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Woman Yells Profanities, Causes Disturbance At CT Middle School, Police Say Woman Yells Profanities, Causes Disturbance At CT Middle School, Police Say
Woman Yells Profanities, Causes Disturbance At CT Middle School, Police Say A 33-year-old woman was hit with criminal charges after causing a disturbance at a Connecticut middle school and refusing to leave, police said. New Haven County resident Uniese Rivera of Milford was arrested following an incident at West Shore Middle School on Wednesday, May 1, Milford Police announced on Wednesday, May 15. According to the department, on the day of the incident, Rivera allegedly caused a disturbance and yelled profanities at the school. She also refused to leave after school staff told her to several times, police said. She was later taken into custody on Friday, Ma…
Wrong-Way Crash: Bar Receipts, Social Media Lead To Arrest After Woman, 25, Killed In Danbury Wrong-Way Crash: Bar Receipts, Social Media Lead To Arrest After Woman, 25, Killed In Danbury
Wrong-Way Crash: Bar Receipts, Social Media Lead To Arrest After Woman, 25, Killed In Danbury A months-long investigation aided by bar receipts and social media posts led to the arrest of a man in connection with a wrong-way alleged drunk driving Connecticut crash that took the life of a young Fairfield County woman. The crash happened on Route 7 in Danbury around 2 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 10 in the southbound lane just north of Exit 7. The victim, Danielle Dempsey, age 25, of Danbury, was driving a gray 2005 Honda Accord when a black 2018 Dodge Challenger driving in the wrong direction struck her vehicle head-on, Connecticut State Police said. The operator of the Dodge Challenger,…
Woman Steals Over $400 Worth Of Items From CT Macy's, Hits Employee, Police Say Woman Steals Over $400 Worth Of Items From CT Macy's, Hits Employee, Police Say
Woman Steals Over $400 Worth Of Items From CT Macy's, Hits Employee, Police Say A 35-year-old woman was taken into custody after stealing hundreds of dollars worth of products from a Connecticut Macy's and hitting an employee who confronted her, police said. The incident happened in New Haven County on Monday, May 6 around 4:45 p.m., when a shoplifter was confronted by police at the Macy's in Milford at 1201 Boston Post Rd. (Route 1).  According to Milford Police, an investigation determined that the alleged shoplifter, New Haven resident Erica Blake, had stolen $421 worth of merchandise from the store.  Blake also allegedly hit and threatened an employee wh…
Seen Her? CT Girl, 16, Missing For More Than Day Seen Her? CT Girl, 16, Missing For More Than Day
Seen Her? CT Girl, 16, Missing For More Than Day Police in Connecticut are asking the public for help locating a missing 16-year-old girl who hasn't been seen in a day. New Haven County resident Elizabeth Jacques of Milford was last seen around 8 a.m., Thursday, May 2, in the area of Gulf Street and New Haven Avenue.  Jacques is 5 feet, 140 pounds, with long brown hair, brown eyes, and light brown skin. She was last seen wearing a white hoodie, gray leggings and white shoes. Anyone with information regarding Jacques's whereabouts is asked to contact the Milford Police Department at 203-878-6551. To share, click on t…
CT Man Accused Of Attempting To Suffocate Woman, Throwing  Baby On Couch, Police Say CT Man Accused Of Attempting To Suffocate Woman, Throwing  Baby On Couch, Police Say
CT Man Accused Of Attempting To Suffocate Woman, Throwing Baby On Couch, Police Say A Connecticut man is accused of attempting to strangle a woman during a domestic incident with a baby nearby. New Haven County resident Edgar Alamo, age 23, of Meriden, was arrested on the charges on Sunday, April 28 in Milford. According to the Milford Police, officers took custody of Alamo regarding two active arrest warrants stemming from separate incidents.  Alamo is accused of throwing a woman to the floor by her hair, choking her, and trying to suffocate her. The victim’s toddler child was present during one altercation, police said.  During this altercation…
CT Man Playing Game With Toy Guns Arrested After Hitting Patrol Cruiser, Police Say CT Man Playing Game With Toy Guns Arrested After Hitting Patrol Cruiser, Police Say
CT Man Playing Game With Toy Guns Arrested After Hitting Patrol Cruiser, Police Say An 18-year-old Connecticut man was arrested after he hit a police car to get away from officers investigating a shots fired incident. New Haven County resident Eric Johnson-Charles, age 18, of Hamden, was arrested in Milford on Saturday, April 27. The incident began when Milford Police responded to the Holiday Inn Express at 278 Old Gate Lane for a possible “shots fired” call.  When they arrived, a black sedan driven by Johnson-Charles struck a police cruiser and took off at a high speed. Officers pursued the vehicle before it eventually stopped on Old Gate Lane, Milfor…
