rising to six figures — if and when Maria Sanutti-Spencer and father Anthony...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — This summer, Columbia County officials revamped Sherri Schaich’s job description in the probation office, anointing her as chief of...
Published on November 29, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Police stopped a driver who was weaving down Interstate 80 and found needles in her purse, track marks on her arms and heroin in...
Published on November 29, 2014 - Page 1
NESCOPECK — A Nescopeck man signed for a FedEx package meant for his neighbor, then pawned the iPhone inside at a Berwick shop about two weeks later...
Published on November 29, 2014 - Page 3
Berwick driver accused in hit-run CATAWISSA TWP. — A Berwick man is facing charges after an alleged hit-and-run crash Nov. 15 along Route 42 near...
Published on November 28, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Driving with no license in an uninspected car was trouble enough, but a Berwick woman’s real problems didn’t start until she lied...

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