Press Enterprise 30 Day Archive

September 3, 2014
Charges: Man in white hood told black student to get out of town
BLOOMSBURG — A teen wearing a Ku Klux Klan costume complete with hood shouted a slur at a black student, adding “Get...
Bloom grad practices muscle-emphasizing poses with grandma
BLOOMSBURG — Competitive bikini bodybuilder Casey Samsel doesn’t have a trainer or coach. So when the Bloomsburg...
Appeal to public exposed Bloom runaway’s ruse
BLOOMSBURG — A town girl who ran away from a mental-health facility more than a week ago had been staying with her...
Trio got out of passing car, jumped youth walking along rural road and fled, cops say
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — An 18-year-old from Bloomsburg was jumped by three men and beaten as he walked along a rural road...
Directors want to try sharing services with other districts to save
UNION TWP. — Faced with a potential $1 million deficit next year, Northwest is considering consolidating with...
September 2, 2014
Berwick resident kept trying to lure 13-year-old into his car, police say
BERWICK — A 75-year-old tried repeatedly to lure a 13-year-old girl into his car, police say. But the accused man,...
Southern grad who allegedly made pot pipes accused of lifting $202 in material
FRANKLIN TWP. — A recent Southern Columbia graduate already facing marijuana charges is now accused of theft for using...
Driver traveling with 3-year-old, troopers report
BERWICK — A drunken woman with a 3-year-old passenger was trying to help a friend in a domestic dispute when she drove...
Woman: 17-year-old missing since Aug. 22
BLOOMSBURG — A 17-year-old Bloomsburg girl has been missing since Aug. 22, and her mother is asking the public for help...
Operator of Berwick martial arts school organizes his own Ice Bucket Challenge
BERWICK — Mark Collier convinced roughly 100 people to pay $20 apiece to have ice water poured on their heads en masse...
September 1, 2014
South Centre Police get about $12 of $125 speeding tab, top cop says
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Speeding tickets here may cost drivers more than $125, but the township’s police department only...
Convertible crossed into oncoming lane, according to police
BERWICK — A 78-year-old man charged with driving drunk admitted to police he had “a couple more than I should have,”...
Chef of new Bloom takeout business lists homecooked meals daily
BLOOMSBURG — Passers-by have been stopping at Dave Dick’s new meal takeout business, asking for a copy of his menu....
Most recent ban on contact issued just months after she dropped an earlier one
JERSEYTOWN — A woman has won another protection-from-abuse order against her husband, months after she dropped a...
Woman found lying on Route 11, officer says
SCOTT TWP. — An obviously intoxicated bicyclist found face down in the middle of Route 11 Friday night faces a possible...
August 31, 2014
Man allegedly tricked Southside woman, 89, into paying for unwanted driveway job
FRANKLIN TWP. — Thelma Fetterman peered out her window one day last summer to see two men working on her driveway at...
Bloom man accused of selling marijuana
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A grandmother tracked down a man who sold marijuana to her mentally disabled grandson and called...
Witnesses: Driver was incoherent
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A man smashed an SUV into a barn and was so incoherent afterwards that good Samaritans had to turn...
Chief: Patrol car may be totaled, but cop to be fine
BERWICK — A borough police officer answering a call was hurt in a crash with another vehicle that likely left a patrol...
BERWICK — A radiology technician used two doctors’ names to phone in fake prescriptions of Vicodin for herself, court...
Band canceled several dates after bassist’s fall
BLOOMSBURG — ZZ Top has canceled a slate of concerts after its bassist fell on a tour bus and injured his hip, but the...
August 30, 2014
Testimony: Romps went on even as victim told pals he feared suspect
BLOOMSBURG — Accused “Black Widow” murderess Maria Sanutti-Spencer kept having sex with her estranged husband — as well...
Danville woman told police she swerved to miss animal, struck building
DANVILLE — A Danville woman who was speeding because she was late for work lost control of her car and smashed into an...
DANVILLE — Police responding to a morning crash in Mahoning Township had barely finished clearing the accident scene...
August 29, 2014
Police: Nescopeck assistant chief drunk at trash burning
NESCOPECK — An assistant fire chief who called police on a man burning trash in his yard ended up getting arrested...
Berwick man said he took friends home
BERWICK — A man who claimed to be a designated driver was at nearly double the legal limit when stopped for erratic...
Judge bars Berwick husband from contacting his alleged victim
BERWICK — A man confiscated his wife’s cell phone and laptop every day, claiming she didn’t do her house chores, a...
Cops: Berwick driver’s license expired
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken woman trying to turn around in a parking lot missed the exit and drove into a 4-foot...
DANVILLE —Weis Markets in Danville is gearing up to sell beer. The company has a liquor license for the store under...
August 28, 2014
Student-housing specialists bought bustling Bloom building this month
BLOOMSBURG — A decade ago, Husky Korners was slated for demolition. Now, the building filled with student housing and...
Suspect took alleged victim to home of his girlfriend after brutal attack, complaint says
WILBURTON — A woman spent hours in pain after being savagely sodomized, but escaped the next morning and pleaded with...
$35M overhaul to add specialized classrooms, geothermal heating
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia is in the midst of a nearly $35 million project that will add specialized...
Mahoning super, officer say defendant was out of control
MAHONING TWP. — A township supervisor said she was “afraid” and an officer said he felt threatened by the actions of...
Benton suspect denies charges and says she was the victim
BENTON — A Benton woman sped toward children playing at a trailer park, then slapped a phone from someone’s hand when...

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