Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
A mother harassed her daughter with 16 consecutive phone calls, the younger woman claims. Linda Jenkins, 57, Nescopeck, was one of two people who...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Agents from the state attorney general’s office picked up dozens of documents Friday morning from borough landlord Michael Currid’s office...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
NESCOPECK — Robert Byrne had started hearing voices in his head and made threats to kill his pregnant girlfriend moments before he abducted their...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Nescopeck woman sentenced to probation after getting caught making meth in her father’s Jeep Wrangler is back in prison after using...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 3
Sweet Valley man allegedly had drugs ORANGEVILLE — Justin Fink, 36, of 4 Maransky Road, Sweet Valley, was charged with heroin possession at Digger...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 4
Imaging center seeks payments BERWICK — Susquehanna Valley Diagnostic Imaging of 6850 Lows Road in Bloomsburg has sued multiple patients, alleging...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A suburban Philadelphia man busted on his way to Block Party last year with drugs and a 9mm pistol in his car has been sentenced to six...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Danville man stole $1,700 from his roommate using a debit card, police say. Justin Fink, 36, of 545 Railroad St., withdrew $1,700 in...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Two convicted meth offenders from Berwick, one of whom caused an explosion and fire while cooking the drug in an apartment building on...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
HUNLOCK CREEK — State Police are investigating the death of a woman struck by a van, which authorities say was reportedly driven by her boyfriend....
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man already accused of sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl has confessed to similarly molesting two other girls, new charges say. This...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who punched her landlord in the nose while trying to remove belongings from a house in Hemlock Township has been allowed to...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A third member of a Berwick family busted for dealing heroin out of their LaSalle Street home last year has been sentenced to state...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 3
State prison for ‘weird offenses’ BLOOMSBURG — A Salem Township man must serve 1 to 2 years in state prison for what a judge called “weird offenses...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Numidia man has been sentenced to five days in jail for a DUI-related crash along Pine Swamp Road in Cleveland Township last summer....
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A convicted child molester and another Danville man started a fight when they showed up at a residence uninvited, police say. Derek M....
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 4
Woman admits helping fugitive BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman was placed on probation for a year after pleading guilty to hindering apprehension of a...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 4
MIFFLINBURG — A woman from this western Union County borough is facing additional charges from a probe into alleged fiscal misdeeds, according to the...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg High School student, who investigators say talked a younger boy into performing a sex act on him after school, was...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — When Briar Creek Township Officer Nick Thorpe tried to pull over a Berwick man for an expired inspection sticker and a broken...

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