Crime and Courts

Published on October 26, 2019 - Page 3
Littering alleged MONTOUR TWP. — Alicia Fruit of Bloomsburg was fined $150 after she was cited with scattering rubbish at 522 Montour Blvd. here,...
Published on October 26, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Jesse Sanchez, 35, of Hanover Township was charged with stealing a 9mm handgun and a laptop computer out of a car and an apartment at...
Published on October 26, 2019 - Page 4
Several cited by town code enforcers BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers cited the following people on ordinance violations here recently, district...
Published on October 26, 2019 - Page 4
BRIAR CREEK TWP. —Two people who were found trespassing in a park after dark here were charged with 16 counts of possession of drug paraphernalia...
Published on October 26, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man involved in a rear-end collision at West Main and Jefferson streets here last month has been charged with driving drunk...
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A homeless man allegedly strangled the mother of his child when he became enraged, first because she was on the phone, then when she...
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Officers pulled a man over for erratic driving here and found him high on marijuana, court papers say. Police observed Patrick B....
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town woman told police she was head-butted by her boyfriend during an argument over spilled water, according to charges. Joseph...
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Catawissa-area woman who was a passenger in a vehicle stopped at about 10:30 p.m. Oct. 3 on Northumberland Street here, had four...
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man told a judge at sentencing Wednesday that he “accidentally” kicked over a can of gasoline in his mother’s kitchen during a...
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man who said he was a designated driver for his friends was arrested himself on DUI charges after a police stop, according to...
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 6
Shick man arrested in Lycoming County LAIRDSVILLE — A Shickshinny man is facing charges in eastern Lycoming County after a traffic stop, according...
Published on October 25, 2019 - Page 7
MAHONING TWP. — A Watsontown man who was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by police about 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 on Montour Boulevard here had drugs and...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — The woman found tied up and beaten beyond recognition in her trailer here has died, and the second of two brothers has been charged in what...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick woman said she had been taking a nap when her 2-year-old daughter left home and was found wandering barefoot on the street,...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — Preliminary hearings for a murder suspect and his girlfriend will be scheduled for 1 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Montour County Courthouse...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 4
CATAWISSA — A victim in a hit-and-run crash on Route 11 dialed 9-1-1 then followed the driver who allegedly struck her vehicle to his house. When...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Six people were admitted into Columbia County’s ARD probation Wednesday, which would allow them to clear their arrest records if they...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 7
SCOTT TWP. — A woman caught with a small amount of marijuana during a traffic stop here told police she gets marijuana from a friend for free when it...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 10
CATAWISSA — Landlords Jodi and William Henry of Elysburg alleged tenants Sean Blum and Evelina Scicchitano owe $1,550 in unpaid rent for 1202...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 10
BERWICK — A Berwick woman who was caught placing more than 20 cans of food in her purse without paying for them is facing retail theft charges....
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — A woman had a straw used to inhale methamphetamine and two packets used for heroin inside her purse when questioned by police as a...
Published on October 23, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A man ran into the Scott Township Police station Oct. 6, saying he was being chased by six men who wanted to kill him, officers say....
Published on October 23, 2019 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. —Lawyers for Mahoning Township argue a bus company owner could have appealed a township decision on a parking lot paving project to...
Published on October 23, 2019 - Page 3
COAL TWP. — An inmate from Philadelphia died at the state prison here Monday night, the prison reports. Basilio Davilia, 51, was found unresponsive...
Published on October 23, 2019 - Page 5
MAHONING TWP. — A man who allegedly fought with his teenage son over a loaded shotgun is free on bail, and his case is headed to county court....
Published on October 23, 2019 - Page 7
Properties cited by town code enforcers BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers cited Cindy Kingston and Tanya Marie Kingston for failing to clean up...
Published on October 23, 2019 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was found to be driving at nearly three times the legal alcohol limit when police stopped her for driving erratically...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police have filed charges against a man who allegedly drew a handgun at a late-night fraternity party on Iron Street Sept. 6....
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Friends of a man who was shot by police after allegedly hitting an officer with his vehicle say the shooting wasn’t justified, no matter...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 1
COOPER TWP. — A rural Danville woman cut the bolt on a storage unit here Friday night and began stealing things before the person leasing the unit...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 4
HEMLOCK TWP. — Several street name signs have been stolen from township roads on the north end of the township, according to Road Master Fred Klinger...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Bucks County man was arrested for driving drunk after town police saw the front of his car protruding into the crosswalk at Market and...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Shenandoah man was charged with giving alcohol to an 18-year-old after police came upon a vehicle stopped near the Rupert covered...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 10
SHICKSHINNY — State Police charged Stephen Snyder, 21, of Hunlock Creek with public drunkenness after he allegedly smashed a window on a vehicle...
Published on October 21, 2019 - Page 1
BENTON — A Benton man was operating a meth lab inside a rental property amid dangerous and deplorable conditions, police allege. George N. Holdren,...
Published on October 21, 2019 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — A Bloomsburg man who was angry with his wife because of something on her cell phone threatened to shoot her and her friend, police...
Published on October 21, 2019 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — A Jerseytown man who was screaming at first responders after crashing his car was drunk, police say. William Brian Fisher, 38, of...
Published on October 21, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick man who sped up as police tried to stop him for an irregular registration light Sept. 23 had a piece of a meth pipe, officers...
Published on October 20, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against a police officer and the township filed by a man who was arrested on incest charges but later...
Published on October 20, 2019 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Two men who siphoned fuel from a tow truck and fled are locked up on theft charges, authorities say. Danny Turner, 54, and...
Published on October 20, 2019 - Page 3
COOPER TWP. — An Elysburg teen escaped injury after crashing a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier into some rocks on the roadway here Friday night, troopers say...
Published on October 20, 2019 - Page 3
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A woman was taken into custody after she was found with a contact-lens case containing suspected methamphetamine while...
Published on October 19, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — After police officers spotted a man inside Cole’s Hardware, the man hid, dialed 9-1-1 and asked an operator for help, saying he was locked...
Published on October 19, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville man police found sitting on the sidewalk with his hands in the air told police he beat his wife because he “messed up,” police...
Published on October 19, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A routine traffic stop ended with charges against a Bloomsburg teen for selling small amounts of marijuana to “make some money,”...
Published on October 19, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man on state parole with prior shoplifting arrests was charged with stealing about $80 worth of merchandise at Dollar General store on...
Published on October 19, 2019 - Page 4
BERWICK — A man with two active arrest warrants was arrested after police conducted a traffic stop for a cracked windshield on the car he was riding...
Published on October 19, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Nescopeck woman was found to be driving while drunk after she was pulled over for an inoperable registration plate light here, court...
Published on October 19, 2019 - Page 5
MORELAND TWP. — A Unityville-area man recently paid over $1,400 to a scam caller who told him he’d won a vehicle, state police told a Williamsport...