Pair charged with supplying beer to partying minors at Southington hotel

Published on Friday, 30 June 2017 21:55


SOUTHINGTON - Police have charged two people after breaking up an underage drinking party at a local hotel.

Lateef Bilewu, 22, of Waterbury, and Melissa Dessources, 21, Brockton, Mass., were issued infractions for procuring liquor for a minor on June 17 after police were called to the Residence Inn, 778 West St., on a loud noise complaint at 1:24 a.m.

Police said they found Bilewu and Dessources with five people who weren’t of legal drinking age. Officers said they found indications that the party involved beer pong - a popular drinking game.

Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809 or at

Posted in New Britain Herald, General News, Southington Herald on Friday, 30 June 2017 21:55. Updated: Friday, 30 June 2017 21:58.