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15 Cars Broken Into At CT Hospital 15 Cars Broken Into At CT Hospital
15 Cars Broken Into At CT Hospital Police are investigating after some 15 vehicles were broken into in the parking area of a Connecticut hospital. The incident occurred in New Haven County around 1:20 p.m., Monday, May 13, at Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford. According to Officer Alex Torres of the Wallingford Police, responding officers found at least 15 employee vehicles had been broken into.  Many had their windows smashed and wallets and valuables taken, Torres said. Several vehicles were parked by the softball field and in the parking area.  The department asks anyone with information to contact the departmen…
Man Killed, 2 Women Injured In Shooting At CT Party Facility Man Killed, 2 Women Injured In Shooting At CT Party Facility
Man Killed, 2 Women Injured In Shooting At CT Party Facility A 29-year-old Connecticut man was killed, and two women were injured during a shooting at a rental hall. The incident occurred in New Haven County just before 1:30 a.m. Monday, May 13, at So Blu Niq, a part facility in Waterbury. According to Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police, Shaquille Morris of Waterbury was identified as the victim who later died from his injuries at a hospital shortly after police arrived on the scene. Two additional victims were identified as 39 and 44-year-old females, both of Waterbury, who sustained life-threatening injuries and were treated and r…
2 Teens Nabbed After Driving Stolen Vehicle In Westport, Fleeing Officers 2 Teens Nabbed After Driving Stolen Vehicle In Westport, Fleeing Officers
2 Teens Nabbed After Driving Stolen Vehicle In Westport, Fleeing Officers Two teenagers were taken into custody after driving a stolen vehicle in Connecticut and fleeing a traffic stop, police said. The incident happened in Fairfield County on Wednesday, May 1 at around 11:45 p.m., when two people were seen trying to enter vehicles on Hillspoint Road near Compo Beach in Westport, according to Westport Police. Soon after this was reported, Westport officers and members of the Bridgeport Auto-Theft Task Force arrived in the area and saw two suspect vehicles stolen from other jurisdictions. When officers tried pulling them over, they instead kept driving. However, p…
Father Of 2-Year-Old Found Buried In Stamford Park Charged Father Of 2-Year-Old Found Buried In Stamford Park Charged
Father Of 2-Year-Old Found Buried In Stamford Park Charged The 28-year-old father of a 2-year-old child found buried in a grave at a Connecticut park has been criminally charged in connection to his death, police announced. On Wednesday, May 1, Stamford Police Captain Tom Scanlon announced that Edgar Ismalej-Gomez, a resident of Stamford, was arrested for his connection to the death of his 2-year-old son, Liam Rivera.  The toddler's body was found buried in a plastic bag at Cummings Park in Stamford on Monday, Jan. 2. Earlier Report - Mother Of 2-Year-Old Found Buried In Stamford Park Charged, Police Say The arrest of Ismalej-Gomez was …
Man Threatens To Kill CT Hotel Guests With Knife, Police Say Man Threatens To Kill CT Hotel Guests With Knife, Police Say
Man Threatens To Kill CT Hotel Guests With Knife, Police Say A 30-year-old man has been charged with threatening after he allegedly held a knife to the throat of a Connecticut hotel guest and threatened to kill him and everyone in the hotel. The incident occurred in New London County around 7:14 a.m., Sunday, April 28, in Gorton. According to Capt. Gregory McCarthy of the Groton Police officers responded to the Baymont Inn for a report of a man who was threatening to"kill everyone" at the hotel after becoming angry that his room was not ready. McCarthy said arriving officers spotted the Queens man, identified as Jonathan Jean-Pierre, walking in…
Ex-Boyfriend Nabbed For Swatting Incident Involving Woman In Norwalk Ex-Boyfriend Nabbed For Swatting Incident Involving Woman In Norwalk
Ex-Boyfriend Nabbed For Swatting Incident Involving Woman In Norwalk A Philadelphia man has been charged with making a false incident report telling police that his former girlfriend was being held at gunpoint in Connecticut. The incident occurred in Fairfield County on Sunday, March 17, around 8:30 a.m. According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, the department received information from the New York City Police Department that a woman was being held at gunpoint in a Norwalk home. Norwalk patrol officers responded to the scene, established a perimeter, and began to contact residents. Officers quickly determined the call to be a hoax, Podgorski …
Shelton Stabbing Suspect On Run Shelton Stabbing Suspect On Run
