Crime and Courts

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


Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A man caught with meth and disposing of meth waste while harboring a fugitive in a motel room last year has been sentenced to five to 10...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 12
WILKES-BARRE — A former Columbia County probation officer accused of helping his twin brother run a nationwide steroid ring will now stand trial in...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A woman tearfully told a judge that she should be in Danville State Hospital for help with mental illness after admitting Monday to...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Already notorious for stiffing customers on auto repairs, Jeremy Evans has done it again, police say. Evans took $750 from a man to fix...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 1
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver who was caught with ammo in his pocket claimed he didn’t know where the gun was, but an officer kept looking...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 3
FERNVILLE — A man was high on meth and marijuana when he was spotted driving here after midnight, charges say. Weston Troy Cox, 26, Orangeville,...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 3
ANTHONY TWP. — A Turbotville-area man had sex with a girl younger than 16 after his wife left him, police say. Daniel K. Alpaugh Jr., 33, of 4434...
Published on March 2, 2015 - Page 1
IOLA — Here’s the wild ride a drunken driver took along Route 42 in December, police say. His pickup struck a 2-foot berm and took off, flew 68 feet...
Published on March 2, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — A man is suing Knoebels for $175,000 because he tripped over a hole in the ground at the amusement park and he’s still in tremendous...
Published on March 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A mentally ill defendant was brought to court wearing handcuffs and a thick wrap around the lower half of her face as a spit shield. A...
Published on March 2, 2015 - Page 4
WHITE DEER TWP. — A Danville woman escaped injury when her car was struck by a hit-and-run driver here Feb. 20. State Police say Tina M. Coates, 56...
Published on March 1, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 19-year-old accused of having sex with an underage girl reportedly posing as an older teen on Facebook will now stand trial in county...
Published on March 1, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A contractor accepted $16,600 from a friend to fix his hail-beaten home, did shoddy work and never came back to finish the job, court...
Published on March 1, 2015 - Page 3
Authorities: Man drunk, speeding FISHING CREEK TWP. — An Orangeville man was drunk and driving over 60 mph in a 40-mph zone on Pealertown Road on...
Published on February 28, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A patient in the emergency room groused that somebody at Geisinger is making $5.6 million and threatened to shoot administrators,...
Published on February 28, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A father blamed his two adult sons for a raid at their home here Thursday, where police say they seized nearly 1,400 heroin packets and...
Published on February 28, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A diabetic in his 50s didn’t get hired as Berwick Hospital Center’s pharmacy director, so he’s now filed discrimination claims and is...
Published on February 28, 2015 - Page 3
MILLVILLE — When technicians from a tractor dealer arrived at Bryon James Eyer’s property last May to recover a $22,000 Kubota reportedly stolen days...

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