Crime and Courts

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


Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — A 65-year-old woman driving with alcohol and prescription medication in her system was charged with DUI after she struck a parked vehicle,...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two people called Safe Auto to get insurance on an SUV just minutes after one of them had an accident with it, court papers say. Chadd A....
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — One woman was jailed and another with a swollen eye was told to expect charges after a scrap outside Holiday Hair salon at Buckhorn Plaza...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man yelled at his girlfriend that she was lazy and “should be waiting on him hand and foot,” a court petition says. When Mariah Hampton...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 1
and KRISTIN BAVER Press Enterprise Writers BERWICK — State narcotics agents searched the home of a probation officer and his brother, seizing...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 1
LOCUST TWP. — One man charged in the suspected overdose death of Erika Smith is back behind bars after police say they found empty heroin packets and...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A prominent contractor’s son jailed on drug charges after a crash in Scott Township has been placed in Columbia County’s drug treatment...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 3
Payments sought in alleged debts BLOOMSBURG — The following lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. The defendants...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 7
Wanted man fled, Berwick police say BERWICK — A suspiciously-behaving man told police he was headed for the Turkey Hill convenience store, but he...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 1
MAINVILLE — A man denies he threatened to kill his wife and her co-worker on suspicion of infidelity, and he claims they were the aggressors. Ronald...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Two Berwick women have been busted for operating a meth lab, including one who once served time for smuggling pills into prison,...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — Police here charged Jerry George Christilaw II, 44, of Shickshinny, with unauthorized use of a vehicle after they spotted him driving a...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 3
BENTON — A drunken Benton woman yelled “unintelligibly” out a car window within earshot of a State Police trooper, court papers say. State Police...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — A pair of men lied on forms to purchase guns in recent months, and police filed criminal charges against both, records say. While trying...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 3
Police: Teen admits vandalism spree MIFFLIN TWP. – A Nescopeck man tagged several vehicles and a couple road signs with orange spray paint on a...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A police officer pulled over a black Ford Mustang after it came dangerously close to crashing into a ditch at the intersection of Pine...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 4
Lawsuits filed in district court MILLVILLE — Lawsuits were recently filed at the office of District Judge Doug Brewer. • Fuel company SAI Benton...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A mechanic at Robert’s Garage left a back door unlocked at the Lightstreet Road business so his wife could get in and steal $1,370 from...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Milton man broke into a woman’s apartment at Evergreen Pointe and grabbed one of the children they had together after she wouldn’t...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The first time police came to quiet Tyler Bylina down at his Iron Street apartment, he kept his door closed and said his name was “...

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