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30-Year-Old CT Man Shot, Killed On Street 30-Year-Old CT Man Shot, Killed On Street
30-Year-Old CT Man Shot, Killed On Street Police in Connecticut are investigating following a shooting on a city street that left a 30-year-old man dead. The incident occurred in New Haven County around 12:15 a.m., Tuesday, June 4, in the area of 69 Washington St., in Waterbury. According to Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police, officers responded to Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, where the victim had been transported by a private vehicle. The victim was identified as Roberto Baez of Waterbury, Bessette said. Baez later died from his injuries. Bessette said officers located evidence of shots fired in the area outsi…
22-Year-Old Man Found Shot Dead On CT Roadway 22-Year-Old Man Found Shot Dead On CT Roadway
22-Year-Old Man Found Shot Dead On CT Roadway Police in Connecticut are searching for a suspect after a 22-year-old man was found shot to death on a roadway. The incident took place in New Haven County on Sunday, Dec. 17 around 4:30 p.m. in Waterbury outside on Kenyon Street. When officers arrived, the unidentified victim was unresponsive and transported to Saint Mary’s Hospital where he later died, said Lt. Ryan Bessette, of the Waterbury Police. Major Crimes detectives are actively investigating this incident.  Anyone with information is requested to contact the WPD Detective Bureau at 203-574-6941 or Crime Stoppers anony…
CT Man With Self-Inflicted Wounds Dies While In Custody: Inspector General Investigating CT Man With Self-Inflicted Wounds Dies While In Custody: Inspector General Investigating
CT Man With Self-Inflicted Wounds Dies While In Custody: Inspector General Investigating The death of a man who was placed into custody after experiencing a mental health crisis and severely injuring himself has prompted an investigation by the Connecticut Office of the Inspector General into the incident. The investigation will look into an incident that happened in New Haven County on Tuesday, Oct. 31 around 3:45 a.m., when Wolcott Police officers responded to a home on Tyrell Drive where a man was suffering from a mental health crisis. According to the Inspector General's Office, officers were directed to a bedroom in the house, where 52-year-old Wolcott resident Robert…
Woman Dragged, Run Over By Car During Fight In CT: Police Woman Dragged, Run Over By Car During Fight In CT: Police
Woman Dragged, Run Over By Car During Fight In CT: Police A woman faces several criminal charges after dragging and running over a victim with her car during an altercation in Connecticut, police said.  The incident happened in Litchfield County on Saturday, Aug. 26 around 1:30 p.m., when Torrington Police responded to the area of 127 Turner Ave., where a woman was reported to have been hit by a car.  According to the department, arriving officers found 61-year-old Wanda Garceau lying on the road with serious injuries. She was later taken to Saint Mary's Hospital to receive treatment, where she was later reported to b…
Driver Hospitalized After Propane Truck Plows Into Parked Tractor-Trailer Off I-84 Driver Hospitalized After Propane Truck Plows Into Parked Tractor-Trailer Off I-84
Driver Hospitalized After Propane Truck Plows Into Parked Tractor-Trailer Off I-84 The driver of a propane truck sustained serious injuries after he lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a tractor-trailer parked at a rest stop in Hartford County this week, officials say. New Haven County resident Joseph Layden, of Wolcott, was driving a propane truck heading east on I-84 in Southington around 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25 when he, "for an unknown reason" lost control of the vehicle and drove into a parked tractor-trailer, according to Connecticut State Police. The out-of-control vehicle traveled across the right lane and shoulder, crossed the Southington Rest a…
Son Charged After Father Dies Following Assault In CT Son Charged After Father Dies Following Assault In CT
Son Charged After Father Dies Following Assault In CT A Connecticut man was charged after firefighters responded to a home for medical assistance which turned out to be an assault and a death. The incident took place in New Haven County around 2:50 p.m. on Monday, April 10 in Waterbury at 27 Platt St. Waterbury firefighters responded to the home and found a 67-year-old man who was unresponsive and was transported to Saint Mary’s Hospital prior to police arrival on the scene, said Lt. Ryan Bessette, of the Waterbury Police. Police were notified around 3:30 p.m. that the man, identified as Wilfredo Martinez, of Waterbury, had died, Be…