Shelton Stabbing Suspect On Run Police in Fairfield County are on the hunt for a man who allegedly assaulted and stabbed a woman during a fight. Update: Man Wanted For Shelton Stabbing, Assault Nabbed By Police The incident occurred in Shelton at a Walnut Tree Hill Road home around 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23. According to Lt. Robert Kozlowsky of the Shelton Police, officers, and EMS responded and found a 35-year-old woman suffering from a stab wound to the leg.  The initial investigation revealed that the suspect and two women were hanging out at the residence. Kozlowsky said that an argument broke …
Road Rage Shooting Closes Busy CT Street Road Rage Shooting Closes Busy CT Street
Road Rage Shooting Closes Busy CT Street A road rage incident in Connecticut in which one person was shot and seriously injured has closed a busy street. The incident occurred in Hartford County around 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, at 395 Broad St., in Bristol. According to Lt. Geoffrey Lund of the Bristol Police, Broad Street is closed between Emmett Street and Todd Street due to the ongoing investigation. This area is expected to be closed through the afternoon. The man shot was airlifted to a trauma center, and the second person involved remained on the scene, Lund said. "There is no threat to the public, and this is an…
Ex-CT High School Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student Ex-CT High School Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student
Ex-CT High School Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student A former Connecticut high school math teacher is being accused of sexually assaulting a student. Middlesex County resident James Hanson, age 35, of Middletown, was arrested by warrant on Tuesday, April 2. Hanson is alleged to have had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a minor student, said Chief Erik Costa of the Middletown Police. He taught at Middletown High from August 2022 through November 16, 2023, but was immediately placed on administrative leave when the investigation started, Costa said. Hanson turned himself in at Middletown Police Headquarters where he was charged with:…
Car Burglar Smashes Window At Darien Country Club, Steals Purse, Phone Car Burglar Smashes Window At Darien Country Club, Steals Purse, Phone
Car Burglar Smashes Window At Darien Country Club, Steals Purse, Phone A car burglar smashed the window of a car and made off with a purse and phone at a Fairfield County country club. The incident occurred in Darien at the Darien Country Club around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 31. According to Sgt. Dan Skoumbros of the Darien Police, the victim returned to her vehicle when she found a rear window smashed and her purse and phone stolen. An investigation is underway. Anyone with information should contact the Darien Police at 203-662-5300.
CT Man Charged With Killing Motorist In Hit-Run Crash CT Man Charged With Killing Motorist In Hit-Run Crash
CT Man Charged With Killing Motorist In Hit-Run Crash Almost a year after a hit-and-run driver killed a Connecticut motorist, the man allegedly responsible for the crime has been charged. Dajon Marques Morris, age 20, of New Haven, was arrested on Tuesday, April 2, for the Wednesday, June 7, 2023, crime that killed a 42-year-old New Haven man. On the day of the crash, Officer Christian Bruckhartd of the New Haven Police said officers responded to the intersection of Haven Street and Clay Street on the report of a car striking a motorcycle.  The car involved in the crash was described as a green-colored Honda Accord that fled the scene im…
Man Admits Selling Over $34K In Catalytic Converters To CT Warehouse Man Admits Selling Over $34K In Catalytic Converters To CT Warehouse
Man Admits Selling Over $34K In Catalytic Converters To CT Warehouse A 30-year-old Connecticut man has admitted to his role in a statewide stolen catalytic converter trafficking ring, federal officials announced. New Haven resident Michael Almodovar, also known as "Eme ElColorado," pleaded guilty on Wednesday, March 27 to charges related to his role in a stolen catalytic converter trafficking ring in Connecticut, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced.  According to federal officials, Almodovar's conviction follows an investigation into the theft of catalytic converters from vehicles across the state. This inve…
Police Probe Series Of Smash-Grab Burglaries In CT Police Probe Series Of Smash-Grab Burglaries In CT
Police Probe Series Of Smash-Grab Burglaries In CT Police in Connecticut are investigating after a series of smash-and-grab robberies occurred within a few days. The latest incident occurred in North Haven on Sunday, March 24 at the Mobil Gas Station on State Street. According to North Haven Police, four people wearing masks and hooded shirts smashed the front glass door of the gas station and made off with some $2,000 in cash and two cash registers before fleeing in a stolen car that was taken from Manchester. The same crew is responsible for two other burglaries in Hamden, two burglaries in Orange, and one burglary in West Haven, North H…
