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Maserati Stolen From Neighborhood, Used In CT Burglary Spree Maserati Stolen From Neighborhood, Used In CT Burglary Spree
Maserati Stolen From Neighborhood, Used In CT Burglary Spree Authorities are urging residents to lock their cars after a Maserati was stolen from a New York neighborhood and used in a commercial burglary spree that took place in Connecticut and Massachusetts.  The theft happened in Westchester County during the early morning hours on Thursday, July 4, when a Maserati was stolen from the Greenhaven area of Rye, the City of Rye Police Department announced on Monday, July 8.  A Rye officer saw the theft while it was happening and tried to stop the suspects, leading to a police chase that ended soon after the stolen car crossed the Connect…
Alleged Kidnapper Hits Ambulance, Multiple Police Car During Chase In CT: Police Alleged Kidnapper Hits Ambulance, Multiple Police Car During Chase In CT: Police
Alleged Kidnapper Hits Ambulance, Multiple Police Car During Chase In CT: Police A 31-year-old man was arrested on a myriad of charges after he allegedly kidnapped a woman, drove under the influence, hit an ambulance, and drove off, leading to a police chase. The Hartford County series of events took place on Thursday, June 6 in East Windsor. According to the Connecticut State Police, 31-year-old Ryan Gilbert was driving on the Exit 44 ramp merging onto I-91 southbound. As he switched lanes, Gilbert allegedly swiped the passenger side of an ambulance and drove off. Authorities noticed that there was a seemingly-distressed female passenger in the car. Believing h…
Stop & Shop Larceny Report In Westport Leads To Crash, Arrests Of Man, Woman Stop & Shop Larceny Report In Westport Leads To Crash, Arrests Of Man, Woman
Stop & Shop Larceny Report In Westport Leads To Crash, Arrests Of Man, Woman A man and woman have been apprehended after a report of larceny in progress at a Stop & Shop in Fairfield County was followed by a crash. New update: IDs Released Man, Woman Charged After Larceny At Westport Stop & Shop, Crash At about 1:50 p.m. Friday, May 31 in Westport, officers were dispatched to the supermarket at  1790 Post Road East after the report. A Westport Police Department officer on patrol in the parking lot approached the suspect vehicle to take the two involved parties into custody.  A man, who was in the driver’s seat, immediately complied wi…
CT Man Steals Car, Crashes Following Police Chase CT Man Steals Car, Crashes Following Police Chase
CT Man Steals Car, Crashes Following Police Chase A man has been arrested on charges including larceny after he allegedly stole a vehicle, committed multiple hit-and-runs, and eventually tried to evade police, causing a chase that ended in yet another crash.  The New London County incident occurred on Wednesday, May 22 in the city of New London. Just after 11:30 a.m. that morning, a Connecticut State Police officer saw a white 1999 Isuzu NPR truck driving south on I-95 over the Gold Star Bridge with yellow lobster cages loaded in the back. The truck had previously been reported as stolen from Narragansett, Rhode Island, and also wa…
4 Teens Caught Following Ridgefield Crash After Allegedly Abducting Girl In Wilton 4 Teens Caught Following Ridgefield Crash After Allegedly Abducting Girl In Wilton
4 Teens Caught Following Ridgefield Crash After Allegedly Abducting Girl In Wilton Four teens were apprehended after police say they allegedly abducted a girl in a quiet Connecticut town near the New York border. Click here for a new, updated story: New Info Released After 2 Boys, 2 Girls Pursued From Wilton Caught After Crash In Ridgefield At about 5:15 p.m. Friday, May 24, police officers in Fairfield County from the Ridgefield and Wilton police departments responded to Route 33 after a report of a possible abducted female juvenile in Wilton. The girl was able to exit the vehicle in the area of Tanglewood Court off Route 33 in Ridgefield, at which time the vehic…
Trio Nabbed After Incident At CVS Near Fairfield County Border Leads To Chase, Crashes Trio Nabbed After Incident At CVS Near Fairfield County Border Leads To Chase, Crashes
