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Friday Feb 5 | via WTNH
Police have arrested a woman they say was selling stolen jewelry. Several police departments including MIlford, Stratford, Orange, Shelton and Trumbull say that there were a series of burglaries in Fairfield and New Haven Counties that happened in November of 2015. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via Patch.com
Shelton resident Omar Scott, 35, who goes by the name "The Prince," was arrested on Wednesday by the state police Statewide Narcotics Task Force after receiving information that Scott was selling crack in Shelton. Scott was charged with multiple counts of sale of narcotics and conspiracy to sell narcotics and released after posting a $50,000 bond. Comment?
Thursday Jan 28 | via Patch.com
Shelton Police interrupted a drug transaction, located a semi-automatic handgun, and arrested three men during an undercover operation on Wednesday afternoon. Undercover officers were conducting surveillance in the downtown area at about 2:30 p.m. when they observed two men conduct a hand-to-hand drug transaction in the commuter parking lot at Canal and Cornell Street, according to Det. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 27 | via Patch.com
A Fairfield man was arrested early Wednesday morning after speeding the wrong way on Route 8 and leading police on a chase that stretched from Shelton to Thomaston, striking two police cruisers along the way while operating under the influence, according to state police. Thomas Plesz, 55, of 515 Reef Road, was apprehended when the wild chase, which began near Exit 15 in Shelton, finally ended at Exit 38 in Thomaston. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 27 | via The Hartford Courant
A wrong-way driver who state police said intentionally struck two police cars during a chase on Route 8 early Wednesday has been arrested on more than a half-dozen charges. Thomas Plesz, 54, of Reef Road in Fairfield was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs, reckless driving, disobeying the signal of an officer, driving the wrong way on a divided highway, assault on a public safety officer, first-degree reckless endangerment and interfering with an officer, police said. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 27 | via Connecticut Post
A man State Police say was traveling north on the southbound side of Route 8 early this morning caused the highway to briefly be shut down. The pickup was first spotted in Shelton, between exits 11 and 12, State Police said, and the driver refused to stop when a trooper approached him with lights and sirens. Comment?
Saturday Jan 23 | via Patch.com
Trumbull Police arrested a woman who claimed she was assaulted by security at the Target store located at the mall. Alicia Riggs, 37, of Shelton was arrested Jan. 15. She was arrested on larceny charges in November during the same incident, police said. Comment?
Friday Jan 8 | via WTNH
Shelton police say at 10:30 a.m. Friday, 34-year-old William Frascatore called them saying he was a victim of a home invasion. Officers arrived to the Quaker Ridge Road home where Frascatore told them that two men came into his home through an open door and "surprised him in his bedroom." Comment?
Jan 8, 2016 | via The Westport Daily Voice
As police investigated a home invasion in Shelton on Friday, officers ended up arresting the homeowner on drug charges when a pot-growing operation was discovered in the basement, police said. At 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8, the Shelton Police Department received a 911 call from 36-year-old William Frascatore of 43 Quaker Ridge Road stating he had been a victim of a home invasion, police said. Comment?
Jan 4, 2016 | via The Hartford Courant
Ted A. Hakey Jr., the Meriden man accused of shooting a local mosque was released under the condition he stay away from guns and alcohol and he have no contact with any victim or potential witnesses. Ted A. Hakey Jr., the Meriden man accused of shooting a local mosque was released under the condition he stay away from guns and alcohol and he have no contact with any victim or potential witnesses. Comment?
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