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Honesdale blotter items

July 13, 2011

On Monday 07/11/2011 Honesdale Borough Police responded to the area of 130 Grandview Avenue for a two car crash. A 2007 Doge Nitro, being operated by 73 year old Robert Dougher of Honesdale, was traveling east on Grandview Avenue. Dougher began to slow down to turn right into a parking lot.

As Dougher began to turn, a 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe, being operated by 20 year old Matthew Hafler of Honesdale, impacted the rear of Dougher’s vehicle. Hafler stated he took his eyes off the road, and when he looked back in front of him, he was unable to avoid Dougher’s vehicle.

Neither driver was injured in the crash. Hafler’s vehicle was towed from the scene by Northeast Towing. Dougher was able to drive his vehicle from the scene.


Honesdale Borough Police are investing a theft of a computer from 222 Primrose Lane, Sunrise Terrace Mobile Home Park. The victim related he had an HP Pavilion 1510 lap top, in the back seat of his vehicle. The computer has a 15.4 inch screen, and was black and silver in color. Sometime between 1900 hours on Friday 07/08/11 and 1000 hours Sunday 07/10/2011, someone entered his vehicle and removed the computer.

Honesdale Borough Police are also investigating a theft of two Pyx’s from a motor vehicle on Ridge Street. A Pyx is a small, round, gold container used in church services to hold the Eucharist. The victim stated that one Pyx had a cross glued to the lid, and the other Pyx had a dove glued to the lid. The theft is believed to have occurred between Wednesday 07/06/2011 and Sunday 0710/2011.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ptlm. Kominski at 570-253-1900.