Trio Nabbed After Incident At CVS Near Fairfield County Border Leads To Chase, Crashes Three Connecticut men were apprehended after an incident involving a woman in a CVS parking lot in New York led to a police chase and separate crashes. The chain of events began around 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 in Northern Westchester County. The North Castle Police Department received a call from a person reporting a concerning incident that had just occurred in the CVS parking lot at 450 Main St. in Armonk, according to Lt. Thomas McCormack. The caller reported that an unfamiliar vehicle pulled up next to her while sitting in her car in the parking lot.  The man then exited his…
Trio Nabbed For Westport Car Burglary After Ring Doorbell Alerts Resident, Police Say Trio Nabbed For Westport Car Burglary After Ring Doorbell Alerts Resident, Police Say
Trio Nabbed For Westport Car Burglary After Ring Doorbell Alerts Resident, Police Say A 19-year-old and two juveniles were nabbed for allegedly burglarizing a vehicle after a Fairfield County homeowner was alerted to the crime by a Ring doorbell. The incident took place in Westport around 12:45 a.m., Tuesday, March 26 at a residence near Compo Beach. According to Lt. Eric Woods of the Westport Police, the resident reported that their Ring doorbell camera activated when a suspect entered a vehicle parked in the driveway. They also said a dark-colored vehicle was waiting in the street.  Westport Police were on the scene almost immediately and set up a perimeter…
Police-Involved Shooting: Bridgeport Officers Kill Suspect Who Fled Traffic Stop, Cops Say Police-Involved Shooting: Bridgeport Officers Kill Suspect Who Fled Traffic Stop, Cops Say
Police-Involved Shooting: Bridgeport Officers Kill Suspect Who Fled Traffic Stop, Cops Say Police in Fairfield County fatally shot a suspect allegedly involved in weapons and narcotics who fled from officers and took them on a police chase.  The shooting incident began in Bridgeport around 5:10 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 4, and ended in New Haven County in Ansonia with the death of the unnamed suspect.  According to Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police, officers were conducting a criminal investigation into weapons and narcotics violations in the area of Oak Street in Bridgeport when they attempted a motor vehicle stop. The driver of the vehicle fled from officers tra…
Man Tries Entering Locked Vehicles, Then Leads Police On Pursuit Into Fairfield County Man Tries Entering Locked Vehicles, Then Leads Police On Pursuit Into Fairfield County
Man Tries Entering Locked Vehicles, Then Leads Police On Pursuit Into Fairfield County Authorities are warning residents to keep their cars locked after a man was caught trying to enter parked vehicles in Westchester before leading police on a chase into Connecticut.  The incident began on Friday, Jan. 26 around 2 a.m., when an alert resident in Rye in the area of Martin Road noticed an unknown man in her driveway and called the police. According to the Rye Police Department, the resident was able to give authorities an "excellent" description of the suspect and their vehicle, and arriving officers soon found a white SUV fleeing from the area.  Police then followed…
Man, Woman Nabbed After Stealing Vehicle With Service Dog Inside In Stamford: Police Man, Woman Nabbed After Stealing Vehicle With Service Dog Inside In Stamford: Police
Man, Woman Nabbed After Stealing Vehicle With Service Dog Inside In Stamford: Police A man and woman were apprehended after stealing a vehicle with a service dog inside in Fairfield County. Just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25 in Stamford, officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle on the west side of the city.  The vehicle, which was left running, was stolen from Richmond Hill Avenue. Upon taking the report from the owner, officers learned that the stolen vehicle was occupied by a small service dog. Officers were notified to be on the lookout for the vehicle after taking the report. Later in the day, at approximately 6:35 p.m., an officer …
Car Thieves Nabbed After Getting Stuck On Dead-End Road In Milford: Police Car Thieves Nabbed After Getting Stuck On Dead-End Road In Milford: Police
