Crime and Courts

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


Published on July 1, 2016 - Page 1
COOPER TWP. — An out-of-state driver was drunk and high when his truck collided head-on with another pickup here, police said. Ryan D. Mirarchi...
Published on July 1, 2016 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Paxinos man who drove the wrong way on a one-way street next to the courthouse here was under the influence of drugs, police report....
Published on July 1, 2016 - Page 3
Explosives found in Wilkes-Barre WILKES-BARRE — Thirty pounds of explosives were found in a vehicle stopped on Interstate 81 near Ashley last...
Published on July 1, 2016 - Page 9
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A Shickshinny man was among five people arrested on drug charges here Monday, police say. The Sugarloaf Township Police Department...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 1
LIBERTY TWP. — A Montour County woman is suing Amazon.com, claiming she was blinded in one eye by a metal ring that flew off her dog’s collar....
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 1
A man started bothering his wife again after a protection-from-abuse order against him expired, she claims. A judge has ordered James Kishbaugh, 39...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman was ordered to jail for 60 days Wednesday after tearfully trying to explain in court why she falsified a teen girl’s birth...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 3
CLEVELAND TWP. — All five young men charged with illegally bludgeoning opossums and hunting down other wild animals have now admitted to the crime...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Lytle’s HVAC is filing a counter-lawsuit against two customers for $1,300, records show. The Danville company claims Andrea and Adam Krum...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG —A Bloomsburg man accused of twisting a boy’s arm with such force that it injured the child’s elbow has waived a hearing and now faces...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher accused of driving drunk following the school’s graduation ceremony waived a hearing and will now...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. — A drunken driver crashed his SUV into an embankment and then gave police several different versions of how he got there, arrest...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 1
A southern Columbia County woman was cited with harassing a relative, and now she’s been banned from contacting her kin, records show. Kelly Sue...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — When a passerby found a little girl in a park here one morning, the child was naked, clutching a kitten and chasing after her dog, police...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A fight between an estranged couple got ugly when a father flicked a lit cigarette at their 5-year-old son, hitting the boy in the...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville-area man was arrested here on DUI charges after he got stopped for driving without headlights activated after leaving the...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A Bloomsburg bicyclist suffered internal injuries after an 89-year-old driver hit him on Route 42 this spring, a lawsuit says. As...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — A man’s father threatened to shoot him, and the son and his wife heard the older man pumping a shotgun, charges state. When Brenda Lee...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — Only days after a Berwick man was released from prison on meth crimes, he was arrested with syringes in an SUV where police found meth...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 6
Unlicensed driver fled crash, cops say SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Berwick man without a valid driver’s license fled a crash on Interstate 80 here the...

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