Teen Dies After Jumping Out Of Stolen Vehicle, Into CT Reservoir, Police Say Teen Dies After Jumping Out Of Stolen Vehicle, Into CT Reservoir, Police Say
Teen Dies After Jumping Out Of Stolen Vehicle, Into CT Reservoir, Police Say A Connecticut teen who was allegedly in a stolen vehicle drowned after running from police and jumping into a nearby reservoir.  The incident took place in New Haven County around 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, March 28 on Grilleytown Road in Waterbury. A Waterbury officer was patrolling the area of Grilleytown Road when he came upon an abandoned stolen vehicle out of Millertown, New York, said Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police. Shortly after recovering this stolen vehicle, the officer located another stolen motor vehicle out of Ridgefield, parked, occupied, on Sage Drive. As the o…
Double Fatal Crash: 24-Year-Old Man, 22-Year-Old Woman ID'd As Victims  In Waterbury Double Fatal Crash: 24-Year-Old Man, 22-Year-Old Woman ID'd As Victims  In Waterbury
Double Fatal Crash: 24-Year-Old Man, 22-Year-Old Woman ID'd As Victims In Waterbury A Connecticut man and woman were killed after the driver lost control of his 2008 Honda Civic, authorities said. The crash took place in New Haven County around 11:10 p.m., Sunday, March 5 in Waterbury at Long Hill Road and Transit Street.  A preliminary investigation determined that the car's driver, identified as a 24-year-old Waterbury man, lost control of the vehicle in the area of Long Hill Road at Transit Street, said Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police. The car then collided with two unoccupied parked vehicles and a house located at 165 Long Hill Road causi…
Video: Man Resists Arrest In Waterbury, Found With Illegal Gun, Heroin, Police Say Video: Man Resists Arrest In Waterbury, Found With Illegal Gun, Heroin, Police Say
Video: Man Resists Arrest In Waterbury, Found With Illegal Gun, Heroin, Police Say A Waterbury man suspected of being involved in multiple shots fired incidents in the city was found to be in possession of an illegally-owned gun and narcotics, police said.  On Thursday, Feb. 2, around 3:30 p.m., police in Waterbury were patrolling the city's downtown area when they received a complaint that a man had been loading a gun and causing a disturbance in the area of West Main Street and Leavenworth Street, according to Waterbury Police Lieutenant Ryan Bessette. After arriving in the area, officers found a suspect matching the provided description and recognized him as …
CT Police Lieutenant Charged With DUI/Drugs Following Crash, Cops Say CT Police Lieutenant Charged With DUI/Drugs Following Crash, Cops Say
CT Police Lieutenant Charged With DUI/Drugs Following Crash, Cops Say A police lieutenant in Connecticut has been charged with alleged following a crash. The incident took place in New Haven County on Sunday, Oct. 30 around 1:15 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 30 on Highland Avenue in Waterbury. Waterbury Police responded to the area of 840 Highland Avenue on a report of a motor vehicle accident. Officers located a pickup truck that had been traveling northbound on Highland Avenue when the driver veered off the roadway and sideswiped a parked unoccupied vehicle and fence, said Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police. The driver of the truck was identified as …
31-Year-Old Killed After Van Collides With Scooter On CT Roadway 31-Year-Old Killed After Van Collides With Scooter On CT Roadway
31-Year-Old Killed After Van Collides With Scooter On CT Roadway A 31-year-old man riding a scooter was hit and killed during a crash with a van in Connecticut. The incident took place in New Haven County around 6:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 27 in Waterbury in the area of 1015 Meriden Road. According to Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police, officers responded to a crash of a scooter and a van and found the 31-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. The man was transported to Saint Mary's Hospital where he died, Bessette said. The driver of the van was evaluated on the scene and did not require any further medical treatment, police said. The…
CT Detective Arrested Following Off-Duty Shooting, Police Say CT Detective Arrested Following Off-Duty Shooting, Police Say
