Crime and Courts

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


Published on March 21, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Danville man was arrested Wednesday night after an informant sold him cold medicine to make a batch of meth, police say. Phillip J....
Published on March 21, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A man will be subject to special probation conditions imposed on sex offenders after admitting he put his hand inside a boy’s diaper and...
Published on March 21, 2014 - Page 12
CATAWISSA — A driver who allegedly had seven prescription drugs in her system when she rolled a Jeep will likely get a special probationary sentence...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A rural Benton woman tearfully collapsed into the arms of family and friends Wednesday after a jury quickly cleared her of sexually...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A prominent contractor’s son fired a shot into an empty bathroom during a family dispute at father Martin “Marty” Mariano’s home...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A town man who pleaded guilty to being disorderly at a pizzeria says it happened because he was a “little tipsy.” Ricky McClendon, 51...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area woman who allegedly resisted arrest when stopped for drunken driving will now face charges in county court. Staci...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 4
Bad behavior alleged SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Jason T. Shultz, 31, of 61 Zajac Lane, rural Nescopeck, was cited for disorderly conduct at Route 11 and...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man involved in three separate DUI crashes within six months has pleaded guilty. Troy J. Dyer, 21, of 1325 Walnut St. was...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 6
Police: Suspended driver drove drunk SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A woman had more than three times the legal limit of alcohol in her bloodstream when she...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — A man pleaded guilty to what amounted to his fifth shoplifting offense for stealing a pack of hamburger buns, a bag of sugar and an...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 14
BERWICK — Several students were illegally absent from Berwick Area Middle School this year, according to complaints filed by the district. • Amy...
Published on March 19, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The same morning Whitney Dilick’s mother found a marijuana pipe in her room at home, officials found heroin paraphernalia in her...
Published on March 19, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A couple should gamble less and spend more time with their three children, a judge said Tuesday. Steven Cohan, 43, must still stay away...
Published on March 19, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Nathan Steimling ’s been locked up more than 17 months since he was arrested for supplying the heroin that led to a friend’s overdose...
Published on March 19, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who left her purse behind in a convenience store in Berwick and later got busted when heroin and drug-use items were found...
Published on March 19, 2014 - Page 12
MAHONING TWP. — A “gang banger” in a juvenile jail attacked a teacher last month and vowed that it will happen again, police said. Alanda D. Brooks...
Published on March 19, 2014 - Page 12
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — The smell of marijuana poured from a car pulled over on Interstate 80 here, and the teenage driver had bloodshot eyes, arrest...
Published on March 19, 2014 - Page 14
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville man who crashed into a truck that pulled in front of him was drunk, police say. Jordan R. Shaffer, 22, of 302 Honeymoon St...
Published on March 19, 2014 - Page 23
BERWICK — A sexual offender never updated her home or work addresses with State Police and now will face a charge for failing to meet Megan’s Law...

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