Car Thieves Nabbed After Getting Stuck On Dead-End Road In Milford: Police Two 19-year-old men face charges after they were caught in a stolen vehicle following a police chase that ended on a dead-end road in Connecticut.  The arrests resulted from an incident in New Haven County on Thursday, Aug. 24 around 1:15 a.m., when Milford Police officers learned of a vehicle that had been stolen from Gunn Street.  According to Milford Police, an officer on the way to the scene saw the vehicle and tried pulling it over. However, the stolen car did not stop and the officer ended the chase.  Soon after this though, the officer kept watching the vehicle from a…
Suspect Steals From Stop & Shop, Threatens Employee, Leads Officer On Chase In Branford: Police Suspect Steals From Stop & Shop, Threatens Employee, Leads Officer On Chase In Branford: Police
Suspect Steals From Stop & Shop, Threatens Employee, Leads Officer On Chase In Branford: Police A shoplifting suspect faces numerous charges after allegedly stealing from a Stop & Shop in New Haven County, trying to attack an employee who tried to stop him, and leading an officer on a chase, police said.  The incident happened in Branford on Saturday evening, March 25, when an employee at the Stop & Shop at 22 Leetes Island Rd. confronted a man who had left the store with a cart full of items he had allegedly shoplifted, according to Branford Police.  When the employee tried to stop the suspect, identified as 31-year-old Joe Cottes-Lopez of Wallingford, he then …
Woman Abducted By Ex-Boyfriend, Takes Cops On Pursuit, Bridgeport Police Say Woman Abducted By Ex-Boyfriend, Takes Cops On Pursuit, Bridgeport Police Say
Woman Abducted By Ex-Boyfriend, Takes Cops On Pursuit, Bridgeport Police Say A man is under police guard at a hospital after he allegedly carjacked and abducted a former girlfriend in Fairfield County. The incident took around 1;10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 23 on the property of A.M.R. American Medical Response located at 335 Connecticut Ave., in Bridgeport, said Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police.  Gilleran said the victim, a 22-year-old Bridgeport woman, and the suspect, New Haven County resident Bradley Doyle, age 22, of Milford, are both A.M.R. employees and were previously involved in a short dating type relationship earlier this year. During the ab…
2 Women Crash Stolen Car Into Cruiser In Waterbury, Police Say 2 Women Crash Stolen Car Into Cruiser In Waterbury, Police Say
2 Women Crash Stolen Car Into Cruiser In Waterbury, Police Say Two Waterbury women have been charged with larceny and drug charges after allegedly slamming a stolen Hyundai Elantra into a police cruiser. The incident took place in Waterbury on Monday, Feb. 6 when members of the police department's auto theft task force received information regarding the location of a stolen car and located it unoccupied in the area of Johnson and Fairview streets, said Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police. Officers later spotted two women, identified as Alaysa Slaughter, age 18, and Alaze Alizphat, age 22, begin to enter the car, Bessette said. Officers attempted…
Teens Crash Stolen Car: Trio Nabbed After Fleeing In Trumbull Teens Crash Stolen Car: Trio Nabbed After Fleeing In Trumbull
Teens Crash Stolen Car: Trio Nabbed After Fleeing In Trumbull Three teens have been charged after allegedly fleeing from police in a stolen car, crashing, and then running away in an attempt to escape. The three were nabbed in Trumbull on Friday, Jan. 17 On Friday, Jan. 13, after an officer noticed a Kia Optima in the parking lot of the Westfield Trumbull Mall that had been reported stolen out of New York City. As the officer proceeded to follow the Kia, the car exited the mall and drove through nearby residential streets in an attempt to lose the officer, said Lt. Brian Weir, of the Trumbull Police. The car began accelerating at a high rate of …
Man Nabbed In Fairfield County In Stolen Car Linked To Homicide Man Nabbed In Fairfield County In Stolen Car Linked To Homicide
