Crime and Courts

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


Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man who sued his ex-girlfriend in a dispute over wedding and engagement rings saw his lawsuit dismissed in court. A judge recently ruled...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger failed to treat a man’s malignant melanoma in time, so it’s spread to other parts of his body, a federal lawsuit says. Matthew...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Two college-age men and one woman each face more than $800 in penalties for attempting to use fake IDs to buy alcohol at the Wine &...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
A Catawissa police officer recently was granted a protection-from-abuse order against her spouse. Michael Gallie and Stefani Gallie have been...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 3
ELYSBURG — An Elysburg teen reached speeds topping 100 mph in a 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser while being chased by police between Mount Carmel and...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 4
Charges: Driving mistake led to DUI BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man heading into town after beers at the Lightstreet Hotel was pulled over after a...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A Catawissa man was on drugs when his pickup crossed over the center line in The Narrows here and struck another truck, police say....
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — Tammy Reichenbach and Larry Reichenbach were recently cited with failing to properly maintain separate properties. The borough cited...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 3
WILLIAMSPORT — A natural gas company was fined for methane gas leaks that the state Department of Environmental Protection says impacted private...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 4
MOUNT CARMEL — An Elysburg teen led police on a chase from Mount Carmel to Elysburg Saturday morning after he escaped from a traffic stop. The 18-...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
Landlords allege overdue rent BERWICK — Borough landlords recently filed complaints in district court seeking payments for rent or property damage...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — The borough filed citations against three property owners, alleging they have failed to register and pay their 2015 residential rental...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
LEWISBURG — A woman kicked three police officers and spit in the face of one after she was pulled over for driving erratically Friday along Route 15...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — An 85-year-old Berwick man was arrested after neighbors said he pointed a shotgun at them outside his home last month. Benjamin Vuocolo...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A college student accused of attacking a Geisinger nurse while drunk in the emergency room will face charges in county court. Jay...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — Serena Lee Beck, 31, of Coal Township, threw a snack display to the floor while leaving Sheetz on Aug. 15 about 1:30 a.m., police say...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A self-employed Danville man took money and a tip to coat and seal a driveway but never performed the work, police say. Charles Lem...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man who sent threatening texts to his ex-wife and offered her $1,000 for sex was sentenced to a year of probation. Brian...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 12
DANVILLE — William A. Auker, 56, of 210 Bloom St., Danville, used obscene language around small children at F.Q. Hartman Field on Aug. 27 about 7 p.m...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A man was drinking moonshine before he lashed out at Knoebels employees and repeatedly spit in a park EMT’s face, police say. But Ryan...

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