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Recent Crime News
Sunday | via Patch.com
Thomas H. Montgomery, 36, of West Street in New Haven is charged with third-degree larceny, drug paraphernalia, and possession of narcotics. Willie Griffin, 19, of Downing Street in New Haven is charged with second-degree larceny, second-degree robbery, second-degree assault, and conspiracy on all the above mentioned charges. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via The Hartford Courant
Family members of Bienvenido Tosado, 47, who was fatally injured during an assault, and Lorenzo Hernandez, 22, the man police say inflicted the fatal injuries, described the pain they have endured since the killing on March 25, 2014. Hernandez was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison and seven years of special parole. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via The Hartford Courant
Jurors on Friday convicted a former heroin addict in the 2006 arson murder of Kathleen Hardy, a 39-year-old mother of three from Branford. John Vailette, 44, was a friend of Hardy's, and both were members of the same circle of suburban addicts, according to trial testimony. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via The Hartford Courant
A temporary employee of Allied Printing fled from the business with a trunk load of stolen copper parts Thursday morning, but was arrested soon after, police said. Tito Rivera, 49, of Hartford, was charged with fourth-degree larceny, reckless endangerment, reckless driving and third-degree assault, police said. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via The Hartford Courant
Police believe Martha Lopez, 57, of Norwalk stole more than $300,000 worth of jewelry over at least three years. She was arrested on a warrant Tuesday charging her with first-degree larceny; if she is unable to post her $150,000 bail, she will be arraigned in Superior Court in Norwalk Wednesday. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via The Hartford Courant
Two men wanted in a Georgia home invasion were arrested Tuesday, including one pulled over on I-91 after he was found hiding out at a local motel after a chase through Springfield. Springfield detectives learned recently that Kendall Hill and Devron Smith, both 28 and residents of the city, were wanted for a home invasion and assault in Athens, Ga. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via The Hartford Courant
Authorities are looking into a possible connection between suspected New Britain serial killer William Devin Howell and an unsolved 1991 murder of a woman in Florida. Authorities are looking into a possible connection between suspected New Britain serial killer William Devin Howell and an unsolved 1991 murder of a woman in Florida. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via The Hartford Courant
Lorenza Christian, 24, faces 18 years in prison and 10 years of special parole when he is sentenced Feb. 5. Christian is charged in the killing of Miguel Rodriguez. Lorenza Christian, 24, faces 18 years in prison and 10 years of special parole when he is sentenced Feb. 5. Christian is charged in the killing of Miguel Rodriguez. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 15 | via The Hartford Courant
A Plainville man was taken into custody early Tuesday with help from a police dog after he went on a rampage while behind the wheel, driving into cars and leading officers in pursuit, state police said. John Bielawski, 63, of Dewey Place in Plainville was charged with third-degree assault, evading, reckless endangerment and engaging police in pursuit, among other things. Comment?
Monday Sep 14 | via The Hartford Courant
Newtown and its schools are putting up a stiff legal fight against a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of two children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, questioning whether the lawsuit was filed on time and objecting to information requests by the parents' attorney. Donald Papcsy, the lawyer for the parents of Jesse Lewis and Noah Pozner, said some of Newtown's court filings have been unusual and could result in what he called unnecessary, additional legal costs for the families. Comment?
Aug 31, 2015 | via Patch.com
We'll let you know how the initial Labor Day weekend forecast is shaping up and whether it looks good for outdoor plans. Man shoots gun while drunk: Police; Residents arrested in N.Y.; Stratford among communities identified for Ashley Madison affairs and more. Comment?
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