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Public Affairs Manager Fran Mayko, center,  presented Shelton Police Chief Joel Hurliman (second, right) with a Silver Award. Attending the event were, from left, Officer Mark Siglinger, Officer Chris Roback with his award; and Sgt. Pete Zaksewicz, (right). Officers Siglinger and Zaksewicz are two certified AAA Driving Improvement Program Instructors.

Shelton PD honored by AAA

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“] AAA Southern New England – CT recently honored the Shelton Police Department with a Silver Award for the department’s outstanding traffic safety programs that include mature driver training, reduction in auto crashes and aggressive speed enforcement initiatives. In addition, AAA recognized Officer Chris Roback as a department-nominated Traffic Safety Hero for his efforts involving […] [Read More]

Ansonia PD are Santa’s helpers Saturday

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ANSONIA-Children from three lucky families will be shopping with police to buy Christmas presents this morning. Lt. Andrew Cota said Target was “gracious enough to help us spread a little holiday cheer.” “We are going to let the children shop in the store and let them buy presents for their family.” Police also helped increase […] [Read More]

UNH gunman sentenced to 2 years

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MILFORD-William Dong the UNH student arrested after his carrying a gun on campus set off a scare was sentenced to 2 years in state prison. Following completion of his term, Dong, a Fairfield resident will be on probation for 5 years and is prohibited from setting foot on the University of New Haven campus. [Read More]

2 Bridgeport men plead guilty to robberies

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BRIDGEPORT-From April to July, Lancelot Supersad went on a robbery spree in Fairfield County. He and his crew robbed the CVS Pharmacy on Grasmere Avenue in Fairfield of $2,376 on April 26; the Webster Bank branch on Bridgeport’s Main Street of $4,170 on May 10; the Pizza Hut on Boston Avenue, Bridgeport of $250 on […] [Read More]

Oxford man admits guilt in fraud

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BRIDGEPORT-For three years Robert E. Lee Jr. lived a life of luxury on the more than $800,000 people invested with the former financial advisor and broker. On Wednesday, Lee entered guilty pleas in federal court to five charges of wire fraud, each of which carries a 20-year prison term. He is free on $250,000 bond […] [Read More]
Dontay Walker

Arrest made in Shelton Sports Center robbery

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SHELTON — With a warrant out for his arrest, a 20-year-old Stratford man surrendered to police Thursday on charges that he was involved in a Nov. 15, 2014 gunpoint robbery in the parking lot of the Sports Center of Connecticut on River Road. Dontay Walker is charged with first-degree robbery; sixth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit […] [Read More]

Abandoned unregistered vehicles could be seized in Ansonia

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ANSONIA- The city moved a step closer to passing an ordinance that will permit the city to remove unregistered,inoperable and abandoned vehicles from private property. The Board of Aldermen voted overwhelmingly Tuesday night to order a public hearing next month. Following the hearing they can amend or approve the four page ordinance. The ordinance gives […] [Read More]

Stuff a State Police cruiser with toys

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BRIDGEPORT-The State Police are conducting a toy drive Dec. 6 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the goal to stuff cruisers with unwrapped toys as holiday gifts for needy children. The toys will be given to local social service agencies for distribution. Locally, State Police troopers will be at Toys-R-US, 330 Old Gate Lane, […] [Read More]

Bridgeport man gets 6 years in federal prison

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BRIDGEPORT- A 27-year-old city man who dealt crack cocaine and armed himself with a Bushmaster assault rifle, similar to the one used in the Sandy Hook School murders, will be spending six years in federal prison. Senior U.S. District Judge Warren W. Eginton Thursday imposed the sentence on Jonathan Colon. Once Colon is released from […] [Read More]

Milford man pleads guilty in probe arising out of heroin death

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MILFORD-A city man who provided the heroin that led to a March 12 deadly overdose pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge Thursday. Ryan Russow, 29, of Stone Manor Drive pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute heroin. He now faces up to 20 years in prison when […] [Read More]