Press Enterprise 30 Day Archive

August 11, 2014
Speeding driver thrown from pickup that hit two poles, mailbox, police say
FISHING CREEK TWP. — A Benton man died at the hospital two hours after he was thrown from his pickup in a wreck on...
Couple of adventurers pedals 2,700 miles from Arizona to Bloom
BLOOMSBURG —There was one early morning when Jim and Mary Ann Padglick set out pedaling into hard rain and fog so thick...
Witnesses helped ID Bloom man charged in head-on collision
ORANGE TWP. — A man who was fighting with a woman while driving hit a pickup truck head-on, then backed up and fled...
Danville woman identified through records of sale to second-hand shop, charges say
HEMLOCK TWP. — A woman visiting a friend’s home walked out with a $1,400 crucifix and chain, then sold them at a second...
Woman paroled after nearly six months behind bars after failing to report move
BLOOMSBURG — A sex offender sat in jail “way too long” after being arrested for failing to report a change of address...
August 10, 2014
Gill booted from drug task force over leaks, authorities say
DANVILLE — The borough’s police chief was booted from the county’s drug task force because he spoke about an...
Contractor denies absconding with $200 from former Columbia official
BERWICK — A former county auditor sued a roofing contractor, saying the man took his $200 and never returned. But the...
Video helped police find suspect in parking lot theft
HEMLOCK TWP. — A man had no sooner walked into Lowe’s than a thief in the parking lot plucked two cell phones worth $...
Man among three recently restricted by court orders
A man broke into his ex’s home in Danville and tried to kidnap their son, she claims. Adalberto Collazo Jr., 27, was...
August 9, 2014
Authorities say Danville couple ran forgery scheme spanning six counties
CATAWISSA — A Danville couple used 11 aliases to fill dozens of fake pain-pill prescriptions in a forgery scheme that...
MILLVILLE — A Scranton man who claimed to be a defense attorney for a jailed sex offender is now locked up on charges...
Event organizers lure crowds searching for envelopes full of money
BLOOMSBURG — About 30 people wandered around the town fountain just after 3 p.m., staring into the rippling water at...
DANVILLE — A DUI suspect who tried to flee saw that one policeman was pursuing him in a fast Dodge Charger, so he...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick-area man has been sentenced to one to two years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl...
August 8, 2014
Town council to discuss discrimination rules
BLOOMSBURG — A bridal store turned down a lesbian couple’s request for wedding gowns because the owners’ religious...
Ex-realty staffer makes plea deal, faces federal term
WILLIAMSPORT — Mary Ann Gillespie could receive 12 to 18 months in federal prison and must pay $130,000 in restitution...
Six vehicles damaged in Geisinger lot
MAHONING TWP. — A man choking on a cheeseburger crashed his large SUV into several vehicles in Geisinger’s parking lot...
Authorities: Berwick man shoplifted, trespassed, had drugs
BUCKHORN — Terry Lee Dietterick Jr. has been banned from Wal-Mart for stealing, but he keeps coming back to try it...
Feds: No serious safety threat posed in Salem Township
SALEM TWP. — A routine inspection of the Susquehanna nuclear plant here uncovered four violations, though none posed a...
August 7, 2014
Authorities: Berwick man had drug makings under sink
BERWICK — A suspected meth maker stashed drug ingredients in a hidden compartment under his kitchen sink and stowed “...
Minuteman Towing, president see some charges withdrawn
LEWISBURG — Minuteman Towing President Brian Bolus had his workers bury waste spilled during highway wrecks instead of...
Federal regulators met with derision in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG — Federal regulators came to the area Wednesday to gather public input on a proposed new pipeline, but many...
Co-defendant gets jail time after violating his parole
BLOOMSBURG — An 18-year-old involved in a strong-arm robbery of a friend while walking home from a carnival last summer...
Trooper notes suspect left pickup with more gas in it
GREENWOOD TWP. — A man crashed one vehicle and ran off, then found a pickup with keys in it at a bar and swiped that,...
August 6, 2014
Trooper: Berwick man wreckedfiancée’struck; pal hurt
ORANGE TWP. — A man crashed his fiancée’s truck and fled, abandoning two female passengers, including one who was...
BLOOMSBURG — Two Berwick women have been sentenced for meth crimes — one who was cooking the drug in her grandmother’s...
SCOTT TWP. — A DUI suspect drove off the road and into a lawn and two trees before the truck she was driving caught...
DANVILLE — Danville’s school year should start as planned, even though the district’s teachers still don’t have a new...
August 5, 2014
Bail set at $350G
MILLVILLE — A trucker shot in a confrontation with police is working out a plea deal with prosecutors that may settle...
Officials say landing was legal, but it upset rural Orangeville homeowners
ORANGE TWP. — Lucy Rado was walking through her house when she glanced through her living room window and saw something...
Wounded woman’s grandson says her boyfriend is not usually aggressive
BERWICK — The Berwick man accused of stabbing his girlfriend with a steak knife was upset because he was being teased...
Police: Stolen goods turned up in home of burglary suspect
MADISON TWP. — A suspect’s wife gave police the OK to search their house, and an officer found 12 pieces of stolen...
Ex-pizza delivery man a suspect in January burglaries
MONTOUR TWP. — Charged in January with breaking into student apartments, a man told a judge he was addicted to...

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