Crime and Courts

Published on January 19, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Nescopeck man who stole about $8,155 from a man he was supposed to be taking care of has been given a chance to avoid a felony record...
Published on January 19, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man expected to go on trial next week for attempting to sexually assault a young girl ended his case with a guilty plea Friday in...
Published on January 19, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Police are looking for three white males in their late teens or early twenties who robbed a high school student on his way home from...
Published on January 19, 2019 - Page 3
Teen faces school vape complaint MILLVILLE — Benton High School Principal Jennifer Allen has filed a complaint against student David Simmons, 18...
Published on January 19, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Montour Township man pleaded guilty to sending obscene pictures of himself to a 13-year-old girl even though he was warned to stay...
Published on January 19, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — Police found a pair of tourniquets, multiple rubber bands and other heroin gear inside a car they pulled over driven by a woman with a...
Published on January 18, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An Ashland man pleaded guilty to charges of breaking into a church in Centralia last spring. Edward R. Harter, 31, was identified as...
Published on January 18, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man and a woman caught on surveillance video entering a laundromat with two children to pry open coin boxes have been identified as...
Published on January 18, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Washingtonville man was sentenced to up to two years in state prison for assaulting a man with brass knuckles in Derry Township last...
Published on January 18, 2019 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg High School freshman who stayed after school for extra help with his studies was robbed of his sneakers as he made his way...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man and woman, with two small children in tow, broke into coin boxes on washing machines at a laundromat here Tuesday night and then...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 1
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Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police have released two surveillance photos of the robber who stole a large amount of cash from the Fulton Bank here. The images show a...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 1
BENTON — A Benton woman punched a juvenile in the face, bloodying his nose in a dispute over drinking too much milk and an Internet box, court papers...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. -- James Labar allegedly turned the other cheek when Edgar J. Farrell Jr. shoved him in the chest and challenged him to a fight...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man allegedly slapped another man’s head Jan. 2, resulting in a citation, according to court papers. Steven Mercado, 23, of...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct Wednesday for threatening to slit his wife’s throat outside the public assistance...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Millville woman was charged with attempting to pay rent with a bad check, according to court documents. Kateara Lane Benner, 22,...
Published on January 16, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Prosecutors have dropped a child endangerment charge against a woman whose 5-year-old daughter was found wandering the streets of Berwick...
Published on January 16, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man dressed in black handed a note to a teller at Fulton Bank on Tuesday saying he had a bomb and demanding money, police say. The...
Published on January 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town man is accused of stealing a cellphone while visiting an inmate at Columbia County Prison, arrest papers say. Thomas Allen, 34,...
Published on January 14, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man threatened to slit his wife’s throat as they argued outside the public assistance office on East Seventh Street here, town...
Published on January 14, 2019 - Page 1
MT. PLEASANT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man reportedly tried to strangle his girlfriend while she was holding their 1-year-old baby. Tyler Aaron Glatt, 28...
Published on January 14, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man was carrying 50 packets of heroin in his underwear during a disturbance on New Year’s Day in the 300 block of North Chestnut Street...
Published on January 14, 2019 - Page 3
WEST CHILLISQUAQUE TWP. — A woman’s shed and all its contents were stolen after someone spray-painted “free” on the outside of it last month. Roxie...
Published on January 13, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man convicted of stealing beer from Weis Markets was arrested again for shoplifting beer from the same store, court papers...
Published on January 13, 2019 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Police went to a man’s workplace and slapped handcuffs on him when officers found meth and a pipe in his possession, court papers say....
Published on January 13, 2019 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A student who wrote threats on the wall of Danville Area High School this week has been identified and school officials have been in...
Published on January 13, 2019 - Page 3
SCRANTON — Former fugitive Shawn Christy is reaching out to a big dog in a bid to secure a new detention hearing. How big? Try “Dog the Bounty...
Published on January 12, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A rural Shickshinny man led police on a high-speed chase in a stolen car here early Friday, before losing control and crashing into a tree...
Published on January 12, 2019 - Page 3
Man charged with New Year’s DUI NUMIDIA — A man pulled over for allegedly driving 72 mph on Route 42 on New Year’s morning smelled like booze and...
Published on January 12, 2019 - Page 3
A fifth-grader at Milton Area School District was murdered by his mother in his sleep before she killed herself inside a Lancaster County motel,...
Published on January 11, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — People busted through a wall inside the attic of a duplex and were hanging out in the condemned side of the house, according to police....
Published on January 11, 2019 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — A Lime Ridge man stole a gun and sold it to his grandfather, then retrieved it and returned it to its owner, police said. But the...
Published on January 11, 2019 - Page 3
Cops: Speeder had marijuana SCOTT TWP. — A Ohio man who was pulled over for speeding had marijuana in his vehicle, according to court documents....
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 1
AVON PARK, Fla. — Berwick’s former animal control officer, who was forced to resign in 2012 after officials discovered she’d been hoarding dozens of...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Nearly 600 high school students were evacuated Wednesday morning when a staff member discovered bomb and safety threats scrawled on a wall...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 3
Landlord-tenant complaints filed DANVILLE — The following landlord-tenant complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin K....
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Michigan man was arrested and jailed Tuesday for hauling an oversized boat on a trailer that was missing a rear tire and had faulty...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Hazleton woman who was stopped for impeding the flow of traffic had marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to court documents....
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 5
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man pulled over for allegedly tossing a can of beer from his Ram Charger had marijuana, meth and another white powder in the car...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A Washingtonville man jailed for nearly six months for punching another man in the face with brass knuckles pleaded no contest to the...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 12
Man charged with DUI after wreck SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A man who did a U-turn on Route 11 and got his Mercury Mountaineer stuck in mud along the...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A drunken driver who crossed over the center line of Lightstreet Road told police he was trying to help his girlfriend, who was vomiting...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Mahoning Township supervisor arrested for DUI had a blood-alcohol level of nearly triple the legal limit, court papers say. John...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 1
Editor's note: Moschgat was reassigned to Salem Elementary as of Jan. 10, 2019. The following correction also ran Jan. 10: Jana Moschgat’s first...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 4
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman and man were in possession of drug paraphernalia when police pulled over their vehicle for inoperable...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 4
DANVILLE — Two men pleaded guilty to DUI charges in Montour County Court on Monday, one of whom was sentenced immediately to five days in jail as a...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 6
BRIAR CREEK — A Nescopeck woman who was driving erratically along Route 11 was under the influence of alcohol, court papers say. Darcy Hunsinger...
Published on January 8, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 28-year-old man was jailed Monday night after allegedly robbing his girlfriend in a bank parking lot — in view of both of the borough’s...