Pair arrested for stealing cash register from Ledyard hotel

Ledyard — Police arrested Sunday two Massachusetts men who they say stole a cash register from a restaurant at the Two Trees Hotel on Indiantown Road.

Sean P. Coyne, 21, of Boston, and Joseph B. Haugh, 21, of West Roxbury were each charged with third-degree criminal mischief and third-degree larceny.

Police said shortly after 6 a.m. they received a report that the cash register was stolen. During the investigation, police found that about 4:30 a.m. the men entered the Grill restaurant and removed cash from the register and then placed the machine into the trunk of a car. The men took a shuttle bus to the Foxwoods Resort Casino, police said.

Police said the men were arrested a short time later when they returned to the vehicle.

The men are scheduled to appear at New London Superior Court on April 29.

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