CT Detective Arrested Following Off-Duty Shooting, Police Say A Connecticut police detective was arrested for allegedly shooting a person in the hand while off-duty. Harford Police Department Det. Gregory Thomas, age 39, of Wolcott, was arrested and charged in New Haven County in connection to a shooting in Waterbury on Sunday, Sept. 4. According to Lt. Ryan Bessette, of the Waterbury Police Department, officers responded to the area of Kingsley Court just before 5 a.m. on a report of a gunshot victim. When officers arrived, they found a 37-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his left hand, Bessette said. The victim was transported to Saint&nb…
CT Murder Victim Identified By Police CT Murder Victim Identified By Police
CT Murder Victim Identified By Police A Connecticut man who was found shot lying on the ground outside a parking lot area has been identified by police. Lechard Santos, age 32, of Waterbury, was found around 12:47 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 outside of the Berties West Indian Restaurant. Santos was transported to Saint Mary’s Hospital where he later died from his injuries, said Lt. Ryan Bessette, of the Waterbury Police. An investigation indicated that an altercation occurred earlier outside the restaurant and Santos was shot, Bessette said. There is no suspect information available at this time, he added. The Waterbury P…
CT Man, Age 28, Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash, Driver Critical CT Man, Age 28, Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash, Driver Critical
CT Man, Age 28, Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash, Driver Critical A 28-year-old Connecticut was killed in a single-vehicle crash that left the driver in critical condition. The crash took place in New Haven County around 8:15 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 13 in Waterbury, in the area of 909 East Main St. When police responded to the report of a collision they located a vehicle that struck a wall in a private parking lot, said Lt. Ryan Bessette, of the Waterbury Police. The driver of the vehicle, identified as a 26-year-old resident of Waterbury, was transported to Saint Mary’s Hospital where he is considered to be in critical condition, Bessette said. …
CT Bicyclist Dies After Fatal Hit-Run, Driver Arrested, Police Say CT Bicyclist Dies After Fatal Hit-Run, Driver Arrested, Police Say
CT Bicyclist Dies After Fatal Hit-Run, Driver Arrested, Police Say A 22-year-old Connecticut man has been charged in connection with the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist who was left lying injured in the roadway. The crash took place in New Haven County in Waterbury on Thursday, July 21 around 10 p.m. in the area of East Main Street. When officers arrived on the scene they found Daryl Hammond, age 59, of Waterbury, lying in the roadway with life-threatening injuries, said Lt. Ryan Bessette, of the Waterbury Police. Hammond was transported to Saint Mary’s Hospital and was considered to be in critical condition with life-threatening injuries, Bessette …
Husband Of CT Woman Found Dead In Street To Be Charged With Murder, Police Say Husband Of CT Woman Found Dead In Street To Be Charged With Murder, Police Say
Husband Of CT Woman Found Dead In Street To Be Charged With Murder, Police Say A Connecticut man will be charged with the murder of his wife after she was found lying dead on a city street, a victim of domestic violence, police said. The incident took place in New Haven County around 10:20 a.m., Tuesday, April 26 in Waterbury on Willow Street. The victim, identified as Moesha Panton, was found when Waterbury police responded to an assault complaint in the area of Willow Street at Roseland Avenue, said Lt. Ryan Bessette, of the Waterbury Police. See Earlier Story: Woman Found Dead In Waterbury After Assault Complaint, Police Say Officers found Panton l…
Man Struck, Killed By Two Cars On I-84, CT State Police Say Man Struck, Killed By Two Cars On I-84, CT State Police Say
Man Struck, Killed By Two Cars On I-84, CT State Police Say Connecticut State Police are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash on I-84 that left a 52-year-old man dead. It took place in New Haven County around 11:40 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 29, on the highway in Southbury, state police said. According to police, it happened when a 2015 Subaru Outback and a 2012 Toyota Camry were headed east, one in the right lane and the other in the left, state police said. A 52-year-old man, identified as Ricky Izzard, was standing on the right shoulder of the roadway when he began crossing and was struck by one car in the right lane and the other in the left, state po…
CT State Police Release ID Of 14-Year-Old Victim In Fatal Shooting CT State Police Release ID Of 14-Year-Old Victim In Fatal Shooting
