ARREST MADE IN WAYMART ROBBERY

Patrick L. Robinson, Wayne County District Attorney, announced the arrest of Rachel E. Byrd, age 26, for the Armed Robbery of the Uni-Mart Exxon, in Waymart, Pennsylvania. The Carbondale Police Department arrested Byrd in Carbondale at approximately 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. The Pennsylvania State Police transported Byrd to Honesdale where she was arraigned before Magisterial Judge Linus Myers who set her bail at $300,000.00.

District Attorney Robinson stated “The Pennsylvania State Police did a tremendous job in investigating this Robbery. The citizens of Wayne County were also very instrumental in providing numerous “tips” which resulted in this arrest. Finally the Carbondale Police Department did their job and made a successful arrest of Byrd.”

Byrd is scheduled for an appearance at the Wayne County Central Court at 9:00 a.m. on May 16, 2018.

The filing of criminal charges in not evidence of guilt but simply a description of the charge made by the Commonwealth against a defendant. A charged Defendant is presumed innocent until a jury returns a unanimous finding that the Commonwealth has proven the defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt or until the defendant enters a guilty plea to the charges.