Crime and Courts

Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg man accused of exposing himself to a young hospital volunteer sought to have his case dismissed in Montour County court...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man who grabbed cash registers at two local businesses in robbery attempts pleaded guilty Friday to both crimes, but he...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A drunken woman drove to the State Police barracks in Shickshinny and reported her husband assaulted her, but wound up getting arrested...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 1
BENTON — A Hunlock Creek man stole cash from a woman’s wallet he found at Dollar General here, but then accepted a reward for returning it to its...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — Two men who police say had drug paraphernalia while in the company of a 16-year-old girl now face drug charges, along with corruption...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 6
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville man recently reported vandalism to his property on Charlene Drive, which occurred sometime between Aug. 28 and Sept 10....
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A man and two women returned home to a Mill Street apartment the evening of Sunday, Sept. 1, only to find a man “furiously masturbating”...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A former psychiatric aide at Danville State Hospital will face a felony charge in county court for allegedly initiating a physical...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man charged with stealing a cell phone pleaded guilty to a lesser charge at District Judge Richard Knecht’s office Monday....
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BERWICK — A man pushed his way into a Fairview Avenue home on Monday afternoon, demanding things he said were...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville woman with a long history of thievery has admitted she conned $185,000 from her boyfriend’s grandfather over a two-year period...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 10
SCRANTON — A Lackawanna County youth group leader has been arrested for sexually abusing a child, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Friday....
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Two men crashed a party outside Catawissa in July, tried to steal a phone and wallet from one man’s pockets and then threw punches at...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two men got into a bloody fistfight Saturday night after one of them allegedly tackled a woman and dragged her to a home, court papers say...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — About two dozen people cleared out of the Capital Bar and Grill early Sunday after a man wanted in Florida threatened to “shoot this...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Three family members face drug charges after a search of their apartment here turned up drugs, paraphernalia and a ledger of drug...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man who removed a television from a business and placed it in his van told police he was taking it home to make sure it wasn’t broken,...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 3
Theft alleged at Berwick Sheetz BERWICK — A Berwick man who left Sheetz without paying for several items, was found to have drugs and drug...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 6
Police: Drunk man destroyed cross WILLIAMSPORT — A white male was staggering in the street Aug. 26, carrying a cross, police told a Williamsport...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 1
For the Press Enterprise RED ROCK — A Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officer used pictures of a man’s arm tattoos to positively...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — Two men who allegedly took cash, change, lottery tickets, tobacco and gift cards from multiple vehicles here were caught after...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 3
Police: Berwick man had meth BERWICK — A man had over eight grams of packaged crystal meth with a street value of $640 when Berwick Police chased...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 4
Police allege man had.248 BAC, pot MILLVILLE — A driver stopped at a DUI checkpoint had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 4
LOCUST TWP. — Two men are accused of breaking into a house while a woman was away camping and stealing a dozen silver half dollars, court papers say...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 4
LOCUST TWP. — A passenger in a car pulled over by police allegedly lied about his identity and then tried to take responsibility for drugs in the car...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — The Commonwealth has filed a private criminal complaint against Shannon Crotzer, 541 Summerhill Ave., Berwick, alleging that she violated...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — Police say they seized 90 bags of fentanyl, used glassine bags and a used hypodermic needle from a purse during an evening traffic stop...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A man pulled over for an inoperable middle brake lamp became “agitated” with police when officers told him they suspected he had marijuana...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 1
ROSS TWP. — A Benton teenager who stole a pickup from an auto parts store here was pursued by State Police twice over the course of two days before...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 1
BENTON — A Stillwater man who allegedly punched the arm of a young female subordinate doing summer work at the Benton Elementary School, leaving a...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A woman arrested for driving drunk when seen “all over the road” told police a passenger was feeding her a hot dog as she turned off...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man was arrested for drunken driving here after police pulled him over for a faulty brake light, according to a police report. Brian K...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A woman was arrested for drunken driving here after police saw her driving on the wrong side of the road, according to a police report....
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 4
Weapon charge filed ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. —A Bloomsburg man is facing weapons charges here, according to the Atlantic City newspaper. Nathanael A....
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A man wanted on a warrant also had 10 bags of suspected heroin on him when police found him, after a car he was in struck a gas pump,...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — Mariner Finance, Bloomsburg, recently filed the following civil complaints in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton, seeking the...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 9
BERWICK — Four men had drugs or drug gear on them and one attempted to flee from police during a traffic stop Aug. 28 on West Front Street, according...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 10
SCOTT TWP. — Law enforcement officers from several departments rushed to M & T Bank on Central Road at about 8:30 Thursday night. Scott...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who admits he’s a “kleptomaniac” has stolen seafood worth thousands of dollars from local grocery stores over the past six months...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man was found with heroin or fentanyl and suboxone after a witness saw him fall into someone’s yard on Chestnut Street here...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Georgia man was placed under arrest here after police smelled alcohol on his breath, and he refused to submit to roadside sobriety...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Mocanaqua man was found to be holding methamphetamine, fentanyl and Suboxone after police here noticed him behaving suspiciously,...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 4
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A year-old missing persons case has developed into a homicide investigation, State Police said Wednesday, according to the Times...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Danville man named in a warrant and driving with a suspended license was arrested after police found methamphetamine and a marijuana pipe...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — These landlord/tenant complaints were filed recently in the offices of District Judge Richard Knecht. These disputes are sometimes resolved...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Although he said he’d not heard from his court-appointed attorney in nine months, convicted killer Anthony “Rocco” Franklin’s request...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Councilman Andrew Shecktor told a judge Tuesday he doesn’t own the property where he has been fighting borough orders to repair the...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 1
BENTON — Two teens broke into an ice cream shop here, dumping toppings, scattering supplies and stealing change last month, charges state. David...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 7
BERWICK — These civil complaints were filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht. Defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims soon...
Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University grounds crew employee is accused of stealing a student’s backpack, keys and wallet from the school’s Student...