By: Maria Moore
The state police issued a press release earlier today, Wednesday, January 27 giving details of the person who was arrested late last night in connection with the armed robbery at Michel Angelo’s Restaurant on Main Street in Pine Meadow. The press release names Brett Hooper, 29 years old, who is being charged with robbery 1st degree, Larceny 6th and Criminal Mischief 3rd. Brett is to be arraigned in Bantam Superior Court today. His address is given as that of the house next door to Michel Angelo’s on the other side of the small woods going east on Route 44 towards the Marandino’s plaza. No other arrests are anticipated in this case.
Our reporter called and spoke briefly with Trooper Rich Strolis who said he is actively working on the case and will likely have more details to add tomorrow.
To read the police press release please visit the state Department of Public Safety’s website.