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Police arrest man accused of stealing grandmother’s house

24-year-old faces larceny charges
Published on Sep 19, 2005

A Connecticut man accused of stealing his grandmother's house was arrested Thursday, according to a statement from the Connecticut Chief State's Attorney Christopher L. Morano. Gregory Ferraro, 24, of North Branford, was arrested and charged with two counts of larceny in the first degree and three counts of larceny in the second degree of a victim over age 60, officials said. According to the arrest warrant affidavit, Ferraro is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his 86-year-old grandmother as well as ownership of the North Branford home where she has lived for nearly six decades. The warrant alleges that Ferraro borrowed $24,000 from his grandmother to buy a truck but failed to repay the total amount or turn over the truck. The warrant also alleges that Ferraro told the victim he was going to get money to repay her, but instead involved her in a transaction that gave him ownership of her home and a check for $59,807.83 that was made out to the woman as a result of the...

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