Former Enfield community development head charged with theft

ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Federal and state officials announced Tuesday that Darrin Lamore, the former head of Enfield Community Development Corporation (ECDC) has been arrested for the alleged theft of public funds.

According the Public Information Office of the U.S. District Attorney Connecticut District, the ECDC oversees the economic development projects in Enfield, particularly in the Thompsonville section of town.

Lamore, 47 of Enfield, has been charged with stealing more than $95,000 of government funds from the corporation.

A federal complaint alleges that from June 2012 to Oct. 2015, Lamore conspired with an employee of the Town of Enfield to falsify invoices and redirect funds that were to be used for economic development in Enfield.

Authorities from the Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force are continuing to investigate the alleged crime.

The Connecticut District of the U.S. Attorney’s office is reminding the public to report corruption to the Connecticut Corruption Task Force by calling 203-238-0505.