CT Restaurant To Close After 10 Years In Business: Here's When CT Restaurant To Close After 10 Years In Business: Here's When
CT Restaurant To Close After 10 Years In Business: Here's When A Connecticut restaurant that has been a fave of many has announced it plans to close this week due to financial issues. New Haven County's Eli's Orange, located on Boston Post Road, has served American-style pub food and drinks for the past 10 years. The restaurant says it is "sad to announce we will be leaving this wonderful community." The restaurant, known for its wings, quesadillas, and craft cocktails, will celebrate its last day on Sunday, April 28, with customers from 3 to 6 p.m. with a special "thank you celebration." The restaurant said owners, managers, and employees will be pre…
Man, 30, Busted On Weapons Charges After Banging On CT Hotel Room Door, Police Say Man, 30, Busted On Weapons Charges After Banging On CT Hotel Room Door, Police Say
Man, 30, Busted On Weapons Charges After Banging On CT Hotel Room Door, Police Say A 30-year-old man was busted on weapons charges after police allegedly found him banging on a Connecticut motel room door, police said.  Raquan Brown, of the Bronx, was arrested Saturday, April 13, in New Haven County in Milford when the Milford Police Department received a complaint from the Milford Inn regarding a man with a firearm. The caller said Brown was "aggressively" banging on a woman's motel room door. The victim also reported seeing a firearm, Milford Police said. Brown was located in his vehicle in the parking lot. During a search of the vehicle, officers locate…
CT Builder Charged With Ripping Off Customers For More Than $200K CT Builder Charged With Ripping Off Customers For More Than $200K
CT Builder Charged With Ripping Off Customers For More Than $200K A Connecticut builder has been charged with allegedly taking large deposits from three victims for home construction and never building them. New Haven County resident Leonard Addario, age 46, of Milford, was charged on Monday, March 11 after turning himself in to Milford Police on a warrant. According to the Milford Police, a victim contacted the department in December 2023 and told detectives they had paid a deposit of $68,000 to Addario in May 2022.  In October 2023, the victim terminated the contract after the construction was still not completed. When the deposit was not returned…
Norwalk 20-Year-Old Nabbed For Racing BMW On I-95, Police Say Norwalk 20-Year-Old Nabbed For Racing BMW On I-95, Police Say
Norwalk 20-Year-Old Nabbed For Racing BMW On I-95, Police Say A Fairfield County man driving a blue 2016 BMW was charged with racing another BMW after he allegedly fled from police when they attempted to stop the duo. The incident began around 8:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 18, in New Haven County in Milford when Milford Police notified Connecticut State Police of the two vehicles on I-95.  According to state police, a responding trooper located two BMWs on I-95 northbound in the area of Exit 44, weaving in and out of traffic and traveling at speeds of excess of 90 mph.  When troopers attempted to stop the cars, the blue BMW took off cut…
Teen In Car Stolen From Milford Nabbed After Ramming It Into Officer's Cruiser: Police Teen In Car Stolen From Milford Nabbed After Ramming It Into Officer's Cruiser: Police
Teen In Car Stolen From Milford Nabbed After Ramming It Into Officer's Cruiser: Police Three teenagers who led authorities in New York on pursuits in two cars stolen from Connecticut and Rhode Island and injured an officer in the process face a heap of criminal charges, police announced. The incident leading up to the arrests began in Westchester County on Thursday, Feb. 15 around 2:20 p.m., when police learned that two stolen cars were traveling together on southbound Interstate 684. An officer began waiting for the two cars to enter the Hutchinson River Parkway and followed them south once he spotted them, according to Westchester County Police.  Once the cars arrived…
Hamden Man Accused Of Kicking Child In Back At CT Post Mall Hamden Man Accused Of Kicking Child In Back At CT Post Mall
Hamden Man Accused Of Kicking Child In Back At CT Post Mall A Connecticut man was charged with risk of injury to a minor after he was allegedly seen kicking a child in the back at a mall. New Haven County resident Onofre Banegas, age 51, of Hamden, was charged on Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Milford at the Connecticut Post Mall. According to Milford Police, mall security reported seeing Banegas have a physical altercation with a child. During the fight, he was seen kicking the child in the back, using a significant amount of force, making the child cry. Banegas was taken into custody and charged with breach of peace and risk of injury to a minor. He w…
Girl Latest To Be Charged For Violent CT Street Takeover Girl Latest To Be Charged For Violent CT Street Takeover
