Southington Police track Maine fugitive to Motel 6

Clinton Damboise

Clinton Damboise

After receiving a call from the Main Department of Corrections (MDC), Southington police tracked a fugitive to Motel 6, at 625 Queen St. As a result, Clinton Damboise of  Readfield, Maine, was taken into custody at the motel.

On Friday, Sept. 30, the MDC fugitive division advised local police that they had a full extraditable warrant out of  the State of Maine related to a burglary charge.  It was also learned that Damboise was the suspect in a bank robbery in central Maine. During the course of the robbery, Damboise made reference to being in possession of a handgun.

It was confirmed by Southington officers that Damboise had rented a room at the motel. The area was secured and contact was made with Damboise.  He was subsequently taken into custody without incident. He was charged with being a fugitive from justice and was held on a$1 million bond.

He was scheduled to appear in Bristol court on Oct. 3 to answer the current charge and await extradition to Maine.


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