Adult Probation/Parole

Wayne County Adult Probation/Parole Department

Contact Information

Dimmick Building-Wayne County Courthouse
925 Court Street
Honesdale, PA 18431

Phone (570)253-5970 Ext. 4120
Fax (570)251-8243


The MISSION of the Wayne County Adult Probation/Parole Department is for the Probation/Parole Officers to meet the requirements of the PBPP job description guidelines and continue with professional enhancement training so they may enforce the Orders of the Court of Common Pleas with professionalism and zeal.

The Wayne County Probation/Parole Department will utilize their knowledge of the law, individual personality traits and community dynamics to provide to the community, a sense of safety in that those offenders who are being supervised are being done so with the best of the officers’ abilities and with the collective resources of the department.

 Staff of the Wayne County Probation/Parole Department shall treat each offender with respect and without prejudice in order to effectuate a meaningful working relationship, enhance the likelihood of a successful period of supervision, and perhaps, achieve an element of rehabilitation.

Department Personnel

James R. Chapman Chief Adult Probation Officer
Erica Verola Office Manager
Jonathan Dunsinger Deputy Chief Adult Probation Officer
Lisa Salak Senior Probation Officer
Deanna Denoie Senior Probation Officer
Sean McGraw Institutional Parole Officer
Ryan Altemier Senior Probation Officer
Caitlin Schmitt Senior Probation Officer
Keith Shaffer Senior Probation Officer
Nicole Caterino Probation Officer
Megan Weist Clerical
Pasqualina Briggs Clerical
Brianna Black Clerical


The Adult Probation/Parole Department is the investigative and supervisory arm of the Court of Common Pleas. Probation/Parole officers supervise offenders within the community, file investigations as required and make arrests and detain offenders when necessary.  The office is located on the 3rd floor of the Dimmick Building adjacent to the Wayne County Courthouse, Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

Court Functions & Responsibilities

  • Supervision of adult offenders placed on probation or released from county prison.
  • Conduct pre-sentence investigations, pre-parole investigations and other pertinent investigations as ordered by the Court.
  • Manage and supervise electronic monitoring and community service programs.
  • Responsible for the collection of Court imposed costs, fines, restitution and fees.

Online Payments

The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts offers a way to securely pay fines, costs and restitution to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Common Pleas and Magisterial District courts via PA ePAY, which accepts most major credit and debit cards.