Girl Latest To Be Charged For Violent CT Street Takeover A Connecticut girl has been charged with inciting a riot for allegedly taking part in a large street takeover in which a police officer was attacked and injured. The girl, who was not identified due to her age, was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 15 in New Haven County for the incident that occurred in the Milford Stop & Shop parking lot on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023. According to Milford Police, the girl took part in a large street takeover that included more than 100 participants and numerous vehicles. A Milford Police officer who arrived on the scene was attacked by the crowd and suffered in…
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Fairfield County, Region For Winter Storm New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Fairfield County, Region For Winter Storm
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Fairfield County, Region For Winter Storm Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that is sweeping through the Northeast on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Totals are from the National Weather Service and submissions from Daily Voice readers: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County Peekskill 10.3 inches 1000 AM 02/13 Public Croton-on-Hudso 10.5 inches 12:45 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission North Salem/Peach Lake 10.0 inches 0430 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission Croton-on-Hudson …
CT Sports Bar Ordered To Pay Over $359K To Employees After Retaliating Against Them: Feds CT Sports Bar Ordered To Pay Over $359K To Employees After Retaliating Against Them: Feds
CT Sports Bar Ordered To Pay Over $359K To Employees After Retaliating Against Them: Feds A Connecticut sports bar and its owner have been ordered to pay over $359,000 in back pay and damages to employees after taking retaliatory action against them, federal officials announced. A New Haven County sports bar formerly located in Milford, Champions Grill and Bar, was ordered to pay employees a total of $359,485 in back pay, emotional distress damages, withheld compensation, and punitive damages for violating provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Occupational Safety and Health Act, the US Department of Labor announced on Wednesday, Feb. 7.  The order follows a lawsuit…
CT Teen Charged With Armed Robbery Inside A Home CT Teen Charged With Armed Robbery Inside A Home
CT Teen Charged With Armed Robbery Inside A Home A third teenager has been arrested in connection with the alleged armed robbery of a Connecticut resident inside a home. The robbery took place in New Haven County on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at a Wilson Street home in Milford. According to Milford Police, the victim told officers they had been robbed at gunpoint by two teens who were known to them.   The suspects fled the residence in a white vehicle. A short time later, a responding officer spotted a vehicle matching the description and it was stopped on Schoolhouse Road. Narcotics were found in the vehicle, police said.…
19-Year-Old Charged In Violent CT Street Takeover That Injured Police Officer 19-Year-Old Charged In Violent CT Street Takeover That Injured Police Officer
19-Year-Old Charged In Violent CT Street Takeover That Injured Police Officer A 19-year-old man has been charged with rioting after allegedly taking part in a violent street takeover in a Connecticut parking lot. The incident took place in New Haven County around 1:45 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 in the Stop & Shop parking lot on Bridgeport Avenue in Milford. According to the Milford Police, an officer spotted numerous vehicles and more than 100 people in the parking lot of the shopping center. The officer was immediately confronted by several individuals and then surrounded by a large crowd and assaulted from behind, resulting in the officer being injured, polic…
CT Man Charged With Taking Part In Violent Street Takeover CT Man Charged With Taking Part In Violent Street Takeover
CT Man Charged With Taking Part In Violent Street Takeover A Connecticut man has been charged with racing for allegedly taking part in a violent street takeover incident in which a police officer was attacked and injured. Hartford County resident Malik Robinson, age 28, of Bloomfield, was charged on Monday, Jan. 29 by the Milford Police. According to Milford Police, the "takeover" took place on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, in the Stop & Shop parking lot in Milford. A responding Milford Police officer found numerous vehicles and over 100 individuals in the parking lot. He was immediately confronted by several attendees and surrounded and attack…
CT Man Charged With DUI For Hitting House, Knocking It Off Foundation CT Man Charged With DUI For Hitting House, Knocking It Off Foundation
