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Honesdale burglary & public drunkeness

November 7, 2011

The Honesdale Borough Police are investigating a burglary that occurred in the 600 block of Church Street. According to Borough Police, an unknown person/s entered an enclosed porch and took a red snow-blower. The burglary occurred sometime between 11/3/11 and 11/4/11. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Borough Police at (570) 253-1900.

On 11/04/2011 at 8:35 p.m., the Honesdale Borough Police arrested, Thomas Shelp, 44 from Honesdale, for public drunkenness after he was causing a disturbance on 7th Street. According to Borough Police, Shelp was intoxicated and walking in the neighborhood knocking on doors and causing a disturbance.
Shelp was arrested by Borough Police and arraigned before MDJ Mikulak. SHELP was incarcerated in the WCCF after failing to post bail.