Crime and Courts

Published on January 31, 2023 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A Berwick man was placed on probation for two years and fined a total of $1,300 on charges of lewdness and harassing a woman who police...
Published on January 31, 2023 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- An Orangeville-area woman allegedly phoned the 9-1-1 emergency line here a dozen times in the middle of the night rambling incoherently...
Published on January 31, 2023 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- A Benton man who fled a warrant arrest as a felon while armed with a handgun last summer was given a state prison term of up to seven...
Published on January 30, 2023 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A Bloomsburg man who allegedly fled a traffic stop downtown a few hours before claiming he had been stabbed has now been charged with...
Published on January 30, 2023 - Page 1
Press Enterprise staff report BERWICK -- A woman used a metal pipe to threaten another woman she thought was having sex with her ex-husband, police...
Published on January 30, 2023 - Page 1
Press Enterprise staff report SCOTT TWP. -- Police say they pulled over a man who already had five pending criminal cases, then discovered he was...
Published on January 30, 2023 - Page 5
HEMLOCK TWP. -- A Millville woman stopped at The Home Depot with a bag containing $176 worth of unpaid for merchandise was charged with retail theft...
Published on January 29, 2023 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. -- A Danville woman left her granddaughter in an SUV while she went to pick up food at McDonald's, police said. Sara J. Kwiecien, 45,...
Published on January 29, 2023 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Police say a woman locked herself in a bedroom and summoned help after a man against whom she has a protection from abuse order broke...
Published on January 29, 2023 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. -- A Bloomsburg woman resisted Hemlock Township Police officers and emergency personnel after they responded to a report she was...
Published on January 29, 2023 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK -- No narcotics were found in a sports car stopped for an expired registration, but its passenger's underwear was stuffed with fentanyl,...
Published on January 29, 2023 - Page 5
CONYNGHAM TWP. -- Two Ashland men stole a catalytic converter from a pickup while its owner was hunting near Wilburton Road here Nov. 29, police said...
Published on January 28, 2023 - Page 1
BENTON -- Police here say they've received no complaints about fraudulent charges being traced to area gas stations, despite claims on social media....
Published on January 28, 2023 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. -- A man who recently attempted suicide choked and threatened to kill his wife Tuesday at their home here, arrest papers say. Perry...
Published on January 28, 2023 - Page 3
MILLVILLE -- Ten people are facing charges related to driving drunk or while on drugs filed recently in the office of District Judge Doug Brewer...
Published on January 28, 2023 - Page 3
SALEM TWP. -- A Shickshinny man strangled his wife and repeatedly threatened to kill her, despite a court order forbidding him to abuse her, charges...
Published on January 28, 2023 - Page 3
MADISON TWP. -- A Millville man who lost control of his pickup on Spruce Run on Dec. 30 had been drinking, police said. Zachary Nathan Minnich, 21...
Published on January 28, 2023 - Page 5
HEMLOCK TWP. -- A Rhode Island man seen driving erratically along I-80 was charged by State Police with having crack cocaine and fentanyl in his...
Published on January 28, 2023 - Page 18
BERWICK -- A homeless man tried to break into an apartment, then repeatedly changed his story when police asked what was going on, charges say....
Published on January 27, 2023 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- The Columbia County president judge scolded the public defender and the prison attorney Wednesday after learning a mother accused of...
Published on January 27, 2023 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. -- A Berwick man accused of raping a child last year faces charges of forcing a woman into performing sex acts at a trailer court here....
Published on January 27, 2023 - Page 3
BUCKHORN -- A Millville man became agitated and slapped the hand of a Walmart greeter when asked to see his purchase receipt and resisted a police...
Published on January 27, 2023 - Page 5
SALEM TWP. -- A man on state parole was jailed after a woman he lived with bought four guns, authorities allege. Lynn Manuel Acevedo, 47, had access...
Published on January 25, 2023 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Several hard blows to the head killed infant Amara Diaz, a pathologist testified Tuesday. Prosecutors pinned the blame on the 1-year-...
Published on January 25, 2023 - Page 1
DANVILLE -- A Danville man in a dispute with his neighbor over a paper alley off East Market Street threw water in her face as she walked near his...
Published on January 25, 2023 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. -- A Bloomsburg man assaulted his octogenarian step-father Dec. 16, ripping his T-shirt and tearing the skin on his arm, police...
Published on January 24, 2023 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG -- Eight people were admitted last week to Columbia County's ARD probation program as first offenders. All will have a chance to clear...
Published on January 24, 2023 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG -- A Berwick man convicted of sexually assaulting a girl in Briar Creek Township has been sentenced to state prison for up to 30 months....
Published on January 23, 2023 - Page 1
BERWICK -- At least two businesses recently received a call from someone claiming to be a PPL representative on his way to turn off their electricity...
Published on January 23, 2023 - Page 1
ORANGEVILLE -- When Peter Mastroianni got a text Jan. 5 from a friend asking for help, he didn't think twice. Mastroianni, an Orangeville resident...