Violent CT Home Invaders Attempt To Steal Expensive Cat Violent CT Home Invaders Attempt To Steal Expensive Cat
Violent CT Home Invaders Attempt To Steal Expensive Cat Two suspects are on the run after allegedly invading a Connecticut home and attempted to steal an expensive cat in what police say was a "targeted attack." The incident occurred in New Haven County on Sunday, March 17 on Thompson Street in East Haven. According to East Haven Police, two armed suspects attempted to enter a home where the residents were home and steal an expensive cat before fleeing in a blue BMW. When officers arrived, the resident said two men attempted to enter their residence through a rear slider door. The resident said attempts were made to prevent the suspects from en…
Man Shot In Norwalk Home, Police Asking For Information Man Shot In Norwalk Home, Police Asking For Information
Man Shot In Norwalk Home, Police Asking For Information A man was found shot in his abdomen in his Fairfield County home and police are asking the public for information. The incident took place in Norwalk around 12:20 a.m., Friday, Jan. 26 at a home on Hillandale Manor. According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, officers responded to the home after receiving a 911 call regarding a shooting. Officers found the unidentified man who had been shot in the abdomen, Podgorski said. He was transported to Norwalk Hospital for treatment. The Detective Bureau responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. "This investigation i…
Newtown Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Of Student For Second Time Newtown Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Of Student For Second Time
Newtown Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Of Student For Second Time A music teacher has been charged with alleged sexual assault of a minor student in Northern Fairfield County. Richard Neal, age 69, of Newtown, was charged on Thursday, Jan. 4 by the Newtown Police Department. According to Det. Lt. Liam Seabrook of the Newtown Police, Neal was arrested following an investigation into having an inappropriate relationship who was a minor at the time. Neal was arrested last year on the same charges with another student, Seabrook said. He was charged with: Sex assault with a victim between the ages of 13 and 15 Sex assault second-degree Illegal sexual conta…
CT Man To Spend Years In Prison For Killing Recent High School Graduate CT Man To Spend Years In Prison For Killing Recent High School Graduate
CT Man To Spend Years In Prison For Killing Recent High School Graduate A Connecticut man will spend years behind bars for shooting a 17-year-old boy to death while he talked to his girlfriend. Kiyon Matheney, age 26, of New Haven, was sentenced on Tuesday, Dec.12, to 33 years in prison for the fatal shooting of John Tubac-Saquil of New Haven in July 2022. Matheney was found guilty by a jury of manslaughter with a firearm and carrying a firearm without a permit, said John Doyle Jr., State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of New Haven. According to evidence introduced at trial, Matheney shot Tubac-Saquil shortly after 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2022, when h…
Know Them? Duo Steals Over $2K Worth Of Breast Pumps From CT Walmart Know Them? Duo Steals Over $2K Worth Of Breast Pumps From CT Walmart
Know Them? Duo Steals Over $2K Worth Of Breast Pumps From CT Walmart Authorities in Connecticut are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects accused of stealing several breast pumps worth over $2,000 from a Walmart. On Thursday, Nov. 30 at around 10:30 a.m. in New London County, the two suspects entered the Walmart store at 155 Parkway North in Waterford after leaving another Walmart location in Norwich.  The suspects then proceeded to grab five breast pumps valued at $2,055 and leave the store without trying to pay for them, police said. The suspects left in a white SUV that was depicted in surveillance images released by the departmen…
Wanted Venezuelan Murderer Caught Hiding On Cape Cod Wanted Venezuelan Murderer Caught Hiding On Cape Cod
Wanted Venezuelan Murderer Caught Hiding On Cape Cod A Venezuelan national living on Cape Cod has been arrested for a second time after failing to tell federal law enforcement officials about his previous murder conviction. The 38-year-old man had been staying in state-provided housing in Bourne at Joint Base Cape Cod when he was arrested by Enforcement and Removal Operations Boston on Friday, Oct. 27, according to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Police did not release his name.  When confronted by immigration officials, the Venezuelan citizen admitted to his murder conviction and being wanted in his home country for v…
