Today, Feb. 21, the Orange Police served an arrest warrant on Holli Tapley 34, of Derby for a myriad of charges including kidnapping and robbery.
The arrest resulted from a Feb. 14 incident where Tapley allegedly confronted an elderly female victim in front of a business on the Boston Post Road.
Police said, Tapley ordered the victim to drive her to a second location where Tapely told the victim to get out and stole the victims’ car. Tapley went through the victims’ belongings and stole cash and credit cards, which were used to make purchases at businesses in Orange and surrounding towns. The victim was uninjured.
With the assistance of Derby Police, Tapley was developed as a suspect and interviewed by Orange Detective Michael Morrin. Tapley provided a full confession as well as the location of the victims’ car and some belongings.
She was charged with second-degree kidnapping, second-degree robbery, two counts of second-degree larceny, second-degree threatening, credit card theft and illegal use of a credit card.
Tapley is being held on 75,000.00 bond.
She also was charged by Derby Police and North Haven Police who held arrest warrants in addition to Orange.
Her next court date is March 4, 2013 in Derby Superior Court.