CT Man Charged With DUI For Hitting House, Knocking It Off Foundation A Connecticut man has been charged with driving under the influence after he allegedly hit a house with his car, knocking it off its foundation last year. New Haven County resident Michael Murray, age 62, of Milford, turned himself in to police on Saturday, Jan. 20 for the Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 incident. According to Milford Police, the collision occurred around 11 p.m. when Murray lost control and slammed into a house on Pond Point Avenue. Murray was taken to the hospital where he received treatment.  Police said the accident caused extensive damage to the home, moving it off…
2 Juveniles Nabbed In Armed Robbery Inside CT Home, Police Say 2 Juveniles Nabbed In Armed Robbery Inside CT Home, Police Say
2 Juveniles Nabbed In Armed Robbery Inside CT Home, Police Say Two juveniles have been charged with robbery after allegedly robbing a man inside his Connecticut home at gunpoint. The incident occurred in New Haven County around 6:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, on Wilson Street in Milford. Milford Police said when officers responded to the home on a report of a robbery the victim told them two males he knew had robbed him at gunpoint before fleeing in a white vehicle. A short time later, a responding officer spotted a vehicle matching the description and it was stopped on Schoolhouse Road. Police said two juveniles in the vehicle were later identif…
Fairfield County Man Nabbed With Weapons, Drugs In Vehicle During Stop, Police Say Fairfield County Man Nabbed With Weapons, Drugs In Vehicle During Stop, Police Say
Fairfield County Man Nabbed With Weapons, Drugs In Vehicle During Stop, Police Say A Connecticut man was allegedly nabbed with weapons and drugs after police were called to a store for a shopper acting suspiciously. Fairfield County resident Oscar Rosado-Nazario, age 40, of Bridgeport, was charged on Wednesday, Jan. 17 in New Haven County in the Walmart parking lot in Milford. According to Milford Police, an employee at Dick's Sporting Goods called to report a shoplifter that was "acting suspiciously." When police arrived, Rosado-Nazario had already left the store, but the employee described the vehicle he left in. A short while later police said an officer spotted…
CT Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Juvenile CT Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Juvenile
CT Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Juvenile A Connecticut man has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a juvenile in the past. New Haven County resident John MacSweeney, age 39, of Waterbury, was charged on Sunday, Jan. 15 after turning himself in to Milford Police. Milford Police said MacSweeney was developed as a suspect after receiving a complaint in Oct. 2023 that a juvenile had been sexually assaulted in the past. An investigation led Milford Police to MacSweeney and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of risk of injury to a minor. MacSweeney was rele…
How Much Snow Did You Get? Here Are Reports From Region For Winter Storm How Much Snow Did You Get? Here Are Reports From Region For Winter Storm
How Much Snow Did You Get? Here Are Reports From Region For Winter Storm Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that swept through the Northeast overnight Monday, Jan. 15 into Tuesday, Jan. 16. Totals are from the National Weather Service: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County New Rochelle 1.7 inches 0730 AM 01/16 Public Peekskill 1.3 inches 0630 AM 01/16 Public Armonk 1.3 inches 0800 AM 01/16 COCORAHS Peekskill 2.8 NNE 1.0 inches 0800 AM 01/16 COCORAHS South Salem 0.8 inches 0715 AM 01/16 COCORAHS Nassau County Levittown 3.0 inches…
Drunk, Wrong Way Driver Nabbed On CT Interstate: Police Drunk, Wrong Way Driver Nabbed On CT Interstate: Police
Drunk, Wrong Way Driver Nabbed On CT Interstate: Police A Connecticut man has been arrested after police said he traveled the wrong way down both a highway and an interstate. The New London County incident happened on Friday, Jan. 12 through Montville and Norwich, according to Connecticut State Police. At around 12:55 a.m. on that day, 62-year-old Robert Sylvester was reportedly seen driving his Jeep Wrangler westbound in the eastbound lanes of Route 2A in Montville. He continued on to Interstate 395, going north in the southbound lanes near Exit 11. Police were able to catch up with Sylvester and stop him around the area of Exit 14 in Nor…
Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl In Fairfield For Several Years Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl In Fairfield For Several Years
Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl In Fairfield For Several Years A 45-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl over several years in Fairfield County. New Haven County resident Jose Deleon-Castaneda, of Milford, was arrested on Wednesday, Jan. 10, said Lt. Edward Nook of the Fairfield Police Department. Deleon-Castaneda was under investigation for sexually assaulting a young girl who was known to him on numerous occasions, Nook said. The assaults occurred in the town of Fairfield and the incidents went back as far as 2005, he added. "Numerous witnesses were interviewed, and a con…