Man Nabbed In Fairfield County In Stolen Car Linked To Homicide A Connecticut man was nabbed in a stolen car linked to a homicide following a chase through Fairfield County. The incident began in Bridgeport around 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 4 when members of the Fairfield County Regional Auto Theft Task Force, spotted the car and began to follow it without lights and sirens from a distance onto I-95 northbound.  Scott Appleby, Bridgeport's director of emergency management, said when the car reached the Milford area the driver turned off all exterior lights in an attempt to elude any following vehicles and began to accelerate in speed and reckless…
Man Nabbed In Stolen Car With Girl, 13, At Fairfield County Mall, Police Say Man Nabbed In Stolen Car With Girl, 13, At Fairfield County Mall, Police Say
Man Nabbed In Stolen Car With Girl, 13, At Fairfield County Mall, Police Say A Connecticut man is behind bars after allegedly being caught in a stolen vehicle at a Fairfield County mall with a 13-year-old girl he just met. The incident took place in Trumbull around 5:30 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 9 at the Westfield Trumbull Mall. Trumbull Police located the vehicle, which was reported stolen to the New Haven Police Department on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the mall parking lot where the vehicle was recovered and the occupants apprehended, said Lt. Brian Weir, of the Trumbull Police. A Trumbull officer located 18-year-old Malikhi Isiah Odums, of New Haven, sitti…
K9 Chases Down Driver Who Fled Scene Of CT Crash, Police Say K9 Chases Down Driver Who Fled Scene Of CT Crash, Police Say
K9 Chases Down Driver Who Fled Scene Of CT Crash, Police Say A man who fled the scene of a one-vehicle crash was nabbed by K9 officer Drago after a three-mile chase. The incident took place in Tolland County on Wednesday, Oct. 5 in Stafford. According to Connecticut State Police,  troopers from Troop C responded to a report of a one-car motor vehicle collision in the area of Route 190 and Michelec Road.  As they were responding, witnesses reported that the vehicle's driver, identified as Worcester County resident Joseph Marengo, age 32, of, Southbridge, Massachusetts, had fled from the area on foot, allegedly leaving three passengers behin…
20-Something CT Trio In Stolen Car Caught After Chase, Police Say 20-Something CT Trio In Stolen Car Caught After Chase, Police Say
20-Something CT Trio In Stolen Car Caught After Chase, Police Say Three men are facing charges after allegedly leading police on a highway chase in a stolen vehicle through the region, authorities said. New York State Police troopers in Northern Westchester attempted to stop the vehicle, which had been reported stolen, at around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, as it drove on I-684 in the town of Bedford. The driver refused to stop, leading troopers on a 13-mile pursuit that finally ended at the I-84 interchange in the village of Brewster in Putnam County, police said. That's where troopers deployed a spike strip, disabling the vehicle. All three suspe…
5 Apprehended After Shooting, Lengthy Police Chase, Including On I-84 5 Apprehended After Shooting, Lengthy Police Chase, Including On I-84
5 Apprehended After Shooting, Lengthy Police Chase, Including On I-84 Five people were arrested following a lengthy police chase, including on I-84, after police saw shots coming from the vehicle. The incident started just before 6 p.m. in Hartford on Thursday, Aug. 11 when detectives in an unmarked police vehicle in the Broad Street area when the officers saw shots being fired from a white Honda Passport. The officers began following the vehicle, which was reported stolen out of Meriden, as the driver fled on I-84 west, said Lt. Aaron Boisvert. Additional patrol unit attempted to stop the vehicle as it sped along the highway into Farmington, then exited, an…
Woman Accused Of Striking, Dragging CT Trooper With Car While Fleeing Police Woman Accused Of Striking, Dragging CT Trooper With Car While Fleeing Police
Woman Accused Of Striking, Dragging CT Trooper With Car While Fleeing Police A 26-year-old woman was charged after police said she struck a Connecticut State Police trooper and a patrol vehicle with her car while fleeing from police.  Troopers in Tolland County responded to a report of a disturbance at a home on Cindy Road in Ellington at about 4:20 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, according to Connecticut State Police. Police said Veronica Allen, of New Britain, had allegedly smashed windows of several vehicles in the driveway using a tire iron. Authorities said Allen didn't comply with orders from troopers and fled the scene in a Honda Civic. While she was driving …
