Crime and Courts

Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town man tried to tell police that he wasn’t violating a protection-from-abuse order — Kevin Chase Jr. claimed his girlfriend had...
Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 13
LOCUST TWP. — A woman called police to report that her daughter had just shot heroin and was in bed and unresponsive, according to court papers....
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Missouri man being held in the fatal shooting of a motel worker in Valley Township last fall asked Monday for a different lawyer to...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Judge Gary E. Norton presided Monday over what he called the first “totally virtual” court session in the local judicial district...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 4
VALLEY TWP. — A Massachusetts woman who allegedly tried to flee from police faces charges for that — as well as for violating the state’s stay-at-...
Published on April 6, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A mother and son confined to their small apartment for days by the statewide coronavirus shutdown got into a brawl over toilet paper,...
Published on April 6, 2020 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Sunbury man who was taken to Geisinger’s emergency room after cutting his head open by banging it off the window of a Riverside...
Published on April 6, 2020 - Page 1
LOCUST TWP. — A man allegedly used wire to hang letters and “I Love You” teddy bears on his ex’s mailbox in violation of a protection-from-abuse...
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 1
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A dead dog full of puncture wounds and broken bones was dumped along the road Saturday afternoon, animal activists say. “My...
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman busted last spring with 600 packets of fentanyl and heroin in a motel room in Mifflinville has been sentenced to state prison...
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Sunbury man police spotted driving 102 mph in a 55 mph zone, refused to take a blood-alcohol test, police said. After declining...
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 8
NEW YORK — Nicolas Vandenberghe’s company has 42 staffers scattered among 36 cities in 15 countries. As technology makes it possible for people to be...
Published on April 4, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who was caught with large amounts of methamphetamine and heroin a mere week after he was arrested for drug dealing was sentenced...
Published on April 4, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Three men are charged with burglarizing an apartment and stealing a PlayStation gaming system that was later traded in at a local game...
Published on April 4, 2020 - Page 3
Published on April 4, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who normally would have spent five days in prison instead was ordered into 30 days of home confinement because of the new...
Published on April 3, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former Walmart employee who pretended to be his boss when he sent an email to the FBI threatening to murder Hemlock Township police...
Published on April 3, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man sentenced for breaking into a house and stealing a dozen silver half dollars asked a judge Thursday to let him stay in Columbia...
Published on April 3, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man upset that his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend showed up at the same restaurant while they were out to dinner admitted hitting her in the...
Published on April 3, 2020 - Page 7
DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg man refused to stay away from his sister’s Beaver Place apartment here, despite a court order banning him from going near the...
Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — A man who ignored several “No Trespassing” signs posted on doorways was arrested after he was caught inside a home here, police say....
Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 5
BERWICK — A homeless man who was arrested at a convenience store on a warrant had brass knuckles on him, police say. Henry Louis Traugh III, 26,...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick man is accused of twice having sex with a 15-year-old girl, including once in a room at the Relax Inn motel here the day after...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 3
MILLVILLE — A man stopped for speeding late at night on a borough street had a large amount of marijuana in his SUV that he intended to sell,...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A driver who tried eating to “sober up” before he left a bar was arrested with drunken driving, police say. Donald Robinson, 48...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 3
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —A Benton man who repeatedly tried to buy a firearm despite being banned from owning one has been charged with lying while again...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Berwick woman bit and scratched her boyfriend in a drunken rage on Valentine’s Day, according to police. Theresa Mari Wesolowski, 25,...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man threw his girlfriend against a wall, then twisted her wrist to try to get her to let go of the phone she was holding,...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers cited the following property owners for violations regarding waste cleanup, district court papers say. • Ronald and...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 8
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville woman punched a juvenile detention staffer in the face on March 25 because she didn’t feel like getting up to take her...