Crime and Courts

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


Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police got more than they bargained for during a cocaine sting Monday. They also uncovered a meth lab and busted a man on federal parole...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 1
BENTON — There was something about Cea Jay Chattin that sent up a red flag for Brad Fritz. Maybe it was how Chattin never made solid eye contact...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Domestic Relations office has warrants for the following people who have fallen behind significantly on child...
Published on March 30, 2015 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — Several council members here are off the hook in a federal lawsuit filed by ex-councilwoman Francene Tearpock-Martini over a church...
Published on March 30, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A rural Benton man murdered his roommate after fighting over a woman the two were each having sex with, police said. Cea Jay Chattin, 25...
Published on March 30, 2015 - Page 1
LIME RIDGE — A driver who raced away from police during a drug sting led officers on a wild, high-speed chase for 13 miles across Columbia County...
Published on March 29, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Danville-area businessman Randy May is suing the Mahoning Township water and sewer authority for $2,164 for what he calls an...
Published on March 29, 2015 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — Some pushy people purporting to be student salesmen have been trying to make their way into area homes recently. They’ve both alarmed...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman with a theft record is now accused of pocketing $200 while working at the cash register at Dunkin’ Donuts here. Tammy Lynn Kolk...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student seen doing pushups in the street while dozens of vehicles drove by him was cited and faces a $100 fine...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A Bloomsburg man and woman used a fake barcode sticker to ring up a $130 blender at Wal-Mart for 50 cents, then immediately returned the...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University coed was violently raped in her dorm room this week by a fellow student, according to charges. Austin Stults,...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg-area man was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter Friday for the stabbing death of his friend, escaping much more serious...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was drunk when he passed out on the front porch of a student apartment building in the 300 block of Lightstreet Road,...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg University students are facing fines of $100 plus costs for disorderly conduct in a Schuylkill Hall dorm room, campus...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 4
MONTOUR TWP. — A 77-year-old township man was cited for firing a.22-caliber rifle from his backyard too close to people as shots went over the head...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 4
MONTOUR TWP. — Renee Markle, 23, of Lot 12, 522 Montour Blvd., did not confine a pit bull-labrador mix to her property here and had no valid dog...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 4
BUCKHORN — A woman and her boyfriend allegedly took about $424 of Blu-ray movies and $128 in over-the-counter medication from the Wal-Mart here....
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A town man sold heroin three times to an informant here in recent weeks, including at a downtown bar where the suspect had been working...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 6
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man who drifted his vehicle into the passing lane and onto the shoulder of Route 54 was drunk, police say. Todd W....

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