CT Town Increases Staffing After 46 Vehicle Burglaries In Week CT Town Increases Staffing After 46 Vehicle Burglaries In Week
CT Town Increases Staffing After 46 Vehicle Burglaries In Week In just the past week one Connecticut police department has responded to 46 vehicle burglaries. The crimes are taking place in New Haven County in North Haven. "Criminals are smashing windows to locked vehicles and looking for items of value," the North Haven Police Department said. The crimes are taking place throughout town in commercial parking lots and residential neighborhoods.  To help combat the problem, the department has increased staffing on overnight shifts with the assistance of grant funding to attempt to suppress these crimes.   Also, over the past week, ther…
19-Year-Old Stabbed In Head At CT Dunkin': Suspect At Large, Police Say 19-Year-Old Stabbed In Head At CT Dunkin': Suspect At Large, Police Say
19-Year-Old Stabbed In Head At CT Dunkin': Suspect At Large, Police Say A 19-year-old man was stabbed in the head, back, and neck at a Connecticut Dunkin' location by a homeless man who is now at large, police said. The incident happened in Hartford County on Monday, Oct. 16 around 8:20 p.m., when officers responded to a Dunkin' location in Manchester at 255 Middle Turnpike West for a reported stabbing.  According to Manchester Police, arriving officers found that both people involved in the incident had already left the Dunkin' and that a victim had been taken to Manchester Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle. Police then began interviewing witnesses …
CT Woman Fires Shots At Police Front Lobby Before Being Subdued With Taser, Police Say CT Woman Fires Shots At Police Front Lobby Before Being Subdued With Taser, Police Say
CT Woman Fires Shots At Police Front Lobby Before Being Subdued With Taser, Police Say Connecticut State Police are investigating after a woman walked into a police department lobby and began firing multiple rounds into the front desk office window which was unoccupied at the time. The Hartford County incident took place in Bristol around 10:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5 at the Bristol Police Department located at 131 North Main St. According to Bristol Police, the rounds did not penetrate the bullet-resistant glass but prompted officers to respond and make contact with the woman. As officers attempted to negotiate, the woman, identified as Hartford County resident Suzanne …
Target To Close Stores In 4 States, Citing Theft, Organized Retail Crime Target To Close Stores In 4 States, Citing Theft, Organized Retail Crime
Target To Close Stores In 4 States, Citing Theft, Organized Retail Crime Citing incidents involving violence and theft, Target announced it is closing nine stores in four states, including one in New York. The New York store is in Manhattan, at 517 E 117th St. Three other stores are in California, in the San Francisco/Oakland market, and three in Oregon, in Portland. The other two stores are in Seattle, Washington. "We cannot continue operating these stores because theft and organized retail crime are threatening the safety of our team and guests, and contributing to unsustainable business performance," the company said in a statement released Tuesday afternoo…
2 Dead Following Shootout In Bridgeport 2 Dead Following Shootout In Bridgeport
2 Dead Following Shootout In Bridgeport Two men are dead in Fairfield County following a shootout during a disagreement. The incident took place in Bridgeport around 2:45 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12 in the 100 block of Carleton Avenue. According to Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police, officers responded to the area after receiving ShotSpotter notification of shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive 21-year-old New Haven County resident identified as Travis Bush of Ansonia, lying face down in the street on Carleton Avenue, Gilleran said. Bush appeared to be suffering from critical gunshot wounds. …
Stabbing Victim Shoots, Kills Attacker In Bridgeport Stabbing Victim Shoots, Kills Attacker In Bridgeport
Stabbing Victim Shoots, Kills Attacker In Bridgeport A 25-year-old Fairfield County man was killed after being shot in the chest by a man he allegedly stabbed multiple times. The incident took place in Bridgeport around 6:20 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 8 on the 500 block of Brooks Street. Bridgeport Police responded to the area on reports of a stabbing and shots fired, said Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police. Once on the scene, officers located an unresponsive Bridgeport man suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the chest, Gilleran said. The victim was located lying outdoors and partially in the street. Medics arrived an…
