Hamden Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • --- FILE --- West Haven police cruiser

    Thursday Jul 21 | via WTNH 

    A West Haven woman has been sentenced to three years in prison followed by three years of supervised release Thursday on federal narcotics distribution charges. Natali Martinez,30, formerly of West Haven, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Hartford after the ongoing investigation.

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  • Woman sentenced for drug charges linked to homicide ...

    Thursday Jul 21 | via Connecticut Post 

    A West Haven woman who came to police attention after a homicide will serve three years in prison, followed by three years of probation, on drug charges linked to that case. Natali Martinez , 30, was sentenced Thursday morning in U.S. District Court in Hartford for conspiracy to distribute narcotics, a court spokesman said.

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  • Man arrested for assaulting family members

    Wednesday Jul 20 | via WTNH 

    A West Haven man has been arrested after going to his ex-wife's home in Hamden and forcing his way inside. Once inside he punched a 15 year old relative in the face and strangling another 42 year old family member.

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  • Police: Man stole child's bike at gunpoint, shoplift...

    Monday Jul 18 | via The Day 

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: HAMDEN, Conn. - Police in Connecticut are searching for a suspect they say stole a 9-year-old's bicycle at gunpoint and then went to a general store, where he shoplifted.

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  • Police: Man stole child's bike, shoplifted from doll...

    Monday Jul 18 | via Norwalk Citizen News 

    Police in Connecticut are searching for a suspect they say stole a 9-year-old's bicycle at gunpoint and then went to a general store, where he shoplifted. Police said Monday they're looking for a white or Hispanic male in his 40s who's accused of stealing items from the Dollar General store in Hamden on Friday evening.

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  • TV Meteorologist Arrested On Child Porn Charges

    Wednesday Jul 13 | via The Mount Vernon Daily Voice 

    A meteorologist at ABC-TV affiliate WTNH was arrested on child pornography charges Wednesday at the station's offices in New Haven, according to the Connecticut State Police. On Wednesday, July 13, detectives from the Connecticut State Police Computer Crimes Unit served a search-and-seizure warrant at the home of Justin Goldstein at 1521 Aspen Glen Drive, Hamden.

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  • Hamden police investigate Arch Street shooting

    Tuesday Jul 12 | via WTNH 

    Around 11:30 p.m. on July 8, Hamden officers were dispatched to the area of Fairview Avenue and Arch Street after receiving reports of shots fired. They soon found a 23-year-old local, sitting on the steps of a Arch Street home.

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  • Connecticut man accused of saying he wanted to 'snip...

    Friday Jul 8 | via The Day 

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: HAMDEN - Police say a man was arrested after telling a clerk at a gas station in Hamden that he wanted to "snipe" police officers. Authorities say 24-year-old Alex Lawrence of New Haven made the comment early Friday morning, a few hours after the shooting in Dallas that killed five police officers.

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  • Cops: New Haven man wanted to 'snipe' police

    Friday Jul 8 | via New Canaan News-Review 

    Alex Lawrence of New Haven, was arrested and charged with 2nd-degree threatening, breach of peace, possession of narcotics, and possession of marijuana Friday, July 8, 2016 after police said he made threatening comments about killing cops. Alex Lawrence of New Haven, was arrested and charged with 2nd-degree threatening, breach of peace, possession of narcotics, and possession of marijuana Friday, July 8, 2016 after police said he made threatening Alex Lawrence, of New Haven, was charged with 2nd-degree threatening, breach of peace, possession of narcotics, and possession of marijuana, Hamden Police Captain Ronald Smith said in a release.

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  • New Haven man arrested for threatening to a snipea p...

    Friday Jul 8 | via WTNH 

    Just hours after five Dallas police officers were shot and killed by a sniper, a New Haven man threatened to 'kill' and 'snipe' Hamden police early Friday morning. Just after 2:00 a.m., Hamden police responded to the Go on Gas store at 144 Arch Street on a report of a suspicious person.

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  • Police: Man faces charges for stealing trooper's ass...

    Thursday Jul 7 | via News12.com 

    Investigators say 18-year-old Leandre Crockett, of Hamden, was arrested as he appeared in New Haven Superior Court on unrelated charges.

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  • Second Suspect Arrested In Theft Of Assault Rifle Fr...

    Wednesday Jul 6 | via The Norwalk Daily Voice 

    A second suspect has been arrested in the theft of an police-issue assault rifle, ammunition and a bullet-proof vest from a state trooper's cruiser in Milford early last spring. Leandre Crockett, 18, of Hamden, Conn., is facing numerous larceny, firearms trafficking and conspiracy charges in connection with the March 8 thefts, police said.

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  • FILE - Hamden police cruiser

    Tuesday Jul 5 | via WTNH 

    Hamden Police are looking for a man who robbed a 66-year-old woman on Mix Avenue on Saturday. The victim tells police that a 6 foot tall white man in his late 30's, a heavy build and clean shaven knocked her to the ground while stealing her purse.

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Hamden Law

Could I get jail time for getting caught driving with a suspended license, dui related?
in 2009, I got my license suspended for dui. I got my license suspended for 6 months and then two weeks before my 6 months were up I had to drive because my mother was too tired to drive and driving down a hill anyone's speed would increase and i got caught speeding. Now i have to report to court soon and I am worried about getting send to jail. What are the chances of not getting sent to jail?
Every time you get caught, you increase your chances of doing jail time. If you lose you license for more than a year...
I had my first dui in 06 i took a class to dimissed it so i got a second one in 2010 my bac was under .16 what would happen
i had my first dui in 06 i took a class to dimissed it so i got a second one in 2010 my bac was under .16 what would happen
Assuming you are correct that you previous DUI was dismissed in 2006 than your DUI in 2010 should be treated as a first...
I need help with a Dui case from April 2000, Does your company handle such cases?
I am a U.S Navy veteran that had serious problems with alcohol. I have completed a 4 month program with the Veterans Administration, my problem is I have a 16 year old dui case that needs to be resolved in Ct. Please keep in mind I am not in Ct, and don't have a substantial amount of money.
Well I'm pleased that you're in treatment and I sincerely hope you maintain your sobriety. Why is it still pending 16...
What are the chances I can get 2 non violent burglaries expunged. Only other time ive been in trouble was a DUI about 3 years ag
Trying to find the likelihood I can get my record expunged of 2 different non violent burglaries that occurred over 5 years ago.
You'll have to apply for a Pardon. If your DUI was a conviction yould have to include it as well in your Pardon application.
Can the prosecutor add a charge of evading responsibility to my dui if I was only issued a summons for the dui?
I was charged with a dui after leaving the scene of an accident. The police report stated that I evaded responsibility but I was only charged with the dui. Can/Will the prosecutor add that charge at my arraignment? Nobody was injured but there was another vehicle involved.
Yes. The State can file additional charges. As for the probability, only the prosecutor can answer that. DUI's are...
Does a DWI Nolle mean I can say it never happened?
arrested for a DWI when I was 20. It was nolled and haven't had any issue in 4 years Local pd records have nothing and as does the local courthouse. Nothing on the internet either. Can I say it never happened for a comprehensive background check?
Have you checked your DMV record if the arrest took place in past 10 years? If it was within past 10 years I suggest...
DUI assessment for drunk driving classes in CT?
I was arrested in NY for DUI and convicted. I live in CT. The NY judge has allowed for me to take the DDP classes in CT but I have to go for an assessment/evaluation to even get in the classes. Will I have to take a drug test during this evaluation/assessment?
That depends on the police report. Were you arrested for alcohol or drugs. If it was alcohol they will give you a...