Crime and Courts

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


Published on December 31, 2014 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — The mother who was jailed for giving her teenage daughter abortion-inducing pills has been paroled after serving just three months...
Published on December 31, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — For the third time this year, Lee A. Longenberger found himself preparing for his day in court on methamphetamine charges, but instead sent...
Published on December 31, 2014 - Page 4
CATAWISSA TWP. — Two local residents are facing drug-related charges after their car was stopped for speeding on Riverhill Drive last month. Ashlee...
Published on December 31, 2014 - Page 12
Marijuana, pipes found at trailer MONTOUR TWP. — A deputy serving an arrest warrant nabbed a second man when he discovered drugs in the home,...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A restaurant employee tried to steal two pork chops and some kitchen gear, but was caught by the owner, police say. Kim Yvonne Williams...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman had a blood-alcohol level of.35 percent after her car went through a chain link fence bordering the entrance to Kawneer, police...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A woman got off a plane drunk for a holiday visit, got into an argument with her host and walked out to go to a bar, court papers...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A woman was too drunk to stand when pulled over for erratic driving along Lightstreet Road about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, according to...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 5
MAHONING TWP. — Julie A. Albertson, 51, of 8 Cortland Drive, Danville, pulled the hair of Charissa Albertson, 25, of Danville, on Dec. 16 about 4 p...
Published on December 29, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — An angry ex-boyfriend broke into a home and assaulted his ex-girlfriend and her new beau before smashing out house windows and a car...
Published on December 29, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man refuses to vacate his late mother’s house, so his brother is taking him to court in an effort to settle a months-long dispute....
Published on December 29, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK – A father is appealing a protection-from-abuse order barring him from his 3-year-old son. The boy’s mother accuses Wayne Risch Jr. of...
Published on December 29, 2014 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK — Cynthia Ann Redclift, 69, of 327 E. Front St. Apt. B in Berwick, fell down and fell asleep inside the Giant grocery story after...
Published on December 28, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A Berwick driver was drunk when he swerved across Route 11 and slammed head-on into a pastor’s car in October, police say. John Allen...
Published on December 27, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A businessman who has been cited by the town says code enforcement officers are seeking revenge for losing a court case against him...
Published on December 27, 2014 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A drunken driver nearly ran down two teenagers as he sped through the Wal-Mart parking lot, then gave police his brother’s name to try...
Published on December 27, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University coed fell down the stairs at a New Year’s Eve party, impaling her hand on a broken glass bottle, a lawsuit says...
Published on December 27, 2014 - Page 1
A 72-year-old man has been banned from his home after threatening to push his wife down the stairs and hiding her car in an old mining patch, court...
Published on December 27, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — Several people were recently charged with letting Berwick Area School District students miss classes, according to court papers. • James...
Published on December 27, 2014 - Page 12
BERWICK — Amy Knowles, 36, of 451 Shickshinny Valley Road, Shickshinny, pleaded guilty to criminal mischief after puncturing two of Charlene...

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