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U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Feds indict three more in $80 million Eli Lilly theft

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NEW HAVEN-Three more Florida men have been indicted on charges stemming from the March 2010 theft of $80 million in pharmaceutical drugs from an Eli Lilly warehouse in Enfield. Stolen in the break included pallets of Zyprexa; Cymbalta, Prozac which treat depression and psychiatric issues and Gemzar used in breast cancer chemotherapy. Yosmany Nunez, 41 […] [Read More]
Elizabeth Esposito busted in $12k Hamden burglary

Woman busted in $12k burglary

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HAMDEN-The break-in netted more than $12,000 in jewelery. The investigation netted Elizabeth Esposito, 46, of Sunset Beach Road, Branford. Hamden police arrested Esposito for the March 13 burglary of a Calamus Meadow Road home. Esposito is charged with second-degree larceny. Bond was set at $50,000 pending her May 5 appearance in Meriden Superior Court. Det. […] [Read More]

Derby PD Gets a new Detective

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DERBY-Police Officer Edward Sullivan joined the ranks of detective recently when Mayor Anita Dugatto swore him in. He fills a vacancy created by retirement. Sullivan, who is a lifelong resident of Shelton, has been a police officer since 2007. He is a 1987 graduate of Shelton High School and attended Sacred Heart University. He worked […] [Read More]
Kashawn Little is arrested for three burglaries

US. Marshals arrest man for three break-ins

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HAMDEN-Deputies from the U.S. Marshals Service arrested a 21-year-old New Haven man on charges that of breaking and entering and stealing a car. Kashawn Little, 21, of South Genovese Street, New Haven is being detained on $300,000 bond pending an April 30 appearance in Meriden Superior Court. Little is charge with first-degree burglary, first-degree larceny, […] [Read More]
State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance

State Police probing East Hartford taser death

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HARTFORD-The State Police Central District Major Crime Squad has taken over the April 13 death of a Manchester man who was tasered by East Hartford police. State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance said Crime Squad detectives gather physical and forensic evidence from the scene. They also interviewed witnesses. Jose Maldonado, 22, died after he Police […] [Read More]
Sheldon Hayley arrested by Ansonia PD

Ansonia PD make marijuana bust

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ANSONIA-A motor vehicle stop on Division Street led to the arrest of a 34-year-old city man on marijuana charges. Shelton Hayley of 231 North Main Street faces charges stemming from his possession of 2.6 grams of marijuana and $919 found in his pockets. Members of the Anti-Crime unit charged Hayley with possession of marijuana; possession […] [Read More]

Jury convicts Ansonia man in 2012 Derby murder

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MILFORD- A 12-member jury deliberated for just two hours Tuesday afternoon before convicting Cordaryl Silva in the May 12, 2012 murder of Javon Zimmerman outside R.J.’s Cafe in Derby. Silva apparently failed to convince the jury that one of his “boys” who he declined to identify was responsible. Senior State’s Attorney Charles Stango with help […] [Read More]
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Jury deliberating Derby murder

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MILFORD -The fate of Cordaryl Silva accused of murdering Javon Zimmerman outside a Derby bar now rests with a six-man six-woman jury. Superior Court Judge Denise Markle turned the case over to the jury just before 2:10 pm. The deliberations began following a hectic morning marked by Silva’s outbursts and Markle’s threat to remove him […] [Read More]
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Silva murder case to go to jury

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MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva took his chance with a jury trial. Sometime this afternoon the 12 member jury will begin deliberating his fate on a charge that he murdered Javon Zimmerman, an Ansonia drug dealer outside R.J.’s Cafe in Derby. The May 12, 2012 shooting was the last in a series of murders and shootings in the […] [Read More]
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Bombing plotter busted

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BRIDGEPORT-FBI agents arrested a High Ridge Drive resident recorded planning to use a radio-controlled plan to bomb a federal building in Connecticut and an out-of-state educational institution. Neither of the locations are identified specifically in documents filed Monday in federal court by FBI Special Agent Anabela Sharp which led to Monday’s arrest of El Mehdi […] [Read More]