Crime and Courts

Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Anthony Rocco Franklin was found guilty Tuesday of murdering his son-in-law Frank Spencer in 2012 and burning his Hemlock Township home...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 3
DANVILLE — The following defendants pleaded guilty in Montour County Court on Monday. Columbia-Montour County Judge Thomas James Jr. ordered them to...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman forged customer signatures and tampered with records while working at Bloomsburg Notary here in July 2017, arrest...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A Sunbury man must spend at least a year in state prison for a theft case involving $50,000 worth of jewelry stolen from a home in Anthony...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 6
DANVILLE — A Danville State Hospital patient told a judge he wants to fire his lawyers and plead guilty to punching a nurse. “I did it, I hit a girl...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Anthony Rocco Franklin confessed to gunning down Frank Spencer shortly after Spencer’s murder, Franklin’s son told a jury Monday....
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A 45-year-old man must spend at least three years in state prison for having sex with a 14-year-old girl, whom his son also allegedly had...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — A Nescopeck man who was weaving within a traffic lane and failed to use his turn signal had unlicensed firearm, a small amount of...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 5
DANVILLE — The owner of a dog that bit a woman’s hand was sentenced to 12 months probation and $500 in fines on Monday. Samarjit Sidhu, 51, pleaded...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 7
DANVILLE — The following defendants were allowed to enter Montour County Court’s felony diversion program after entering guilty pleas Monday. If...
Published on October 15, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An “intoxicated and agitated” man pointed a knife at a woman’s neck and threatened to slit her throat when he returned from a bar,...
Published on October 15, 2018 - Page 7
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Two accidents in the same spot on Interstate 80 here sent three people, including a Berwick man to a hospital Sunday afternoon,...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man who made online threats to kill Town Police officers and their families has pleaded guilty but mentally ill. Tyler...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — After police gave a stern warning to three juveniles who fought at a recent Central Columbia High School football game, they...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 3
WILLIAMSPORT — An Oklahoma man will remain detained pending trial not as an alleged threat to President Donald Trump but because he did not comply...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 4
EASTON — Shawn R. Christy, the McAdoo man who eluded law enforcement for more than three months after threatening to shoot President Donald Trump and...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 4
LEWISBURG — A former ambulance employee of Evangelical Community Hospital sued the hospital and two ex-coworkers, alleging discrimination because she...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 5
BERWICK — A Berwick woman involved in a one-car crash was driving with a blood-alcohol level three times the legal limit, police said. Natasha...
Published on October 13, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Frank Spencer made at least 37 complaints to police in Hemlock Township leading up to his murder in 2012, according to testimony heard...
Published on October 13, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —The town will withdraw charges their police department filed against a resident who dropped off buckets of raw sewage at Town Hall in...

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