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Police outside the Lafayette Street home in Milford where the stabbing occured

Milford stabbing case kicked up to higher court

MILFORD-The stabbing case against Gustave Meyers accused of stabbing his girlfriend’s father was kicked up to the higher court where more serious charges are heard. Superior Court Judge John Ronan set July 8 for Meyers’ next appearance. He is charged with first-degree assault and breach of peace stemming from the stabbing of Michael Meahan during […] [Read More]

Search on for damaged red Buick

BRIDGEPORT-Local, state and federal law enforcement authorities are searching for a red Buick LeSabre with front end damage after it rammed an undercover ATF vehicle here and fled onto the Turnpike. Pursuing police vehicles lost the Buick near the Bronson Road exit of I-95. The car’s owner is believed to live on Beechwood Avenue. No […] [Read More]

New Police Sgt in Ansonia

ANSONIA-Alex Barreira, a 10-year veteran in the police department is being promoted to sergeant in the patrol division. “He’s very deserving of this,” said Chief Kevin Hale. “He’ll start as sergeant in July.” Hale said Barreira has worked with federal agents in a task force role in recent years. There are no plans to hire […] [Read More]

Stamford bottle bomb leads to conviction

HARTFORD-A jilted lover tried to seriously disfigure his girlfriend by placing hydrochloric acid bombs in her car outside her Stamford home three years ago. Now Frank Mendoza,53, formerly of Jacksonville, Fla. faces up to 84 months in prison for interstate stalking when he is sentenced Sept. 3. Mendoza pleaded guilty to the charge Thursday during […] [Read More]

Msgr Meth drug supplier sentenced

HARTFORD-For four years Chad McCluskey supplied Monsignor Kevin Wallin with supplies of Mexican-made methamphetamine to use and sell in Connecticut. McCluskey admitted shipping close to 10 pounds of the mind-consuming narcotic. That got him a 65-month federal prison term Wednesday from Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello. The sentence might have been higher but […] [Read More]
More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will run more than 530 miles beginning Wednesday in the Special Olympics Torch Run

Special Olympics torch run begins Wednesday

More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will cover 530 miles running with the Special Olympics’ torch beginning Wednesday. The run will conclude Friday evening when they deliver the torch to Jess Dow Field on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University for the Opening Ceremonies which will begin Friday at 7:15 p.m. The run will […] [Read More]
Scott Gellatly will appear in Milford Superior Court this morning to plea to charges of murdering his wife, Lori and seriously wounding her mother, Merry Jackson.

Gellatly enters not guilty plea to Oxford murder

The Oxford man accused of killing his wife, wounding her mother and the family dog appeared in Superior Court in Milford Tuesday to answer the charges. His public defender, David Egan, entered seven not guilty pleas on his client’s behalf. Egan said Gellatly has been taken off suicide and is being jailed on the Gardner […] [Read More]
File photo of a pit bull

Domestic dispute leads to animal cruelty charge

Bridgeport – A man was arrested by police last week on animal cruelty charges after he had a falling out with his ex-girlfriend and neglected his pit bull for two weeks as a result. 22-year-old Octavion Joyner was arrested on May 22, after cops found a pit bull that belonged to him severely malnourished and […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Cops, Crime, Pets
Riverside Apartments on Ansonia's Olson Drive

Ansonia to discuss new Olson Drive tonight

ANSONIA-Residents will get a chance to see and then discuss the planned reconstruction of Olson Drive and the replacement of the Riverside Apartments during a public forum beginning at 6 p.m. tonight in the Ansonia High School library on Pulaski Drive. Mayor David Cassetti and the city’s Housing Authority are expected to unveil their separate […] [Read More]
Vamond Elmore wanted by Norwalk Police for murder

Warrant out for Norwalk murder suspect

NORWALK-A statewide search is underway for Vamond “Wooley King” Elmore who is wanted in connection with a May 15 murder in the city. Elmore, 37, also is wanted by federal marshals for violating conditions of his supervised release imposed on a federal weapons charge. The murder charge stems from the shooting death of Jimmy Martinez, […] [Read More]