CT State Police Release ID Of 14-Year-Old Victim In Fatal Shooting Connecticut State Police have identified a 14-year-old boy who was shot in the back of the head and killed.  On Monday, Oct. 25, around 3:30 a.m., the Waterbury Police Department received a report that a juvenile, suffering from a gunshot wound to the back of the head, had been brought to Saint Mary’s Hospital, in Waterbury, said the state police.  The 14-year-old juvenile, identified as New Haven County resident Will Vasquez, of Hamden, was transferred to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Harford, with fatal injuries, police said. Information developed during the investig…
CT State Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Of 14-Year-Old CT State Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Of 14-Year-Old
CT State Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Of 14-Year-Old Police are investigating after a 14-year-old boy was fatally shot in Connecticut. The Waterbury Police Department received a report at about 3:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, that the boy was brought to Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury with a gunshot wound to the back of the head, according to Connecticut State Police.  He was taken to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Harford with fatal injuries, State Police said. The boy was identified as Will Vasquez, of Hamden.  The Connecticut State Police Western District Major Crimes Unit is investigatin…
Stamford Man Stabs Walmart Cashier In Head, Police Say Stamford Man Stabs Walmart Cashier In Head, Police Say
Stamford Man Stabs Walmart Cashier In Head, Police Say A man was charged with assault after he stabbed a Walmart cashier in the side of the head with a folding knife while checking out. Police responded to the store located at 910 Wolcott Street, in Waterbury, after receiving a call that a store cashier was stabbed by a man and both were still on the scene. Once police arrived it was determined that Hichman Asfir, age 40, of Stamford, has assaulted a 19-year-old female cashier, said Waterbury Lieutenant David Silverio. The cashier scanned a gallon of milk for the customer Asfird and informed him of the total amount due.  Asfir walked aro…
COVID-19: These CT Locations Are Offering Drive-Up Testing COVID-19: These CT Locations Are Offering Drive-Up Testing
Covid-19: These CT Locations Are Offering Drive-Up Testing With Connecticut ramping up testing for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) many healthcare facilities and pharmacies are now offering drive-up testing to those advised to get tested by a doctor. More than two dozen drive-up testing facilities that will be open to the public, provided patients have a note from a healthcare professional saying they should be tested for COVID-19. Hospitals providing drive-up testing: Bridgeport Hospital Bristol Hospital Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (Torrington) Danbury Hospital Greenwich Hospital Hartford Hospital Johnson Memorial Hospital (Stafford Springs) Lawr…
COVID-19: Danbury Hospital Now Offering Drive-Through Testing COVID-19: Danbury Hospital Now Offering Drive-Through Testing
Covid-19: Danbury Hospital Now Offering Drive-Through Testing Danbury Hospital has become the latest medical facility to provide “drive-through” testing for coronavirus. This week, doctors and nurses in Danbury began providing mobile testing on hospital grounds to allow for faster, safer, testing without potential patents even having to leave their vehicles. Mobile testing sites feature multiple lanes for area residents to drive into, get tested in their cars by doctors or nurses, and then drive away within minutes. Those tests are then sent to a lab to determine whether the patient is positive for coronavirus without risking exposure to patients or h…
Small Plane Crashes Into HS Baseball Field In Meriden Small Plane Crashes Into HS Baseball Field In Meriden
Small Plane Crashes Into HS Baseball Field In Meriden A pilot and passenger were injured and hospitalized when a small plane flying out of Westchester County Airport lost power and crashed onto a baseball field in Connecticut. Connecticut State Police troopers responded to the Wilcox Technical High School in Meriden shortly before 7:20 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, after the four-seater, single-engine plane went down on state property. According to police investigators, the airplane lost power and clipped a high tension wire, causing a “significant” loss of power throughout the city. The pilot was transported by ambulance to Saint Mary’s Hospita…