Crime and Courts

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


Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 4
Northwest district alleges truancy SHICKSHINNY — The following people failed to send children in their care to school, according to officials at...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 6
• Stacey Lee Osevala, Bloomsburg, from Marc Christopher Osevala, Elysburg; married Oct. 1, 2011 • Ethan H. Krupp, Bloomsburg, from Deborah S. Krupp...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 6
Lions Gate complex sues to collect rent BLOOMSBURG — Lions Gate Apartments has sued the following tenants for rent, records show. The defendants in...
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BLOOMSBURG — A 28-year-old man was found drunk and sleeping on a bench in front of the Columbia County Courthouse, police say. Robert W. Ray of...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 21
Woman used another’s ID BLOOMSBURG — Kassidy Leigh Keech, 20, slipped into the Good Old Days Tavern, 501 East St., on Oct. 1 by using another woman...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — Thieves looted the vacant Days Inn motel, taking more than $3,000 in televisions, scrap metal and carpeting, police say. The thefts...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped for driving without taillights gave an officer a fake Mexican license, police say. Pedro Hernandez, 37, of 1726...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. —An anonymous caller pointed police to a stolen Kubota tractor hidden under a tarp in the woods here, court papers say. Now, Bryon...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — About the same time police found a stolen tractor near his home, Bryon James Eyer also got in trouble for throwing something at a...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 3
MAIN TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman intentionally soiled the upholstery in a man’s SUV by leaving her dirty cooler in the backseat, police say. Now, Lisa...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 5
Cops: Threats made over $10 DANVILLE — A Danville man threatened to have people come to another man’s house and take items over a $10 debt, police...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 1
FERNVILLE — A Danville man racked up his fifth DUI charge in just under seven years, then posted the news on Facebook, court papers say. “Well, I...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — A man with a history of smashing vending machines with a sledgehammer has been nabbed for a slew of similar thefts at rest areas on...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An inmate at the Columbia County prison turned an apple he got for lunch into a pot pipe and was nabbed with synthetic marijuana and...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 1
BENTON — Two men in one pickup truck were both drunk in a bizarre case of double DUI here, court papers say. Cody Paul Swank drove the truck into a...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A mother and her friend were drinking at a town bar just before driving to pick up children from Memorial Elementary School, police say...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A driver clipped another vehicle and kept going, later telling police, “It was only a mirror,” court papers say. Donald William Cook...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 3
HAZLETON — A business reported stolen adult novelty items to police. Sesilia Corporation in Hazle Township reported the items had been delivered by...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Danville-area driver involved in an early-morning wreck on Interstate 80 Dec. 28, was charged with drunken driving. When State...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — A Scranton man was charged with lying on an application for a shotgun at Dunham’s Sports at the Columbia Mall. When applying to purchase...

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