Crime and Courts

Published on February 26, 2021 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A Benton man was seriously injured in July 2019 when the boat he was towing behind his pickup was hit by a speeding car on Interstate...
Published on February 25, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A 73-year-old man who admitted fondling an 8-year-old girl is to be released from jail as soon as his family can find a suitable new home...
Published on February 25, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A former psychiatric aide at Danville State Hospital was ordered Wednesday to spend 18 months on probation after pleading guilty to...
Published on February 25, 2021 - Page 3
Cops: Suspended driver had joints ORANGE TWP. — A driver with a suspended license had four marijuana cigarettes tucked below his leg when he was...
Published on February 25, 2021 - Page 3
MILLVILLE — A landlord alleges two tenants owe more than $4,600 in rent. Thomas Jankowski of Bloomsburg filed a complaint in district court seeking...
Published on February 24, 2021 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — State Police seized two guns, nine bags of marijuana and more than $4,000 in cash from a car they pulled over Sunday afternoon on...
Published on February 24, 2021 - Page 3
BENTON — Police responding to an incident on Fifth Street involving an intoxicated man with a gun later discovered the man was not legally permitted...
Published on February 24, 2021 - Page 8
CATAWISSA TWP. — A man who crashed a Subaru into a utility pole on Riverhill Drive Dec. 17 faces drunken driving charges, according to court papers...
Published on February 23, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Nathan Ross testified Monday that he didn’t believe Marvin Lee Comstock really was going to hurt him when, during a drug deal, Comstock...
Published on February 23, 2021 - Page 1
HAZLETON — The man allegedly stomped and brutally beaten 10 days ago by another man living in Briar Creek Township has died, a coroner says. Frantz...
Published on February 23, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — District Judge Richard W. Knecht has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in these landlord-tenant complaints, ordering defendants to pay...
Published on February 23, 2021 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A Montgomery County man tried to buy two handguns from a gun shop, but lied on the application and failed a background check, police say...
Published on February 23, 2021 - Page 5
MIFFLIN — A driver led a State Police trooper on a 13-mile chase that reached 100 mph Jan. 13 when the trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on...
Published on February 22, 2021 - Page 3
Police: Driver drunk with kids in truck DERRY TWP. — A Danville man found to be intoxicated with four children inside his pickup faces child...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Sadie Snowflake Runkle walked into District Judge Craig Long’s office for a drug-related hearing Feb. 16 smelling like she had just...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Two people from Coal Township charged with crimes involving violence and drugs in Danville pleaded guilty and were immediately sentenced...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 12
UNION TWP. — A 19-year-old Shickshinny woman and a 16-year-old girl from Forty Fort escaped injury in the crash of a small SUV on snow-covered...
Published on February 20, 2021 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia School district spent $3,800 on lawyers to defend its administration’s discipline of a former standout wrestler and...
Published on February 20, 2021 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle, possibly a pickup, who fled early Friday after damaging an apartment building and a...
Published on February 20, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man was sentenced to jail for 45 days followed by 45 days on house arrest for driving while impaired by Fentanyl use. Dylan...
Published on February 20, 2021 - Page 5
LOCUST TWP. — When an officer checked on a gold pickup parked diagonally across Millgrove Road after 1 a.m. May 8, he found a man inside with a bag...
Published on February 19, 2021 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A woman claims Geisinger Medical Center fired her after her work shift was changed and she sought leave to get her autistic, epileptic...
Published on February 19, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Ringtown man busted by state vice agents for operating illegal gambling machines at pizza shops he owned in Numidia and Ringtown has...
Published on February 19, 2021 - Page 4
LOCUST — A man led police on a chase of about 10 miles, reaching speeds of about 90 mph after 9:15 p.m. Feb. 3, according to court papers. After...
Published on February 19, 2021 - Page 8
BERWICK — Several people accused of letting children miss classes at Berwick Middle School were scheduled for summary trials before District Judge...
Published on February 18, 2021 - Page 1
HAZLETON — A man living in Briar Creek Township punched and kicked another man so brutally, his victim will suffer permanent brain damage — if he...
Published on February 18, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town man allegedly sent pornographic images to a 17-year-old girl while asking her, “please don’t tell anyone,” arrest papers say....
Published on February 18, 2021 - Page 3
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — A driver was to be charged for failing to drive at a safe speed after swerving to miss a deer and crashing into an embankment,...
Published on February 18, 2021 - Page 5
MIFFLIN TWP. — A tractor trailer pulling out from a rest area parking stall hit a pickup Saturday, State Police said. Michael J. Jenkins, 60, of...
Published on February 17, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following judgments in landlord/ tenant complaints have been awarded in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: • Bret and...