Police: Trumbull Man Had Assault Weapon

Recent arrests by Trumbull Police.

The following arrest information was supplied by the Trumbull Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.

November Arrest Leads to Gun Charges

Jeffrey Anthony Somley, 48, of Fairview Avenue, Trumbull, is accused of possession of assault rifle.

Police said Somley was arrested by warrant after police seized guns from his home for safekeeping. He had been arrested Nov. 17 regarding a neighbor dispute.

Somley's bond was set at $25,000.

Alleged Shoplifting Ring Busted

Two New York residents were arrested after they were allegedly found with items stolen from Westfield Trumbull Mall.

Diego Martinez, 20, and Mary Rosario, 48, both of East Elmhurst, N.Y., are each charged with third- and sixth-degree larceny, organized retail theft and possession of a shoplifting device.

Police said several people were seen acting suspiciously in the mall and security followed them to a car where the two suspects were found with allegedly stolen merchandise, total value $4,700.

Their bonds were set at $35,000 each.

Shoplifting Charged

Horace Kennebrew, 46, of Victory Avenue, Bridgeport, is charged with fourth-degree larceny after he allegedly stole two Dyson vacuums from Target at the Westfield Trumbull Mall in June.

The vacuums' value totaled about $1,200, police said.

His bond was set at $5,000.

In a separate incident, Katherine Vega, 26, of Poplar Street, Bridgeport, is charged with fifth-degree larceny.

Police said she placed baby clothing totaling about $342 in a shopping cart and covered it with a blanket before exiting the store without paying. Security followed her, police said.

At her car, she admitted she had about $339 in additional merchandise, police said.

She was released on a written promise to appear in court.

For questions about this blotter, email the Trumbull Patch Editor at aaron.leo@patch.com.


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