Duo Sentenced In Scheme To Murder Individual, Set Fire To Fairfield County Business Duo Sentenced In Scheme To Murder Individual, Set Fire To Fairfield County Business
Duo Sentenced In Scheme To Murder Individual, Set Fire To Fairfield County Business Two men were sentenced to years in prison for their roles in a plan to murder an individual and set fire to a Fairfield County business.  Luis Mercado, age 55, of Bridgeport, and 35-year-old Luis Mejias, of Waterbury, were sentenced on Monday, June 27, to 10 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release, according to Vanessa Roberts Avery, United States attorney for the District of Connecticut. They both pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon on Friday, March 25, the US Attorney's Office said.  On the morning of April 2, 2018, police attempted t…
CT Man Nabbed After Crashing Into House, Fleeing Scene, Police Say CT Man Nabbed After Crashing Into House, Fleeing Scene, Police Say
CT Man Nabbed After Crashing Into House, Fleeing Scene, Police Say A Connecticut man was captured after slamming into the front of a home and then fleeing from police. The incident took place in New London County in Norwich around 11:50 p.m., on Wednesday, June 15. Norwich Police responded to a report of a car into a home at 295 Boswell Ave., after receiving several 911 calls, said Sgt. Avery Marsh, of the Norwich Police. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the vehicle at hit the front porch of the single-family home and that the driver had fled the scene on foot, Marsh said. Officers established a perimeter around the neighborhood and wi…
Teen Nabbed With Gun, Keys To Stolen SUV At Mall In Fairfield County, Police Say Teen Nabbed With Gun, Keys To Stolen SUV At Mall In Fairfield County, Police Say
Teen Nabbed With Gun, Keys To Stolen SUV At Mall In Fairfield County, Police Say A 17-year-old was arrested after discarding a gun while running from police at a popular Fairfield County mall. The teen was arrested in Trumbull on Thursday, May 12 outside of the Westfield Trumbull Mall. The incident took place around 9:30 p.m. when police located an unoccupied Infinity SUV that was parked at the mall which had been reported stolen to the Darien Police Department on Wednesday, May 11, said Lt. Brian Weir, of the Trumbull Police Department. As officers were investigating the circumstances regarding the stolen vehicle, the teen left the mall and walked towar…
Fairfield County Man Busted With Loaded Gun In Barbershop Bathroom: Police Fairfield County Man Busted With Loaded Gun In Barbershop Bathroom: Police
Fairfield County Man Busted With Loaded Gun In Barbershop Bathroom: Police A Fairfield County man with a previous arrest on his record is facing new charges after attempting to flee from police with a loaded handgun before being apprehended in a barbershop bathroom in Westchester, officials announced. A report was made from a Mount Vernon barbershop on the 100 block of 4th Avenue at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, where there was a report of a man with a handgun inside. Police said that upon arrival, officers located their suspect - later identified as Bridgeport resident Ricardo Hanchard, age 33 - who matched the description provided. When Hanchard w…
Suspect Who Drove At Troopers Nabbed In Connecticut Following Pursuit, Police Say Suspect Who Drove At Troopers Nabbed In Connecticut Following Pursuit, Police Say
Suspect Who Drove At Troopers Nabbed In Connecticut Following Pursuit, Police Say A multi-state police chase that started in Massachusetts and ended in a standoff following a crash near the Rhode Island-Connecticut border led to the arrest of a 36-year-old man who will face a host of charges after driving at police investigators who fired shots at his vehicle. The events began at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, in Bristol County when officers in New Bedford attempted to stop a white Toyota Tacoma that was being driven by Ian Grant, a resident of Dartmouth in Bristol County, who was wanted on an outstanding felony warrant. A Massachusetts State Police sp…
