Crime and Courts

Published on November 16, 2022 - Page 1
RUPERT -- The former fire chief of the now-defunct Montour Township Fire Co. sold raffle tickets for the company, then couldn't produce the money...
Published on November 16, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A jury acquitted a father charged with abusing his young daughter after she refused to try on new shirts. "She was my best friend....
Published on November 16, 2022 - Page 1
DANVILLE -- A 15-year-old Danville Area student is charged with making terroristic threats and institutional vandalism after he allegedly wrote a...
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DANVILLE -- A man who admitted exposing himself to a teen girl at a home near here was paroled at sentencing Monday with credit for time already...
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GREENWOOD TWP. -- An Orangeville man stopped for speeding on Millertown Road was drunk, State Police allege. About 1 a.m. Sept. 24, Trooper Brent...
Published on November 16, 2022 - Page 5
BUCKHORN -- A Danville man using a self-checkout machine at Walmart pocketed keys left behind by the previous customer, then denied seeing them when...
Published on November 15, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- A woman allegedly opened a checking account in her host's name without his knowledge, then used it to steal a check that was supposed to...
Published on November 15, 2022 - Page 3
DANVILLE -- Three men were accepted Monday into Montour County's ARD probation as first offenders, including one who damaged the floor while...
Published on November 15, 2022 - Page 3
DANVILLE -- A Stillwater man was sentenced to 72 hours in jail after pleading guilty Monday to driving under the influence of drugs here in summer...
Published on November 15, 2022 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. -- A Bloomsburg woman being picked up on a warrant had a jar of meth in her bra, police said. PennyLee Dawn Walter, 40, of 28 Perry...
Published on November 15, 2022 - Page 4
DANVILLE -- Two men had felony drug charges against them dropped Monday after they completed a year in a court diversion program. Ando Jawarnaya, 24...
Published on November 14, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- An Aristes man was placed on probation Thursday and ordered to have no contact with a neighbor whom he allegedly "terrorized" with...
Published on November 14, 2022 - Page 1
ESPY -- A Luzerne County woman named in an arrest warrant lied to police about her identity during a traffic stop here, district court papers say....
Published on November 14, 2022 - Page 5
BERWICK — Police say the driver of a car they stopped in a drug-plagued neighborhood had what they suspect was marijuana as well as multiple plastic...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 1
NESCOPECK TWP. -- Two State Police troopers were taken to a hospital early Saturday after their patrol vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer,...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 3
Landlords win suits BERWICK -- District Judge Richard Cashman ruled in October on the following cases filed by landlords against tenants. * Penny...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 4
Press Enterprise Staff Report MIFFLINVILLE -- A man who said he drove to pick up a friend who had been drinking turned out to be intoxicated himself...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG -- When university police went to check on the welfare of a student, they found pot and paraphernalia in her purse, a court filing says...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG -- A town man who began to cry when a police officer asked him for identification was high, police allege. Steven Dale Gettle, 29, of...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG -- A former Danville resident has pleaded guilty to passing a counterfeit $50 bill at the Exxon station in Buckhorn two years ago....
Published on November 12, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A man arrested after he showed child pornography on his cell phone to coworkers at Burger King pleaded guilty recently to felony...
Published on November 12, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK -- A Berwick man had 46 packets of fentanyl and a host of other drugs at his home when police raided it Nov. 3, arrest documents show. Shawn...
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Press Enterprise Staff Report BENTON -- A Benton-area man cut off his wife's ability to breathe by grabbing her by the neck and lifting her into the...
Published on November 12, 2022 - Page 3
BERWICK -- A 31-year-old Berwick woman faces a felony theft charge after allegedly shoplifting items valued at $40. Michelle Marie Oboro, of 77...
Published on November 12, 2022 - Page 3
CATAWISSA -- The following civil complaints have been filed in District Judge Craig Long's office: * Midland Credit Management Inc., Michigan,...
Published on November 11, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A teenager who took her mother's SUV without permission has been charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and possession of...
Published on November 11, 2022 - Page 1
MILLERTOWN -- A 20-year-old man is accused of forcing a 15-year-old girl to have sex with him at a home along Kindt Road in Mount Pleasant Township,...
Published on November 11, 2022 - Page 4
Press Enterprise Staff Report DANVILLE -- A teenager told police he went through a stop sign because his brakes failed, but police could find no...
Published on November 11, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG -- A Berwick man was sentenced to six months in county prison for possessing several bundles of fentanyl found during an arrest in Mifflin...
Published on November 10, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A Benton man has pleaded guilty to brandishing a handgun toward another motorist during a road rage incident last spring along Route 11...