Crime and Courts

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


Published on June 25, 2015 - Page 8
DERRY TWP. — A 69-year-old man stole a woman’s keys and dropped them in the woods, State Police said. David Brown, Danville, took the keys from...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A handyman who allegedly stole checks from his employer after she helped bail him out of jail will now stand trial. John M. Cronover...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Montour County must pay $100,000 in damages to a woman who suffered “significant interference with her parental rights” due to the way...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man who saw assault and meth charges withdrawn Tuesday could not get off the hook completely because he’s been caught driving with a...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A man who left his cell phone on a bannister outside Brews N Bytes Cafe for “like 30 seconds” Monday afternoon discovered it was missing...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 3
ROARING CREEK TWP. — A good Samaritan who stopped to pick up trash on the side of a rural road here found suspected meth waste Tuesday morning,...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A teenager seen driving onto East Street without headlights last weekend is now accused of DUI. Gabrielle Leigh Green, 19, denied she...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 5
Cops: Speeder had pot, grinder LOCUST TWP. — A traffic stop here last month led to drug charges against a Shamokin driver. Lonzy Thomas Barnes,...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — A witness who saw two men breaking into a storage building here recognized one of the suspects as a former co-worker as they drove by...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A teen is facing $364 in fines and costs for a violent domestic dispute that spilled out onto West Street last month, police said....
Published on June 22, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A longtime worker was fired from Berwick Offray for falsifying quality-control records; it had nothing to do with age discrimination,...
Published on June 22, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A woman took a debit card from a man she was living with and twice used it to grab cash for herself — once while he was inside a store...
Published on June 22, 2015 - Page 4
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A passenger threw beer out of the window when a Berwick man was stopped for traffic offenses, police say. Nelson Pineda, 21, of...
Published on June 21, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK – Cindy Louis May says the only thing she’s guilty of is loving the wrong man. Her ex-boyfriend has sued her, accusing her of running off...
Published on June 21, 2015 - Page 3
Driver allegedly high on heroin BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Police say two men were high on heroin as they drove through the township. A 1998 Toyota Camry...
Published on June 21, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — A 30-year-old man stole a $2,500 television set, then sold it for either $300 or $150, depending on which witness police asked, records...
Published on June 21, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — Clarence E. Johns, 45, of 1413 W. Front St., Berwick, was twice charged with disorderly conduct after letting his two dogs bark...
Published on June 20, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man getting a ride home from a female co-worker grabbed her hand and forced her to touch his private parts, the woman told police. The...
Published on June 20, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman whose stolen credit cards were used to rack up more than $7,400 in charges described the fear she endured while knowing someone...
Published on June 20, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A DUI defendant facing a one-year license suspension says he refused a blood test because he faints whenever someone draws blood from...

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