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Police Seeking Suspect in Waterbury Murder

Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a 24-year-old man in Waterbury in August and said they have warrants for two others, including one who remains at large. The arrests are for suspects in the murder of David Rivera-Mateo. Officers found him when they responded to 170 Willow St., at 1

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-20 13:27:32

Suspect in Waterbury killing turns himself in

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - A suspect in a fatal shooting in Connecticut last summer has surrendered to police. Waterbury police say 40-year-old Juan Morales turned himself in Monday morning, and was charged with murder and robbery in the August death of David Rivera-Mateo. The Republican-American repor

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-20 15:08:50

18-year-old Ansonia resident charged with prostitution

ANSONIA, Conn, (WTNH) - An 18-year-old from Ansonia is facing prostitution charges. Officials say Ashley Tucker was charged with prostitution and arrested by the Ansonia Police Department on Monday. According to officials, Tucker's arrest was the completion of an investigation by the Ansonia Police

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-19 23:15:17

Ansonia PD arrest same teen seven times in past three weeks

ANSONIA-Police have learned a lot about a local teen in the past three weeks. After all they've arrested Ashley Tucker, 18, of Beverly Drive, seven times on 15 charges involving prostitution, drugs and larceny. Now Tucker is being detained on $19,000 in bonds pending an April 16 appearance in Derby

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 17:02:53

Bridgeport Man Charged for Fighting Inside Milford McDonald's: PD

MILFORD, CT - Two men including a McDonald's employee, have been arrested for being involved in a fight inside McDonald's at 439 Bridgeport Avenue on Monday, Milford Police said. Police said they responded to a fight inside the building and it led to the arrest of Jesus Martinez, 20, of Marina Vill

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:24:01

Naugatuck Man Nabbed After Wild Northern CT Chase

STAFFORD/WILLINGTON, CT - Two men, including one from Naugatuck, were to appear in court on Monday after a wild weekend chase that ended with a police dog capturing them in a wooded area of Willington, state police said. On Saturday, state police from the Troop C Narcotic Enforcement Team were on an

PATCH - 2018-03-19 17:40:22

Multiple streets closed in downtown New Haven as fire department investigates gas odor

NEW HAVEN - The odor of natural gas prompted a large scale evacuation downtown and police closed down multiple streets to vehicles and pedestrians as the fire department investigates. The odor was reported at about 10 a.m. at 300 George St. and between 400 to 500 people were evacuated from the build

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-20 11:08:30

Woman Stabs Man in the Chest: Naugatuck Police

NAUGATUCK, CT - A Naugatuck woman is accused of stabbing a man in the chest, police said. On March 17, at around 1 a.m. police responded to a domestic disturbance call between a boyfriend and girlfriend, police said. During an argument, Jennifer Boucher, 44, of Elm Street is accused of stabbing the

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:52:18

Woman Shoplifted, Gave Police False Name: Naugatuck PD

NAUGATUCK, CT - A Torrington woman is accused of shoplifting and giving police a false name when she was charged, Naugatuck Police said. On March 14, Stephany Ryba, 27, of Main Street was charged on a warrant, police said. The warrant was for a larceny reported on March 2. Police said Ryba stole $1

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:00:00

New superintendent of New Haven schools to start job

In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks was voted in as superintendent. Many parents protested, saying the school board violated its own rules and ignored input from parents by hiring her. In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-19 05:48:31

Unlocked Vehicle Left Running Stolen: Naugatuck Police

NAUGATUCK, CT - Naugatuck Police are investigating the theft of a vehicle from the Metro Mart parking lot at New Haven Road on Monday morning. Police said at 8:39 a.m. a 2015 Nissan Frontier Pick Up (Gray - CT Reg 3042-CF - Combination Reg) was reported stolen from the parking lot. The victim said

PATCH - 2018-03-20 12:46:49

North Branford Students Attend School Monday After Weekend Fire

NORTH BRANFORD, CT - Despite a fire that occurred at the Totoket Valley Elementary School on Middletown Avenue late Saturday students were able to attend classes Monday, NBC Connecticut reports. The fire did cause damage to the school's roof and boiler room, NBC Connecticut reports. Repairs were ma

PATCH - 2018-03-19 15:52:28

Waterbury man accused of illegally collecting unemployment benefits

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)-A Waterbury man is under arrest, accused of illegally collecting thousands in unemployment benefits while in prison. 35-year-old Donald Dyer is being charged with illegally collecting almost $11,000 in unemployment compensation. Investigators said he allegedly did this while


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Naugatuck Man Charged In Connection To Overdose Death: Police

NORTH HAVEN, CT - A Naugatuck man faces several charges after police say he supplied drugs that were used in the fatal overdose of a 28-year-old mother of four in North Haven. On Oct. 2, 2017 police responded to a North Haven home where the woman was found dead. The death was ruled an overdose cause


Police Make Drug Factory Arrest During Raid on Milford Shop

Police said they made a drug factory arrest in Milford and said they found nearly 40 pounds of marijuana. Narcotics units from Milford and Stamford, along with the Bridgeport office of the Drug Enforcement Agency raided Bulldog Cartel Wholesalers on Quarry Road in Milford around 1 p.m. Wednesday whi


Man Wanted In Connection To Violent Robbery: West Haven Police

WEST HAVEN, CT - West Haven Police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a suspect in connection to a violent robbery and assault that took place last month. Police say the robbery and assault took place in the area of Harold Street and Dix Street on Feb. 28. During the incident, t


Dealer sentenced in OD death of borough man

Rodney Coriano WATERBURY - A drug dealer who sold a lethal dose of crack cocaine to a Naugatuck father will spend seven years in prison after he pleaded guilty Monday to his role in the man's homicide. Rodney Coriano, 29, of Ansonia, pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and sale of illega