Crime and Courts

Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg woman arrested in a string of shoplifting and drug offenses over the past two years was paroled at sentencing...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A teen accused of breaking someone’s jaw Monday told police he was trying to defend a teenage girl from what he thought was abuse. But...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former adult probation officer in Columbia County is headed to state prison for 2-5 years on charges of dealing illegal steroids while...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 3
HUMMELS WHARF — A dealership here is being sued by Nissan who claims the seller owes it more than $600,000 in payments and credits involving the sale...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 4
HEMLOCK TWP. — Two passengers in a car face charges after police spotted them parked in a church parking lot along Creek Road. Police confronted...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 5
GREENWOOD TWP. — A man pulled over for driving erratically around 8 p.m. on May 16 handed a State Police trooper a container of meth, court papers...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A Danville woman lured her ex-boyfriend to her bedroom and locked the door behind them, pulling up pictures of his new girlfriend and...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Fourteen people were granted ARD probation as first-time offenders in Columbia County court. Their charges can be cleared from their...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 23
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville State Hospital patient is facing three citations for allegedly harassing other women. Ida Marie Baker, 38, 51 Kirkbride...
Published on June 6, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A woman reportedly tried to talk her way into a resident’s house late Tuesday night, then sprayed the homeowner with a household...
Published on June 6, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who fired a handgun inside the Honeysuckle Student Apartments last month is expected to plead guilty to recklessly endangering...
Published on June 6, 2019 - Page 4
WHITPAIN TWP. — A Berwick man was taken into custody on a Philadelphia warrant for a drug violation following a traffic stop May 28 at Swede and...
Published on June 6, 2019 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A Danville woman attacked her fiancee June 2 because she was upset with the way his mother treats her biracial son, police said. At about...
Published on June 6, 2019 - Page 18
Man pleads in Block Party arrest BLOOMSBURG — A Nanticoke man caught smoking marijuana during Block Party has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct...
Published on June 6, 2019 - Page 18
BERWICK — Charges against a Philadelphia man accused of trying to break into his estranged wife’s house here after repeatedly threatening her and her...
Published on June 5, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man pleaded guilty to stalking his ex-wife after placing a GPS tracking device on her car last year. Eli McAfee Jr., 51, of...
Published on June 5, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township woman who caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a man and seriously injured a pregnant woman will spend at least 11...
Published on June 5, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Shortly after firing upon his estranged wife and her boyfriend, William Miranda called her and threatened to kill everyone in their house,...
Published on June 4, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two men exchanged gunfire here Monday morning, narrowly missing a 4-year-old girl and her mother, shattering windows and doors at nearby...
Published on June 4, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County inmate’s death over the weekend is being investigated both internally by the county and externally by Bloomsburg Town...
Published on June 4, 2019 - Page 4
BRIAR CREEK — A Danville woman stole dog food from Dollar General at about 10 a.m. May 24, putting it in her backpack before paying for it, police...
Published on June 3, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman with multiple arrests for shoplifting and drug offenses was released on probation recently after spending nearly six...
Published on June 3, 2019 - Page 4
Man allegedly twisted woman’s hand DANVILLE — A Mount Carmel man arguing with his son’s mother over a cell phone grabbed her by the hand and twisted...
Published on June 2, 2019 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — A man behaving erratically in the back of an ambulance was found to have a glassine bag containing methamphetamine residue in his...
Published on June 2, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former radio personality suing television stations, political activists and others over what he says was a smear campaign will not be...
Published on June 2, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — Police and agents from the state attorney general’s office visited 421 E. 3rd St., Apt. B during a crystal meth distribution investigation...
Published on June 1, 2019 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A Berwick man who sued police after being shot during a domestic dispute nearly four years ago saw his lawsuit, which alleged “...
Published on June 1, 2019 - Page 3
WILLIAMSPORT — A Unityville man was sentenced to 48 hours to six months in county prison in Lycoming County Court for drunken driving and careless...
Published on June 1, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A carnival worker from Florida pleaded guilty recently to being drug-impaired when he crashed his car along Route 11 last September,...
Published on June 1, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man is accused of stealing three large Kit Kat candy bars at Dollar General here by shoving them down his pants, arrest...
Published on June 1, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student pleaded guilty to assaulting another student at a bus stop on campus last winter but told a judge that...
Published on June 1, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Daniel Breech, 23, of 61 Pine St., Bloomsburg, was cited with being disorderly after police say he stopped in the middle of Penn Street...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK — State police are looking for the driver of an older blue Jeep Wrangler they say was involved in a hit-and-run Wednesday morning. The...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Carbon County woman pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct by fighting with her cousin at Knoebels Campgrounds in Cleveland Township...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Timothy Bailey, 850 Iron St., Bloomsburg, has filed a landlord-tenant complaint in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 5
Berwick man admits to misconduct BERWICK — A borough man has admitted to appearing in a public place manifestly under the influence of alcohol to...
Published on May 30, 2019 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Virginia man who fled from the scene after a one-car crash was driving drunk, according to police. Michael McCormick, 24, from...
Published on May 30, 2019 - Page 3
Defendants must pay, judge rules BERWICK — District Judge Richard W. Knecht has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in these landlord-tenant...
Published on May 30, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on May 30, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Schuylkill County man was found to be carrying two packets of methamphetamine inside his wallet when a state waterways conservation...
Published on May 30, 2019 - Page 5
CATAWISSA — Large Animal Veterinary Care of Bloomsburg has sued three customers for unpaid bills. The business alleges Crystal Stackhouse of 142...
Published on May 30, 2019 - Page 5
Woman alleges loan wasn’t repaid MILLVILLE — In a civil complaint filed in the office of District Judge Doug D. Brewer, Eileen Cullen, 756 Cherry...
Published on May 30, 2019 - Page 6
BERWICK — Berwick school officials have filed a truancy complaint with District Judge Richard W. Knecht. Amanda Colon, 801 LaSalle St., Berwick,...
Published on May 29, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A rural Catawissa man was locked up Monday after police say he struck his infant daughter in the side of the face while fighting with...
Published on May 29, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Three people have been cited by town code enforcers for high grass and weeds on their properties here, district court papers say. • Raj...
Published on May 29, 2019 - Page 14
MILLVILLE — A Berwick man accused of trying to flee from police by jumping into Fishing Creek after crashing a car in Hemlock Township will face...
Published on May 29, 2019 - Page 23
CATAWISSA — A man accused of driving a farm tractor drunk through downtown Catawissa will face DUI charges in county court. Justin Andrew Sivak,...
Published on May 29, 2019 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG — The driver of a pickup with a loud exhaust system who squealed tires as he drove fast through town was arrested for driving drunk during...
Published on May 28, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 22-year-old woman pleaded guilty to seven theft and drug charges in seven separate cases she racked up between 2016 and 2018....
Published on May 28, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — No criminal charges will be filed against a driver who struck and killed a Millville man in a head-on crash two years ago. The district...