Crime and Courts

Published on March 30, 2020 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — A man used a plastic gallon jug he found while trespassing inside the shuttered Days Inn hotel to smoke marijuana there, according to...
Published on March 30, 2020 - Page 3
SALEM TWP. — A man was high when he sped by a police car at more than twice the speed limit, then veered into the oncoming lane of traffic, court...
Published on March 30, 2020 - Page 8
BERWICK — Several people have been charged with having drugs or various drug paraphernalia found by police during recent incidents, according to...
Published on March 30, 2020 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Eastern Traders Inc. doing business as Uni-Mart at 417 Lightstreet Road was cited for selling a tobacco product to a 16-year-old boy...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — Suncom Industries fired a Catawissa-area woman from her job as a care worker at the non-profit’s Bloomsburg site 21 days after hiring...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A man swerving across the road while driving admitted to smoking marijuana beforehand, court papers say. On Feb. 22 at 1:20 p.m.,...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. —Vandals in vehicles tore up sports fields at the Hess Recreation Area here sometime late Thursday or early Friday, causing up to $8,...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who was seen struggling to maneuver a small boat with a boy on board last summer on Fishing Creek, then was found to have a blood-...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A man allegedly trying to flee from police had a BB gun, hatchet and knife on him, as well as drug paraphernalia, court papers say....
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville woman whose small car crashed into a ditch Feb. 26 near Linden Lane and Hawthorne Court had a blood-alcohol level nearly...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A borough woman who police said choked and hit multiple people at the state hospital a hospital here faces charges, court papers say....
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 13
FRANKLIN TWP. — A woman driving erratically and too slowly apologized to an officer for texting when she was pulled over around 10 p.m. March 4,...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Local prisons are hitting record-low numbers of inmates as courts look to clear space in confined housing units to prevent a spread of...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police who pulled over a car because a stuffed animal was obstructing a rear window found crystal meth, heroin, cocaine, marijuana, pills...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A man caught shaking a coin machine at a gas station here had multiple warrants out for his arrest and drug paraphernalia on him, court...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Town police cited a man for playing music at his apartment so loudly that it annoyed neighbors, district court papers say. Zachari...
Published on March 26, 2020 - Page 3
MIFFLIN TWP. — A man allegedly roughed up a woman at a Kelchner Road home, then took off on his motorcycle when someone called police, according to...
Published on March 26, 2020 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A man was charged after police said he found and kept an envelope containing $70 lost by a woman shopping for her grandmother at a grocery...
Published on March 26, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was cited for criminal mischief after police say she intentionally broke someone’s eyeglasses into two pieces. Mary...
Published on March 26, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student and a guest in her dorm room were charged with possessing a small amount of marijuana. Morgan Fiorito...
Published on March 25, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former WHLM-AM broadcaster David Reilly, saying it failed to prove defamation or “...
Published on March 25, 2020 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville woman seen sitting unconscious in the driver’s seat of a car that was stopped for some time at Bloom Road and Woodbine...
Published on March 25, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Millmont woman is facing $300 in fines after she was cited for damaging another woman’s front door while trying to enter the residence...
Published on March 24, 2020 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man is accused of fondling and kissing a 14-year-old girl whose parents’ addresses he found through Snapchat, an online app that...
Published on March 24, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Criminal proceedings planned for Columbia County Courts next week are being arranged through alternative means such as video...
Published on March 23, 2020 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A mother driving without a license is in prison after causing a crash that injured her two young sons, neither of whom was...
Published on March 23, 2020 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A teen is charged with stealing his grandmother’s debit card and, with his girlfriend, using it to make more than $3,000 in bank...
Published on March 23, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man was awarded $1,191 for damage caused to his car by fireworks shot from a neighboring yard. The defendant, Edward Kreidler,...
Published on March 23, 2020 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Law enforcement agencies plan to “ensure compliance” with Gov. Tom Wolf ’s order closing non-life-sustaining businesses, the State...
Published on March 22, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A town police officer injured while pursuing an armed theft suspect last spring spoke up Monday during sentencing of the defendant....