Crime and Courts

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


Published on February 9, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man who assaulted his girlfriend later threatened officers with a sharp piece of plastic while at the Berwick Police station, charges say...
Published on February 9, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man said surgeons had to remove part of his large intestine after his now ex-girlfriend stabbed him last month. The wound Linda...
Published on February 9, 2016 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — A stranded passenger offered a ride by police was later found to be carrying marijuana, arrest papers say. Sherwin Cherry Jr., 20,...
Published on February 9, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man was tested at more than twice the driving limit after police saw him backing his pickup over a snow-covered curb and...
Published on February 9, 2016 - Page 5
Woman sues over iPhone BERWICK — Diane Coyne, 826 E. Third St., Berwick, has sued Eastside Computer and Electronics, 201 E. Second St., Berwick,...
Published on February 9, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg University freshman was selling small amounts of marijuana before discontinuing classes at the end of the fall...
Published on February 8, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man pointed a gun at a woman near Bloomsburg University Sunday night and fled when the woman ran away, police say. The incident...
Published on February 8, 2016 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A “disheveled” former teacher’s aide pulled over for suspected drunken driving had a mustard stain on her pants, called an...
Published on February 8, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman broke her foot after tripping on a defective sidewalk in front of Bloomsburg University’s Carver Hall, a new lawsuit says....
Published on February 8, 2016 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A woman accused of cooking meth in an apartment she shared with her 15-year-old son said she’s been an addict for 21 years and learned to...
Published on February 8, 2016 - Page 3
BERWICK — Berwick Police have issued these warrants in February; each name is followed by date of birth, if known, address and type of warrant: •...
Published on February 8, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — John L. Kingston failed to have rubbish and garbage removed from the exterior of his property at 420 West St. here, court papers say....
Published on February 7, 2016 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — A man who narrowly escaped when his truck ended up on its roof in Fishing Creek here has now been charged with driving drunk, arrest...
Published on February 7, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — It will cost taxpayers more than $40,000 to jail a robber, a judge says. A woman guilty of drug charges will cost at least $27,000,...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A football player hoping to join the Huskies was arrested here on a warrant for aggravated assault for a case in Baltimore, Md. Michael...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two prison guards are now behind bars themselves for allegedly selling drugs to inmates at Columbia County Prison. Brooke A. Brockmann...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 3
Alcohol violations alleged in Bloom BLOOMSBURG — The following people were recently accused of alcohol offenses. They face fines ranging from $200...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 4
Lions Gate sues for rent SCOTT TWP. — Lions Gate Apartments is seeking rent from several tenants. According to landlord-tenant complaints: • Emily...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Several property owners failed to clear sidewalks within 12 hours of a storm last month that dumped about a foot of snow on the area,...
Published on February 5, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A robber pulled a gun out of his pocket and aimed it at a Bloomsburg man walking along East Street early Wednesday, police say. The 62-...

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