*UPDATE* Arrest Made in the Murder of Todd Allen Jr.
This article was published on: 01/13/17 9:57 PM by Mike Minarsky
On January 13, 2017, Detectives from Eastern District Major Crime took Kevin Weismore (DOB: 08/22/1997) of 61 Laiho Road, Sterling into custody for the charges of: 53a-54a Murder and 53a-155 Tampering with evidence on the strength of an arrest warrant in the case of missing Sterling resident Todd Allen. Weismore is being held on a $1,000,000 bond and is scheduled to appear at G.A.11 Danielson on January 17, 2017. Detectives located the remains of Todd Allen in a wooded area in the vicinity of 61 Laiho Road in Sterling. The deceased appeared to have sustained multiple stab wounds. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct a post-mortem investigation to determine cause, manner and time of death.
On December 26, 2016 at approximately 7:40 p.m. Troopers from Troop D-Danielson responded to 42 Dixon Road in Sterling for a reported missing person.
Todd Allen was reported to have left his Dixon Road residence on a red Honda XR100 dirt bike, alone at approximately 1:00 p.m., to ride on local trails as he commonly does. Allen’s dirt bike does not have a headlight therefore he was expected to return home before dark.
Troopers initiated an investigation, spoke with Allen’s family and friends, and began a search of areas he is known to frequent. Troopers also began searching along the Rails to Trails bike path in Sterling.
Along with Connecticut State Troopers and State Police K9 Teams, Search and Rescue K9 Teams, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Sterling Fire Department, South Killingly Fire Department, Plainfield Police Department, Rhode Island police departments, Connecticut State Police Aviation Unit – Trooper One and several others assisted in the search for Todd Allen.
Source: CSP: 1/13/17