Man charged in Motel 6 robbery

Richard Filipelli (Police photo)
Richard Filipelli (Police photo)

BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — An East Haven man is accused of robbing Motel 6 on East Main Street on June 17.

Richard Filipelli, 55, of Short Beach Road, is charged with sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit second-degree robbery. Police said two men had entered the motel and leaped over the counter, grabbed the cash draw containing about $218 in cash, and fled.

Police identified one of the suspects,caught on surveillance camera, as Filipelli. They said they had “numerous, previous interactions” with him. His bond was set at $150,000 for an appearance Monday in New Haven Superior Court.

 

 

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

blog comments powered by Disqus