Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 6, 2016 - Page 1
For the Press Enterprise SALEM TWP. — A Berwick man was charged with DUI twice in recent weeks, both times refusing to have blood drawn for testing...
Published on May 6, 2016 - Page 3
Bloom man accused of misconduct MIFFLINVILLE — Devon Robert Swank, 27, of 587 E. Fifth St., Apt. 2A, Bloomsburg, was charged with disorderly...
Published on May 6, 2016 - Page 5
Woman accused of phone threats CATAWISSA — A Berwick woman threatened to have her father shoot her sister’s boyfriend, police say. Charity L....
Published on May 6, 2016 - Page 9
Suits seek payments DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants in such...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 1
MIFFLINBURG — A woman stole nearly $130,000 from the building association that employed her for 20 years and represents companies in Columbia and...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A suspended police chief caught huffing a can of dust cleaner to deal with stress at work got probation here Wednesday. But Chad Thomas...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. — A man who asked the Game Commission to remove bears that had broken into his shed now faces charges for allegedly trying to poison...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 3
Cops: Hazleton man drunk in crash GREENWOOD TWP. — A Hazleton man who crashed a van at the intersection of Routes 42 and 442 was driving drunk,...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 5
Horse vet seeks payments HEMLOCK TWP. — Dr. Linda Quodomine, 41 Schoolhouse Road, Bloomsburg, seeks payments from two clients. According to civil...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 5
Three accused of lying on gun forms BUCKHORN — Three men lied on forms when buying firearms at Dunham’s Sports here in December, police say....
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 8
To keep bears away from your house, your best bet is to make sure there’s nothing on your property to make bears want to go there, according to the...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 13
Danville cashier accused of theft VALLEY TWP. — Janice Noreen Potter, 59, Danville, took money from the Food Stop shop here to buy lottery tickets,...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 13
DANVILLE — A Berwick-area man who stole a pair of earphones told police he had to get to the hospital because he could be dying from a stab wound,...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 14
Bar owner cited LIME RIDGE — A state Department of Revenue agent filed a citation against Joel Baker, owner of the Cobblestone Inn, for selling...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — With prison officials listening in on the call, a jailed parole violator talked his wary mother into mailing him drugs inside a phony...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A 17-year-old who tried to rob the Burger King here pleaded guilty Tuesday in adult court and was immediately sentenced to six to 12...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — The mother of the man accused of tossing his infant across the room while high on synthetic marijuana says her son would never hurt his own...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A father says he and his son came to blows over some Star Wars collectibles the teen wanted to sell. “He got angry. He hit me first,”...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN — A Jerseytown man is accused of hitting a man with a car and pulling a plastic gun during the same incident, according to the Shamokin...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Sunbury-area man was charged with furnishing alcohol to his 19-year-old girlfriend when police found a can of beer and two hard ales...

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