Willimantic police investigating home invasion on West Ave.

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WILLIMANTIC — Police have arrested one man after a home invasion that sparked a police presence Thursday morning on West Avenue in Willimantic.

Willimantic Police were at a house at 75 West Avenue at around 2 a.m. The homeowner told police three masked men entered the home and assaulted him. Police said he was not seriously injured in the home invasion, according to police.


Jonathan Cotto-Rubert

There were police K9s involved and they were dispatched to a second scene on Trapella Road where a gun was recovered and Jonathan Cotto-Rubert, 31, of Willimantic was arrested. He was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and he was held on  $100,000 bond.  Police said he also has outstanding warrants with the Mohegan Tribal Police Department. Those bonds total $140,000.

Willimantic Police said the incident was not a random act and that there is no danger to the public.

Two teams of detectives are at both scenes and are expected to be there for several hours.