Early on Friday morning, the town of Ellington was once again hit by who took items from unlocked cars. However, after the fact, three arrests were made.
Emmanuel Dejesus, 20, of 35 Whitmore St. in Harford, Federico Figueroa-Saez, 22, of 1874 Broad St. in Hartford, and Stephanie Morales, 18, of 551 Ellis St. in New Britain, were placed under arrest after they were discovred to be in possession of several items stolen from motor vehicles, including GPS units, a digital camera, and credit cards.
They were arrested at the intersection of Route 30 and Route 31 in Tolland after they were observed acting suspiciously on Route 74 in Tolland. The stolen GPS units were observed in plain view on the rear seat of their Dodge Durango while speaking to the occupants of the vehicle.
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Several of the stolen items were determined to be taken from vehicles in Ellington.
All three were charged with sale, use and possession of fireworks, third-degree burglary, third-degree larceny, and conspiracy. Morales was also charged with credit card theft by transfer.
Patrick Sweeney says that if residents are missing items, please call the Ellington Resident Troopers Office and/or Troop C. Trooper Cristy #946 is the investigating trooper and he can be reached at 860-896-3222 ext. 8094.
Police are advising residents to always lock their homes and vehicles and to remove all valuables from vehicles.