Crime and Courts

Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 1
NEW YORK — Bloomsburg native Corinna Slusser, 20, went missing more than a year ago in New York City. This week, federal prosecutors filed sex-...
Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 1
MIDDLEBURG — A former milkman stole $7,400 from acquaintances by telling them he needed help paying his young son’s medical bills, State Police say...
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KINGSTON — A Hunlock Creek woman and a Stillwater man face drug trafficking charges in connection with a drug purchase here earlier this fall,...
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SCOTT TWP. — A Nanticoke woman was found to have a small amount of marijuana and rolling papers in her car after police saw her pull into a private...
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ORANGE TWP. — A Benton woman was charged with drunken driving after police saw her driving erratically along Route 487 early Oct. 13, arrest papers...
Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 5
Two cited in spat BLOOMSBURG — Town police cited 33-year-old James Coleman and 27-year-old Danielle Musselman with harassing each other during a...
Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg woman was drunk and driving without her headlights on after midnight on a dark street, police said. Evelyn M. Signorino, 21...
Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 8
SCOTT TWP. — An Orangeville man had crystal meth, marijuana and marijuana wax in his truck after police discovered a conflict with a license plate...
Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 8
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Lehighton man raised a ruckus at Verizon Wireless in Buckhorn on Sept. 15 and now faces three citations stemming from his actions....
Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa woman had a knife and nine packets of heroin on her as she was being admitted as a new inmate at Columbia County Prison last...
Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 9
Payments owed, lawsuits allege BLOOMSBURG — These civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Defendants in...
Published on November 1, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The week before Christmas convicted killer Anthony Rocco Franklin is scheduled to be sentenced to life in prison for the assassination-...
Published on November 1, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man who claims he suffered for almost a year with a preventable bedsore is suing Geisinger Medical Center, court records show. John...
Published on November 1, 2018 - Page 3
TURBOTVILLE — A bomb scare locked down Warrior Run Middle School and High School here Wednesday morning, but State Police say no explosives were...
Published on November 1, 2018 - Page 4
Ruling for landlord MILLVILLE — District Judge Doug D. Brewer ruled in favor of Dale Neiderhiser, 224 Main St., PO Box 124, Benton, in a landlord/...
Published on November 1, 2018 - Page 5
MONTOUR TWP. — A woman was taken to the hospital on Halloween night after her Hummer hit a rock wall along a section of Route 42 known as the Narrows...
Published on October 31, 2018 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A longtime accountant for the Columbia-Montour Scouts of America allegedly stole more than $5,000 from the organization, using the money...
Published on October 31, 2018 - Page 6
MAHONING TWP. — A 22-year-old man from Northumberland County provided a false name to an officer from Mahoning Township Police on Oct. 3 during the...
Published on October 31, 2018 - Page 7
Police: Trespasser had marijuana joint CATAWISSA — A man caught trespassing at Hillside Village admitted to police he had a marijuana joint in his...
Published on October 31, 2018 - Page 9
CATAWISSA — A man is accused of grabbing a woman’s breast and twisting her nipple, court papers say. William E. Hallisey, 75, was charged with two...
Published on October 30, 2018 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A man accused of breaking into a woman’s home, then injuring her when he burst out of hiding and ran past her, has declined his first...
Published on October 30, 2018 - Page 1
BEAVER TWP. — A 20-year-old man fatally shot himself after he beat his girlfriend and then barricaded himself in the basement of his family’s home...
Published on October 30, 2018 - Page 3
BERWICK — The Berwick Golf Club, Briar Creek Township, was cited Oct. 18 for liquor sales to nonmembers, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board...
Published on October 30, 2018 - Page 3
BERWICK — A woman accused of cutting a man with a knife and threatening to shoot him with his own gun quietly agreed to send her charges to county...
Published on October 30, 2018 - Page 3
BERWICK — A Berwick woman stole meat and a reusable grocery bag from a supermarket shortly after being seen by police regarding a medical emergency,...
