Crime and Courts

Published on March 21, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student who allegedly used Snapchat to deal “heavier” amounts of marijuana was arrested after police raided his...
Published on March 21, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A longtime accounting specialist for the Columbia-Montour Boy Scouts of America pleaded guilty in court Wednesday to stealing more than...
Published on March 21, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A grandfather accused of leaving three young children alone in a house that reeked of raw marijuana and that had open containers of alcohol...
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE —Police seized a large amount of fentanyl and arrested two people staying at the Super 8 Motel here Tuesday. Matthew Enck, 35, and...
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A front-seat passenger tried to kill himself and others in a car last week when he grabbed the steering wheel, veering the car into two...
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 3
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A driver escaped serious injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 118 about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, State Police reported Tuesday. Esther...
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A driver escaped injury but was charged with speeding after a one-car crash early Sunday on North Market Street, Berwick Police report....
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 18
MIDDLEBURG — A Berwick man, one of two accused of robbing and pistol whipping the owner of a coin shop in Snyder County, has been sentenced to 10 to...
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 18
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick woman had traces of marijuana and Oxycodone in her system when stopped along Lightstreet Road here for a lighting violation...
Published on March 19, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Someone tried to break into two homes here by kicking at doors Sunday night, but then took off running when the doors wouldn’t budge, one...
Published on March 19, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A woman is charged with having drug paraphernalia, found in her home here after she allowed police to enter in search of wanted persons,...
Published on March 19, 2019 - Page 3
VALLEY TWP. — A New York man stopped by police on Interstate 80 was high on an anti-anxiety drug, police said. Officers pulled over Ryan Erick...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A 54-year-old intoxicated man had pot in his pocket and a suspended driver’s license when he tried to give police his brother’s name as...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — A convenience store thief was caught after some careful police work identified the thief’s car and then the thief himself, charges say...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former live-in caretaker for a bedridden woman has pleaded guilty to neglecting her while using her credit card to make hundreds of...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man received a state prison sentence of 14 to 28 months for the beating of a Berwick woman while attempting to rob her of...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man who hit his boyfriend in the head and kicked his car on March 4 is charged with assault, police said. Tyler Baker, 19, 320...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A homeless Berwick man riding in a car pulled over for a cracked windshield was dealing drugs, police said. Keith Michael James, 25,...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 6
WILKES-BARRE — A jury found a Huntington Township man guilty of two counts stemming from an alleged sexual assault in Shickshinny last year, but they...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — A Berwick man had a hypodermic needle in his pocket when arrested March 10, according to court papers. Tylor David Tongel, 21, 1650 N....
Published on March 17, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An inmate who made threats to harm herself at Columbia County Prison ended up kicking a corrections officer in the chest last summer,...
Published on March 17, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township woman will be offered a plea deal to avoid a felony conviction on charges she stole about $2,200 from her neighbor....
Published on March 17, 2019 - Page 1
NUMIDIA — A police officer pulled over the same car twice in three days, filing drug charges after both stops, court papers say. During the first...
Published on March 17, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — The following landlord/tenant complaints were filed in the offices o f District Judge Richard Knecht. The defendants in such cases...
Published on March 17, 2019 - Page 6
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man told police that a falsified certificate of inspection found on his vehicle was his “handiwork,” according to court...
Published on March 16, 2019 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A Millville-area man allegedly carried on a sexual relationship with a minor since last year, police say. John Wayne Benner, 22, of 140...
Published on March 16, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former Montour Township supervisor admitted in court recently that he stole coins from laundry machines while working as a maintenance...
Published on March 16, 2019 - Page 4
DANVILLE — The following civil complaints have been filed in the offices of District Judge Marvin Shrawder: • Members Choice Financial Credit Union...
Published on March 16, 2019 - Page 4
LIBERTY TWP. — A Shamokin Dam woman police found walking on Route 642 told officers she smoked a synthetic drug that was stronger than she thought it...
Published on March 16, 2019 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — A federal grand jury has indicted 17 people for allegedly shipping heroin and guns into Pennsylvania and distributing them in Dauphin,...
Published on March 16, 2019 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man who was jaywalking across Columbia Boulevard near Central Road had marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his possession,...
Published on March 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — After Ruthanne M. Bowman screamed she was going to burn down Ashley M. Wemple’s house during an October 2017 confrontation in downtown...
Published on March 15, 2019 - Page 3
SHICKSHINNY — Crews for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Wednesday painted over a swastika that was painted on Route 11 near the...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 1
LOCUSTDALE — More than a year after Conyngham Township supervisor and secretary Linda Tarlecki was ousted amid accusations she’d been dipping into...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa woman recently pleaded guilty in Columbia County Court to endangering another person after she allowed a girl to be...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 3
DANVILLE — The Cherokee Tap Room, Danville, was found to be in compliance with Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board standards during a compliance check...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 11
Lawsuits filed in Millville court MILLVILLE — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Doug D. Brewer....
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 11
Man accused of provoking fight BLOOMSBURG — A Sellersville man is accused of attacking a man on the sidewalk at 150 E. Main St. here on Feb. 23,...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — Fourteen people entered guilty pleas to drunken driving charges in Columbia County Court this week. Those appearing before President...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 17
Code citations cost man $583 BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A township man has admitted to property upkeep violations at his residence at 279 Evansville Road...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 17
ORANGE TWP. — Three people are accused of failing to maintain a structure at 2959 Green Creek Road here, according to court papers. Georganna J....
Published on March 13, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman ran a car off the road on her way to the Fine Wine and Good Spriits store, a witness told police. As she left the...
Published on March 13, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police say they found three young children alone in a house that reeked of raw marijuana and had several open containers of alcohol out in...
Published on March 13, 2019 - Page 3
SUNBURY — A former Prothonotary at the Northumberland County Courthouse here has been arrested for allegedly stealing $30,000 in public funds. The...
Published on March 13, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Years after moving from a property on East Eighth Street, a Berwick man allegedly returned and left bags of garbage, including mail that...
Published on March 13, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A New York man already serving state prison time for drug dealing in Berwick was sentenced Monday to another 2 to 5 years in prison for...
Published on March 13, 2019 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Faced with the threat of legal action, four national fast-food franchisors — Dunkin’, Arby’s, Five Guys and Little Caesars — have agreed...
Published on March 12, 2019 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A pair of traffic stops led to two high-speed chases and felony charges for two Berwick men, police say. Now police have issued...
Published on March 12, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former Berwick podiatrist admitted in court Monday that he illegally dispensed painkillers and stimulants to two employees who were...
Published on March 11, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man who told his ex-girlfriend “you’re going to die tonight” is now charged with making terroristic threats, police said...