News from Berwick

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police released a grainy photo of the man who they believe brandished a handgun just after 8 p.m. Thursday and robbed the Sunoco A-plus Food Mart where Front and Orange streets meet...


Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK —An officer spotted a stolen Jeep early Friday, made a traffic stop and discovered a wanted man at the wheel, police say.

Shane Michael Bankes, 21, Berwick,...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s house and hitting her sister in the face saw the case dropped Thursday.

The ex-girlfriend, Amanda Colon, agreed to withdraw...


Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Jan. 11-17:

Jan. 11

•12:06 a.m. — 1600 block West Front Street, structure fire

•5:45 a.m. — 800...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police were investigating a reported armed robbery at the Sunoco A Food Mart where Front and Orange streets split just after 8 p.m. Thursday.

Officers were searching for a...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A woman who says she was raped twice on New Year’s Eve testified she repeatedly told her alleged attacker she didn’t want to have sex.

She didn’t remember all the details of...


Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Heller’s Gas, 500 N. Poplar St., is suing these people to collect payments, records show. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims soon...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police were trying to get some sensible answers from a DUI suspect, but he was more interested in playing with his windshield wipers and high-beam switch, court papers say.

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 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A Berwick man stole cash from a car parked at the YMCA, used it to buy meth, then tried to swallow the drug when he was arrested, police say.

Jonathan M. Barren, 19, of 905 N...


 | By the Press Enterprise staff
Sun, 01/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — An assault victim was stirred from sleep by an ex-boyfriend who started beating her and pulling her hair, police say.

Suspect Clayton Drasher Jr., 41, Berwick, then refused to...