Crime and Courts

Published on October 11, 2019 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A man who was inside a car during a Sept. 7 dispute at Hillside Village allegedly had marijuana on him and lied to police about his...
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DALLAS — Borough police accused a Sweet Valley man of unlawfully smoking medical marijuana last month, according to a Wilkes-Barre newspaper. Police...
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WEST HEMLOCK TWP. —A Danville man who told police he was trying to avoid hitting a deer and instead ended up in a ditch was drunk, police said....
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BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped for a broken headlight just after midnight on Sept. 21 had been drinking, police said. Anton S. Yalch, 69, 2566...
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BERWICK — A Berwick man failed to register with Pennsylvania State Police as required by Megan’s Law, police said. Keith Michael Levan, 34, of 36...
Published on October 10, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man stabbed at the Hilltop bar in Valley Township two years ago says he doesn’t remember much of what happened before he was knifed....
Published on October 9, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man here was caught with cocaine and no driver’s license after police pulled him over for having too many air fresheners and lanyards...
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BERWICK — A man claiming he had never received his winnings from a Pennsylvania Skill machine stole scratch-off lottery tickets worth $480 to make up...
Published on October 9, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police and emergency personnel flooded a trailer park just off Walnut Street about 6 a.m. Tuesday, responding to a report of a woman found...
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CATAWISSA — A mother who claimed to be possessed by demons when she repeatedly strangled her small son this summer is headed to trial in Columbia...
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DERRY TWP. — An Orangeville man who lost control of his vehicle about 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 27 was drunk, police say. Nicholas Kaminski, 33, was...
Published on October 8, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A woman who fleeced an elderly farmer of his life savings could spend as many as 10 years in state prison, sentenced there by a judge who...
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COOPER TWP. — A man allegedly fought with his teenage son over a loaded shotgun, pointed it out the front door of his home when police arrived, then...
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DANVILLE — A Danville man admitted to stabbing a man in the back during a heated argument last summer But Mark Gordy, 33, said he was mentally ill...
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BERWICK — Jason Lee Brown, 37, of 587 Valley Road, Danville, was allegedly drunk and speeding with his 16-year-old daughter in the car when he was...
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DANVILLE — A woman who stole car keys and titles from her ex-husband’s auto sales business and demanded cash for their return was sentenced to...
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BERWICK — A Berwick man who sheared off a utility pole and rolled his car told police he had swerved to miss a vehicle coming at him in his lane, but...
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BLOOMSBURG — Town Police are asking for information about a burglary that occurred between 5:55 and 6:50 p.m. Sept. 23 at 223 W. Ninth St. Personal...
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BERWICK — An Orangeville woman pulled over for a broken taillight had both marijuana and meth, police say. During a traffic stop at about 8:30 p.m...
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BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Police Department is looking for information regarding the theft of a cash and credit card machine between 7:30-8 p.m. on...
Published on October 7, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A man wandered off Confers Lane into a wooded area posted with “No Trespassing” signs, then told police he had never been in the...
Published on October 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A lawsuit filed by Berwick to force a landlord to evict a tenant came to an abrupt end Thursday when the borough’s attorney told Judge...
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SALEM TWP. — A man beat another man so badly, his victim suffered cracked ribs and a collapsed lung, police here say. Richard Houman, 28, of Wilkes-...
Published on October 7, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick man has been charged with theft after security footage from a hardware store showed him twice sticking 20-volt battery packs...
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Danville driver was drunk, police say WEST HEMLOCK TWP. —A Danville man was charged with drunken driving after a crash Sept. 15 here, State Police...
Published on October 6, 2019 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — A farmer has won the blessing of Pennsylvania’s highest court to build a 4,800-head hog nursery in Montour Township, concluding a six-...
Published on October 6, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man who crashed into a telephone pole at the intersection of East 11th Street and Fowler Avenue on May 4 had a blood-alcohol...
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WASHINGTON TWP. — Selinsgrove State Police recently received a state Childline report saying an 8-year-old Bloomsburg girl had been struck in the...
Published on October 6, 2019 - Page 8
BERWICK — A Nescopeck woman gave police a false name because she wanted to avoid being picked up on a warrant, court documents say. Lori Shaffer,...
Published on October 5, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A passenger in a vehicle stopped for a broken taillight had a small amount of marijuana, plus equipment to store and keep urine warm to...
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BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who admitted to causing a fatal head-on collision near the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds while high on pot now faces at least...
Published on October 5, 2019 - Page 1
BENTON TWP. — A Benton woman took nearly $7,000 from a supermarket where she worked, police say. It was part of Sharon Ranae Roman’s job at Thomas...
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BLOOMSBURG — Several people are facing fines of $200 to $300 after being cited for alcohol violations here, district court papers say. • Steven...
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MAHONING TWP. — Police here ask the public’s for help in identifying a woman suspected of trying to make a $1,000 purchase from the Buckhorn Walmart...
Published on October 5, 2019 - Page 3
Hit-run is alleged HUGHESVILLE — A Unityville man is facing charges following an alleged hit-and-run accident here, according to the Williamsport...
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BLOOMSBURG — A town man was arrested for driving while impaired by drugs after Bloomsburg Police stopped him for erratic driving at the Giant Foods...
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WILKES-BARRE — A Mocanaqua man who pleaded guilty to nearly 500 counts of possession of child pornography in Luzerne County Court, told police he had...
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BERWICK — Three people were charged with having a small amount of marijuana after a traffic stop Sept. 8 for an inoperable license plate light....
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SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick couple was cited with theft of services after they failed to pay for meals at Denny’s Restaurant last month, district court...
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CATAWISSA — A New York man is suing Knoebels Lake Glory Campground, alleging a campground employee directed his truck into a building, causing $2,500...
Published on October 5, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was accepted into Columbia County’s treatment court program after pleading guilty Friday to his third DUI arrest with a...
Published on October 4, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Mahoning Township man who says he’s been raising a special breed of duck testified against his neighbor Thursday, accusing the man of...
Published on October 4, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Over the course of five hours, a Danville man terrorized his ex-girlfriend after he lay in wait for her in the rear of her SUV until her...
Published on October 4, 2019 - Page 4
Slow traffic leads to DUI charges CATAWISSA — A State Police trooper was behind a line of traffic traveling at just over 20 mph on Route 487 around...
Published on October 4, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Seven people were accepted into a Columbia County probation program that would allow the first offenders to erase arrests from their...
Published on October 3, 2019 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — If her discrimination claims against Columbia County Sheriff Tim Chamberlain go to trial, deputy Kristie Rospendowski won’t be...
Published on October 3, 2019 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — A woman accused of illegally buying several pistols and a semi-automatic rifle for a man banned from owning guns will face trial in...
Published on October 3, 2019 - Page 4
CATAWISSA — Two young men who crashed a backyard campfire and scuffled with residents in July agreed to plea deals Tuesday that put both on probation...
Published on October 2, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Former WHLM radio host David Reilly has refiled a defamation lawsuit against what he calls “lying leftists,” who, he alleges, falsely...
Published on October 2, 2019 - Page 1
NESCOPECK — An autopsy on an 11-week-old baby boy pronounced dead at Berwick Hospital on Saturday morning shows he suffered multiple traumatic...