Crime and Courts

Published on July 4, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of leading both local and state police on a high-speed chase with a stolen box truck argued for charges against him to be...
Published on July 4, 2020 - Page 3
Man gets DUI at PSP barracks SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A 79-year-old Stillwater man who drove to the State Police barracks to follow up on past complaints...
Published on July 3, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County Court defendant who showed up late for sentencing Thursday explained to a judge that he rode his bicycle about a dozen...
Published on July 3, 2020 - Page 3
HAZLETON — The fugitive driving a tractor-trailer who was shot and killed by police after a two-county chase on Interstate 81 had been featured on “...
Published on July 3, 2020 - Page 5
Unemployment checks probed DORRANCE TWP. — A Wapwallopen man brought two unemployment checks to the State Police barracks in Hazleton on June 10,...
Published on July 2, 2020 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit over a police officer’s fatal shooting of a hallucinating, mentally ill man who charged after...
Published on July 2, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A suspect in a series of sexual assaults on a young girl here over the past year waived a preliminary hearing Wednesday on all charges,...
Published on July 2, 2020 - Page 3
Danville man accused of DUI MONTOUR TWP. — A rural Danville man was charged with drunken driving here when an officer spotted him operating his...
Published on July 1, 2020 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A rural Catawissa woman was charged with having nearly a pound of heroin or fentanyl, along with pills and a small amount of marijuana...
Published on July 1, 2020 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — Two men from Milwaukee are locked up on felony drug charges after an estimated pound of suspected cocaine was found inside their car...
Published on July 1, 2020 - Page 3
WEST CHILLISQUAQUE TWP. — A Danville man was killed in a head-on collision in Northumberland County on Friday afternoon. Donald L. Stephens, 62,...
Published on June 30, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was driving while impaired by marijuana and with a suspended license during a traffic stop by State Police on Christmas...
Published on June 30, 2020 - Page 4
WILKES-BARRE — Despite a $3 million settlement in the case of a former inmate who died after being restrained by corrections officers, the Luzerne...
Published on June 29, 2020 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was hospitalized in critical condition after losing control of his bicycle here Friday, police say. James Perrige,...
Published on June 28, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A North Centre Township man charged with setting off a March explosion that surprised residents and damaged homes has pleaded guilty to...
Published on June 28, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — A 48-year-old woman jumped from a moving car and tried to flee on foot to avoid arrest on three warrants, police here said. Ann Marie...
Published on June 28, 2020 - Page 3
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville man who told State Police that a “couple of drinks” really meant “a lot,” had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the...
Published on June 27, 2020 - Page 3
Cops: Shick woman hit deer with car WHITE DEER TWP. — A Shickshinny woman escaped injury when her car struck a deer in Union County on the morning...
Published on June 27, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman is facing a $200 fine plus costs for stealing a trampoline out of a neighbor’s yard and placing it in her own yard,...
Published on June 26, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man whose family said he “was not in the right state of mind” and needed medical treatment threw knives at emergency responders and swung...
Published on June 26, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man faces charges of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident after police say he was involved in two hit...
Published on June 25, 2020 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A former Catawissa councilwoman charged with prostitution hopes to be admitted into a program for first-time offenders that would let...
Published on June 25, 2020 - Page 3
DERRY TWP. — A Danville man picked up by State Police on a warrant June 7 had marijuana and a loaded hypodermic needle with him, officers said....
Published on June 25, 2020 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Marcus Lowe, 28, of 412-D W. Main St., Bloomsburg, was cited with criminal mischief for puncturing tires on a woman’s car at 301 E....
Published on June 24, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A homeless man accused of setting a series of fires here cursed and shouted at his public defender, creating such a scene the judge delayed...
Published on June 24, 2020 - Page 3
Driver, passenger face heroin charges LOCUST TWP. — Police pulled over a driver whose pickup had an inoperable side brake light and suspected there...
Published on June 24, 2020 - Page 5
WILKES-BARRE —Luzerne County Council agreed Tuesday to a $3 million settlement to end litigation with the estate of deceased county prison inmate and...
Published on June 24, 2020 - Page 5
MAHONING TWP. — Chip Adams Sewer & Drain Cleaning of Bloomsburg filed the following civil suits in the offices of District Judge Marvin Shrawder...
Published on June 23, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of holding up two stores in Berwick while out on parole for two bank robberies in Delaware told a judge Monday he doesn’t...
Published on June 23, 2020 - Page 6
Pair accused of dealing marijuana LOCUST TWP. — Police pulled over a driver for crossing the fog line of Route 42 and found about a pound of...