Crime and Courts

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


Published on February 5, 2015 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — A mother cleaning up her son’s mess in her basement found his meth lab, police say. John Marvin Litchard had two 2-liter bottles...
Published on February 5, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A former Geisinger employee died of cancer because Geisinger doctors ignored a radiologist’s recommendation for more testing, his widow’s...
Published on February 5, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken man drove the wrong way down Center Street, hit the front of a business and ran off about 3 a.m. Saturday, police say. What’s...
Published on February 5, 2015 - Page 3
Catawissa – Here is a list of people for whom arrest warrants have been issued by local courts. This list was issued by the Catawissa Borough Police...
Published on February 5, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A landlord has sued tenants Hope and Rob Taylor of Bloomsburg for $1,905, court papers show. “Tenants fell behind on rent and had...
Published on February 5, 2015 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Two people were charged with driving while impaired after smoking marijuana in separate traffic stops recently. James E. Coleman, 29,...
Published on February 5, 2015 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg University students were arrested for marijuana possession after a fire alarm was activated in a downtown apartment,...
Published on February 5, 2015 - Page 8
DERRY TWP. — Someone stole heating oil from a tank at the home of Shannon Weaver, 69, at 22 Blue Springs Terrace here, State Police say. The theft...
Published on February 4, 2015 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — A former Columbia County probation officer already charged with helping his twin brother run a Berwick-based anabolic steroid ring had a...
Published on February 4, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A drunken man looped the Arby’s parking lot trying to place an order in vain, charges say. His words were so garbled that workers...
Published on February 4, 2015 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A Danville man who won a gun as a raffle prize has now admitted falsifying paperwork to conceal an arrest for domestic violence that bars...
Published on February 4, 2015 - Page 16
Cops: Money stolen from wallet at casino PLAINS TWP. — A Nanticoke man got his hands on a dropped wallet at the Mohegan Sun casino, but ended up...
Published on February 4, 2015 - Page 16
DANVILLE — A Danville man picked up on warrants last spring has pleaded guilty to making methamphetamine in his motel room. Justin J. Cressinger,...
Published on February 4, 2015 - Page 16
DANVILLE — A man has admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old girl in Anthony Township. Michael Lee Diggan, 23, engaged in intercourse with the...
Published on February 4, 2015 - Page 16
MIFFLINVILLE — Here is a list of people for whom arrest warrants have been issued by local courts. The list was issued by State Constable Warren R...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A woman sobbed and trembled Monday as she admitted to tearing an IV out of her arm and tossing it in the face of a Geisinger nurse,...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 1
MAINVILLE — A husband and wife claim a contractor botched a $14,000 landscaping job at their home, so they’re now suing him for triple in damages,...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A drunken woman drove a car straight into a tree about 4 a.m., then told police her bleeding passenger had actually been driving, charges...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A complaint about a man driving behind another vehicle with his high beams activated led police to suspected marijuana, court papers say...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken driver found passed out at the wheel in the middle of a store’s parking lot told police he thought he was home already,...

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