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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Sep 29 | via The Hartford Courant
The number of murders, rapes and robberies dropped in town last year, following state and national trends, but some property crimes and the number of serious assaults increased. Statewide, the annual "Crime In Connecticut" report shows a 6.7 percent decrease in violent crimes from 2013. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via WTNH
A Connecticut couple is facing larceny and assault charges after police say they assaulted a man that stopped to help them after they claimed they had car trouble. On September 8th at 6:00 p.m., police said a North Haven man was driving through the parking lot at the Bank of America location on Washington Avenue when a man and a woman flagged him down. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via Patch.com
A man stopped to help a couple who said they had car trouble and ended up pistol whipped and carjacked. North Haven Police have charged a Hartford man and a Manchester woman in connection to the "Good Samaritan" carjacking earlier this month in a Bank of America parking lot. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via Patch.com
A Groton man was arrested by Manchester police Friday on a warrant charging him with killing a dog in late July. Jason Johnson, 30, is charged with cruelty to animals, interfering with police and tampering with evidence. 2 comments
Tuesday Sep 15 | via The Hartford Courant
The driver in a fatal one-car crash that left one dead and two injured in 2013 was sentenced Tuesday to 71/2 years in prison. Zuleyma Cruz, 27, of Hartford, stood silent but teary-eyed in Superior Court in Manchester, her black makeup smeared under her eyes, as Judge Laura F. Baldini delivered the sentence. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 15 | via Patch.com
A Manchester man who has been held in custody since late July on home invasion, assault and larceny charges has had additional charges filed in two other towns. Michael Hennigan, 28, was originally arrested by Newington police on July 30 on charges of home invasion, second-degree larceny, interfering with an emergency call, third-degree assault and third-degree assault on an elderly/other victim. Comment?
Monday Sep 14 | via The Hartford Courant
A Manchester man is accused of sexually assaulting his former girlfriend and, in a separate incident, entering her apartment and attacking a man there, police said. Michael Hennigan, 28, was charged with first-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint, police said. Comment?
Sep 10, 2015 | via Patch.com
South Windsor Police have charged a Manchester man with shoving a co-worker, who fell backwards and was knocked unconscious. Police responded to an assault at Global Turbine Component Technologies, 125 South Satellite Road, on Wednesday and officers learned that during an argument one employee had shoved another, according to Lt. Comment?
Sep 8, 2015 | via WNED
Flowers and candles are set up as a memorial in front of the entrance to Hartford Distributors following a shooting Aug. 4, 2010, in Manchester, Conn. Eight employees were killed by a former worker. Comment?
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