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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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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