Alleged drug dealer dumps gun, runs from cops in Scott, charges say

Last updated: August 3, 2017 - 5:12pm

Shane Michael Bankes of Berwick is taken into the Scott Township Police station by Sgt. Joe Grassley. (Press Enterprise/Jimmy May)

ESPY — A suspected heroin dealer fled from police Thursday morning, ditching a loaded handgun in a park during the chase, charges say.


Last Updated: April 24, 2018 - 12:26pm

UNION TWP. — All Northwest Area school buildings here were locked briefly Tuesday morning after a couple was seen lurking near the school properties.

No one new was allowed into...


Last Updated: April 23, 2018 - 10:07pm

BLOOMSBURG — Just three days after his arrest on charges of soliciting prostitution, Eric Bower presided over Monday night’s council meeting and vowed to continue serving as mayor.


Last Updated: April 22, 2018 - 6:01pm

SALEM TWP. — A Berwick-area man wanted in multiple states led police on a vehicle chase from Sugarloaf Township to Salem Township on Saturday night, authorities said.




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