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  • Police: Contractor stole while working at Westport home

    WESTPORT — A Milford contractor is in Westport police custody after a family noticed that items in their house were missing. On New’s Year Day, 2017, police were called to Woodway Lane after a family discovered missing items from their house. Police said Jeffery Chirillo had done work at the house and was left alone on multiple occasions. In February, Chirillo was arrested for a separate incident invoking contractor fraud. While in custody, Chirillo, admitted to taking sunglasses and snow boots […]

  • Police arrest man for South Windsor church burglary

    SOUTH WINDSOR — A Tarriffville man was arrested in South Windsor on Saturday, March 25. He later admitted to have robbed the Truth Baptist Church in South Windsor early that morning. Around 8 a.m. on Saturday, police say they were called to a church on Burnham Street. Police say surveillance video captured the suspect inside the building. A short time after, officers say they found a suspicious person sleeping in a car behind a business on John Fitch Boulevard. The man was identified […]

  • Bridgeport man dies after shooting, police investigating

    BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport man who was shot Saturday afternoon, has died from his injuries. Police received calls of a shooting incident that occurred near 201 Bretton Street around 1:55 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The apartment style complex consist of several buildings, police say. Police say two male victims were each shot at this location near the rear entrance.Both were transported to St.Vincent’s Medical Center. One victim who sustained multiple gun shots, underwent surgery and is expected to survive. The other victim, Gregory […]

  • Police investigating two shootings in Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT — Police are looking for a suspect after two men were shot in Bridgeport Saturday afternoon. Police received calls of a shooting incident that occurred near 201 Bretton Street around 1:55 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The apartment style complex consist of several buildings, police say. Police say two male victims, both 19, were shot at this location near the rear entrance. One victim was shot in the head and remains in critical condition, while the other victim sustained multiple gun shots […]

  • East Windsor rolls out proposed agreement for third Connecticut casino

    EAST WINDSOR — The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes are proposing a third casino to the state of Connecticut and East Windsor is listed as a potential destination. The community got a first look at the development proposal between the town and MMCT Venture, Saturday, which the board of selectmen unanimously backed. It maps out a 200,000 square foot commercial casino gaming facility, including 100,000 square feet of gaming floor and space designated to hospitality services like restaurants, shops, and entertainment. The casino would […]

  • Students who set off fire alarm charged following death of UConn student in October 2016

    STORRS — University police made two arrests in connection with the death of a student back in October. On October 15, 2016, UConn Police said, Jacob San-juan, 20, of Plainville and Michael Vaz, 19, of Storrs, stole a fire extinguisher from the Grant Science Building. The next day, police said the two suspects discharged the fire extinguisher on the fourth floor of a dorm that set off an alarm. At the time, Jeffny Pally, 19, was sitting propped up against the […]

  • Woman dies in Norwalk house fire, hoarding conditions under investigation

    NORWALK — A 67-year-old Norwalk woman has died in a house fire Sunday morning. Officials said every room of her house was filled with junk. Firefighters said that the fire started around 7 a.m. Sunday at 25 Bettswood Road in Norwalk. Officials said  they had great difficulty entering the home due to extreme hoarding conditions. On average the firefighters were waist deep in garbage.  In some rooms the trash went almost all the way up to the ceiling. They had to climb on […]

  • Stratford man arrested; charged with two attempted robberies

    STRATFORD — A man was arrested after police say he attempted to rob two Stratford businesses. Police say between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m on February 17, Robert Keith Abel allegedly attempted two robberies in Stratford. Both incidents occurred on Barnum Avenue. Police say Abel, 54, attempted to rob a Walgreens Pharmacy and a Webster Bank. Abel is being charged with robbery in the second degree, larceny in the second degree and fourth degree, and attempted robbery. He is being held on […]

  • Wallingford man charged for illegally video taping two teenage girls

    WALLINGFORD — A Wallingford man is facing criminal charges after police received reports of a man filming two juvenile girls. On January 20, Wallingford Police responded to a complaint regarding 50-year-old Gary Lozowski Sr. who was allegedly video taping two teenage girls. Police say they had investigated this incident and found that Lozowksi Sr. had been taping two girls, ages 14 and 15, while in the privacy of their home. Police say he hid a baby monitor and a cell phone to capture […]

  • House fire in Rocky Hill causes substantial damage

    ROCKY HILL — Firefighters are investigating a fire that cause heavy damage to a house in Rocky Hill. At 6:45 p.m. Sunday fire crews arrived at a house fire on New Britain Avenue. Within about 45 minutes the fire was under control, the Rocky Hill Fire Chief said. The house had substantial damage, the chief said. A man and his dog were in the house but were able to escape, firefighters said. No injuries were reported. Officials believe the fire started in the basement. […]