News from Berwick

 | By Gary Pang
Thu, 04/06/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A repairman suffered broken bones when he fell off a collapsing porch roof, so he’s suing a contractor and the homeowner, a lawsuit says.

Mark Davenport was wearing a safety...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wed, 04/05/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A heroin dealer accused of leading police on a high-speed chase to avoid sentencing has agreed to face some of the charges from his latest escapades in county court.

But other...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 04/04/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman allegedly went into a dresser drawer at a friend’s house and helped herself to a man’s Glock handgun, taking it home in a purse.

When Trina Diane Truax, 46, of...


 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 04/03/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — An electrical short in a heating system at the Schain building sent residents of the 100-unit apartment building into the streets Sunday afternoon.

Businesses on the first...


 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 04/03/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Jackie Vital says she was trying to help a couple with a sick child when she saw them in the medicine aisle of the grocery store recently.

Instead, she became their victim...


 | By Julye Wemple
Mon, 04/03/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A suicidal man jumped into the Susquehanna River in Larksville late Saturday, prompting a downriver search by Berwick’s rescue team.

The man, whom police have not identified,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 04/01/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man arrested Monday as a fugitive from South Carolina was released Friday after police and prosecutors determined they had detained the wrong guy.

John Paul Smith,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 03/31/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police say a 58-year-old man attacked them March 24 when they told him to stop calling a witness to an accident.

But the man, Thomas D. Cruickshank, 58, of 1538 Orange St.,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 03/31/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Thieves broke into the Berwick Senior Center, stealing more than $700 in cash and damaging four doors, a volunteer said.

The break-in, which took place between Wednesday night...


Thu, 03/30/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from March 19-25.

March 19

• 12:08 a.m. — 100 block East Second Street, suspicious auto

• 12:...


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