After beginning an investigation in 2014, the Western District Major Crime Services (WDMCS) and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) met and commenced an investigation into the appearance of the financial victimization or larceny of a developmentally disabled individual perpetrated by someone hired by the individual.
The victim is described as a 55 year old female with the mental capacity of a 12 year old.
The aid to the developmentally challenged individual was identified as then 37 year old Tammy Lynn Dilorio of Stratford, Connecticut.
The investigation spanned the time frame of 2014 and 2015. During which those time, Dilorio was employed as a State of Connecticut Judicial Marshal and had been assigned to the Norwalk Court House.
The investigation led to police discovering that the victim had lived independently but had fallen behind on rent payments totally approximately $4,780.00.
After a comprehensive search conducted which included a review of the victim’s Individual Plan, financial documentation, initial statements, and additional correspondences pertinent to the case. After reviewing all these materials, a criminal investigation was initiated.
The numerous witness interviews, examination of multiple years of financial documents, and the crunching of two years of cellular data resulted in significant amount of evidence that Dilorio had committed larceny.
Dilorio is cited for larceny from the State of Connecticut, for the theft of funds earmarked for the client by the Department of Developmental Service, for larceny from the client, and that Dilorio committed forgery by fraudulently affixing the signature of the client on state documents.
The investigation concluded in April of 2016 and formal charges were issued in November of 2018.
On Friday, November 16, 2018, Tammy Lynn Dilorio turned herself into State Police Detectives. Dilorio was given and posted a court set bond of $50,000.00. She is formally charged with the following: Larceny in the 1st degree, Larceny in the 3rd degree, and Forgery in the 2nd degree. Dilorio is set to appear in Norwalk Superior Court on November 26th.