Crime and Courts

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


Published on December 9, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A female teacher at a juvenile jail had sex with a male inmate younger than 18 inside a storage closet, State Police report. Melissa...
Published on December 9, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The following people have pleaded guilty to underage alcohol offenses. • Police said Timothy Jacob Bruemmer, 20, of Holland was...
Published on December 9, 2014 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — The following people are accused of underage drinking and other alcohol-related violations: • Matthew Tyler Joyce, 18, Royersford, was...
Published on December 8, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — The 19-year-old daughter of a meth offender recently released from prison was locked up Sunday for allegedly operating a mobile drug lab...
Published on December 8, 2014 - Page 1
LIBERTY TWP. — A caretaker wants his late neighbor’s home and 100 acres, and he has sued her son to get them. Thomas Geise and Betty Jane Baker, 85...
Published on December 7, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A teen tore open a box of cold pills with plans to get high after pilfering them from the Dollar General here, police say. But he got...
Published on December 7, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A teenage boy was left unable to walk after a spinal surgery went wrong at Geisinger Medical Center, a lawsuit contends. A surgeon...
Published on December 7, 2014 - Page 3
Cops: Drug-impaired driver ‘dozed off’ MONTOUR TWP. — A Danville man was charged with drug-impaired driving after an accident along Montour...
Published on December 7, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — One of seven people arrested earlier this year in a series of worker thefts from a convenience mart was accepted into a probation...
Published on December 7, 2014 - Page 5
Driver taken to GMC in snowy accident COOPER TWP. — A 70-year-old driver from Danville was taken to Geisinger Medical Center following a Nov. 26...
Published on December 7, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A man involved in a spitting tussle with several state troopers at an Interstate 80 last winter pleaded guilty Friday to resisting...
Published on December 6, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A gun show vendor who accidentally shot a woman in the thigh while demonstrating a wallet holster here last spring was sentenced to a...
Published on December 6, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The judge was no grinch Friday when a drunken driving defendant brought a little Christmas levity into the courtroom here. Candy Jo...
Published on December 6, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A New York man wanted for violating probation in Iowa agreed to be taken back to the Midwest when brought before a local judge here...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A township woman told police she woke up to her boyfriend punching and choking her before he put a knife to her throat. Debbie...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A township man admitted sending a 16-year-old girl sexually-explicit messages over Facebook but later told police it was meant “only...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville State Hospital patient made seven calls threatening to blow up the township police station, finally getting caught when...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 3
Cops: Speeder had marijuana NUMIDIA — A Philadelphia man pulled over for speeding on Route 42 had marijuana in his car, police say. Tarik Kieshawn...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A driver accused of intentionally running over another man was brought from prison for a court hearing Thursday, but the session was...
Published on December 5, 2014 - Page 4
Firearm, marijuana offenses alleged ANTHONY TWP. — A Jerseytown man had a gun on him and marijuana when sheriff deputies served him with a domestic...

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