Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
March 20, 2008



    On March 9, 2008, Troopers from the Connecticut State Police from Troop D and Detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Squad responded to a Home Invasion, Robbery and Assault at a residence located at 166 Sterling Road in Sterling, CT.

     The incident involved an unidentified male subject entering the residence in the late evening hours of March 8, 2008, and physically assaulting two of the residents of the home with a weapon. The victims Emelio Martinez DOB: 05/05/1987 and Alexandro Martinez DOB: 01/09/1988, of that address, were transported to Day Kimball Hospital by ambulance with severe blunt force injuries to the head. Both subjects were treated and later released from the hospital.

   As a result of an investigation conducted by Detectives from the Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad from Troop D and with the assistance from the Plainfield Police Department, two female subjects who were at the residence on the evening of March 8, 2008 were identified and linked to the crime. Further investigation by State Police Detectives led to the identity of a male subject involved in the violent assault on the two residents of the house.

   Arrest warrants were issued from the Superior Court Windham Judicial District for the arrest of the two females and one male subject involved in this incident.


   On March 20, 2008 the Plainfield Police Department took Jennifer Diaz into custody for the State Police and subsquently turned her over to State Police Detectives. 

   On March 20, 2008 at 1008 hours, State Police Detectives took Amanda L. Danyow into custody in Willimantic.

   On March 20, 2008 at 1215 hours, State Police Detectives from Troop D located and arrested Christopher Freeman  in the town of Groton, CT. He was taken into custody without incident on the outstanding warrant.


1. Jennifer Diaz   age 25  DOB: 08/15/1982 

    41 North Chestnut Street of Wauregan,CT.

    charges: Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 1St Degree

                  Robbery 1St Degree, 

                  Burglary 1st Degree

                  Assault 1St Degree

                  Larceny 2nd Degree 


     She was processed at Troop D and held on $50000.00 cash bond

     pending arraignment in Danielson Superior Court on Monday March 24, 2008.

2. Amanda L. Danyow   age 25  DOB: 12/8/1982 

    10 East Shephard Hill Road Central Village, CT.

   charges: Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 1St Degree

                  Robbery 1St Degree

                  Burglary 1St Degree

                  Assault 1St Degree 

                  Larceny 2nd Degree


    She was transported to Troop D where she was processed and held on

    $50000.00 cash bond pending arraignment in Danielson Superior Court

    on Monday March 24, 2008.

3. Christopher Freeman  age 32   DOB: 08/15/1975

    289 Green Hollow Road Danielson, CT

    charges:  Robbery 1St Degree

                  Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 1St Degree

                  Burglary 1st Degree

                  Larceny 2nd Degree

                  Assault 1St Degree 

      Freeman was transported back to Troop D where he was processed

      and held on $75000.00 cash bond pending arraignment in Danielson

      Superior Court on March 24,2008.