Crime and Courts

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


Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student seen dragging a beer-pong table across East Street in the middle of the night just prior to Block Party...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 1
LOCUST TWP. — Unable to get her car up a bank and back onto the roadway, a drunken woman set off on foot despite pleas from some Good Samaritans who...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman who was pulled over with an active meth pot brewing in her car while eight months pregnant now says that traffic stop saved her...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — One of the men arrested in Thursday night’s meth raid in Berwick says his half-brother is to blame for the entire meth-cooking operation at...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 4
Cops: Teen called officer a ‘bully’ BLOOMSBURG — A drunken Hazleton-area teen referred to a police officer as a “high school bully” and repeatedly...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A stranger stepped up to reimburse a 79-year-old woman here after reading about a home health aide who stole the $20 in quarters the...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A defense lawyer is challenging the legality of one of the largest heroin seizures ever seen locally by arguing police had no reason to...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Officers serving a search warrant Thursday at a suspected methamphetamine lab found five people and a bubbling pot of the toxic and highly...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 1
BENTON TWP. — A burglar stole $100 — and the cash register it was kept in — from a pizza shop here May 19, charges say. Adam Lee Showers will now...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man was placed on probation for two years with a stern warning from a judge Wednesday that he better get help for his...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A second person has now been charged in the theft of a man’s safe that contained more than $7,000. Kayla Kerchusky, 22, of 305 Evergreen...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 3
One accused in spray paint thefts BUCKHORN — A 63-year-old man with a 2002 Jaguar allegedly stole eight cases of spray paint worth $185 from Wal-...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg University student busted last year for selling heroin has been punished enough since he’s unable to land a job as “...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 4
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Betty Dick, 36, of the rear of 4066 Old Berwick Road, was cited for disorderly conduct. The citation was filed after an April...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 5
LIME RIDGE — A police officer lifted a man’s shirt and discovered an M&Ms bag containing several hypodermic needles and six bags of heroin...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A man who spent seven months in jail for battering his wife in Locust Township was paroled at sentencing this week with the victim now...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — An auto-body mechanic who took cash from several customers for repair work that was never done has pleaded guilty to theft and related...
Published on May 29, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Fourteen people were admitted this week into Columbia County’s ARD probation program for first-time offenders. All will remain on...
Published on May 28, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The lawyer for a couple who is suing Knoebels wants off their case, saying their claims are inconsistent and she has concerns about “the...
Published on May 28, 2015 - Page 1
CONYNGHAM TWP. — After a tryst in the woods, a man choked his girlfriend, threatening to kill her and toss her body in a nearby stripping pit,...

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