Wannabe Willy Wonka Of Accused Drug Dealers Found Hiding Under Leicester Deck: Police Wannabe Willy Wonka Of Accused Drug Dealers Found Hiding Under Leicester Deck: Police
Wannabe Willy Wonka Of Accused Drug Dealers Found Hiding Under Leicester Deck: Police A suspected drug dealer who police said was carrying nearly every type of narcotic just short of Fizzy Lifting Drink was arrested early Friday morning, May 26, hiding under a deck in Leicester.  An 18-year-old man — who police did not name — was arrested with marijuana and illegal weed edibles, LSD, methamphetamines, and MDMA, Leicester police said. He also had a large amount of cash and a pistol he didn't have a license for.  The man sealed his fate while driving down South Main Street around 12:30 a.m., where police said they saw him violating several motor vehicle law…
Burglary Suspect In Region Crawls On Floor To Avoid Alarms, Video Cameras Burglary Suspect In Region Crawls On Floor To Avoid Alarms, Video Cameras
Burglary Suspect In Region Crawls On Floor To Avoid Alarms, Video Cameras Connecticut State Police are asking for help identifying the suspect in a Dollar General burglary. The burglary took place in Windham County around 12 a.m., on Sunday, May 14 at the Dollar General store located at 1075 Main St., in Killingly. According to state police, troopers responded to the store for a commercial alarm activation and found that the store had been burglarized, but the suspect was no longer on the scene. During an investigation, troopers accessed video footage that shows an unknown suspect pulling himself across the floor of the business, possibly attempting to avoid act…
Shark Attack: Connecticut Woman Loses Part Of Leg In Caribbean Shark Attack: Connecticut Woman Loses Part Of Leg In Caribbean
Shark Attack: Connecticut Woman Loses Part Of Leg In Caribbean Shark Attack Update: Details Emerge On Connecticut Woman Who Lost Part Of Leg In Caribbean A young Connecticut woman is in serious condition after losing part of her leg to a shark attack while snorkeling in the Caribbean region. The shark bit off her leg while snorkeling near a resort around 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 24, said The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police. Police did not know what type of shark attacked the 22-year-old or what town or city in Connecticut she is from. The woman was rushed to a hospital where she is listed in serious condition, police said. The Turks and Cai…
Central Mass Foster Mom Under Investigation Over Incident Involving Baby Boy Central Mass Foster Mom Under Investigation Over Incident Involving Baby Boy
Central Mass Foster Mom Under Investigation Over Incident Involving Baby Boy Authorities are investigating an incident at a home in Templeton, where a 6-month-old baby nearly died last week, officials and news sources said.  According to Boston25, the child stopped breathing for 15 minutes after choking on his vomit Friday, May 19.  The foster mother allegedly did not attempt CPR while the child struggled the breath, the report said. The condition of the child is unknown.  The Department of Children and Families and Worcester County District Attorney's Office are not releasing much information about the investigation.  The DCF said th…
Scammer Sunk By Car Full Of Fools Gold In Central Mass Headed To Prison Then Deportation Scammer Sunk By Car Full Of Fools Gold In Central Mass Headed To Prison Then Deportation
Scammer Sunk By Car Full Of Fools Gold In Central Mass Headed To Prison Then Deportation A New Jersey scammer whose eyes were bigger than his brain when he tried to rob an Athol woman of more than $300,000 was sentenced on Wednesday, May 24, to a year in prison, after which he'll be deported, authorities said.  Gaurang Contractor, 38, a citizen of India living in Jersey City, NJ, tried to trick a Central Massachusetts woman into believing he was a DEA agent and she needed to convert her life savings into gold and give it to him for safekeeping, the US Attorney for Massachusetts said.  Contractor contacted the woman in August 2022 using the alias of "Oscar White," a Dr…
Fall On Site Of New High School Under Construction In Region: Worker Airlifted Fall On Site Of New High School Under Construction In Region: Worker Airlifted
Fall On Site Of New High School Under Construction In Region: Worker Airlifted A Connecticut construction worker was airlifted to the hospital after falling at the construction site of a new high school. The accident took place in Hartford County around 7:30 a.m., Thursday, May 25 in Farmington at the site of the new high school on Monteith Drive. Firefighters from the Tunix Hose Fire Department responded and UConn Health Center ambulance responded to the report of an injured worker, said Lt. Timothy McKenzie, of the Farmington Police. The unidentified worker was transported by LifeStar helicopter to Hartford Hospital for further evaluation, McKenzie said. The …
Woman From Region Misused PTO Funds, Arrested: Police Woman From Region Misused PTO Funds, Arrested: Police
