News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — Drug use here skyrocketed in 2018, the police chief says, even though he feels the overall amount of crime last year held steady.

Berwick police made 109 heroin-related...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Briar Creek man had three bags of crystal meth in his pocket when police pulled him over Thursday night for driving too slowly along West Front Street here, arrest papers say.

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 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — The United in Recovery Coalition outreach team has made its first foray to contact recent overdose victims, and two have entered treatment, said Police Chief Kenneth Strish...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — No one was injured during a trailer fire that displaced a family of five here Friday night.

Rick Arner, father-in-law of Tom Mowery, the owner of a trailer at 418 S. Mercer St...


Fri, 02/22/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman suffered a blackened and swollen eye when she was struck in the face by a Berwick man, according to court papers.

Gary Carter, 42, of 209 E. Second...


Fri, 02/22/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Bloomsburg woman was caught on videotape stealing four bags of Blue Sea frozen shrimp from a supermarket valued at $200, police said.

Amber Hornberger, 35...


Thu, 02/21/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A bicyclist faces a heroin charge after police stopped him for riding in the middle of a street at night without lights, court papers say.

After confronting Isaiah...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 02/21/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — The borough’s attorney is ready to file a complaint aimed at forcing the eviction of a tenant accused of harassing the homeowners living next door.

And another homeowner says...


Wed, 02/20/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A visit by Catholic Bishop Ronald Gainer to St. Mary’s Church here has been postponed due to expected bad weather today, according to a post on St. Mary’s Facebook...


Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick woman riding in a vehicle stopped for an expired inspection had a glassine bag with heroin residue and a hypodermic needle cap in her purse, police said.

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