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Police Make Third Arrest in Southbury Armed Robbery

21-year-old man reportedly the second armed robber, third arrest, in the Southbury McDonald's break-in.

State Police arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at Southbury McDonald’s earlier this month.

According to state police, Paul DiLeo, 21, took part in the armed robbery and was arrested and charged with several counts Thursday morning.

Paul DiLeo was charged with:

  • First-degree robbery
  • First-degree burglary
  • First-degree unlawful restraint (three counts)
  • Second-degree larceny
  • Criminal use of a firearm

DiLeo was also charged with:

  • First-degree conspiracy to commit larceny
  • First-degree conspiracy to commit burglary
  • First-degree conspiracy to commit unlawful restraint
  • Second-degree conspiracy to commit larceny

Last week police arrested a juvenile and charged him with several crimes including first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and criminal use of a firearm. Police also charged the McDonald’s store manager that reportedly conspired in the armed robbery.

According to state police, shortly after midnight on Sept. 2 two armed men entered the rear door of the Southbury McDonald’s, 100 Main St. North, in Southbury, and ordered two female and one male employee to the ground while the other male employee was ordered to empty the safe. The suspects then fled with approximately $5,000 in cash, police said.

The two suspects were reportedly armed with a gun, knife, and baseball bat.

With the arrest of DiLeo, all involved parties in this case have been arrested, according to State Police. DiLeo is being held on a $250,000 court-set bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court Thursday.

cheryl September 28, 2012 at 01:28 AM
I'm hoping this isn't the same Paul Dileo that graduated PHS in 2009. This kind of behavior would be so out of character for him.
Todd Fox October 04, 2012 at 12:59 PM
Why has the Patch declined to publish the town where Paul Dileo lives or was brought up?
sam sheehy March 15, 2013 at 04:58 PM
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Willy Cheese March 15, 2013 at 04:59 PM
u mean boot leg?
sam sheehy March 15, 2013 at 04:59 PM
oops i mean bootleg
sam sheehy March 15, 2013 at 04:59 PM
what about bootleg????????
Willy Cheese March 15, 2013 at 05:00 PM
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sam sheehy March 15, 2013 at 05:00 PM
Don't forget the one they call bootleg
Willy Cheese March 15, 2013 at 05:00 PM
if ur talking smack about bootleg then i will find u, i go to unh if u wanna find me, im down to go at anytime
sam sheehy March 15, 2013 at 05:00 PM
YOU FORGOT BOOTLEG
sam sheehy March 15, 2013 at 05:01 PM
it was all bootlegs idea
Willy Cheese March 15, 2013 at 05:01 PM
he was a freshman prodigy in 2009, how did u not remember him? hes famous as could be now
sam sheehy March 15, 2013 at 05:02 PM
willy, even though you are my brother, i hate you, why did i not get into unh, i have a 4.0 gpa and get girls daily so i know im not ugly and i didnt get rejected cause of that, i just wanna be with you willy :(

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