Crime and Courts

Published on May 20, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man who came home after a night of drinking kicked his girlfriend in her right knee, which recently underwent surgery, during an...
Published on May 20, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An intoxicated man yelling racial slurs and making threats against employees and the then owner of Good Old Days bar was locked up after...
Published on May 20, 2019 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Police responded to the following calls in April: April 1 • 12:38 a.m. — Columbia Boulevard and Park Street, motor vehicle...
Published on May 19, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A homeless man accused of stabbing a resident who said he had tried to help him pleaded guilty to aggravated assault as part of a recent...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man identified himself as an off-duty New York City police officer as he tried to get them to respond to an assault along...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police rounded up a third person Friday wanted after a drug raid on Mulberry Street this week. But Zachary David Parker, 18, told a judge...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 3
COALDALE — Two Berwick men will be sentenced Monday on charges of defiant trespass, theft, criminal mischief and related charges connected with an...
Published on May 18, 2019 - Page 4
Danville woman arrested at hospital LEWISBURG — Shainia Lynn Sessions, 23, of 586 Church St., Danville, has been charged by State Police for...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Borough police and members of the Columbia-Montour SWAT team raided a home on Mulberry Street on Thursday morning, looking for three men...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man riding a dirt bike on River Drive entered a swampy area and “rooster tailed” mud — leaving ruts and causing property...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 6
No injuries in Elysburg crash ELYSBURG — No serious injuries were reported after a pickup and a car collided at the intersection of Route 487 and...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A cashier at Beer-N-More stole nearly $20,000 from the business, pocketing the cash from hundreds of sales on her register last year,...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick woman was cited with retail theft after allegedly stealing tanning lotion valued at $60 from Darkside Tanning here, district...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — An inmate who was hospitalized after suffering from an apparent seizure over the weekend is back in prison after being discharged from...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Hazleton man who missed two appointments with a probation officer after being sentenced for lying to police about his identity was...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 12
Codes violation alleged in Bloom BLOOMSBURG — A property owner is accused of failing to store, maintain or practice to prevent waste conditions,...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 18
SCOTT TWP. — Two people from Montgomery County are accused of various drug and traffic-related violations stemming from a traffic stop at the...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 18
Three lacked life jackets BRIAR CREEK — Three people have admitted to operating watercraft upon commonwealth waters without wearing U.S. Coast Guard...
Published on May 16, 2019 - Page 18
SCOTT TWP. — A Delaware County man stopped for a traffic violation gave police a false name and lied about having a driver’s permit in Maryland and...
Published on May 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A prisoner smuggled a large wad of heroin into Columbia County Prison on his person just before Christmas in 2017, a jury agreed Tuesday...
Published on May 15, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — One of two Berwick men accused of ripping up two local parks with a Ford Explorer pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct Monday. Chance...
Published on May 15, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A 23-year-old man accused of impregnating a 12-year-old last year quietly sent two rape charges to county court Monday. Stephen Mack...
Published on May 15, 2019 - Page 5
DUSHORE — An Orangeville man faces a slew of charges after police say they found marijuana, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia during a traffic...
Published on May 14, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man police say holed up in a bedroom at Honeysuckle Student Apartments early Friday and fired a gun now faces criminal charges. But he...
Published on May 14, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 19-year-old inmate from Columbia County Prison is in intensive care at Geisinger Medical Center after he suffered what appeared to be...
Published on May 14, 2019 - Page 5
Man enters plea in jaw-breaking case BLOOMSBURG — A man who broke another man’s jaw after punching him at the Good Old Days pleaded guilty to...
Published on May 14, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — A Berwick man who was allegedly intoxicated when he charged at a police officer, pushed him, and grabbed his uniform pleaded guilty to...
Published on May 13, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOSMBURG — A man accused of holding his ex-girlfriend captive and threatening to kill her saw his charges dropped at her request. “Your intent is...
Published on May 13, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A father who admitted taking an illicit photograph of his young son, then sharing the image through Yahoo messenger and online child...
Published on May 13, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick woman was charged with driving drunk at nearly three times the legal limit after she struck another vehicle with her Honda CRV at...
Published on May 12, 2019 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A drunken man drove a farm tractor through downtown Catawissa with someone sitting on the fender, while flashing obscene gestures to...
Published on May 12, 2019 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — Seventeen employees of the North Central Secure Treatment Unit in Danville are among the defendants in a case brought by an advocacy...
Published on May 12, 2019 - Page 4
HEMLOCK TWP. — When a Millville man unsuccessfully removed protective wrap from an item at Walmart, he took a pair of wire cutters from a display,...
Published on May 12, 2019 - Page 5
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Shickshinny woman driving home from the Orangeville campground April 27 was drunk, police said. Constance Comuntzis, 55,...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A jury Friday rejected James Calderone’s insanity defense and convicted him on all charges, including attempted murder of three Berwick...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor MIFFLIN TWP. —Police have cited four people in the past few weeks for driving the wrong way through a construction...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A suicidal man fired a shot inside a student housing apartment building early Friday before barricading himself in a bedroom, touching...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man involved in conflict with another man for more than a year was charged with harassment and making terroristic threats...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick woman attempted to flee police May 1 as they were attempting to pick her up on a warrant. Police saw Amber Lynn Esser, 25, 118...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick woman who was a passenger in a car stopped for a broken tail light was in possession of crystal meth and drug paraphernalia,...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Nescopeck man who police stopped for having deeply tinted windows on his 2009 Pontiac was drunk, police said. Jeffrey P. Powell, 47,...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man charged with having bundles of heroin and hundreds of packets of fentanyl to sell saw most of his charges dropped in...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 6
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man who rear-ended a motorcycle in the westbound lane of Interstate 80 near mile marker 236 on April 25 was drunk,...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 6
LIBERTY TWP. — A Watsontown teenager who hid her face from Pennsylvania State Police while driving on Interstate 80 on Aug. 18 was in possession of...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Police say James Calderone shot at them more than 30 times with a semiautomatic rifle during a November 2015 standoff in a Berwick...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who repeatedly stole beer from Weis Markets here was hurried out of the courtroom for a quick test when a probation officer...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 3
Citation alleges vehicles are junk CATAWISSA — The borough’s code office cited Joshua Wells for having a junk vehicle May 2 at his 505 N. Third St...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A 42-year-old man who vowed to take a different route the next time he drives home drunk was one of five defendants placed in the...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 19
Student admits to assault in dorm fight BLOOMSBURG — Kasaan Patterson, 20, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty May 3 to simple assault following a fight...
Published on May 9, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick Police officer, telling a jury about a gunfight at the borough’s industrial complex, said he feared for the life of a fellow...