Crime and Courts

Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 1
JERSEYTOWN — A Jerseytown man stopped his car and hit a woman with a wooden baton because he felt she was driving too closely behind him, police say...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Nescopeck man with an extensive criminal past pleaded guilty to 10 more crimes on Friday, including a bank robbery and an armed holdup...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Fifteen people charged with various crimes will get a chance to clear their arrest records as part of Columbia County’s ARD probation...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK — A Bloomsburg man stopped for speeding on Rittenhouse Mill Road on May 8 was in possession of marijuana wax and drug paraphernalia,...
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A Catawissa man whose sedan went over an embankment in the 300 block of Golf Course Road on May 30 had a blood alcohol level more...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman stopped for a broken tail light on June 20 was in possession of meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, police said...
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SCOTT TWP. — A Watsontown man told police he was under the influence of methamphetamine when officers approached him in his vehicle just after...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A driver and two passengers were allegedly in possession of drugs and paraphernalia when police stopped them in the 100 block of East...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 5
The following non-traffic citations were filed in Columbia County last month: • Martin Grasely, 23, of 224 E. Second St., Berwick, was cited June 1...
Published on July 5, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man pushed his wife down the front steps of their residence when she attempted to walk past him to get her cell phone,...
Published on July 5, 2019 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A speeding motorist ran two red lights and a stop sign while fleeing from police Wednesday night, arrest papers say. Christopher...
Published on July 5, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman who lied to police about who was driving in a DUI-related crash in Briar Creek Township last year has been sentenced to...
Published on July 5, 2019 - Page 4
BRIAR CREEK— When police stopped Michael Hughes for driving erratically on Route 11 on May 1, they spotted clumps of white powder on the inside of...
Published on July 5, 2019 - Page 5
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Shickshinny man was drunk when he left his signal on after making a right turn, swerved across the roadway, then stopped his...
Published on July 5, 2019 - Page 5
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Danville woman who police say was driving erratically on Interstate 80 had heroin and crystal meth in her vehicle, police said....
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man threw hot coffee on his girlfriend during a fight Wednesday over accusations of infidelity, police said. Douglas...
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former special education teacher who admitted having indecent sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy was sentenced to one to four years...
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man was sentenced Wednesday to serve up to 10 years in state prison for stabbing a man in the back who tried helping him when...
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A driver admitted he had been drinking after hitting a curb and damaging his vehicle, but changed his story about where, court papers say...
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 3
Complaints allege payments owed MILLVILLE — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Doug D. Brewer....
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 3
STONINGTON — State Police Wednesday said an inspection of the Reitz Dairy Farm in Shamokin Township found no evidence of animal cruelty. Their...
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg woman allegedly backed into a vehicle in the 1000 block of North Warren Street, and then left the scene without reporting it...
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 9
KELLY TWP. — A Bloomsburg man attempted to steal more than $5,000 worth of items from Walmart stores in Lewisburg and Selinsgrove, troopers allege...
Published on July 4, 2019 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on July 3, 2019 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Police searched a bedroom where alleged store burglar Patrick D. Cameron was staying in Stillwater and found a First Columbia bank bag...
Published on July 3, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman drove drunk at four times the legal limit with her young son in the vehicle, frightening the child as she struck...
Published on July 3, 2019 - Page 1
NESCOPECK TWP. — A woman who destroyed corn valued at more than $5,000 by driving across a field here in the early hours of June 26 told police she...
Published on July 3, 2019 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A confused Catawissa man walking around the backyard of a Bloom Road residence May 31 was intoxicated and in possession of...
Published on July 3, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Berwick man who passed out at a table at Turkey Hill convenience store with a 40 ounce bottle of beer in front of him on June 8 was...
Published on July 3, 2019 - Page 7
BERWICK — A homeless man found face down on a hood of a parked vehicle, ran into a trailer when approached by police. The trailer, however,...
Published on July 3, 2019 - Page 7
VALLEY TWP. — A woman working as a housekeeper at the Super 8 Motel on Sheraton Road here allegedly helped herself to cash and medications as she was...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman accused of strangling her mother was scheduled to be released from prison Monday after her mom asked police to drop all charges. “...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A teen who was hurt as his father dragged him out of his girlfriend’s home in May testified against the dad in court Monday, saying his...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man is being sought as a suspect in the burglary of a home where a woman had allowed him to spend the night because he was...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Danville man who was carrying crystal methamphetamine and had other drug items in his pockets when taken into custody on a warrant last...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — An ex-convict prohibited from possessing guns had a stolen handgun and over 160 muscle relaxers that weren’t prescribed to him when...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man originally charged with simple assault and harassment saw his assault charge dropped, and he pleaded guilty to...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A one-vehicle crash on Route 54 on Sunday evening sent one man to the hospital and shut down the road for about an hour, Danville Police...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 5
CATAWISSA — Police pulled over a vehicle just after 2:20 a.m. May 21 for an object hanging from the rearview mirror, only to discover that every...
Published on July 1, 2019 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A real estate developer is suing a local modular building manufacturer to recover $250,000 paid as a deposit on a planned $10.5...
Published on July 1, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town woman is the second person charged with selling LSD to an informant at 775 Maple St., district court papers say. Bloomsburg...
Published on July 1, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman allegedly punched and choked her 77-year-old mother during an argument that turned physical at 829 West Front St. Saturday...
Published on July 1, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A woman viewing footage from her home security system on her phone watched another woman steal a package from her porch at 225 E. 4th St.,...
Published on July 1, 2019 - Page 5
STRONG — The fire chief here has been jailed on sexual assault charges for four alleged encounters with a 14-year-old female junior firefighter last...
Published on June 30, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A basketball player who has been cleaning up the courts at Town Park here weekly was dismayed Saturday when he arrived to find them...
Published on June 30, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — More charges have been lodged against former Wilkes-Barre police officer Robert Collins after four additional victims came forward with...
Published on June 29, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police used a suspect’s offer of a guitar for sale on Facebook to lure him out of hiding Thursday, two weeks after he had...
Published on June 29, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A driver with a suspended license fled an accident near Lightstreet Friday afternoon, leading police on an hour-long chase before he was...
Published on June 29, 2019 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — A Stillwater man smashed a glass door to the Hess Market here May 6, then stole more than $5,000 in cash and nearly $200 in cigarettes...
Published on June 29, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County judge issued dire warnings Friday to several drug offenders while revoking them from probation or parole for continued...