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Felony burglary arrest in Honesdale


October 1, 2012

On July 23rd, 2012 the Honesdale Borough Police Department investigated a burglary of a garage located on Overlook Ave. The victims reported that unknown actors entered their garage overnight and stole a large sum of various coins and currency.

As a result of month and a half long investigation, Honesdale Borough Police officers obtained an arrest warrant on September 12th for a William L. SWENDSEN 27 years of age of Milanville, PA., charging him with Burglary, Theft By Unlawful Taking and Receiving Stolen Property all felonies.

On September 24th, 2012 SWENDSEN was located and the arrest warrant was served in Old Forge, PA., by the Old Forge Police Department. SWENDSEN was returned to Wayne County where he was arraigned before Magistrate Edwards. After failing to post $25,000.00 bail SWENDSEN was lodged in the Wayne County Correctional Facility.

Detective LeStrange and Ptlm. Kominski were the investigating officers.