Headless Body: CT Man Sentenced For Brutal Murder Of Girlfriend Headless Body: CT Man Sentenced For Brutal Murder Of Girlfriend
Headless Body: CT Man Sentenced For Brutal Murder Of Girlfriend A Connecticut man has been sentenced to prison after being found guilty by a jury of killing a 33-year-old woman and cutting off her head and dumping her body in a park. New Haven County resident Miles Johnson, age 24, of Waterbury, was sentenced to 55 years in prison on Wednesday, Aug. 2, for the July 2020 murder of Rachel Lerato Sebetlela, said Waterbury State’s Attorney Maureen Platt. Johnson was convicted in April by a Superior Court jury for the murder and other crimes. According to evidence introduced at trial, the victim was stabbed multiple times in the torso by the Johnson at Sebe…
CT Woman Shot In Head, Convicted Felon Charged CT Woman Shot In Head, Convicted Felon Charged
CT Woman Shot In Head, Convicted Felon Charged A Connecticut woman was found shot in the head outside of a home with an infant nearby. The incident took place in New Haven County around 7:50 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3 on Raymond Street in Woodbridge. According to Woodbridge Police Chief Frank Cappielo, officers responded to the home on a report of a shooting.  When they arrived, Cappielo said they found a woman who had been shot in the head and her infant who was uninjured, outside.  Both were removed from the property and the woman was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, Cappielo said. Cappielo …
Know Him? Police Asking For Help Identifying Man Who Broke Into Stamford Store Know Him? Police Asking For Help Identifying Man Who Broke Into Stamford Store
Know Him? Police Asking For Help Identifying Man Who Broke Into Stamford Store Police in Fairfield County are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly smashed a window and stole items. The incident took place in Stamford around 11 p.m. on Friday, July 14 at the news and variety store at 332 Hope St. According to Sgt. Sean Scanlan, of the Stamford Police, the man smashed a window and then made entry. He was also seen walking in the area before the crime. Anyone with information should contact the Stamford Police at 203-977-4407 or send a confidential text by texting the word Stamford PD and the tip information to 847411 (tip411).
'How I Met Gilgo Beach Murderer': Woman Reveals Chilling Story 'How I Met Gilgo Beach Murderer': Woman Reveals Chilling Story
'How I Met Gilgo Beach Murderer': Woman Reveals Chilling Story A shaken Hudson Valley interior designer who met suspected Gilgo Beach serial killer Rex Heuermann through a business networking group described him as "creepy," and a "weirdo." Northern Westchester resident Dominique Michelle Vidal, said in a TikTok video she met with the hulking man just months before he was scooped up by police as the prime suspect in three Long Island murders, and is a suspect in a fourth. A fact that didn't surprise her after her weird and uncomfortable meetings with Heuermann, Vidal said. Earlier story - Gilgo Beach Murders: Pizza Crust Helped Nab Suspect Who Alleg…
19-Year-Old Charged In 'Senseless' Stabbing Death Of CT Man 19-Year-Old Charged In 'Senseless' Stabbing Death Of CT Man
19-Year-Old Charged In 'Senseless' Stabbing Death Of CT Man A 19-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with murder in what police are calling a "senseless" act of violence. The stabbing death of New Haven County resident Justin Sloan Sr., age 44, of Meriden, took place around 6:20 p.m., Saturday, July 8 in Meriden. According to Meriden Polie, officers responded to the area of the 800 block of Hanover Road for a report of a man lying in the roadway. Officers discovered a man with suspected stab wounds. Initial officers attempted to render medical aid to the victim who was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Meriden…
Convenience Store Shooting: Trio At Large After CT Incident Convenience Store Shooting: Trio At Large After CT Incident
Convenience Store Shooting: Trio At Large After CT Incident Police in Connecticut are searching for three men who allegedly shot another man in a convenience store, leaving him in critical condition. The incident occurred in New London County around 3 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, at the H&T Mini Mart at 1 Ocean Ave., New London. New London police responded to the store on a report of a shooting, said Capt. Matthew Galante, of the New London Police. Police on the scene located evidence supporting a shooting, but no victim who had been transported by a private car to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, Galante said. Galante said the victim, a 19-year-old…