Crime and Courts

Published on February 9, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A man accused of robbing Fulton Bank and KB Dollar Store employees quietly waived charges from four different cases on to county court...
Published on February 9, 2019 - Page 6
SCRANTON (AP) — A jury cleared a former prison guard on Thursday of sexually abusing a female inmate. George McHale, 51, was among seven former...
Published on February 8, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man, who police saw rolling around on the floor and making multiple, unusual noises, was under the influence of methamphetamine...
Published on February 8, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman who failed to report an address change as required of convicted Megan’s Law offenders was sentenced to 9-24 months in...
Published on February 8, 2019 - Page 3
Police locate missing teen LOCUST TWP. — Police using K-9 tracking dogs found a missing teen Thursday evening. Kevin Eshbach, 18, went missing...
Published on February 8, 2019 - Page 3
VALLEY TWP. — A Bloomsburg man stole two $30 lottery tickets and a $3 pastry from a convenience store here, according to court documents. Robert...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. — A man caught in a woman’s backyard here pretended to be a state dog warden, according to State Police. They’re hoping to find out...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A Benton man was arrested Tuesday on charges of having sex with a 15-year-old girl at his home and engaging in sex acts with her at...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A Walmart employee claimed to be his boss when he sent a profane, rambling and racist email to the FBI and allegedly threatened to “murder...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 3
CONYNGHAM TWP. —A man is facing assault and other charges for attacking another man in the driveway of a home here, according to court papers. An...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man threw two firecrackers at a rabbit from his vehicle as he drove around the campus of Bloomsburg University, a citation...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 7
SALEM TWP. — State Police had to use a Taser twice on a suicidal man who told troopers he wanted them to kill him, court papers say. Troopers were...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A man walking with a bicycle along East Street late at night had a meth pipe in his backpack, according to court papers. Benjamin...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick woman smashed the windows out of her ex-boyfriend’s car with a baseball bat and then told him to pick up his damaged vehicle from...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 39-year-old man arrested and jailed for burglarizing a Locust Township home last month was discovered “with injuries” in the prison...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was charged with having marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside his car during two January traffic stops here, charges...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The following people were cited with failure to remove snow and/ or ice from their town properties after a winter storm that ended Jan....
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township man is accused of stealing a cellphone from the waiting area of Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital’s emergency room,...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Two Hummelstown men were cited for disorderly conduct in Columbia Hall on the campus of Bloomsburg University, according to court...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 11
Hit-and-run crashreported on I-80 VALLEY TWP. — A unidentified motorist failed to stop when their vehicle struck an Elysburg woman’s car on...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — An intoxicated woman who vomited on herself and had difficulty standing was cited for underage drinking and public drunkenness,...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 12
SCRANTON — A Shickshinny man was one of five people arraigned by a federal grand jury for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, heroin and...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 12
DANVILLE — Danville Police are investigating a string of thefts from motor vehicles, which occurred on numerous streets throughout Danville Borough...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick woman had over 60 baggies of heroin, 17 unused hypodermic needles and a vial of marijuana when she was pulled over for vehicle...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The first overdose death of 2019 in Montour County has been ruled a homicide, according to Coroner Scott Lynn. And now police are looking...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Police say a Bloomsburg University woman will be cited for turning left into oncoming traffic and causing a two-vehicle crash Saturday...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — Police charged a woman with possession of crystal meth after a search during a traffic stop near Berwick High School on Jan. 17. Police...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 4
HAZLETON — A shooting suspect was taken into custody after a nearly 24-hour manhunt Sunday and locked up on $250,000 bail. Juan Jesus Rosario...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man arrested last summer for driving impaired after smoking marijuana was accepted Monday into Columbia County’s ARD program...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 5
BUCKHORN — A man posted a video on social media of himself flashing a handgun reportedly stolen from a Millville home, court papers say. Derick...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Stillwater man was sentenced to three months in jail for recklessly endangering others by leading police on a 20-mile chase while...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A man struck by a vehicle near Bloomsburg University’s Carver Hall last week is still in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Charges have been withdrawn against a man accused of pulling a gun on another man in a feud over feeding squirrels. Raymond Bores and...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A Bucks County man with a history of sexual assaults will spend a year on probation for groping a hotel clerk in December. Brad Goldman...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A nurse and a patient who wanted to keep her use of painkillers to a minimum helped reveal that a new hire was stealing narcotics from a...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville man who claimed he crashed his car when he slid on a patch of black ice in 40-degree weather was driving drunk, court papers...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man who told police he had “a bad evening out” was jailed early Sunday after police say he injured his girlfriend by shoving her...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A Danville woman sought on an arrest warrant since September was jailed over the weekend for possessing drug-use items, according to...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 5
Cops: Man smoked pot during game BEAVER TWP. — A man is accused of driving while high on marijuana after watching a Seahawks-Cowboys NFL playoff...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 10
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Berwick teen was jailed early Sunday after being arrested for shoplifting $488 worth of items including a pellet handgun while at...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Police are hunting for a driver who fled after hitting two women with a car downtown here early Saturday. The driver, possibly a woman...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man accused of leading police on a chase in a stolen car pleaded with a district judge to lower his bail after his preliminary hearing...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man, whom police found lying in the middle of a road kicking his legs and missing a shoe on Jan. 15, was intoxicated and...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 6
Stillwater man allegedly stole SELINSGROVE — A Stillwater man was cited with retail theft here Friday after he walked out of Kohl’s Department Store...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Three Bloomsburg University students were in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia when police came to their dorm shortly after...
Published on February 2, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who slammed his car head-on into another vehicle at the west end of Bloomsburg in December — killing the other driver — was high...
Published on February 2, 2019 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — A couple charged with neglecting a horse that had to be euthanized says police and a veterinarian ignored evidence the animal was well-...
Published on February 2, 2019 - Page 3
Woman gets DUI for pot impairment BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was driving while impaired by marijuana when police stopped her for a vehicle...
Published on February 2, 2019 - Page 4
MONTOUR TWP. — A woman staying at the Indian Head Campground was apprehended by police as she was leaving the area on a blue, motorized scooter,...
Published on February 2, 2019 - Page 4
Hemlock claims sewer bills unpaid BUCKHORN — Hemlock Township’s sewer authority has sued several customers in district court, alleging they have...