The following incidents took place in Wayne, Pike, and Lackawanna Counties during the period from 2/18 to 2/25, and were investigated by Pennsylvania State Police.


The following incidents took place in Wayne, Pike, and Lackawanna Counties during the period from 2/18 to 2/25, and were investigated by Pennsylvania State Police:


DVDs Nearly Stolen


Pennsylvania State Police report that, on 2/23 at approximately 2:53 p.m., Jennifer Edith Colon, 17, of Hawley, was issued a non-traffic citation for attempting to steal a DVD from Walmart. The citation was filed at the District Court 22-3-02.


Smashed Mitsubishi


Pennsylvania State Police report that sometime between 2/21 at 7 p.m. and 2/22 at 11 a.m. at Panther Lodge, Greene Twp., unknown actors smashed the driver’s side front and rear windows in a 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer with a rock. They also scratched the passenger side. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the State Police Barracks in Blooming Grove at 226-5718.


Rolling Bus


Pennsylvania State Police report that, on 2/24 at 4:15 a.m., a Greyhound Bus carrying 53 passengers rolled over on the median of Route 380, at mile marker 20 and 7/10 near Covington Twp., in Lackawanna County. Nine passengers were transported to CMC Hospital, Scranton, 13 to Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, 10 to Mercy Hospital, Scranton, four to Mid Valley Hospital, Peckville, and 5 to Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. Investigation into the cause of the rollover is ongoing.


Missing Equipment


Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the removal of two pieces of farm machinery which disappeared from the Faatz residence in Lebanon Twp. sometime between 12 p.m. on 2/20 and 7 p.m. on 2/21. Workers on the property reported that 2 unidentified males had come with an excavator and dragged the pieces away. The men had come earlier that week, asking for equipment to haul away for scrap, and said they had been contacting the owners of other local farms. They were refused. The police are requesting anyone who has information on this incident to contact them at 253-7126.