August 21, 2012 —
On 08-16-2012 at 2:10 am, the Honesdale Borough Police observed a female placing items into her purse at the Turkey Hill Store at 1050 Main Street.
Upon an investigation it was discovered that the female, identified as 29 year old Melissa Drinkwater of Lake Ariel had taken 26 items and concealed them inside of her purse.
Drinkwater was placed under arrest for retail theft and taken to the Honesdale Police station and processed. She was issued a citation for Retail Theft and later released. A court date is forthcoming.