Police Make Second Arrest for Thefts at Home Improvement Stores

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Francisco Martorell, 38, of Southington, turned himself in to Southington police on Thursday, February 13 after learning that there was an active warrant for his arrest. The warrant resulted from an investigation that run from April 2019 to September 2019 that involved tool thefts at Home Depot and Lowes stores in Southington.

Police arrested Christopher Main, 39, of Torrington on January 3 for his involvement in the series of thefts. According to police, Main and accomplices committed organized thefts of Milwaukee brand tools from stores in the amount of $2,946. The tools were then turned over to another individual to be sold via an online marketplace. Martorell was identified as… Southington Observer

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