Crime and Courts

Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A homeless Bloomsburg man is charged with breaking into a ticket booth at Bloomsburg Fairgrounds and breaking its front window on the...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man pleaded guilty last week to charges of fleeing from police three times last fall, including one wild pursuit in South...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Borough police are still searching for a man who last week failed to show up to be arraigned on charges he beat his son and the child’s...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — A Berwick man possessed a handgun and two sawed-off shotguns despite being prohibited from having firearms based on previous convictions...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man carrying a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue in his pocket told police a friend gave it to him and he was going...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township man pleaded guilty Tuesday to five counts of possessing methamphetamine or items used for meth ingestion last year....
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Luzerne County man was fined $100 for being disorderly by fighting with another man in Bloomsburg in December 2019. Tyler Kovach, 27...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Sunbury man pleaded guilty Monday to resisting arrest last summer as officers tried to take him into custody after he allegedly...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Northumberland man was placed on probation for six months after pleading guilty Monday to being drunk when he hit a utility pole with...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 5
BERWICK — The following civil suits have been filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht. • Joanne Gurns, 600 N. Vine St., Berwick, was...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Four people were granted ARD probation as first offenders in Montour County court on Monday, including a young mother who left two young...
Published on September 13, 2021 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — An Edwardsville woman who called 9-1-1 after her boyfriend overdosed in the bathroom tried to clean up the scene before police arrived...
Published on September 13, 2021 - Page 3
Cops: Philly man DUI on interstate MIFFLIN TWP. — A Philadelphia man had a blood-alcohol level more than 21/2 times what state law considers too...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A Coal Township man spotted driving on the wrong side of Route 11 told police he had taken a pain medication meant for horses and...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — An Orangeville man pulled over for a registration violation late Wednesday was locked up as a suspected drug dealer after heroin,...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Police say a borough man who agreed to turn himself in to be arraigned on felony charges he beat his 3-year-old son and strangled the boy...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Three men appearing in court on DUI charges this week pleaded guilty in Columbia County. Two were put on probation and a third will...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A 42-year-old Berwick woman was caught having sex in the parking lot of state game lands near Jonestown. Mandy McHenry was “...
Published on September 10, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — A homeless woman who’s been ordered to stay away from a Berwick home was discovered sleeping in an upstairs bedroom, police say....
Published on September 10, 2021 - Page 5
Landlords awarded judgements BERWICK — The following landlord/tenant complaints were filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht. • Leo...
Published on September 9, 2021 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — The man accused of killing Erica Gene Shultz and Tianna Ann Phillips pleaded guilty to both murders Wednesday in Luzerne County court...
Published on September 9, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Moments before jury selection in a murder trial, a Lackawanna man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in a Berwick woman’s robbery and...
Published on September 8, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man with a history of violent attacks was charged after police say he assaulted three prison guards while being questioned for...
Published on September 8, 2021 - Page 3
Cops: Grandmother was threatened WEST CAMERON TWP. — A Shamokin man was charged with threatening to harm his grandmother and blow up her home along...
Published on September 8, 2021 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman is charged with defiant trespass after she was seen entering Walmart while knowing she was banned from the business...
Published on September 7, 2021 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Two Valley Township women face animal abuse charges after humane officers say they failed to provide veterinary care and appropriate...
Published on September 7, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A homeless man driving a BMW fled from police in a chase that reached speeds in excess of 85 mph, police said. Anthony D. Talanca, 43,...
Published on September 7, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man faces theft charges after being caught on surveillance video breaking into a house, stealing clothes, then taking a...
Published on September 7, 2021 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A homeless woman who was found illegally camping at a local park was intoxicated and misidentified herself to police to avoid being picked...
Published on September 7, 2021 - Page 10
MONTOUR TWP. — A 52-year-old man has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for putting his father in a headlock and slamming him to the floor. Kevin...