On Friday, June 20 at 7:20 a.m. Honesdale Police were running speed enforcement on Sunrise Avenue when a silver 2005 Honda was clocked traveling 60 mph in the 35 mph zone in front of Clarks Sunrise Market.


On Friday, June 20 at 7:20 a.m. Honesdale Police were running speed enforcement on Sunrise Avenue when a silver 2005 Honda was clocked traveling 60 mph in the 35 mph zone in front of Clarks Sunrise Market.
When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the Honda attempted to elude officers by turning abruptly into the parking lot of the Gregory Professional building and attempting to hide behind the building.
Officers pulled in behind the Honda and found the operator to be David Kaplan of Kennett Square Pa., currently residing in White Mills.
Kaplan allegedly admitted that he was trying to elude the pursing officers because he did not have a valid driver's license.
Charges were filed against Kaplan for Fleeing and Eluding Police, a misdemeanor, Speeding, Driving with a Suspended License, and Careless Driving, all summary offenses.
    Hit & run crashes
The Honesdale Borough Police are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred on Dyberry Place in Honesdale, Tuesday June 24. According to Police the victim had a blue Ford Escort parked on the right shoulder. Police state that sometime between 6:30 p.m. and 10:50 p.m., an unknown type vehicle struck the victim’s vehicle and fled. Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Police at 253-1900.
The Honesdale Police are investing a hit and run crash that occurred on Saturday night June 21 during the St. John's Block Party. A 1997 Eagle Vision was parked on 5th Street and sustained damage from being struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene. The owner of the vehicle was given information about the vehicle that left the scene possibly being a pick-up truck, but further information is needed. The police are requesting the female witnesses who provided the initial information or anyone else who observed this crash to contact them at 253-1900.
Bench warrant
On Monday, June 23, Honesdale Borough Police arrested Theresa White on a bench warrant. According to Police, White was wanted for failure to appear in Commonwealth Court. Police obtained information that White was at a residence on Riverside Drive and she was taken into custody without incident.
DUI alleged
On June 12 at 1:45 a.m. Honesdale Police responded to Riverside Drive for a report of a vehicle blocking the roadway. Upon arrival officers found a Ford pickup truck blocking the roadway, hung up on the guiderail.  The driver of the vehicle, Adam Oliveras, was attempting to place a jack under the truck to remove it from the guiderail.
Oliveras exhibited signs of intoxication and was asked to perform field sobriety tests, which he failed. He was placed under arrest and taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital where he did submit to a blood test. The results of the blood test showed a BAC of .172%
Charges were filed on June 23 charging Oliveras with DUI, Driving a Vehicle with an Expired Registration, Driving Without a License and Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended or Revoked.
Tobacco compliance
The Honesdale Police Department and members of the Take Action For Tobacco Free Youth of Wayne County conducted compliance checks on retail establishments within the Borough of Honesdale that sell tobacco products. Ten licensed establishments were checked.
ALL of the 10 stores did not sell any tobacco products. These stores include: Wenigers Variety,  CVS, Clarks Sunrise Market, Dillon Markets DBA Turkey Hill,  McCaffrey's Market, Flederbach Beverage, Smokin Joe's, Flederbach Foods, Fowler's Oil DBA Uptown Sunoco and Highhouse Mobil.