Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Ten people were placed on probation Wednesday after being accepted into Columbia County’s ARD program for first-time offenders. All...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 4
Cops: Wanted man had pipe and pot MILLVILLE — A man picked up on a warrant now faces additional charges after police say they found he was carrying...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man was paroled at sentencing after serving about six months in jail for heroin possession and delivery. Kevin Jose DeJesus...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 5
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A 27-year-old pulled over for speeding had his pants zipper pulled down and a car that smelled of marijuana, State Police report...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A DUI suspect drove off the road and into a lawn and two trees before the truck she was driving caught fire, authorities say. Jody Ann...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — A man crashed his fiancée’s truck and fled, abandoning two female passengers, including one who was bleeding and obviously hurt,...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two Berwick women have been sentenced for meth crimes — one who was cooking the drug in her grandmother’s house, and one caught with a...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 3
Charges filed in stolen-card case GREENWOOD TWP. —Two women stole a bank card from a home here then went on a shopping spree, racking up over $600...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Sunbury man got drunk and beat up a woman at the 4-Wheel Jamboree, according to arrest papers. Nichole Conrad told police she came...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 4
MILLVILLE — A former Millville man still owes his landlord over $1,000 in rent, according to a civil complaint. Anthony Minnick has since moved out...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 6
POTTSVILLE — The body of a days-old infant was found in the trash early Tuesday outside a home near here, a newspaper says. Tara Lynne Paltanavage...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 11
Payments sought BLOOMSBURG — The following lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. The defendants in such cases...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 11
WILKES-BARRE — A Hunlock Creek man has pleaded guilty to firing a shotgun toward a neighbor in an electric wheelchair, says a published report....
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A Benton teen who prosecutors say has been “victimizing the community since 2012” was given one to two years behind bars for a series of...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 12
Harassment alleged ORANGEVILLE — Justin Anthony Glatt, 29, Orangeville, was cited with harassment after allegedly grabbing someone by the neck and...
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Charged in January with breaking into student apartments, a man told a judge he was addicted to synthetic marijuana and needed help....
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — A suspect’s wife gave police the OK to search their house, and an officer found 12 pieces of stolen Stihl power equipment hidden in...
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — The Berwick man accused of stabbing his girlfriend with a steak knife was upset because he was being teased about a video game, according...
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A trucker shot in a confrontation with police is working out a plea deal with prosecutors that may settle the charges without a trial,...
Published on August 4, 2014 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — An 83-year-old says a gas company tried to scam him out of more than $200 in gas, and a judge agreed, awarding him more than double the...

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