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Saturday Jun 27 | via Hometown Today News Publications
June 26, 2015 6/11/15 : Brandon Peerson, 26, of 37 Leesville Rd., Moodus was issued a ticket for Possession of Paraphernalia and Operating a Motor Vehicle without Insurance. Comment?
Thursday Jun 25 | via The Hartford Courant
Investigators in the New Britain serial killer case searched a home in Virginia Thursday, New Britain police chief James Wardwell said. Members of the Greater New Britain Serial Murder Task Force joined local law enforcement officials at 100 Gumwood Drive in Hampton, he said. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via The Hartford Courant
A five-time convicted felon faces up 10 years in prison for his role in a November 2012 shooting in Middletown. As part of a plea deal, Rakeem Cunningham, 29, of Middletown, pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree assault and criminal possession of a firearm during a hearing Tuesday in Superior Court in Middletown. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via CTNow.com
A man charged with attempting to kill a horse farm owner told investigators he was paid to do so by the owner's son-in-law, according to the warrant for his arrest. James J. McMahon, Jr., 48, was arrested Friday and charged with criminal attempt to commit murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree assault, first-degree assault, home invasion and first-degree burglary, state police said Monday. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via Patch.com
On White Birch Road in East Hampton, Lisa Rader was allegedly beaten so severely she had to undergo emergency surgery. "A female victim was severely beaten about the head and in grave condition," Sgt. Comment?
Jun 1, 2015 | via The Hartford Courant
Police have released the name of a man who they say drove himself to the police station after shooting a man in the face over the weekend. Junior Lloyd, 31, of Darby Street in Bloomfield was charged with criminal attempt to commit murder, first-degree assault, carrying a pistol without a permit and unlawful firearm, police said. Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via The Hartford Courant
A Waterbury man who faced a variety of charges in connection with a 2013 killing on Bond Street pleaded guilty Thursday, days before his trial was set to begin. Talib Shaheer, 34, pleaded guilty under the Alford doctrine to second-degree robbery and tampering with evidence. Comment?
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