News from Berwick

 | By SUSAN SCHWARTZ and JULYE WEMPLE
Fri, 08/14/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The body of Todd Forshey was pulled from the river Thursday afternoon after family and friends mounted their own search for the man, who had been missing since Sunday.

Police...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 08/13/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man being chased by state parole officers crashed a van into a truck, kept driving, then jumped out of the still-moving vehicle to flee on foot.

Weston Cox, 27, was captured...


Thu, 08/13/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Residents who noticed a heavy police presence, including the Bearcat, on LaSalle Street here Wednesday were witnessing a SWAT training session, not an actual incident, police say....


Thu, 08/13/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Aug. 3-8:

Aug. 3

•2:39 a.m. — 1400 block North Market Street, disturbance

•7:50 a.m. — 700...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Bloomsburg-area man who threatened to kill his daughter’s landlord saw charges of terroristic threats and witness retaliation dropped Tuesday in exchange for a plea to harassment....


Wed, 08/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — In addition to a $2 million claim filed by a contractor over a dormitory project, DeLuxe Building Systems is facing a separate $77,000 lawsuit.

Mercer Transportation Co. says...


 | By Gary Pang
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A construction project was supposed to bring laid-off workers back to DeLuxe Building Systems, but now it’s the source of a $2 million federal lawsuit against the Berwick firm.

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 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Even as Joshua Hovancak was apologizing for leading police on a 2-mile chase — his pickup allegedly loaded with meth supplies and pot — he was asking a judge to let him out of jail....


Tue, 08/11/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Fred Berlin has filed complaints against tenants here, seeking unpaid rent, court records show. Berlin is seeking:

• $1,440 from Mae Conn and Mary R...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — An extensive search for a Berwick man was abruptly called off Sunday night when police discovered a mobile meth lab in a backpack, they say.

Todd Forshey allegedly abandoned...


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