Crime and Courts

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


Published on April 13, 2015 - Page 7
Cops: Drunken man denied driving CATAWISSA — A man with no license insisted he wasn’t driving a pickup when officers confronted him in the parking...
Published on April 13, 2015 - Page 8
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Several people let children in their care skip classes at Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech, according to citations. • Jeffrey Smith, 242...
Published on April 12, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — An eagle-eyed driver noticed a security lock on a computer a man was carrying as he walked along Lunger Drive here March 13. The driver’...
Published on April 12, 2015 - Page 3
By LEON BOGDAN Press Enterprise Writer BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick-area man jailed earlier this year for using meth and marijuana while on state parole...
Published on April 12, 2015 - Page 7
State Police: Pickup rear-ended cruiser MIDDLECREEK TWP. — A state trooper was hurt Saturday morning after a pickup rear-ended his cruiser in Snyder...
Published on April 12, 2015 - Page 33
DANVILLE — The following landlords have filed lawsuits seeking rent, court records show. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims soon...
Published on April 11, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Charges continue to pile up for a Danville woman who was allegedly responsible for a string of thefts from Wal-Mart over the winter....
Published on April 11, 2015 - Page 1
SCRANTON — Someone named Living Soul Chief has filed a $1.7 quadrillion lawsuit “in the name of Yazoo Tribe” against every district judge in...
Published on April 11, 2015 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. — A chance encounter at a ski resort landed a man in prison nearly two months after he bounced a $7,000 check and took off with a...
Published on April 11, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Two people arrested locally on fugitive warrants out of New Jersey each waived extradition hearings this week. Columbia-Montour...
Published on April 11, 2015 - Page 12
CATAWISSA — A man grabbed his girlfriend by the throat and shoved her into a bedroom mirror during an argument at a Catawissa apartment this week,...
Published on April 11, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A third suspect is now charged with marijuana and paraphernalia possession after officers turned up pot in a car stopped with a flat...
Published on April 11, 2015 - Page 17
Teenager cited for booze at Southern FRANKLIN TWP. — A 17-year-old boy was cited for possession of alcohol at Southern Columbia High School at 11 a....
Published on April 11, 2015 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — A military serviceman arrested for fighting outside a downtown bar here last fall must pay $600 in fines and was warned by a judge about...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 1
Scam artists pretending to be IRS agents have been calling local people and trying to trick them into sending money or revealing bank account...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — An ex-con allowed meth cooks to use his home to manufacture the drug as recently as Monday night, charges say. Police searching Richard...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 3
Lions Gate targets tenants BLOOMSBURG — Lions Gate Apartments has sued the following tenants for rent, records show. The defendants in such cases...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 4
Danville woman accused in theft SHAMOKIN DAM — A Danville woman is facing criminal charges after she stole from the Kohl’s department store here...
Published on April 9, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick teen who threw a chair at her wheelchair-bound mother to escape an alleged scissors attack says she’s moved out and wants nothing...
Published on April 9, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University coed is not pursuing rape charges after telling police two weeks ago she was sexually assaulted by a good friend...

Pages