Woman From Region Misused PTO Funds, Arrested: Police A Connecticut woman serving as president of a parent-teacher organization group allegedly drained approximately $12,000 from the group’s bank accounts, leaving them without enough money to hold school events, authorities alleged. Tolland County resident Marissa Marks, age 41,  of the town of Somers, was arrested on Tuesday, May 23 for allegedly misusing parent-teacher organization (PTO) funds, the Connecticut State Police reported. According to witness statements, Marks was elected to the Somers CT PTO in 2019, before Somers Public Schools shut down in-person classes due to COVID. Sh…
Holyoke Slaying: Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of Chicopee Man Holyoke Slaying: Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of Chicopee Man
Holyoke Slaying: Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of Chicopee Man A 34-year-old Holyoke man is being held without bail after police say he shot and killed a Chicopee man earlier this month, authorities announced on Wednesday, May 24.  James Carmenatty was arrested and charged with murder on Friday, May 19, the Hampden County District Attorney's Office said.  Carmenatty is accused of killing Jasell Camacho just after 1:30 p.m. on Lyman Street in Holyoke, the prosecutor said.  Officials identified Jasell Camacho as the man killed just after 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, in Holyoke.Jasell Camacho Facebook Holyoke Police responded to …
Murder Conviction: 4 Men Get Life In Prison For Holyoke Man's 2019 Slaying Murder Conviction: 4 Men Get Life In Prison For Holyoke Man's 2019 Slaying
Murder Conviction: 4 Men Get Life In Prison For Holyoke Man's 2019 Slaying  Four men convicted last week for the murder of a Holyoke man in 2019 were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Wednesday, May 24, authorities said.  Luis Cotto, Keith Cotto, Isaiah Fraticelli, all of Springfield, and Victor Espinosa, of Chicopee, were also convicted on lesser charges of possession of a firearm and possession of a loaded firearm, the Hampden County District Attorney announced. They received up to seven years to be served concurrently with their life sentences. Investigators said the men pulled up alongside a pickup truck driven by …
Shocker: Man Out On Bail For Gun Charge Busted Again On Gun Charge In Springfield Shocker: Man Out On Bail For Gun Charge Busted Again On Gun Charge In Springfield
Shocker: Man Out On Bail For Gun Charge Busted Again On Gun Charge In Springfield A Springfield man with a lengthy criminal history who was out on bail for a firearms charge was arrested on Tuesday, May 23, on another weapons charge, authorities said.  David Beadle, 28, faces charges of convicted felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm without a license, possession of ammunition without an FID card, improper storage of a gun, firearm violation with three prior violent/drug crimes, Springfield police said.  A judge ordered him held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing, officials said.  Police previously arrested Beadle and two oth…
Child Porn Conviction: Central Mass Man Who Had 500 Videos, 1,000 Images Gets 10 Years Child Porn Conviction: Central Mass Man Who Had 500 Videos, 1,000 Images Gets 10 Years
Child Porn Conviction: Central Mass Man Who Had 500 Videos, 1,000 Images Gets 10 Years A 46-year-old Worcester County man who admitted to having hundreds of images and videos of child porn and using social media to solicit nudes from children will spend a decade behind bars, authorities said Michael Irons, 46, of Gardner, pleaded guilty in January to one count of possession of child pornography and one count of distribution of child pornography, the US Attorney for Massachusetts said. A judge sentenced him to 10 years in prison last week, the prosecutor announced on Tuesday, May 23.  Police searched Irons' home in July 2020 and found two cell phones in his bedroom that c…
Untraceable 3D-Printed Pistol Confiscated In Northbridge Untraceable 3D-Printed Pistol Confiscated In Northbridge
Untraceable 3D-Printed Pistol Confiscated In Northbridge A routine traffic stop in Worcester County earlier this week led police to discover a homemade, partially 3D-printed pistol without a traceable serial number, authorities said.  Jason Martinez, 26, of Worcester, faces charges of possession of a large capacity firearm, possession of ammunition without an FID card, driving with a suspended license, and another traffic infraction, Northbridge police said. He was being held on a $7,500 bail.  A Northbridge officer pulled over Martinez early Saturday morning, May 20, because his car didn't have an inspection sticker. As officers prepar…
Severe Crash: Both Drivers Walk Away From South Deerfield Wreck, Despite Damage To Cars Severe Crash: Both Drivers Walk Away From South Deerfield Wreck, Despite Damage To Cars
Severe Crash: Both Drivers Walk Away From South Deerfield Wreck, Despite Damage To Cars Somehow, no one was seriously injured in a South Deerfield wreck on Tuesday, May 23, that trapped one driver inside their car and totaled another, authorities said.  The two-car crash happened just before 5 p.m. at the intersection of Mill Village Road and Greenfield Road, South Deerfield first responders said. When firefighters arrived, they found one car on its side with the driver trapped inside.  Crews pulled out the windshield and freed the driver, who walked away with only minor injuries. Though, officials took them to Cooley Dickinson Health Care Northampton for e…