Crime and Courts

Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville man allegedly hit himself in the face and then told police a woman had done it. Brannan Eugene Lyle, 53, of 38 Meadow Ave.,...
Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A man upset at utility workers for previously trimming his blueberry bushes became enraged when workers showed up last month and...
Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg man was spotted staggering on the sidewalk and nearly fell into the roadway into the path of a state trooper, according to...
Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman could face 10 years in prison after she admitted to deliberately running down her former boyfriend with her car in...
Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 3
Police: Wanted man had meth BERWICK — A 28-year-old man arrested on a warrant turned out to be carrying suspected methamphetamine, charges allege....
Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped by police for an expired registration was in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia, police said. Bradley...
Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 5
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was charged with having drug paraphernalia after a home health aide reported three men smoking pot at the home...
Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 5
LIMESTONE TWP. — A Danville man hit his wife with the back of his fist as they were driving on State Route 54 around 9:15 p.m. Nov. 9, police said...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A longtime resident and former Little League coach feels he’s the victim of racial profiling after a woman called police to report a “...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — An 18-year-old Almedia man is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl on multiple occasions since May, charges say. Donovan...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 4
Man charged with stalking BLOOMSBURG — Police used call data records, message logs and computer IP addresses to determine it was a Hazleton man who...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Eight people pleaded guilty to charges of drunk driving this week in Columbia County court. • Daijjah Dunmyer, 24, of Philadelphia,...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 5
Cops: Woman caught leaving drug house BERWICK — Police say a woman they saw driving away from a known drug house was high on pot and had a narcotic...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — A 37-year-old woman was arrested after a drug test by parole officers showed narcotics in her system, police said. State parole officers...
Published on November 14, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Williamsport man accused in a $1,000 marijuana robbery and beating here agreed to have all the charges against him sent on to Columbia...
Published on November 14, 2019 - Page 4
SALEM TWP. — A 19-year-old high on pot crashed into trees on the way to work, then tried to hide his car in the company parking lot, police said....
Published on November 14, 2019 - Page 4
MILLVILLE — Frank Rehm of Bloomsburg alleges Matt Richards of Service All of Berwick owes him $5,437 for an unpaid rental agreement for a chop saw...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Police had charged a Bloomsburg contractor with a crime after they said he took a down payment and never finished the work. But Terrance W...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man accused of dropping a bottle while making meth May 21 and causing a fire that destroyed a Chamber Street home is headed to county...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Two people were charged with possessing methamphetamine and drug-use items during separate traffic stops, arrest papers say. One was a...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 12
SUGARLOAF TWP. — The son of a Sugarloaf Township man who had been missing since June 2018 was charged with his slaying Tuesday, according to a Wilkes...
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 54-year-old man forced a mentally challenged teenager to have sex with him at knifepoint over the course of two months, police said....
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A town woman was arrested for hindering apprehension of a wanted man by lying about his whereabouts, district court papers say. Rachel...
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Fourteen people were granted the most lenient type of probation recently as first offenders in Columbia County Court. All can clear...
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Several people have been cited for alleged code violations at their properties here, district court papers say. • Edward Welsh of 515 N....
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 5
MAHONING TWP. — A patient at Danville State Hospital is facing assault and harassment charges after he allegedly injured two people on Oct. 18....
Published on November 11, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two men face drug-related charges after one of them was caught on surveillance video snorting heroin from a table of the McBride Memorial...
Published on November 11, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student from York will spend Christmas in prison as punishment for driving while high on marijuana and leading...
Published on November 11, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A 41-year-old woman died prematurely because she was not properly treated with antibiotics, a lawsuit claiming wrongful death alleges....
Published on November 11, 2019 - Page 3
DERRY TWP. — Someone broke through a rear door of a residence at 23 Mill Road causing damage estimated at $300, State Police at Milton said. The...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A Bloomsburg man faces 15 years to life in prison after a federal jury found him guilty Friday of enlisting three juvenile girls to...
Published on November 9, 2019 - Page 3
CLARKSTOWN — A Millville man was arrested by state police on charges of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine and related offenses for...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A judge dismissed the case Thursday against one of two half-brothers accused of beating a woman to death, while the other will face...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — A suspicious trunk left outside Sheetz here shut down the business Thursday morning as authorities tried to figure out what it was and who...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor MAHONING TWP. — After four days of searching, crews found the body of a Point Township man in steep, wooded terrain...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 3
SCOOT TWP. — The following non-traffic citations have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: • Nicholas A. Gorman, 21, of...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 3
MILLVILLE — Gordon B. Bilby, 68, of Park Road in Berwick, was recently ordered to pay a $473 fine after being found guilty of public drunkenness...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 5
MILLVILLE — These claims for unpaid debts have been filed in District Judge Douglas Brewer’s court here; defendants sometimes settle such claims...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 5
Cops: Vomiting man was drunk, had pot LIBERTY TWP. — A New York man found vomiting beside his Jeep just after 10 a.m. on Oct. 20, was drunk and had...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — An intoxicated man who caused a three-car crash on Old Berwick Road on Wednesday night claimed he wasn’t driving after he realized he...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman sat in the driver’s seat of a van parked on West First Street around 12:40 a.m Sept. 16 as her juvenile son was seated in the...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two men accused of making gun threats against university students in separate incidents here have been held for county court after brief...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — Tenants Brian Long and Geraldine Beitz were ordered in district court here to pay landlord Rhodes Street Mobile Home Park $2,165 in rent...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — A retired Air Force Brigadier General was arrested Wednesday after a search of his Mechanicsburg home turned up computers filled with...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student seen vomiting and being carried along East First Street by two friends was cited for public drunkenness...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Two businesses have been sued in the district court of District Judge Russell Lawton here for allegedly failing to pay for services...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Danville man was paroled at sentencing this week and ordered to stop drinking after spending 23 days in jail for spitting blood at a...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A New Jersey driver stopped for driving without his headlights on at night was drunk, police say. David George Spellman, 44,...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Berwick man who caused a two-vehicle crash along Route 54 while driving with a suspended license and high on methamphetamine was given a...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 4
CATAWISSA — Here is the October report from the District Court of Craig W. Long. COLUMBIA COUNTY — $5,491 • Processing Center — $150...