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  • Waterbury man arrested in Norwalk drug bust

    NORWALK — Police have one man in custody after an undercover drug bust Monday. During the sting, an undercover officer contacted Derrick Wiggins. Police say that they learned  Wiggins was selling crack cocaine in Norwalk. The undercover officer met with Wiggins and found him to be in carrying crack. Officers then moved in and arrested Wiggins on New Canaan near Tindall Place. Wiggins resisted arrest and was tasered before he was finally secured. Police say the crack cocaine that Wiggins […]

  • Police looking for a Wal-Mart shoplifter

    HAMDEN — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a Wal-Mart shoplifter. Police say that in the afternoon on July 12, a man stole $739.05 worth of merchandise, including several electronic items.  He then exited through the side of the building into a blue Buick, possible a Verano.  Security cameras were able to pick up a picture of the suspect. The man is described as white, wearing a gray baseball hat, black shirt and blue pants. Hamden police […]

  • Norwalk police arrest man for suspected sexual assault

    NORWALK — Police arrested a Norwalk man Tuesday for suspected sexual assault. Special Victim’s Unit began their investigation July 20 and quickly learned that the suspect had sexual contact with a victim that he knew. Police say that during the assault, the suspect was said to have threatened to kill the victim’s family if the victim told anyone. Officers located and arrested Carlos Olivera, 49, on North Main Street. Olivera is being charged with sexual assault in the fourth degree, […]

  • Car crashes into a McDonald’s in Enfield

    ENFIELD — A car has crashed into a McDonald’s restaurant early Tuesday morning. Around 8:00 a.m., police responded to calls that a car had crashed into the building at 28 Hazard Avenue, in Brookside Plaza. Police say there were minor injuries but were unable to say the extent of the damage. From the picture we’ve received from our crew on scene, the car struck the wall of the building and put good size hole into it. Enfield Fire and Health Departments […]

  • Milford police arrest man accused of attempting to murder his parents

    MILFORD —  A Milford man is in police custody after he allegedly tried to murder his parents on Saturday. Early that morning, police responded to a home on Colonial Avenue on calls that a man was threatening people with a knife. Police said they learned Patrick Kiraly had gotten into an argument with his mother that became violent.  At one point, they said, Kiraly punched her in the face and then attempt to strangle her with his hands. Kiraly’s mother […]

  • Norwich police investigating 2 house fires as arson

    NORWICH —  Norwich police are looking for information after two fires in were deemed arsons. Police said first responders were dispatched to a fire at an apartment building at 7 Third Street Monday morning. No injuries were reported, but  family of eight has been displaced. Firefighters said that working smoke detectors alerted the families of the fire. Police said the Taftville Volunteer Fire Department and Norwich Police Department responded to another blaze at an apartment building at 3-7 South Second Avenue […]

  • Gofundme page set up for family of Ellington student killed in Plainville crash Saturday night

    PLAINVILLE — A soon-to-be senior at Ellington High School died Saturday night following a serious car crash. She was just 17-years-old Police said at just after 11 p.m. they responded to a two-car crash at an intersection near the border of Southington and Plainville. A pickup truck traveling north enter the intersection of Town Line Road and East Street at the same time as a car was traveling east, resulted in a T-bone collision. Police said the truck hit the passenger […]

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    Norwich police asking for help in identifying body found in river

    NORWICH — Police are investigating a scene near the Shetucket River after finding a body floating in the water. Around 8:30 p.m. at Hamilton Avenue, police responded to the river after two fishermen said they found a body. Police said the body showed signs of being deceased for some period of time. They said no foul play is suspected. The deceased man is described as approximately six feet tall, around 200 lbs., approximately 45-55 years of age, with brown eyes, medium […]

  • 2 men arrested after asking police officer for drugs

    HARTFORD — In what may be described as head-scratcher to say the least, an off-duty police officer arrested two men Saturday for trying to buy drugs from him. Early Saturday morning, a Hartford police officer had just finished working his shift and was walking to his car outside of the police station. On his way, he was approached by two men that wanted to “buy coke”  asking if he could sell them some. They then said that they would need […]

  • Norwalk police investigating 7 overdoses; 2 of those deadly

    NORWALK — Two people are dead while two others are hospitalized after drug overdoses on Saturday and early Sunday morning. Norwalk police say they responded to three drug overdoses between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. The first occurred on Quaker Road, the second on Suncrest Road and the third on Perry Avenue. Two people have died from the apparent overdoses, while the third person remains in the hospital. Later that day, around 1:38 p.m., police say they responded to Garden […]