Fairfield County Man Nabbed For Burglarizing Auto Repair Shop In CT: Police Fairfield County Man Nabbed For Burglarizing Auto Repair Shop In CT: Police
Fairfield County Man Nabbed For Burglarizing Auto Repair Shop In CT: Police An 18-year-old man has been apprehended in connection with a burglary that occurred at an auto repair shop in Connecticut, police announced.  Fairfield County resident Rashaan Cherry, Jr. of Stratford was arrested on a warrant on Saturday, Dec. 30 in connection with a New Haven County burglary at Bruneau’s Service Center in Milford at 60 Rowe Ave. in April 2023, Milford Police announced on Tuesday, Jan. 2.  According to the department, on Monday, April 24, 2023, officers responded to Bruneau’s Service Center after a burglar alarm was activated. Arriving police soon found…
These CT Communities Make List Of Top 10 Popular Real Estate Markets In Country: Report These CT Communities Make List Of Top 10 Popular Real Estate Markets In Country: Report
These CT Communities Make List Of Top 10 Popular Real Estate Markets In Country: Report Four Connecticut municipalities are among the top ten most popular real estate markets in the country, according to a new report by Zillow.  According to the report, released by Zillow on Tuesday, Dec. 19, three Hartford County towns and one Middlesex County city were among the ten most popular real estate markets in the United States in 2023.  To find out which ten communities were most bustling among home shoppers, the website took a look at housing metrics that indicate consumer demand for more than 2,000 US cities such as page-view traffic, home value growth, and num…
CT Officer Attacked, Cruiser Damaged During Street Takeover Incident, Police Say CT Officer Attacked, Cruiser Damaged During Street Takeover Incident, Police Say
CT Officer Attacked, Cruiser Damaged During Street Takeover Incident, Police Say Police in Connecticut are investigating after an officer was attacked and his cruiser damaged during a street takeover event. The incident took place in New Haven County in the parking lot of the Stop & Shop on Saturday, Dec. 9 in Milford. Milford Police said an officer responding to the parking lot found it occupied by several vehicles and more than 100 people. While on the scene, the officer entered the crowd to check on a small fire which was a result of fireworks and M-80s being set off.  During this check, the officer was surrounded and hit, punched, and had an unk…
CT Man Charged After Shooting Down Drone With BB Gun CT Man Charged After Shooting Down Drone With BB Gun
CT Man Charged After Shooting Down Drone With BB Gun A Connecticut man has been charged with criminal mischief for allegedly shooting down a drone with a BB gun. The incident took place in New Haven County around 1:20 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9 in the area of John Street in Milford.  According to Milford Police, a man reported that he was legally flying his drone when it was shot with a BB gun and damaged. Following an investigation, it was determined that Lawrence Cyr, age 54, of Milford, shot the drone and caused significant damage, police said. Cyr was charged with criminal mischief and released on a promise to appear ticket.
500 Street Takeover Vehicles Stopped In Shelton By Awaiting Police 500 Street Takeover Vehicles Stopped In Shelton By Awaiting Police
500 Street Takeover Vehicles Stopped In Shelton By Awaiting Police Some 500 vehicles were stopped from a "street takeover" in Connecticut by awaiting police who had been tipped off about the event. The incident took place in Shelton on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the area of Research Drive. According to Det. Richard Bango, of the Shelton Police, detectives learned that a street takeover was planned to take place on Saturday.  A street takeover is an unsanctioned event with large groups of motorists that block roads and "take over" parking lots, performing stunts with their vehicles.  Shelton has been the target of these takeovers in the recent pa…
CT Man Charged With Violating Protective Order, Assault CT Man Charged With Violating Protective Order, Assault
CT Man Charged With Violating Protective Order, Assault A 23-year-old Connecticut man is behind bars for allegedly violating a protective order by contacting the victim and assaulting them, even dragging them with his vehicle. Dometrius Cox, of New Haven, was charged on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Milford. Milford Police officers responded to a Boston Post Road business for a report of a breach of peace complaint after a victim said they had received numerous text messages from Cox who had come to the business looking for them. While at the business, police said Cox approached the victim from behind, wrapping his arms around their neck, rest…