Published on October 30, 2018 - Page 3
BERWICK — An intoxicated man struck his daughter in the head Oct. 13, leaving her face swollen and red on both sides, police said. Joseph J....
Published on October 29, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A hit-and-run driver damaged an art gallery’s window and three parked cars downtown early Sunday, police said. The driver and his three...
Published on October 29, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Despite his family’s pleas for leniency, a 21-year-old man was sentenced to nearly two years in state prison for his role in a loosely-...
Published on October 29, 2018 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — When a police officer noticed a dose of Narcan in the glove compartment of a vehicle stopped because of an expired registration,...
Published on October 29, 2018 - Page 1
BENTON — Officers responding to a frantic 9-1-1 call found a bloodied and bruised woman who’d been left along a road in rural Jackson Township. Now...
Published on October 29, 2018 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A rivalry that began over feeding squirrels at Berwick’s Test Track Park has allegedly escalated to the point of a drawn gun....
Published on October 29, 2018 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man who was pulled over by police because they suspected he had a warrant was in possession of heroin, meth and over $1,000 in cash,...
Published on October 29, 2018 - Page 4
Anyone with information about Sunday’s hit-and-run crash on Iron Street is asked to call Bloomsburg Town Police Officer Gerard Zeidler at 570-784-...
Published on October 28, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Coal Township man trashed the home of his girlfriend’s grandmother during an argument over cigarettes and punched the woman when she...
Published on October 28, 2018 - Page 3
RALPHO TWP. — Matthew A. Gray, 40, of Danville was charged with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct in a Sept. 26 disturbance outside a...
Published on October 28, 2018 - Page 3
WILKES-BARRE — A Berwick woman accused of stealing cash deposits from the dental clinic at Luzerne County Community College has pleaded guilty,...
Published on October 28, 2018 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Kayla Peachey of Hughesville bounced a $324 check on Sept. 5 to Steve Shannon Tire Company, according to a private criminal complaint...
Published on October 28, 2018 - Page 4
DANVILLE — The following landlords have filed lawsuits seeking rent, court records show. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims soon...
Published on October 28, 2018 - Page 4
LIBERTY TWP. — A pickup collided with a Mack truck hauling an empty tanker on westbound Interstate 80 on Thursday morning, authorities said. The...
Published on October 28, 2018 - Page 5
VALLEY TWP. — A Berwick woman was drunk when she drove to a hotel here on Oct. 19, police said. Lesley Jo Getkin, 32, had a blood-alcohol level of....
Published on October 28, 2018 - Page 5
BEACH HAVEN — A vandal driving through the muddy firefighters’ carnival grounds here left deep ruts, plus damaged two buildings, says the fire police...
Published on October 28, 2018 - Page 14
The Scott Township Police will be conducting extra patrols this week and speaking with students in area schools about the dangers of underage...
Published on October 27, 2018 - Page 1
Press Enterprise staff BERWICK — A Berwick woman is accused of forgery and theft while employed at the Berwick Notary Center on Orange Street....
Published on October 27, 2018 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A woman who had worked as a caretaker is accused of twice stealing pain medication from an elderly woman’s home in the Stony Brook...
Published on October 27, 2018 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg’s tax collector is seeking thousands in unpaid taxes from three town businesses. Berkheimer is seeking unpaid business...
Published on October 27, 2018 - Page 9
HUNLOCK CREEK —Three inmates at the State Correctional Institution at Retreat have been charged with crimes while incarcerated, including two who...
Published on October 27, 2018 - Page 14
SCOTT TWP. — The Scott Township Police department will be stepping up patrols and increasing their presence in the community this week as part of the...
Published on October 26, 2018 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A home health aide admitted stealing collectible coins from a man she was hired to care for, police say, telling authorities she and her...
Published on October 26, 2018 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville State Hospital patient with a history of violence attacked two nurses who accompanied her to Geisinger Medical Center...
Published on October 26, 2018 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP, — A woman found an iPhone in a restroom at Giant Foods but failed to return it to store officials or police, charges say. Ashley Mummey,...