South Windsor police make multiple arrests over the weekend

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SOUTH WINDSOR — A series of arrests were made by the South Windsor Police Department over the weekend, including incidents of theft, breach of peace, and violation of protective orders.

On May 17 at around 6 p.m., officers responded to the Target store at 125 Buckland Hills Drive after loss prevention personnel detained Kristen E. Morrison, 42, of Stafford Springs.

Morrison allegedly attempted to leave the store without paying for merchandise totaling $398.64.

She was apprehended, processed, and released on a $2,500 non-surety bond.

Morrison is set to appear in Manchester Superior Court on June 5 at 9 a.m.

Later that evening, at approximately 8:45 p.m., Scott A. Forest, 43, of Newington was arrested following an altercation at Buckland Grill located at 465 Buckland Road.

Forest allegedly attacked customers and resisted officers upon their arrival.

Two individuals were struck by a wooden sign Forest threw during the incident, which unfolded in front of his children.

Forest was charged with two counts of risk of injury to a child, interfering with an officer/resisting, and two counts of second-degree breach of peace.

He was released on a $25,000 surety bond and is expected in Manchester Superior Court today at 9 a.m.

The next day, on May 18 at 4:05 p.m., Michael S. Busto, 34, of New London, was arrested for violating two active protective orders.

Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle parked at a vacant property on Ellington Road.

Upon investigation, Busto was found to be breaching protective orders by being in contact with the victim.

Busto was held on a $20,000 surety bond and is also due in Manchester Superior Court today at 9 a.m.

In the early hours of May 20 at 4 a.m., David R. Lombardo, 52, of Windsor, was arrested for second-degree failure to appear.

Lombardo’s vehicle was stopped on Route 5 near Pleasant Valley Road due to expired registration when officers discovered an active warrant for his arrest.

He was held on a $5,000 surety bond and is scheduled to appear in court this morning at 9 a.m.

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