Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Dunkin’ Donuts employee stole $300 from the cash register while working the drive-thru, police say. Samantha J. Ashton, 29, who is...
Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A drunken driver led police on a low-speed chase for 2 miles before being yanked out of his car by officers early Tuesday, charges say...
Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 4
LIMESTONE TWP. — A Danville woman caused a chain-reaction crash when she struck a car stopped for traffic here Aug. 19, police said. Lisa D. Houser...
Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Two people from suburban Philadelphia were recently arrested for having marijuana inside their vehicles, court papers say. Matthew...
Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 5
Biker ‘serious’ after Bloom wreck BLOOMSBURG — An SUV pulled into the path of a motorcycle here on East Fifth Street on Monday afternoon, sending...
Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 5
MONTOUR TWP. — A woman crashed her motorcycle Tuesday on Legion Road near the Catawissa bridge, authorities report. The biker apparently lost...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — A woman erected a shed on her property without proper permits, so Montour County is taking her to court, a lawsuit says. The...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A woman facing a DUI charge saw her case dismissed after the arresting trooper failed to show up for her recent preliminary hearing....
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville man is accused of sending topless photos of an ex-girlfriend to his fraternity brothers and then threatening to send more...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A waitress is suing the owner of Quaker Steak and Lube, claiming it’s paying servers below minimum wage. Liana Sexton makes $2.83 per...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK — State Police have released the names of drivers involved in a three-vehicle accident Sunday at the intersection of Orange Street and...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Danville woman hit her husband while he was holding a child, and he struck her with his elbow, police say. Mark R. Messner, 36, and...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Three people were cited with drunkenness here, including a man who allegedly tried to interfere with officers at the DUI booking center...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 4
MIFFLINVILLE — State Constable Warren R. Flick Jr. is asking for the public’s help in apprehending the following people with outstanding warrants....
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — A man accused of bringing high-quality, lab-produced crystal methamphetamine and a buffet of other drugs to Berwick quietly agreed Monday...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 5
Lawsuits filed at Danville court DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The...
Published on August 22, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A woman sold her house to a man without telling him about mold and water leakage in the basement, a lawsuit claims. Sharon K. Harvey...
Published on August 22, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Jack Wall walked into the Berwick police station last July and allegedly confessed in detail how he molested a 6-year-old girl numerous...
Published on August 22, 2016 - Page 3
VALLEY TWP. — State Police have filed theft charges against a furniture store here, accusing it of taking money and not delivering the goods. Police...
Published on August 21, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was walking to a bar when he kicked a coed’s car, causing more than $2,500 in damage, she alleges....

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