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Ellington-Somers Police Blotter: Sept. 21-Sept. 27

The following arrest reports, provided by Connecticut State Police, are accurate as of Sept. 28, 2012. Items on this list reflect charges filed, not convictions.

Sept. 21

A woman on Windermere Avenue in Ellington reported her front license plate stolen or lost off her vehicle. It is unknown the location that the plate was missing, somewhere between Ellington and East Hartford.  

Charles Romeo, 46, of 15 Horsehoe Ln. in Somers, was charged after police received a call from a motorist in the area of Route 83 and Parker Road in Somers, explaining that they had observed for pickup truck off the roadway and into a wooded area along Route 83. Upon police arrival, it was determined that the truck had gone off the roadway, and that Romeo was not injured and was traveling alone at the time of the accident. Subsequent investigation led to his arrest for DWI, driving with a suspended license, and failure to maintain lane. Romeo was processed at Troop C without incident and is scheduled to appear at Rockville Superior Court on Oct. 9.

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Sept. 23

The Ellington Resident State Trooper’s Office is investigating the theft of a laptop computer from an apartment in Autumn Chase. The case is under investigation. 

The Ellington Resident State Trooper’s Office is investigating numerous car burglaries in the Daisy Lane and Justin Drive areas.

Sept. 24

Lisa M. Frey, 44, of 13 Cottage St. in Manchester, turned herself in on an active arrest warrant. The arrest warrant stems from a charge of fifth-degree larceny where Frey stole a laptop from her mother, who lives in Somers, on Aug. 13, 2012 and pawned it at the Eagle’s Nest Pawn Shop in East Windsor. Frey was processed and released on a $500 non-surety bond with a court date of Oct. 1. 

Sept. 26

Jesse J. Fraser, 20, of 49 Crystal Lake Rd. in Ellington, turned himself in at Troop C for an outstanding PRAWN re-arrest warrant issued by Rockville Superior Court. The warrant had a $5,000 cash or surety set bond. Fraser was arrested, charged with second-degree failure to appear, and was processed according to Troop C policy and held for arraignment at Rockville Superior Court on Sept. 26. 

Sept. 27

Ian B. Skeels, 21, of 254 Mountain Rd. in Ellington, was charged after his vehicle was in the Brookside Park parking lot after normal park hours. Upon further investigation, Skeels was found to be trespassing with marijuana in a clear plastic sandwich bag that he had tried to swallow. He threw up the marijuana into his mouth and tried to turn away, chew it up more, and attempted to swallow it again. Skeels was given verbal commands to spit out what was in his mouth. After he did, the trooper told him to stay where he was and to turn around. Skeels said "No" and began to run away from the trooper. He was quickly apprehended and placed into temporary custody. Skeels was issued a misdemeanor summons along with appearance bond form. He was charged with trespassing, possession of the marijuana, and interfering with police. He was given a court date of Oct. 3 and was released on a $500 non-surety bond.

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