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Recent Crime News
Monday Feb 20 | via The Hartford Courant
A cyber crime squad is investigating the planting of a "skimmer" on a local ATM, a type of organized and sophisticated fraud that has siphoned millions of dollars from bank customers across the nation. The regional Center for Digital Investigations is working with Manchester police after a customer found a skimming device on a United Bank cash machine on Feb. 5, center supervisor and Glastonbury police Sgt. Comment?
Thursday Feb 9 | via WTNH
Police detectives from the vice and narcotics units say they were conducting a surveillance operation around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night in the south end of Hartford when they learned information about a suspect with a stolen handgun . They say the suspect was in the rear of 98 Mountford Street. Comment?
Friday Jan 27 | via The Hartford Courant
A local man has been charged with failing to list his proper address on the state's sex offender registry, police said. Gary Josefiak, 64, of 59 Main St. was charged with failure to register as a sex offender Thursday, police said. Comment?
Jan 18, 2017 | via The Hartford Courant
A mother's story of her daughter's losing struggle with drug addiction and another young woman's story of her difficult recovery from heroin put faces on the scourge of drug use and deaths in recent years nationwide in big cities and small towns like Berlin. The drug-fueled destruction of Lisa Marie Andreanna and Allyse Madey's battle to stay drug-free were the emotional highlights of a two-hour substance abuse forum Jan. 11 that drew more than 100 people to Berlin High School. Comment?
Jan 17, 2017 | via The Hartford Courant
A pregnant woman told police that her boyfriend punched her and threw her to the floor, continuing a pattern of abuse, police said. Enrique Valera, 25, of 36 Lenox St., was arrested Monday night and charged with assaulting a pregnant person, interfering with police, unlawful restraint and risk of injury to a minor. Comment?
Jan 15, 2017 | via WTNH
Police say officers responded to a crash in front of 482 West Middle Turnpike after a 2009 Honda Accord collided into a utility pole. Both the front seat passenger and back seat passenger were seriously injured and taken to Hartford Hospital by ambulance where they remain in critical condition. Comment?
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