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State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance

State Police probing East Hartford taser death

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]

Lauretti pushes gubernatorial run

BRIDGEPORT-Mayor Mark Lauretti said Connecticut will grow the Shelton way if he is elected governor. The Valley’s longest serving mayor addressed supporters Tuesday at Testo’s Banquet Hall in Bridgeport. “We should not give tax breaks solely to those who can afford it most; we need to lower taxes for all of us. We need to […] [Read More]

House Fire in Monroe

MONROE-The town’s fire departments are battling a blaze at 551 Elm Street. The location is off Twin Brook Terrace. No further information is available at this time. [Read More]
Categories: Fire, General, Monroe, Town
Sheldon Hayley arrested by Ansonia PD

Ansonia PD make marijuana bust

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]

Tax Charges on Tax Day

href=””> Two nurses employed by the state’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services face tax evasion charges after being indicted by federal grand juries. U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly said Stephanie Elliott, 41, of West Hartford and Michael Carter, 50, of New Haven face charges and prosecution by Assistant U.S. Attorney Susan Wines. The cases […] [Read More]
Categories: Business
Tyron Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges in Ansonia on April 14, 2014

Suspect drops gun during a police search

ANSONIA — A man pulled over Monday night on Wakelee Avenue because officers believed he was smoking marijuana dropped a stolen gun while he was being searched, police said. The .380 caliber Taurus handgun had been reported stolen in Westport, said Lt. Andrew Cota, the Ansonia police spokesman. An officer smelled marijuana inside the car […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Jacob Freeman, 18, of Ansonia, was arrested April 14, 2014 for allegedly buying a stolen gun and hten using it to rob the seller.

Police: Man bought a gun, use it to rob seller

ANSONIA — A man who police say bought a stolen 9 mm handgun from a teenaged boy and then used to to rob the youth of the money he paid for the gun, was arrested Monday on his front porch. The gun was stolen last Wednesday from a house on Locke Street and investigators using […] [Read More]
Categories: General
milford pd patch

Woman’s 911 call leads to her DUI arrest

Milford police say they received a 911 call from a woman in her car early Tuesday morning, and when officers made contact with her they found she had been driving while intoxicated. Anne Marie Nehez, 50, of Botsford Avenue, called 911 shortly after midnight and then hung up, Officer Jeff Nielsen said. When police called […] [Read More]
Categories: General