Crime and Courts

Published on October 4, 2021 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville-area woman spray painted the parking lot of a local gas station purple and then returned to cover it up with green paint,...
Published on October 4, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — An argument between a couple that had broken up turned physical, leaving one man with a broken cell phone, an injured nose and a sprained...
Published on October 4, 2021 - Page 1
Press Enterprise staff DANVILLE — A Danville man ran away from a traffic stop because of an outstanding warrant, police said. Chad Edward Shaffer...
Published on October 4, 2021 - Page 3
Cops: Man on drugs nearly hit cruiser BERWICK — Police say a man who nearly ran his vehicle into a police car turned out to have drugs in his system...
Published on October 3, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A former patient’s family is suing Geisinger Medical Center, alleging the hospital failed to treat a head injury she suffered during an...
Published on October 3, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Coal Township woman who struck the concrete barrier of the Danville-Riverside bridge Aug. 19 had a blood-alcohol level five times what...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A man considered a fugitive after failing to show for a Sept. 8 arraignment insists he won’t turn himself in without a lawyer. Police...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — In Columbia County court Monday, prosecutors will try to prove Michael A. Crimi fatally beat a 3-year-old Berwick girl after her mother...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 3
BERWICK — A woman ordered to euthanize her dog allegedly threatened a neighbor she blamed for it, court papers say. Holly R. Quick, 57, of 325 E....
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Wilkes-Barre driver who refused to stop for police after he was spotted speeding down Mall Boulevard on Wednesday night was being...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 5
PLYMOUTH TWP. — A Luzerne County woman died following a head-on crash in which her motorcycle hit a van on Route 11 just after 4 p.m. Friday,...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A local tavern owner was hospitalized Wednesday night after being hit by a vehicle near his bar on the west end of town, police said....
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG —Someone managed to pass a fake $5 bill to a vendor at the Bloomsburg Fair, officials say. An announcement over the loudspeaker Friday...
Published on September 30, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man stole more than $800 from a woman as she tried to get into her car just after she got off work, then pushed her into the vehicle and...
Published on September 30, 2021 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A Millville-area woman accused of entering La Malbec Restaurant and swiping several bottles of grapefruit vodka and cash waived a...
Published on September 29, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Letting Maria Sanutti-Spencer testify at her trial for murdering ex-husband Frank Spencer in 2012 would have been “catastrophic,” her...
Published on September 29, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man who couldn’t remember his own name when pulled over had marijuana in his car, police say. Austin David Soboleski, 27, of 61...
Published on September 29, 2021 - Page 3
Centre Daily Times STATE COLLEGE (AP) —Penn State agreed to shell out $25,000 to settle a lawsuit over its response to a rowdy 2018 tailgate party...
Published on September 29, 2021 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man faces charges after police say they pulled him over for faulty brake lights and found marijuana and pipes. Paul M. Temple...
Published on September 28, 2021 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — A man police say was drunk and high when he killed a woman in a head-on collision in Salem Township pleaded guilty to homicide by...
Published on September 28, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —The children and other relatives of convicted killer Maria Sanutti-Spencer testified Monday that all attended a family reunion with her...
Published on September 27, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man punched another man in the face until he fell to the ground semi-conscious, police said. Daryl Anthony Campbell, 22, of...
Published on September 27, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man, angry at another man for failing to pay him for work he had done, moved the man’s truck from his property to another...
Published on September 27, 2021 - Page 3
Police: Man found drunk in grass BLOOMSBURG — A Benton man was so drunk, a passerby summoned help after spotting him lying in the grass at 125...
Published on September 26, 2021 - Page 3
RALPHO TWP. — A three-vehicle crash here Saturday afternoon sent a 12-year-old to Geisinger and shut down traffic on Route 54, police report. The...
Published on September 26, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was sentenced to four to nine years in state prison for leading police on a high-speed chase in a stolen box truck in...
Published on September 25, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman’s sexual history cannot be brought up at trial in defense of a Bloomsburg University student accused of raping her at an off-...
Published on September 25, 2021 - Page 3
Cops: Unlicensed driver had drugs CATAWISSA — Police say a Catawissa woman lacked a valid license, but did have illegal drugs in the vehicle she...
Published on September 25, 2021 - Page 3
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville man pleaded guilty to purchasing alcohol for a 16-year-old girl who police said ended up drunk at the emergency room April 1...
Published on September 24, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Lime Ridge man awaiting trial on child rape charges was sentenced recently to 30 years in federal prison for producing child...