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Recent Crime News
Tuesday | via Patch.com
Austin Haughwout asked police officers: "Do you suspect me of a crime?" He said he thinks this has to do with the drone/gun he created. Comment?
Tuesday | via Patch.com
Southington Police arrested a Cheshire teen on burglary charges after DNA from the scene allegedly linked him to the crime. Sean Victory, 19, of Cheshire turned himself into Southington Police on July 22. He was charged in relation to a March 31 burglary at the Rocky and Smoke shop at 1173 Queen Street. Comment?
Monday Jul 27 | via Patch.com
Hartford Police responded to a shooting scene on Maple Avenue May 26 and located 26-year-old shooting victim Alexis Marrero inside Ciales Grocery store. Marrero succumbed to his injuries and died the next day. Comment?
Thursday Jul 23 | via Daily Mail
Connecticut man who killed his friend's sister by throwing a lit sparkler into her room as a prank gets seven years in prison A 19-year-old man who killed his friend's sister when he threw a lit sparkler into their family's apartment broke down in tears as he was sentenced to seven years in prison. Eric Morelli pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter following the death of Kristen Milano, 19, who died in June 2014 at her home in Southington, Connecticut, of smoke inhalation. Comment?
Sunday Jul 12 | via Patch.com
Kendra Mitchell, 23, of Southington was charged with third-degree larceny and second-degree failure to appear on July 9. Nicholas Sidiropoulos, 46, of Southington was charged with third and fifth-degree larceny, two counts of second-degree forgery, second-degree false statement, and second-degree criminal impersonation on July 9. Robert Howard, 52, of Plantsville was charged with second-degree criminal trespass, third-degree burglary and sixth-degree larceny on July 9. John Sigel, 34, of Southington was charged with third-degree assault and second degree breach of peace on July 5. Comment?
Friday Jul 10 | via Patch.com
Daniel E. Oquendo, 38, of 20 Cabot St. in Hartford, has been charged with criminal violation of a standing protection order and criminal violation of a restraining order after he was picked up on an active arrest warrant. He was held on $50,000 bond. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via Patch.com
Elijah Aiken was sentenced to 30 months prison and 30 months of special parole for third-degree burglary, according to court records. Denzel Holmes pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary and conspiracy. Comment?
Monday Jul 6 | via Patch.com
Dominick Damico, 34, of Middletown was charged with possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, interfering with police and second-degree breach of peace on July 3. Joseph Pdersen, 28, of Pleasant Street was arrested on July 4 and charged with DUI and failure to drive in the proper lane. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via The Hartford Courant
Connecticut Sikhs, members of a South Asian religion that lost six worshippers in a Wisconsin temple massacre in 2012, are inviting the public to a candlelight vigil Friday to remember the nine people killed by a gunman inside a South Carolina church last month. Kulwant Samra, a trustee with the Connecticut Sikh Association, said Wednesday the purpose is to bring people together to honor those killed in Charleston in "a terrible act of violence." Comment?
Jun 28, 2015 | via Patch.com
Editor's note: We previously ran this story, but are running it again in case you missed it during the week. Comment?
Jun 24, 2015 | via Patch.com
James Boudrea, 27, of Southington was charged with third-degree assault, disorderly conduct and violation of a protective order on June 19. Amarillys Nieves, 19, of Southington was arrested June 20 and charged with violation of a protective order, interfering with an officer and third-degree criminal mischief. Comment?
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