Press Enterprise 30 Day Archive

July 9, 2014
Catawissa man allegedly scrawled graffiti, including ‘kill cops’
CATAWISSA — A drunken Catawissa man twice broke into an abandoned, flood-ravaged house here last month, claiming he was...
Storm KOs power to nearly 7,000 customers in Columbia, Montour
MONTOUR TWP. — A toppled tree busted through the roof of a home here and struck a man inside during a fierce...
Benton man’s wife says she blames herself for urging him to do driving
BLOOMSBURG — A Benton man must serve five to 10 years in state prison for driving drunk at more than twice the legal...
MIFFLINVILLE — A woman who was jailed for DUI while texting earlier this year now faces her third drunken-driving...
Danville man will also face charges of stealing $12G from mart where he worked, police say
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man who planned to steal coins from his grandfather panicked and jumped from a second-story...
July 8, 2014
Councilman blames criticism for quick exit, but hire cites bad ‘fit’
BERWICK — The new borough manager resigned before spending one day on the job, a council member said Monday. Gena R....
Police: Orangeville-area teen’s vehicle went flying and made a one-in-a-million landing
ORANGEVILLE — An SUV wound up standing on its rear wheels against a sheared utility pole after the driver dozed off on...
Catawissa chief reports pet feces, mold, stench
CATAWISSA — When police burst into a heroin distributor’s house here July 4, they found four adults and a toddler...
ESPY — Firefighters used a chain saw to slice holes into the roof of a two-story home at 2470 Old Berwick Road last...
Officer: Man sought in N.Y. for jumping bail in drug case
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student wanted in New York was tracked through his Facebook page and a recent...
Police: Bloom-area man found at home, admitted ‘he did something stupid’
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver lost control of his muscle car, hit a pole and fled, leaving his son to pick up...
July 7, 2014
Rural Orangeville resident improves; officer suspects can exploded in fire
ORANGE TWP. — A man’s arm was badly burned when something exploded inside a box he placed into a fire Saturday night,...
GMC nurse’s idea helps transform young amputee into mermaid
DANVILLE — A little girl who worried she’d never be able to swim after having her feet amputated can now transform into...
Woman granted court protection from baby’s dad
BERWICK — A man yelled at his girlfriend that she was lazy and “should be waiting on him hand and foot,” a court...
Pair attempted insurance fraud with calls to Safe Auto, charges say
BERWICK — Two people called Safe Auto to get insurance on an SUV just minutes after one of them had an accident with it...
One combatant said she took splint off broken hand before swinging, officers report
BUCKHORN — One woman was jailed and another with a swollen eye was told to expect charges after a scrap outside Holiday...
July 6, 2014
No charges filed; an unidentified Columbia probation officer suspended, judge confirms
and KRISTIN BAVER Press Enterprise Writers BERWICK — State narcotics agents searched the home of a probation officer...
26-year-old ordered into treatment, then three-year probation
BLOOMSBURG — A prominent contractor’s son jailed on drug charges after a crash in Scott Township has been placed in...
Stillwater patient healing after docs remove mass growing in head
STILLWATER — Kathy Wells is recovering from a condition so rare, her doctors say their search for similar cases turned...
Sudden shutdown left us in lurch, patrons say
SHICKSHINNY — A popular Girl Scout camp closed last month with little warning, leaving some campers scrambling for...
Dad called cops despite risk of losing home in bail deal
LOCUST TWP. — One man charged in the suspected overdose death of Erika Smith is back behind bars after police say they...
July 5, 2014
Catawissa home had been under surveillance
CATAWISSA — Police raided a suspected drug house here Friday afternoon and allegedly found narcotics and a little girl...
Women with records caught in Briar Creek
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Two Berwick women have been busted for operating a meth lab, including one who once served time for...
Mainville-area man disputes claims wife makes in petition for PFA order
MAINVILLE — A man denies he threatened to kill his wife and her co-worker on suspicion of infidelity, and he claims...
DANVILLE — A landlady locked her tenants out of their home without justification, so they couldn’t get their belongings...
July 4, 2014
Bloomsburg officers: Olive Garden worker hid, calling ‘Yoo-hoo!’
BLOOMSBURG — The first time police came to quiet Tyler Bylina down at his Iron Street apartment, he kept his door...
Orangeville mechanic and wife are allegedly addicts
SCOTT TWP. — A mechanic at Robert’s Garage left a back door unlocked at the Lightstreet Road business so his wife could...
BLOOMSBURG — Large and loud military helicopters have been hovering around the Bloomsburg Airport day and night in...
MAHONING TWP. — A Milton man broke into a woman’s apartment at Evergreen Pointe and grabbed one of the children they...
DANVILLE — Council is looking to inspect houses — as well as apartment buildings —in the borough when they are sold. A...
July 3, 2014
Friend, investigator remain optimistic on arrest in 2-year-old slaying of popular businessman
HEMLOCK TWP. — It’s been two years to the day since jovial and generous used-car and scrap dealer Frank Spencer was...
Danville-area woman allegedly had two vodka empties in car
DANVILLE — A Danville-area woman was drunk as she dropped off her three kids at two elementary schools, police say....
Scott driver taken into custody after nearly hitting two vehicles on Main Street, Bloom
BLOOMSBURG — A man drove off Route 11 and into a utility pole near the old Hairport at the west end of Main Street on...
Harrisburg-area district yanks $85G-per-year offer as local school board grants $31G severance deal
BENTON — A school district near Harrisburg has scrapped its hiring of former Benton Superintendent Penny Lenig-Zerby,...
Buckhorn man allegedly wrecked two other vehicles
HEMLOCK TWP. — A repeat DUI offender was arrested at his home after fleeing a drunken crash here early Wednesday that...

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