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Recent Crime News
6 hrs ago | via The Hartford Courant
A local man's decision to follow an SUV he believed was tied to the slashing of his brother's tires led to him hitting and badly injuring a 17-year-old boy with his car Tuesday night, according to a police report. Alexander Rakus, 23, fled after striking the boy with his Honda, the report says. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via NBC Connecticut
The Wethersfield Town Council has given the green light to police to install stationary license plate readers to two busy roadways. The cameras will be installed at undisclosed locations along the Silas Deane and the Berlin Turnpike to record license plates of cars passing by around the clock. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via Runner's World
This week in Connecticut the trial began for a man charged with robbing a bank patron. How was the suspect caught? It involved a footchase and a former college runner - who is a familiar face to the residents of Rocky Hill, Connecticut. Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via WTNH
A Connecticut man who prosecutors say killed his 86-year-old mother and lived in their home with her dead body for several months has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. A three-judge Superior Court panel in New Britain ruled Thursday that 61-year-old John Waszynski of Wethersfield is not guilty by reason of mental disease or illness. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via The Hartford Courant
A Wethersfield man who killed his mother in 2014 and lived with her body for more than four months was found not guilty by reason of insanity Thursday. The verdict in the case of John Waszynski was returned by a three-judge panel in Superior Court in New Britain after a morning court session. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via Connecticut Post
Scott Taylor, 46, Wethersfield, was arrested following a robbery of the Chase Bank on Main Street on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Scott Taylor, 46, Wethersfield, was arrested following a robbery of the Chase Bank on Main Street on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Comment?
May 19, 2014 | via WTNH
Police in Wethersfield say a man lived in a house with his dead mother for months and tried to cover up the fact that she was dead. "The last time someone saw her alive here was in September," said one neighbor. Comment?
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