Crime and Courts

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


Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A former police officer accused of threatening to kill local officers last month saw the most serious charges against him dropped...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Nescopeck man pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing a cashier at knifepoint at Mifflinville Market as well as stealing cash at a Uni-...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A man who became enraged and threatened to “shoot everyone” inside a bank branch when he heard his 401K account had no money in it must...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 5
CATAWISSA — The volunteer who allegedly bilked Southside Ambulance for $364 has a chance to settle his debt, escape prosecution and keep his day job...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — After two-and-a-half hours of deliberation, a Montour County jury couldn’t decide whether a Berwick man was guilty of selling...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who had sex with a 15-year-old girl he courted over Facebook last summer apologized Wednesday as he was sentenced to...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — A woman stepped out of her bathroom at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday and noticed a silhouette of a man at the bottom of her stairway. Residents...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman who smashed a glass door while trying to help a friend during a child-custody dispute was allowed to enter Columbia...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 5
DUI is alleged in Mahoning Township MAHONING TWP. — A Bloomsburg-area man who drove across Route 11’s center line while passing a tractor-trailer...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 14
LEWIS TWP. — State Police are looking for a pickup involved in a hit-and-run accident near Turbotville on Tuesday evening. The silver or gray Dodge...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A cancer patient needed a colostomy due to complications from his surgery at Geisinger Medical Center, a lawsuit says. James J. Sheets...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man threatened to throw a woman’s cats in a shed and burn it down after she confronted him about being drunk and loud, police say....
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. — A man went to a get-together and saw a chance to steal a chain saw, so he did, court papers say. But then Quentin Mitchell Frey “...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Louis A. Dipippa, 23, of 238 E. 11th St., Berwick, was cited with disorderly conduct for urinating in the 200 block of Miller Avenue...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 4
BUCKHORN — A drunken man from Connecticut kissed a woman on the neck and resisted arrest at the Comfort Suites hotel here about 1 p.m. Oct. 20,...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 11
Two BU students allegedly had pot BLOOMSBURG — Police called to a Bloomsburg University dorm for an odor of marijuana say they found the suspects...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 11
Debts alleged BENTON — A bill collector and a bank are suing Benton men, seeking thousands in unpaid credit card bills, records show. • Midland...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver who crashed his SUV came out of a daze frantic to know if he’d hurt anybody, court papers say. “Did I hit...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville woman accused of stabbing her girlfriend now faces a trial in county court. Tammy L. Dinger, 35, waived her right to a...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Danville man stole a bicycle, but the owner tracked it down a few hours later in the suspected thief’s house, police say. Allen...

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