News from Berwick

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man getting a ride home from a female co-worker grabbed her hand and forced her to touch his private parts, the woman told police.

The woman told officers she works with...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — The Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts has repaired its roof and is ready to reopen as soon borough inspectors give the O.K., an engineer says.

That should be soon...


Thu, 06/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from June 7-13:

June 7

•12:47 a.m. — 200 block West Ninth Street, domestic

•1:03 a.m. — 100 block...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 06/18/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Firefighters and police hurried to Ninth and Walnut streets Wednesday afternoon after a passing motorist heard cries for help from two young men stuck in a storm sewer pipe.

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 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wed, 06/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A series of verbal estimates and handshake agreements — at least one allegedly broken — has landed Mike Sockrider of Tree Works Tree Service in district court with a dissatisfied...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 06/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Law enforcement officials say they’re gaining ground in the fight against drugs here.

A concentrated push by a team of local and state officers has led to a sharp drop in...


Wed, 06/17/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A driver was high when he ran over a fence and led police on a high-speed chase here, charges state.

Benjamin T. Jones, 32, of 224 Raseley St., Berwick,...


 | By Gary Pang
Tue, 06/16/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man planned to propose to his girlfriend, but before he could, the woman secretly took the engagement and wedding rings from his home, a new lawsuit says.

Cindy Louis May of...


Tue, 06/16/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from May 31-June 6.

May 31

•8:22 a.m. — 500 block West Front Street, 9-1-1 hang up

•8:44 a.m...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Mon, 06/15/2015 - 00:00

BERWICK — After admitting to police that he crashed his car while trying to send text messages, a Berwick man attempted to light and smoke a $1 bill he had placed in his mouth, arrest papers...