Crime and Courts

Published on July 30, 2021 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — Five days after two boys were allegedly branded by a man with a heated pocket knife, some council members and about 50 residents met...
Published on July 30, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman accused of being part of a drug ring took her young daughter along on a drug run, charges say. Saydie Rae Auchter, 27, who was...
Published on July 30, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Montour County farmer pleaded guilty to simple assault for his part in a bar fight that sent one man to the hospital with a head injury...
Published on July 30, 2021 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — An Orangeville man is facing DUI and child endangerment charges after police saw him hitting a post while pulling into a parking stall...
Published on July 30, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A two-day court hearing into appeals by convicted killer Maria Sanutti-Spencer for a new trial will not take place as scheduled next...
Published on July 30, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman seen driving through a steady red light at East and East Fifth streets was found to be impaired after smoking...
Published on July 29, 2021 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man and an Elysburg woman were charged with having fentanyl and drug-use items in their possession when police found them...
Published on July 29, 2021 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A Danville man on state parole when he assaulted his wife at their home in Mahoning Township was given a state prison sentence of one to...
Published on July 28, 2021 - Page 1
Russell and Sharie Parlier never gave up hope their daughter, Ashley Marie Parlier, would come home. The 21-year-old disappeared on June 12, 2005....
Published on July 27, 2021 - Page 1
An alleged serial killer awaiting trial in the brutal murders of two Columbia County women now faces a third set of homicide charges. Harold David...
Published on July 27, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Convicted killer Maria Sanutti-Spencer will return to Columbia County court next week to raise more issues as she seeks a new trial in...
Published on July 27, 2021 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A man charged over the weekend with branding two teens with a heated knife blade also threatened to “gut them like fish” if they tried...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A 25-year-old man kidnapped two teens at knifepoint and branded them using a heated blade Saturday night, State Police said. Jonathan...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A mother called police after allegedly hearing her son talk about the drugs he left behind at his old residence. Now Cody Michael Klinger...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman captured video of a burglar who entered her apartment downtown while she was away and stole clothing belonging to her...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A driver stopped for doing nearly 20 mph over the speed limit had marijuana, prescription pills and drug paraphernalia, police...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 3
Bloom man nabbed in DUI checkpoint COOPER TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was arrested for driving drunk and driving carelessly after he was stopped by...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 3
Property owners cited BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers issued citations against the following property owners for waste left on properties or high...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 10
Berwick woman faces heroin charges CATAWISSA — A woman allegedly had bags of heroin stamped “jokers wild” and $1,800 cash in her pockets when...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 10
CLEVELAND TWP. — A man who backed a pickup into a ditch and fence posts has been charged with driving drunk, according to court papers. Griffin...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A state Attorney General’s office agent went undercover as a drug dealer during a six-month investigation to find people selling heroin,...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Agents with the Office of the Attorney General used confidential informants in Bloomsburg and Berwick to arrange to buy $7,600 worth of...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A suspected drunken driver allegedly told police he doesn’t drink and drive, despite the open container of beer in his car and the...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man had two drug pipes and a metal grinder used for marijuana inside his vehicle when stopped by police along Woodbine...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A town man attacked another person in an alley following a confrontation at Capitol Bar downtown, arrest papers say. Dylan Woolridge,...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 7
VALLEY TWP. — A 14-year-old boy got behind the wheel of a 2005 Dodge Caravan and crashed it into a utility pole and a tree Wednesday, State Police...
Published on July 24, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A South Centre Township man pleaded guilty this week to charges involving a drunken dispute with his teen-aged son over a kitten, court...
Published on July 24, 2021 - Page 1
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A Mifflinburg man driving a stolen car was hit with felony drug charges after police allegedly found bundles of cash and drugs...
Published on July 24, 2021 - Page 5
MAIN TWP. — A Bloomsburg man and two children were taken to the hospital after a car accident here July 9, State Police said. Cassandra M. Mahaffey...
Published on July 23, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Berwick had its police department respond to 40 fireworks incidents over July 4 weekend, Chief Kenneth Strish told council members Monday...