Crime and Courts

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


Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 1
A woman made strange threats to her husband, warning him she would “put a bomb in him” and insert a “hot stick up his a--,” court records show....
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — Police called to a domestic dispute found a young mother handling her 4-month-old “roughly” and acting as if she was high on meth,...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Theft charges were dropped Friday against a woman accused of stealing collectible coins and a World War II vintage “African Note” from...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 1
STROUD TWP. — A Nescopeck man responded to a 14-year-old girl’s online profile by asking her for nude photos and planning to meet her for sex, police...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 3
Police: Man had ‘shooting’ dreams CATAWISSA — A Catawissa man told a nurse he has dreams of “walking down the street and just shooting people,”...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 3
MOUNT LAUREL TWP., N.J. — Police in New Jersey are asking for the public’s help with locating two suspects accused of pick-pocketing credit cards...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Nescopeck man whose pickup reeked of pot told an officer “he normally smokes marijuana in it,” court papers state. Richard Cornelious...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 5
SHICKSHINNY — A man with outstanding fines for years-old traffic offenses has now promised to finally pay up. Carl Pearson, 61, appeared before...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Berwick man was found to be driving while high on marijuana after his pickup rolled through a stop sign near Dalo’s Pizza, authorities...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Schuylkill County man was placed on probation and fined $575 after he was found guilty this week in a hit-and-run where he backed his...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 5
BUCKHORN — A woman was caught stealing a toothbrush, hair straightener and supplements from the Wal-Mart here Jan. 19, authorities report. A store...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Muncy man was drunk when police spotted his car driving onto a sidewalk and over a curb along Penn Street before proceeding onto East...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 7
HEMLOCK TWP. — A woman stole a car seat from Wal-Mart, then quickly returned it so she could get a gift card, police say. Lisa Marie Kobal, 104...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 7
Seven accused of drinking on campus BLOOMSBURG — Seven people were cited for various alcohol offenses on the campus of Bloomsburg University last...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 10
BERWICK — A 26-year-old who had passed out due to a suspected alcohol overdose kicked and swung his arms at emergency responders after they loaded...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 11
MONTOUR TWP. — A man involved in a rollover accident along Route 11 at the Route 42 ramp two weeks ago has been charged with driving drunk at nearly...
Published on February 12, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Walls and ceilings cracked at a woman’s residence as contractors demolished an adjacent property to make way for a new CVS store, a lawsuit...
Published on February 12, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick woman had a blood-alcohol level more than five times the driving limit after she crashed an SUV down an embankment on Susquehanna...
Published on February 12, 2016 - Page 3
TUNKHANNOCK — A 40-year-old Hunlock Creek man was sentenced to serve at least 30 years in prison for stabbing three people, including his wife, the...
Published on February 12, 2016 - Page 3
HAZLETON — A Nescopeck woman allegedly walked out of Boscov’s in the Laurel Mall with $1,200 in jewelry, clothing and purses Tuesday afternoon, the...

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