Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 3, 2014 - Page 3
Police: Bloom man to be cited in crash WHITE HALL — Police plan to file a careless-driving citation against a Bloomsburg man who crashed a 2013 Jeep...
Published on August 2, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man accused of trying to steal coins from his grandfather to support a heroin habit has been battling his addiction for “quite a few...
Published on August 2, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A relieved Leon Mengine wiped tears from his eyes and hugged his lawyer after being acquitted Friday of raping and sexually abusing a...
Published on August 2, 2014 - Page 3
FRANKLIN TWP. — Three young men were cited for unruly behavior on Roaring Creek Road here July 21, charges say. Mathew Shane Patterson, 20, of 125...
Published on August 2, 2014 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Harrisburg-area man pulled over for speeding was allegedly drunk. Scott E. Strawser, 44, of Dillsburg was unable to recite the...
Published on August 2, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Thirteen people charged with driving drunk were accepted into Columbia County’s ARD probation program as first offenders this week. All...

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