Facebook Photo Helps Connecticut State Police Identify Suspect in Lisbon Larceny

On Monday, June 28, 2018, at approximately 4:26 PM, Troopers from Troop E in Montville began in investigation at the Ulta Beauty store located at Lisbon Landing for a report of merchandise that had been stolen as reported by employees of the store. A female suspect entered the store at around 2:50 PM and left at approximately 3:05 PM without paying for roughly $140 in men’s cologne. A picture of the female suspect was given to State Police from Ulta’s surveillance camera’s and was then posted on the Connecticut State Police’s Facebook page. Within just a few hours, Troop E received many anonymous tips confirming the suspect, 49 year old Delana Hewig from Danielson. Troopers from Troop D in Danielson then located Hewig at her residence and was issued a misdemeanor summons for 6th degree larceny. Hewig is scheduled to appear in Norwich Superior Court on July 12, 2018 to face the charge.

One Response to “Facebook Photo Helps Connecticut State Police Identify Suspect in Lisbon Larceny”

  1. GEORGE GRAUER

    Nice grab! Wouldn’t it be amazing if banks used such hi-def systems to capture shots of robbery suspects? No one would get away for long with social media involved!

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