Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A man was drinking moonshine before he lashed out at Knoebels employees and repeatedly spit in a park EMT’s face, police say. But Ryan...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A teenager found unconscious in a yard at 153 E. Fifth St. here was allegedly drunk and carrying marijuana. Someone called police to...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Gary Vadakin, 10 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, owner of Seasons on Main restaurant, sold taxable items without a valid sales-tax license at...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick man told police he was trying to help a Hazleton man with car trouble, but police arrested both of them for allegedly driving...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A Sunbury man driving without rear lights was drunk, police say. Jesse M. Shambach, 20, also crossed over the side and center lines...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 5
Man hurt in alleged assault in vehicle KELLY TWP. — A Danville man was injured by an out-of-control woman during a car ride here in Union County...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
MUNCY — A Bloomsburg doctor is charged with groping and kissing a female prisoner under his care. Dr. Donald Stone also allegedly showered the...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who suffered a collapsed lung when his wife allegedly stabbed him in the chest with an 8-inch steak knife was in court Wednesday...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area woman slept while her 4-year-old son walked alone along Woodbine Lane, police say. April L. Pyle, 34, said her son...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 3
WILKES-BARRE — A Shickshinny man convicted of meth and theft charges could spend more than two years in prison, The Times Leader reported. James M...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The following people were allowed to enter ARD probation programs as first-time offenders Thursday. All will remain on supervision for...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 5
MONTOUR TWP. — A fifth person has been charged in the double meth-lab bust at the Perry Avenue trailer court here, court papers show. Jessica M....
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man accused of terrorizing a Geisinger insurance worker over an unpaid bill represented himself at trial here Tuesday, denying the...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — Vandals stole a ceramic squirrel, a chicken statue and a lawn ornament of a little man holding a rain gauge among other decorations at...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 3
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —The driver told the trooper she had drunk only four Coors Light Citrus beers in a little more than four hours, but the officer...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 5
MUNCY — A prison doctor who resides in Bloomsburg has been charged with sexually assaulting a female inmate at the State Correctional Institute near...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who owns what a judge called a “disaster” of a driving record — one that includes seven DUI convictions — was recently in...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man holding an 8-inch kitchen knife above his head charged to within 4 feet of another man before a police officer’s bullet pierced his...
Published on August 24, 2015 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — A man’s neighbors intentionally threw rocks into his yard to damage his mowing equipment in a land dispute here in northern Columbia...
Published on August 24, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman claims she found a credit card outside her home, so she took it to a store and tried to use it, charges say. While Amanda...

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