Jewett City Man Found With 2 Bags of Cash Outside of VFW

This article was published on: 05/24/19 8:55 PM by Mike Minarsky

On 5/22/19 at approximately 4:03 AM Troopers were dispatched to Montville VFW located at 97 Raymond Hill Rd in Uncasville to investigate a motion alarm that went off in their kitchen.   Troopers found a broken window while checking the exterior of the building and located a white male wearing blue jeans and a black hoodie lying on the ground with 2 money bags in a wooded area at the rear of the building.  The man was identified as 41 year old Michael Meriwether who has a listed address of 85 Ashland St, in the borough on Jewett City.

Meriwether was taken into custody and taken to Troop E in Montville where he was processed and charged with 3rd degree Criminal Mischief, 5th degree larceny, and 3rd degree larceny.  Meriwether was held on a $7,500 bond and assigned a court date in Norwich which was not released on the press release

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