Police bust hotel manager for alleged theft

Milford police issued an arrest warrant and took custody of Tonisha Parker, 36, of New Haven on Aug. 21 after they concluded an investigation into a Nov. 26, 2013 complaint of employee theft. Police received the complaint from the Spring Hill Suites located at 50 Rowe Avenue where Parker had been employed as an operations manager at the time of the theft.

According to police, an internal investigation by Spring Hill Suites revealed several unauthorized business transactions which resulted in a loss exceeding $33,000 for the hotel.

Police accuse Parker of accepting payments for room rentals at the hotel, completing the unauthorized transactions and keeping the money between June 2012 and October 2013.

Parker is charged with first-degree larceny. She was held on a $100,000 bond at the time of her arrest.