Crime and Courts

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


Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A self-professed “gang banger” in a juvenile jail who attacked a teacher last month and vowed that it would happen again made good on...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 1
***EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS STORY HAS BEEN EDITED TO REFLECT THE FACT ARCHIE HOLSOMBACK IV, THE SUSPECT IN THIS CASE WAS NEVER A BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 3
COOPER TWP. — A Danville-area couple will face charges of operating a meth lab in a motel, police said. Ashley N. Malakoskie, 25, and Justin W....
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man who allegedly threatened to kill himself and his estranged wife with a butcher knife hoped to leave prison Monday, but a district...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 5
Lawsuits filed in Montour County DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 12
LEWISBURG — A man allegedly stole two fire-resistant shirts and a fire-resistant coat, then returned the stolen items for a $275 gift card, police...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 12
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Berwick woman pulled over for swerving refused field sobriety testing, telling officers there was no point because “she was...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A 63-year-old Shickshinny man was fooled by scammers who told him he’d won $1.5 million and a new Mercedes-Benz Saturday, police said...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 1
NESCOPECK — A former Rad Woodwork employee got time off work with forged doctors’ notes, but now he’s paying a steep price. Marc J. Zawadzki, 40,...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 3
SUNBURY (AP) — A woman charged along with her newlywed husband with killing a man she met through Craigslist tells a newspaper that two other men had...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police here have found the two men they were seeking in connection with a fire that ruined a trailer and left a family homeless in October...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Authorities busted a suspected large-scale heroin distributor on Main Street here early Saturday, ending an extensive five-month...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 1
CONYNGHAM TWP. — Police are looking for two Berwick-area men suspected of burglarizing a Wapwallopen home last week, according to a news report....
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Jose Antonio “Flow” Roldan and Devon Thomas “Devo” Seier were both lethargic in the courtroom as District Judge Russell Lawton explained...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A thief took a shopping cart with a purse from behind her victim’s back and pushed it out of Giant Food late one night, police say....
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 1
HUNLOCK CREEK — Upset with his mother and her boyfriend, a teen grabbed a gun, ordered them out of the house and shot himself in the face, police say...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A rural Benton man whose wife was just acquitted of molesting a foster child may have been falsely accused of rape by an older foster...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 3
LIBERTY TWP. — Becki Furedy, 202 Laura Drive, Danville, allowed a student at Liberty Valley Intermediate Center to miss 11.5 days without a valid...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A couple accused of sparking a melee at the Ukrainian Club saw all charges withdrawn Friday, but one alleged combatant must stand trial....
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — Fourteen people were allowed to enter Columbia County’s ARD probation program as first offenders Thursday. All will remain on...

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