Crime and Courts

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


Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Catawissa man who was in a standoff with police for more than three hours while he held his family hostage with a sword was...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville man swung a machete at two other men in a parking lot off Mill Street here Tuesday, charges say. However, suspect Gerardo...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of being part of a Chinese gang allegedly burglarized the home of the owners of a popular Chinese restaurant here and stole...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 3
ELYSBURG — Brent M. Forbes, 24, is accused of DUI in a traffic stop here, plus driving with an open container of alcohol, the News Item of Shamokin...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg-area couple is now facing trial for allegedly making meth at a trailer home. Jessica Collet, 29, and boyfriend Jeremy...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A mother and daughter accused of cooking meth in their Montour Township trailer waived hearings Wednesday and will now stand trial....
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 5
One accused of credit-card theft RIVERSIDE — A Danville man is accused of trying to activate stolen credit cards in front of police, the Shamokin...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A drug-impaired man sideswiped a car parked along East Main Street here and then lied to police about his identity, arrest papers say...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 6
BERWICK — Bradley Eckart, 39, of 1729 Steel St., Berwick, threw his girlfriend to the ground and dragged her across the street near the cemetery...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A suspected drunken driver from New York fled from a crash along Interstate 80 Tuesday, but he was captured after rolling his vehicle just...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A woman tried to do the right thing by reporting her co-workers for photographing a nursing-home resident on the toilet, but instead...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man is accused of breaking into the Lightstreet Road apartment of Bloomsburg University students Monday and ransacking...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A husband-and-wife team who bilked the husband’s 88-year-old mother out of more than $13,000 pleaded guilty Tuesday to using the woman’s...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 3
A Union County man is charged with indecent exposure and careless driving after he drove up to a school bus, exposed his genitals and masturbated on...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 11
SHENANDOAH — An Elysburg man faces DUI and drug possession charges following a traffic stop at 10:40 p.m. Friday on Route 54 near here, according to...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 12
DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg man who turned state’s evidence against a drug kingpin pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single count of conspiring to distribute...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A suspect leaped from a roof to avoid police as they converged at an Apartment Store complex here Monday, authorities say. Two men were...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken woman told police she was “thankful” for being stopped after driving too fast through town and blowing off a red light at...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A couple staying at a homeless shelter spanked two children so hard, they left cuts and bruises, police say. And one of the children...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The graduation coordinator at Bloomsburg University is accused of stalking and harassing her ex-boyfriend for nearly a year, sending him...

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