January 3, 2012 —
On 12/27/11 at approx. 8:56 p.m., The Honesdale Borough Police arrested Joseph Bennett, 47 from Honesdale, after he assaulted a female victim age 40 from Honesdale at their residence in the Borough. During the incident, Bennett also struck Billy DeGraw, 32 from Honesdale, in the face when he tried to assist the victim. Bennett was arraigned on charges of Simple Assault and Harassment before MDJ Carney and was released on $10, 000 unsecured bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 01/04/12.