Crime and Courts

Published on July 23, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman with a history of alcohol-related assaults earned a state prison sentence this week for hitting a neighbor in the head...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Mike Knorr knew something was wrong when he received the email from the state telling him his secretary at Knorr Hauling had filed for...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville man accused of trying to set fire to an occupied trailer at Fisher Court waived a preliminary hearing on all criminal charges...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town man charged with punching a police officer twice in the chest and kicking an EMT responder in the head while high on drugs last...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman was dragged out of her car and beaten by two other women on arriving to a friend’s party, town police said. Aliza Reightler...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man described by authorities as homeless is accused of fondling himself inside Brennan’s Big Chill ice cream shop in downtown...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. — A woman told police she was assaulted by a man in their home who then used a crowbar to hit himself in the face, arrest papers say....
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The driver of a car in which police found 75 pounds of marijuana after a high-speed chase through town last fall has pleaded guilty to a...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who admitted he snuck a young girl into a motel to have sex with her will have to register as a Megan’s Law offender,...
Published on July 19, 2021 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A Nanticoke man was on drugs and had a suspended driver’s license when police caught him behind the wheel of his truck, charges say....
Published on July 19, 2021 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A modular home construction company is suing another construction firm, alleging it’s owed money for its role in building single-...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — For the first time in more than 30 years, Columbia County was tapped last week for jurors to be considered for a statewide grand jury...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A Berwick man allegedly lied to police on Memorial Day, when he told them he had been punched in the face and hit in the head by...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man barred from having weapons due to a criminal conviction had a 9mm handgun hidden inside an ottoman in his home at 652 Old Berwick...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 3
MIFFLIN TWP. — A New York man spotted driving 106 mph on Interstate 80 — 36 mph over the posted speed limit — on the Fourth of July was drunk, police...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A New York man was jailed and his pregnant girlfriend taken to Geisinger Medical Center on Wednesday night following a high-speed...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A driver with a medical marijuana card went to trial Friday in Columbia County court to challenge his DUI arrest during a traffic stop...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man whom police tried to pick up on a misdemeanor drug charge tried to flee on a bicycle, court papers allege. But police not only caught...
Published on July 16, 2021 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A township police officer has resigned after his ex-girlfriend accused him, in a protectionfrom-abuse order application, of...
Published on July 16, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man from Queens, New York, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Columbia County court to resisting arrest by trying to flee from police who...
Published on July 15, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man dressed in black and wearing a ski mask robbed a gas station clerk at gunpoint and made away with an undisclosed amount of cash,...
Published on July 15, 2021 - Page 6
BERWICK — A Berwick man who choked his pregnant girlfriend faces a felony charge of aggravated assault of an unborn child, police said. Naji Meek...
Published on July 14, 2021 - Page 1
CATAWISSA TWP. — The naked man who ran from police Sunday afternoon had fled his hometown near Reading after allegedly shooting and killing his...
Published on July 14, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Lebanon man pleaded guilty Friday to sending obscene pictures to an 11-year-old girl over Facebook, including a photo of his genitals...
Published on July 14, 2021 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Millville man is accused of stealing nearly $2,000 from his cousin while she was in the hospital and then in rehab, police said....
Published on July 14, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A large group assaulted a woman in a parking lot along Glenn Avenue early Saturday, and police are looking for the assailants. The...
Published on July 14, 2021 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Berwick man who violated a Protection from Abuse Order was found by police hiding in a crawl space under couch cushions and garbage bags...
Published on July 13, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A drug dealer crashed his car on his way to a drug deal, then unwittingly handed it over to an undercover narcotics agent to cover up that...
Published on July 13, 2021 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — Two reports of naked men wandering the area Sunday ended with one man in custody and police asking for the public’s help in...
Published on July 12, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville man tried to set fire to an apartment early Sunday by placing a gas-soaked rag on top of a running air conditioner and lighting...