Plainville Man Arrested on Larceny Charges

Southington police have arrested a man accused of falsifying motel computer records to steal money.

Edwin Martinez Jr., 37, of Plainville, was arrested on Aug. 30 and charged with computer crimes and 6th-degree larceny.

Police said between July 9 and July 21, Martinez falsified room rental records at the Motel 6 located at 625 Queen Street in Southington, where he worked. Martinez allegedly modified the records to reflect that customers were dissatisfied with their rooms and refunded. Investigators said the guests were never refunded and that Martinez kept the money.

According to police, Martinez created fake records five times and stole a total of $331.26

He was released on a $2,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in Bristol Superior Court on Sept. 12.

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