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Ansonia to crack down on school bus passers

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ANSONIA-the police department is gearing up for a crack down on drivers who pass stopped school buses after a monitoring program captured 84 violations in a five day period in March. “This is absolutely unacceptable,” Mayor David Cassetti said Tuesday night. “Our children’s safety should not be put at risk because of a driver’s selfish […] [Read More]

2 charged in battery theft

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SHELTON-An eagle eyed police officer arrested two men for allegedly stealing 30 car batteries from Wal-Mart early Sunday. Officer Richard Bailey observed a truck leaving the store’s parking lot at about 2 a.M. Bailey then pulled it over on Route 8 and saw 30 car batteries in the trvuck’s bed. He charged Brian Vincent, 45 […] [Read More]

Shelton motorcyclist hurt

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SHELTON-A 53-year old Thompson Street man was injured seriously Sunday night when his motorcycle crashed on Leavenworth Road near its intersection with Walnut Hill Tree Road. Michael Sanko was taken by EMS to the hospital. Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to contact the Traffic Division at 203-924-1544. [Read More]

Oxford shooter appears in court

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MILFORD— His head bowed , eyes staring at the judge hands and feet cuffed the man accused of shooting up an Oxford home appeared in court today. Scott Gellatly’s appearance was brief. State’s Attorney Kevin Lawlor requested a June 3 next appearance and a June 27 probable cause hearing. Judge Frank Iannotti continued the bond […] [Read More]

Gavin case postponed

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MILFORD- The arraignment of Arthur Gauvin accused of locking his older sister in a room of their Seymour home for several years has been postponed a day. Gauvin , 58, of Eleanor Road has been detained on$120,000 bond since his April 25 arrest .He faces numerous charges including cruelty to a person and tampering with […] [Read More]
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Chris Herren, formerly of the Celtics, will tell his story of addiction

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We received this note from the Milford Prevention Council: Former NBA player Chris Herren, who lost his professional career to drug addiction, will speak to the Milford Community on Thursday, May 15th. His talk is sponsored by the Milford Prevention Council. Herren’s talk begins at 7:30 PM in the Parson’s Complex Auditorium and is free […] [Read More]

Milford PD looking for officer applicants

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We received this note from the Milford Police Department: Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career in Law Enforcement? The Milford Police Department is encouraging men and women to apply for the position of Police Officer. We are a professional, progressive agency committed to providing quality police services to the community. Applicants must […] [Read More]
U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Heroin Death leads to Milford indictment

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MILFORD-A March 12 heroin death lead to the arrest and indictment of a city man on federal charges of conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute heroin and possession and distribution of heroin. Ryan Russow, 29, of Stone Manor Drive, was brought before U.S. Magistrate Judge Joan G. Margoilis Tuesday who ordered him detained […] [Read More]
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Police searching for bank robber in Darien

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Darien – Police are asking for the public’s help in searching for a bank robber who struck at the Goodwives Shopping Center last week. People’s United Bank located at 25 Old Kings Highway South was robbed last Wednesday April 30, at 2 p.m. when a masked man entered the building by using an open umbrella […] [Read More]
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U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly says Hartford cop admits stealing nearly $30k in gun permit fees

Hartford cop admits taking $30k in gun permit fees

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HARTFORD-A former Hartford police officer admitted in federal court to pocketing nearly $30,000 in fees he collected for processing gun permits. U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly said Tishay Johnson, 40, of Windsor waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty to theft from a local government during proceedings before U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna F. Martinez. Johnson […] [Read More]