News from Berwick

 | By Gary Pang
Sun, 08/13/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A girl, 15, told a judge that she was raped by an older man who took her from her family, put a vile-tasting white powder on her tongue, and made her shower before she escaped through...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sun, 08/13/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A shirtless man yelling obscenities and making “finger gestures” at neighbors and passing motorists was locked up over the ruckus Saturday afternoon, police say.

Gregory...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man allegedly grabbed a woman by the throat and pinned her against a wall before pushing her down three steps, court papers say.

Andrew Paul Kaiser, 46, allegedly assaulted...


 | By Gary Pang
Fri, 08/11/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A pregnant woman underwent an emergency cesarean section after the car she was riding in was struck by a drunken driver on Christmas Eve 2016, a lawsuit says.

Rhea Brown of...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thu, 08/10/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — An employee at a storage facility who was using a blowtorch to clear weeds accidentally set the building on fire Wednesday afternoon, officials say.

A plywood-covered door at...


Thu, 08/10/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — An equipment failure early Wednesday morning caused a power outage for nearly 600 customers, according to a PPL spokesperson.

The outage started around 3:15 a.m. and knocked...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A despondent, incoherent woman had to be rescued from the shores of the Susquehanna after she walked into the river in a suicide attempt, her friend says.

Jodi Eggler, 48, of...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Police say they have identified the person who crashed a vehicle into several stones at Pine Grove Cemetery here.

According to an accident report released Tuesday, they...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tue, 08/08/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A 62-year-old woman says police needed to protect a 29-year-old burglar from her after she came home to find her house being robbed.

Melinda Rupp said she chased after Thomas...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tue, 08/08/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man who told police he was being chased by people bearing a 401(k) calmly agreed to face the charges in county court.

Zachary Imperi, 34, of 1108 N. Arch...


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