Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — The man charged in a string of Luzerne County burglaries in March and April is blaming his alleged spree on a drug addiction. Russell...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 1
CONYNGHAM TWP. — A man who was killed in a crash caused by a driver high on meth told his daughter just moments before that he was going to die,...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 3
Cops: Speeding leads to pot find MAHONING TWP. — A man stopped for speeding had marijuana in his car, police say. Logan R. Benner, 20, was pulled...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 6
Woman hurt when vehicle hits deer VALLEY TWP. — A 66-year-old woman suffered minor injuries when the car she was riding in hit a deer near Danville...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 13
Tenants targeted BERWICK — The following landlords have filed lawsuits seeking rent, court records show. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Geisinger nurse lost her job due to her own incompetence, not because of a seizure disorder, according to the health system. Sara E....
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by the family of a Mocanaqua woman who died in a fire after the 9-1-1 center sent...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 3
PINE TWP. — Joseph Frank Mazzuca, 52, allegedly hit Lisa Ann Theokary, 50, in the head with a stick after an argument at their home here April 18....
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 4
Misconduct alleged BLOOMSBURG — Police recently cited the following people, court papers show. • A drunken Meghan Rose Roberto, 21 Bensalem,...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — Keith J. Lyden Jr., 22, had “a small amount of marijuana” at the Lions Gate apartment complex 2:31 a.m. April 19, a citation states....
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A New Jersey man who wandered into the U.S. Gypsum plant and started flipping switches in the control room told a judge this week he got...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 14
HEMLOCK TWP. — Justin Michael Hudimac, 19, Bloomsburg, was high on Xanax while driving on Millville Road, according to charges say. Hudimac almost...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — The following people were recently cited with disorderly conduct, records show. • Denise P. Woolridge, 46, and Benjamin M. Woolridge,...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 16
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area couple who allegedly stole $13,000 from the man’s 88-year-old mother were allowed to remain free after their...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 27
BLOOMSBURG — Four people were recently accused of alcohol offenses here. All face $200 fines plus costs unless otherwise noted. • Kyle Gallagher, 20...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 27
SCOTT TWP. — Three Bloomsburg-area men were cited for disorderly conduct at Lightstreet and Papermill roads here, records show. Samuel Holandez,...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 27
DANVILLE — A Danville man awaits sentencing after he pleaded guilty Monday to peddling LSD and other drugs to informants in Mahoning Township last...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — More than 150 Berwick-area residents are now involved in the fight to shut down the Dagostin family’s 4,800-head Will-O-Bett hog farm...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman claims she has suffered all kinds of health problems and has trouble sitting and standing two years after a crash involving the...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A former Geisinger nurse caught taking painkillers on at least nine occasions told a judge Monday that she never had her nursing license...

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