Crime and Courts

Published on December 6, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man yelled threats and acted violently toward a neighbor who reported seeing him violate an abuse protection order recently...
Published on December 6, 2021 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Two teens were pulled from the roof of a building Sunday afternoon after passersby spotted them and called police. The two males,...
Published on December 6, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — A borough resident is accused of discharging fireworks within 150 feet of a structure at 1100 Fifth Ave., court papers show. Christopher...
Published on December 5, 2021 - Page 1
BENTON — A rural Benton man who shot two black bears out of season near his home last summer recently was fined $3,000 plus court costs. He also lost...
Published on December 5, 2021 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — One of two men accused of assaulting a man outside his Wilburton home last May waived his right to a preliminary hearing Nov. 23....
Published on December 5, 2021 - Page 3
DUI suspected in accident NESCOPECK — A 75-year-old Nescopeck man is suspected of driving drunk after his truck hit a parked car Thursday night,...
Published on December 5, 2021 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Montandon landlord won judgments in District Judge Richard W. Knech t’s office. Rhode St. Mobile Home Park LLC won a $169 judgement...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — When Scott Township police stopped a Bloomsburg man for an expired registration on Oct. 16, officers said they could smell marijuana....
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — The following landlord-tenant complaints were filed in the office of District Judge Richard W. Knecht. • A Berwick landlord won a $3,805...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 4
Crimi sentence up to 40 years Michael A. Crimi was given an additional 1 to 3 years in prison for child endangerment in the beating death of 3-year-...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 4
BERWICK — Bloomsburg businesses were awarded judgments in the court of District Judge Richard W. Knecht, court records show. Susquehanna Valley...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 5
BERWICK — District Judge Richard W. Knecht ordered the following to pay Susquehanna Surgery Center Inc., 6850 Lows Road, Bloomsburg: • Donald...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 5
VALLEY TWP. — A Philadelphia man took a sledge hammer to a Red Roof Inn room window then to his girlfriend’s windshield, police said. Isaih Antonio...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 8
BERWICK — A Berwick woman is accused of failing to properly vaccinate her 3-month-old mastiff-mix against rabies or license her, court papers state...
Published on December 3, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The man convicted of beating a 3-year-old Berwick girl to death while babysitting in 2017 will spend up to 37 years in state prison. The...
Published on December 3, 2021 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Two men were charged with having methamphetamine and a drug pipe used to smoke it after police were called to a possible drug overdose...
Published on December 3, 2021 - Page 17
SALEM TWP. — A 23-year-old man was charged with driving while high on pot after his car’s leaking exhaust system caught an officer’s attention, court...
Published on December 2, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A mother with a history of substance abuse and mental health issues absconded with her two small children, but turned them over to a...
Published on December 2, 2021 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A woman who torched her own trailer before being rescued by firefighters was trying to end her life, police say. When officers first...
Published on December 2, 2021 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A driver who lost control of his car, hitting a curb and causing disabling damage to his vehicle, had a blood-alcohol level nearly three...
Published on December 2, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Northumberland County man was arrested for having some methamphetamine while he was working for a vendor during the Bloomsburg Fair in...
Published on December 1, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Kulpmont man is accused of extorting sex from a former girlfriend by threatening to post on the internet nude images of her along with a...
Published on November 30, 2021 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A woman overcome by smoke and pulled unconscious from her residence here early Monday is accused of setting fire to her own home....
Published on November 30, 2021 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Marine facing a court martial for having child pornography fled from the military and tried hiding out in Hemlock Township, police...
Published on November 30, 2021 - Page 4
WILKES-BARRE — Authorities ask for the public’s help in finding information about a man charged with sex abuse after investigators say they found...
Published on November 29, 2021 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Authorities on Sunday identified the couple found dead in their home here Saturday as John Karns, 57, and Linda Showers, 67, but...
Published on November 28, 2021 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A couple charged with creating a ruckus at Weiser State Park in May gave up their rights to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, sending their...
Published on November 27, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A lawyer for Danville Area Schools said Friday it denies all allegations of retaliation, sexual discrimination and other issues raised in...
Published on November 27, 2021 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — The following divorces were granted in Columbia County for August: • Katie Appleman, Bloomsburg, from Terry Appleman, Bloomsburg;...
Published on November 26, 2021 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A husband and wife accused of taking mail from their Salem Township neighbors, then using it to steal their identities, have pleaded...