Crime and Courts

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


Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A township man with mental-health issues and violent tendencies bludgeoned his mother twice in the head with the butt end of a...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —A judge will not grant bail to Maria Sanutti-Spencer as she awaits trial for the assassination-style killing of ex-husband Frank Spencer...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg defense lawyer under federal indictment for money laundering is being sued by a former client — a child rapist and killer...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Lawyer Clyde Kevin Middleton received a public censure from the state’s top court in 2004, records show. He closed his law practice in...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man is accused of making lewd remarks to a 12-year-old girl and then hugging her for several seconds before she was able to push free...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A man allegedly lied about his address when officers received a loud party complaint. Luis Suarez Bautista, 25, of 239-A Iron St.,...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Six people were admitted recently into Columbia County’s ARD probation program as first-time offenders. All must pay monthly...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 12
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area couple accused of stealing $13,000 from the man’s 88-year-old mother will now face charges in county court. Steven...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 12
BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of making methamphetamine with his half-brother will now stand trial. Brandon Wisiak, 30, of 325 E. Fourth St. was...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 18
DANVILLE — A homeless man who could barely stand up was found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana, police say. Luis A. Vazquez, 41, whose...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man pulled out his smartphone and started recording video when his girlfriend “went psycho” and attacked him last month, police say....
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A woman and her father beat her former landlord after he refused to allow them to clear out the rest of their belongings, police said...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man charged with violating a protection-from-abuse order for the fourth time was sentenced to 10 days in prison Wednesday, the maximum...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman is suing a vendor who accidentally shot her in the thigh during a gun show at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. Geoffrey Hawk ignored...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. — The pickup driver who struck another vehicle along the narrows Saturday and then drove away made it only a little more than a quarter-...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. — A man allegedly climbed through a woman’s apartment window here while she was at work and carried out her dog minutes later. Devon...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 1
An Army reservist and his wife accused each other of abuse, and a judge ended up signing restraining orders against both of them. Cody Alan Felker,...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 3
BEAVER TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman left a pile of trash at the entrance to state game lands, according to a citation filed by the Pennsylvania Game...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 3
Lawsuits filed at Bloom court BLOOMSBURG — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. The...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 4
Sweet Valley man killed in Unityville crash in May UNITYVILLE — A Sweet Valley man was killed here in a one-vehicle crash in mid-May, according to...

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