Crime and Courts

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


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 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,...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Connor McClure, 21, a Bloomsburg University student from Lansdale, was cited for being drunk and disorderly in the 400 block of...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A Danville State Hospital patient pleaded guilty Monday to punching her psychiatrist plus hitting an aide, telling a judge she was “just...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A drunk driver clipped another man’s vehicle and yelled that his “mirror was over the line,” then kept going, police say. But the other...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — A Wapwallopen man who pleaded guilty to 20 counts of child pornography was sentenced last Monday to nine to 18 months in prison, plus...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough is paying $18,500 to former animal control officer Jinece Loughry and her attorney to settle her federal lawsuit for lost wages...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 1
A man threatened to “wreak havoc” on his girlfriend after she contacted his “other girl” to warn about his abusive manner, she claims. Sean Reid, 28...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Chester County man seen standing in the roadway at East Main Street and Lightstreet Road was cited for disorderly conduct, district...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 4
Four are facing drug charges BLOOMSBURG — Four people were charged with various drug offenses here recently, district court papers say. • Ryan...

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