News from Berwick

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Shickshinny teen was carrying hallucinogenic mushrooms for sale, hidden in a secret compartment in an Ajax bleach canister, police say.

James Walter Boney...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of stalking two young girls and shoplifting has a serious mental illness and needs treatment, his daughter said.

Police agreed to postpone the preliminary...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A book club that hoped to get a few hundred books for needy children now finds itself with an embarrassment of literary riches — almost 8,000 stories.

The club of local...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 07/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The state’s Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement cited the Garibaldi Society of West Berwick this week for failure to “maintain records in conformity with the provisions of the liquor...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 07/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A trucker who allegedly exposed and fondled himself while waving to a passing female motorist previously served 20 years for sexual assault in West Virginia, police said Wednesday....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — William Hummel cursed at his mother, lifted a butcher knife above his head, and swung it down toward her skull, she testified Thursday.

The blade missed her, but the handle...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police have withdrawn drug trafficking charges against a pregnant teen and her boyfriend who turned themselves in earlier this month.

Witnesses told conflicting stories,...


Fri, 07/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Here is a list of warrants issued by Berwick Police this week for alleged codes and school attendance violations:

• Tabitha Baker, 1330 Fairview Ave. (Codes)

• Lisa...


 | By Kristin Baver
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A rural Bloomsburg man accused of stealing money from several people — including a blind woman and his own grandmother — is hoping to apply to a drug treatment program through court...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Two men accused of selling methamphetamine and heroin to support their own heroin addictions quietly agreed Thursday to send their cases to county court.

“I’m not that bad,”...