Arrest made for Econo Lodge burglary

Roberto Ettorre
Roberto Ettorre

On May 9, Southington police were dispatched to Econo Lodge, 1845 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk., in Southington at approximately 2:30 a.m. after receiving calls about a suspicious male. Police said in a release that a male suspect, later identified as Roberto Ettorre, age 42 of Plainville, allegedly entered a complainant’s room while he was sleeping. Ettorre entered the room through an unsecured door, took money, and left.

When officers reviewed video surveillance, they reported that Ettorre was observed exiting his room and slowly walking into the complainant’s room, through a slightly opened door. Ettorre was observed exiting the room, walking down the hallway, but returning to the area. Ettorre then entered the room a second time, and after a short time, he leaves the room and runs down the hallway.

The complainant reported that $17 was missing from his room. Officers located Ettorre inside his hotel room.

Ettorre was arrested and charged with two counts of Burglary in the second degree and one count of sixth degree larceny. He was released on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on May 18.