Seven Officers Hospitalized After Chase Involving Wanted Fairfield County Woman Seven Officers Hospitalized After Chase Involving Wanted Fairfield County Woman
Seven Officers Hospitalized After Chase Involving Wanted Fairfield County Woman A Fairfield County woman wanted for a string of car robberies and other crimes was arrested after crashing into eight police vehicles, and injuring seven officers. Hannah Casperson, age 25, of Brookfield, was arrested on Sunday, April 3, in Monroe. The incident started in New Haven County in Waterbury around 8:45 a.m., Sunday police received information that Casperson, who was wanted for the robberies, and a host of other crimes was in the area in a white Hummer, said Lt. Ryan Bessette, of the Waterbury Police. Officers attempted to make contact with Casperson who was in the driver’s …
Duo Caught With Cocaine In Connecticut, Police Say Duo Caught With Cocaine In Connecticut, Police Say
Duo Caught With Cocaine In Connecticut, Police Say Two men are facing charges in Connecticut after being busted with a host of drugs following a brief chase, police said. In Hartford County, the Enfield Police Department received a BOLO alert out of Hampden County from the Springfield Police Department in Massachusetts advising that a red Mercedes with Connecticut registration tags was on the run from officers shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5. It was reported that at least one of the suspects was allegedly in possession of a firearm and had committed multiple crimes in Springfield on Wednesday morning. Shortly after 3 p.m., p…
Man Nabbed For Fleeing Police, Possession Of Handgun In Fairfield County, Police Say Man Nabbed For Fleeing Police, Possession Of Handgun In Fairfield County, Police Say
Man Nabbed For Fleeing Police, Possession Of Handgun In Fairfield County, Police Say Police in Fairfield County nabbed a man wanted for fleeing from officers and possession of a handgun. Jaequann Gilbert, age 30, of East Hartford, was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 21, by Norwalk Police for an incident that took place in May, said Sgt. Sofia Gulino, of the Norwalk Police. According to Gulino, in May, Norwalk officers attempted to stop a speeding vehicle in the area of Main Avenue.  The vehicle took off at a high rate of speed attempting to elude the officer, and after a short distance the vehicle lost control and ended up driving onto a property on Ward Street, Gulino…
Police Chase Of Fairfield County Shooter Ends With Crash, Police Say Police Chase Of Fairfield County Shooter Ends With Crash, Police Say
Police Chase Of Fairfield County Shooter Ends With Crash, Police Say One person was injured following a police chase involving an alleged shooter in Fairfield County. The incident took place around 8:20 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 9, when the Bridgeport Emergency Communications Center received several 911 calls and a shot spotter notification of shots fired in the area of Stratford and Union avenues. According to Scott Appleby, the director of Bridgeport’s Office of Emergency Management, as officers were heading to the shooting scene, they received notification from Bridgeport Hospital that a gunshot victim had arrived in the emergency room. After reviewing the su…
Man Crashes Into Multiple Vehicles, Including Cruiser After Shooting, CT State Police Say Man Crashes Into Multiple Vehicles, Including Cruiser After Shooting, CT State Police Say
Man Crashes Into Multiple Vehicles, Including Cruiser After Shooting, CT State Police Say A 63-year-old Connecticut man was arrested after authorities said he was involved in a shooting and then crashed into multiple vehicles, including a police cruiser, during a pursuit. Hartford County resident William Ramos Sr., of New Britain, was arrested following an investigation into a shooting on Friday, Nov. 26, in Manchester. A 56-year-old woman came into the lobby of the police department with a gunshot wound to her hand at about 9 p.m. on Friday, the Manchester Police Department reported. The woman reported that she suffered the injury during an altercation with her son's fath…