Crime and Courts

Published on February 24, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A homeless man returned to his mother’s residence where police found him sitting on the toilet with a 3-inch knife to his throat and...
Published on February 24, 2020 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A Benton man who told police he consumed about a case of beer had a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit, police...
Published on February 23, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An out-of-control student was twice taken to Bloomsburg University Police headquarters and arrested on several charges for allegedly...
Published on February 23, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Mifflinville man who crashed a Harley-Davidson motorcycle in Scott Township last summer while intoxicated at three times the legal...
Published on February 23, 2020 - Page 4
WILKES-BARRE — Mental health experts clashed in court Friday over whether the teenage girl accused of murdering a man with ties to a Bloomsburg...
Published on February 23, 2020 - Page 4
LAIRDSVILLE — A Millville man already convicted of DUI more than a half a dozen times has been arrested yet again for the same offense after his 2005...
Published on February 23, 2020 - Page 5
SUNBURY — The impact of the Diocese of Harrisburg declaring bankruptcy extends beyond those claiming to have been abused by priests as youngsters,...
Published on February 23, 2020 - Page 8
MOUNT CARMEL — A $160 drug debt led to one man undergoing emergency surgery and another facing attempted homicide charges after a near six-hour...
Published on February 22, 2020 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The man accused of breaking into Your Choice gas station on Columbia Boulevard and smashing into coin gambling machines has been...
Published on February 22, 2020 - Page 3
Cops: Car parked in lane of travel VALLEY TWP. — On Jan. 21 around 1 a.m., State Police say troopers responded to a vehicle parked in the travel...
Published on February 22, 2020 - Page 3
WILLIAMSPORT — A Bloomsburg woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing $12,000 in postal funds while working as a postal employee in...
Published on February 22, 2020 - Page 3
TUNKHANNOCK — A Bloomsburg man was sentenced to state prison for retail theft here last week, according to the Tunkhannock newspaper. Phillip Jason...
Published on February 22, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A town man accused of breaking into a woman’s apartment while high on methamphetamine waived all charges onto court Thursday. Derrick...
Published on February 22, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man was given consecutive prison sentences totaling three to 18 months after pleading guilty this week to conspiring with his...
Published on February 22, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A town man who tried to steal a Freightliner tractor at Gold Star Trucking here was paroled at sentencing this week with credit for...
Published on February 22, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A motorcycle with a custom paint job was stolen from a garage here, police say. The motorcycle, taken from the 500 block of West Main...
Published on February 22, 2020 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Several women were recently sentenced on various drug charges in Columbia County Court. • Christine Evans, 37, of 31 LaSalle St.,...
Published on February 21, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Methamphetamine has overtaken heroin to once again become the top illegal drug leading to arrests here, according to the police department’...
Published on February 21, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken driving suspect accused of tangling with police in Locust Township over the weekend brought $10,000 cash with him when...
Published on February 21, 2020 - Page 1
ANTHONY TWP. — Two Muncy men police noticed speeding east on Route 54 here are facing charges of drunken driving, according to court documents....
Published on February 21, 2020 - Page 3
BERWICK — District Judge Richard W. Knecht has ruled in favor of plaintiff Clover Hill Estates, Berwick, in these landlord-tenant complaints,...
Published on February 21, 2020 - Page 12
NEWPORT TWP. — A Glen Lyon woman is charged with child endangerment following the Jan. 4 death of her 6-month-old daughter. Charlene June Riera,...
Published on February 20, 2020 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A pair with several drug charges already pending were arrested early Wednesday at the Super 8 Motel here after the woman appeared to...
Published on February 20, 2020 - Page 1
DANVILLE—A hotel manager accused of groping a former employee and offering her a job and place to live if she “took care of him” is guilty of...
Published on February 20, 2020 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Police say the death of a woman in a vehicle near playing fields here was not suspicious. Borough police, along with Mahoning Township...
Published on February 20, 2020 - Page 3
WILKES-BARRE — A gun dealer with ties to a former Bloomsburg sporting goods store is returning to jail after illegally shipping a pair of rifle...
Published on February 20, 2020 - Page 4
BUCKHORN — A man suspected of illegally using another person’s credit card information is being sought by the Hemlock Township Police Department....
Published on February 20, 2020 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Six people were given a chance to clear their criminal records when admitted to a special probation program Wednesday in Columbia County...
Published on February 20, 2020 - Page 8
Payments sought BERWICK — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht. Defendants in such cases...
Published on February 20, 2020 - Page 8
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —A Hazle Township man is accused of grabbing a woman by the wrist, shoving her and pushing her to the ground at 3363 Ridge Road...