Crime and Courts

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


Published on June 24, 2014 - Page 5
Two accused in domestic spat CATAWISSA — A couple is facing fines after a brawl at their 605 Hillside Village apartment here June 6, court papers...
Published on June 23, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A burglar hit an ice cream shop and two other buildings on West Main Street Saturday night, but police had him behind bars by morning,...
Published on June 23, 2014 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — A woman believes her husband broke the family dog’s leg, and also threw her 11-year-old son into a door, a court petition says. After...
Published on June 23, 2014 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — Since Ted Stout’s departure as Madison Township’s police chief last year, officials have been investigating the whereabouts of five...
Published on June 23, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — The following people allegedly allowed children in their care to miss classes, according to court papers filed by the Berwick Area School...
Published on June 23, 2014 - Page 4
Charges: Man in porn case failed to maintain property BERWICK — A man recently charged with watching pornography in public now also faces charges of...
Published on June 23, 2014 - Page 5
BENTON — A woman with a warrant for her arrest had supplies for taking methamphetamine on her when she was picked up by State Police, court papers...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A teenage girl critically injured in a pickup crash last July will receive a $260,000 settlement. Cassandra Chorba, 17, Bloomsburg,...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Geisinger staffer used a syringe on a woman that had been used on a patient with hepatitis C and possibly HIV, a lawsuit says. Sylvia...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 3
MOUNT CARMEL — A Danville man stole a computer from the home of his estranged wife, as well as a car stereo out of her vehicle, according to...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 3
Feuding couple to be charged ROCKEFELLER TWP. — A Paxinos couple brawled along Route 890 here Friday night, but police won’t release the names. A...
Published on June 21, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Police have recovered tools stolen from a shed here Tuesday. And just as the victim suspected, it was a construction employee who...
Published on June 20, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher accused of molesting one of his female students has been fired, according to a school...
Published on June 20, 2014 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — Two escaped convicts from Columbia County fled prison programs in Reading and Harrisburg but were captured Wednesday after a weekend...
Published on June 20, 2014 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — A man agreed to avoid his wife as part of a court order, but both still face charges for a fight over a video game and Netflix. Daniel...
Published on June 20, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A couple used misdirection to steal an estimated $20,000 in merchandise during a six-month retail theft spree that spanned at least five...
Published on June 20, 2014 - Page 3
Woman fined for drunken antics BLOOMSBURG — Kateryna Grob, 28, Pottsville, was cited with being drunk and disorderly while at Geisinger Bloomsburg...
Published on June 20, 2014 - Page 3
Landlord sues over broken toilet BERWICK — Cindy J. Conner of Berwick recently sued tenants Clair and Elaine Long of 301 E. 6th St., alleging they...
Published on June 20, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — Dentist William L. Padner III of Berwick recently sued several patients, claiming they have unpaid balances for dental care. Padner’s...
Published on June 19, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A township woman believes out-of-town construction workers may be responsible for thefts in her neighborhood, but police say she’s...

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