Crime and Courts

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


Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Gregory D. Shepard, the man who shot heroin with an Elysburg woman and waited up to six hours to get help after she passed out, has now...
Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two women who stole more than $200 in toy dinosaurs at Wal-Mart pleaded guilty to shoplifting Monday, and one of the defendants also...
Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A young man pulled over by police after he’d been drinking gave officers his brother’s name in an attempt to skirt trouble, but...
Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A 28-year-old woman died after Geisinger staffers “excessively” injected drugs into her during an operation to remove a heart tumor, a new...
Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A New York man will spend up to five years in state prison after admitting to dealing heroin and cocaine in this area over the last two...
Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman’s Oldsmobile went airborne and struck trees along Dahl Road here Sunday afternoon, authorities say. Sarah Ann...
Published on March 9, 2015 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — When a state trooper released a DUI suspect to join his pals at Denny’s, the man walked into the restaurant exclaiming, “F---this,”...
Published on March 9, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man betrayed a trust to steal from a friend’s mother, smashing into her car and taking $900 in cash, court papers say. But Robert J....
Published on March 9, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of bringing heroin from New York to sell in Berwick saw the most serious charges dismissed after a prosecution witness...
Published on March 8, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An attacker stalked toward his retreating victim and broke his nose, then celebrated the punch with some other men, court papers say....
Published on March 8, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A Bloomsburg man was on the lam after a meth raid when he got cold hiding out in the woods of Cleveland Township and burglarized a nearby...
Published on March 8, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick woman arrested for drunken driving twice slipped out of her handcuffs and on one occasion mockingly exclaimed “Ta-da!,”...
Published on March 8, 2015 - Page 7
WILKES-BARRE — A Shickshinny woman has pleaded guilty to assault and other charges in the stabbing of her boyfriend, according to published reports...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student made a video for his ex-girlfriend, showing him hitting a photo of her face with a shovel, she alleges...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 1
ESPY — A Bloomsburg-area couple claims a contractor installed a heating system that made part of their new home “unbearably hot.” Troy A. Zeiber and...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of robbing a convenience store here says the details of how he and a co-defendant planned the heist are cloudy; he had taken...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A child rapist apologized in court to the mothers of his five young victims for what he called “heinous crimes” but asked for “a chance...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 3
Cops: DUI suspect switched IDs MAHONING TWP. — Two men in a car stopped for running a red light switched licenses, but police quickly caught on to...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. — A township man saw another man moving in with his ex-girlfriend, and it angered him so much that he kicked the other man’s car, doing...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 3
LIMESTONE TWP. — Danielle Rathbun, 2242 Continental Blvd., Turbotville, failed to keep her dogs on her property here in Montour County on Feb. 25,...

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