Crime and Courts

Published on January 14, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —A teenage girl in New York testified via Zoom linkup in a courtroom last week about how she was raped and sexually abused by a man while...
Published on January 14, 2021 - Page 3
HUNLOCK TWP. — A Nanticoke man was cited for failing to stay on the road when he lost control of his car and crashed into a residence along Hartman...
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Volunteers for the Stuart Tank Memorial Association Museum are asking whoever took two historic bicycles and other items from their storage...
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A convicted child rapist has been sentenced to an additional 21 years in prison for sexual assaults on three more girls while he lived...
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 3
NESCOPECK TWP. — A Berwick man who lost control of his SUV as he was driving down Nescopeck mountain Friday evening was intoxicated, police said....
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 3
LOCUST TWP. — A man is accused of calling and sending text messages to a woman in violation of a restraining order, according to court papers....
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — Three people were arrested recently on charges of driving drunk, including a driver whose license had expired and whose vehicle...
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of simple assault by smacking his girlfriend in the face and kicking a bucket of water...
Published on January 12, 2021 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — A panel of state Superior Court judges has upheld an Aristes man’s indecent assault conviction and 111/2- to 23-month prison sentence...
Published on January 12, 2021 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Berwick woman told police she stole a $300 pack of Pennsylvania lottery tickets while employed last August at Turkey Hill Minit Market on...
Published on January 11, 2021 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick man faces assault and disorderly conduct charges after police say he spit at a store clerk after throwing up outside the...
Published on January 11, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Sunbury woman is charged with stalking, after repeatedly harassing a Danville woman for about six months, police said. In spite of...
Published on January 11, 2021 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A man angry over “mean” Snapchat comments to his friend trashed another man’s home, police said. Jacob Paul Stauffer, 18, of 278...
Published on January 11, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — A son was charged with assaulting his father at their residence during a disturbance over money and Gatorade, according to police....
Published on January 10, 2021 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A Berwick woman had her 1-year-old daughter along with her during an alleged drug deal outside the Love’s truck stop in Mifflinville...
Published on January 10, 2021 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Stillwater man followed his ex-girlfriend from a gas station, then rammed his truck into the back of her vehicle as she was...
Published on January 9, 2021 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A “belligerent,” intoxicated man picked the lock on his handcuffs inside a police holding cell Thursday night and fled from the South...
Published on January 9, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An Almedia man will spend five months in prison after he admitted to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl on multiple occasions in...
Published on January 9, 2021 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — An Ohio man who repeatedly spoke about himself in the third person when stopped for erratic driving pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct...
Published on January 9, 2021 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A woman charged in July with taking $250 of decorative items from a hardware store was arrested just a month later for stealing items...
Published on January 8, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man used a tire iron to viciously attack another man outside a bar, claiming the victim had insulted him, according to police. Paul...
Published on January 8, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers cited Matthew Singley for failing to clean up or remove waste debris and rubbish at his property at 66 Lincoln Ave...
Published on January 8, 2021 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Berwick man tried to hide a small baggie of crystal methamphetamine inside his anal cavity when taken to Columbia County Prison by...
Published on January 8, 2021 - Page 14
ANTHONY TWP. — A Millville man stopped by police for going 60 mph in a 45 mph zone on Dec. 2, was drunk, police said. Nicholas Christopher Winters...
Published on January 7, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia woman is accused of bouncing two checks issued to MV Student Housing of Bloomsburg last fall, according to complaints...
Published on January 6, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — State prosecutors on Tuesday gave notification they will not seek the death penalty against a Florida man if he is convicted of fatally...
Published on January 6, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Luzerne County couple is accused of stealing 124 items at Weis Markets by failing to pay for them at self check-out stations during...
Published on January 6, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers recently filed snow removal violations in district court. The violations carry fines. Cited were: • Jane Garcia and...
Published on January 5, 2021 - Page 3
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A Benton woman lost control of her sport utility vehicle on a snow-covered road and overturned, police say. Tina M. Houseweart, 61...
Published on January 4, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — An 18-year-old Lewisburg woman had six passengers in her Honda Civic — including two in the trunk — when she veered off the road and into...