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New Britain man found with stolen gun, cocaine in Plainville motel

PLAINVILLE - Police arrested a New Britain man on Wednesday after he was found with more than 20 grams of cocaine and a stolen gun in a local motel. Anthony Sola, 24, was found by bail enforcement agents, as he was wanted for failing to appear in connection with five pending criminal cases. In thos

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-03-22 23:02:00

Hartford man charged with molesting young EH girl

A Hartford man is accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl on multiple occasions last year, including at her home in East Hartford. The man, Abisai Rodriguez, 31, was charged March 6 with fourth-degree sexual assault and illegal sexual contact. His bond was set at $10,000 for that cas

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-03-22 15:59:00

Cleaning Lady Charged With Taking Expensive Watch in Glastonbury

GLASTONBURY, CT - A woman working for a cleaning service company has been charged with stealing a watch from a Glastonbury home, police said. Colleen Malone, 22, of Lebanon, was charged with third-degree larceny, which placed the value of the watch at between $2,000 and $10,000, according to state

PATCH - 2018-03-22 20:18:10

New Britain Couple Set to Be Deported to Pakistan Takes Sanctuary in Old Lyme Church

A New Britain couple set to be deported to Pakistan Monday has taken sanctuary in an Old Lyme church. The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme had offered sanctuary to Malik Nayeed bin Rehman and Zahida Altaf. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson John Mohan said the couple ente

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-23 03:29:40

Ex-Springfield police officer charged with raping 8-year-old girl

SPRINGFIELD -- A former Springfield police officer is facing a rape charge after allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. Emmanuel Rivera, 30, of Springfield, pleaded not guilty Friday to one count of rape of a child by force and was held for a bail hearing Wednesday in Springfield District

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:51:08

Connecticut man gets 24 years in child porn conviction

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man convicted of taking sexually explicit photos and videos of a 6-year-old girl has been sentenced to more than 24 years in federal prison. Ryan Stone, of Plainfield, was also sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Hartford to 10 years of probation upon re

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-23 12:07:02

Connecticut woman charged with welfare fraud

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman who owns real estate and expensive vehicles has been charged with obtaining more than $100,000 in welfare benefits to which she was not entitled. The Connecticut Post reports that 47-year-old Natalie Wittmer, of Shelton, was arrested Wednesday and charged wi

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-03-22 15:50:54

State police investigating officer-involved shooting in Waterbury

FILE WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - Connecticut State Police were requested to investigate an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon in Waterbury. According to authorities, the State's Attorney's Office requested for detectives from the Western District Major Crime to investigate a

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-22 04:16:25

PD: Bloomfield man arrested after stabbing father in chest

Photo: Bloomfield Police Department. BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)-A son is accused of stabbing his father in the chest in Bloomfield, according to police. 35-year-old Carlos Cameron was arrested on Wednesday, and is accused of stabbing his 68-year-old father in the chest with a kitchen knife after an

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-21 19:53:09

Naugatuck Police Update: 16 Arrests Made on Wednesday

3/22/18 NPD CALL ACTIVITY REPORT Good Monday Everyone ... WEATHER: Cloudy with snow showers mainly during the morning. High 47F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70%. ... TONIGHT Some clouds. Low near 30F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. BRIDGE REPORTS: Prospect St - Open Maple St - Open ***

PATCH - 2018-03-22 12:10:45

Middletown to unveil plans for 'Stubby' statue on Friday; Cat Tales to hold annual Cats in the Castle fundraiser; Antique Appraisal day is Saturday in East Hampton; Mercy High School holding raffle; Podunk Bluegrass Festival holding contests

MIDDLETOWN - Mayor Dan Drew, Curt Deane, Middletown veteran groups, and Trees of Honor Memorial supporters invite the community to the CT Trees of Honor Memorial in Veterans Memorial Park today, Friday at 11 a.m. as they announce plans to erect a bronze sculpture tribute this spring to Sergeant Stub

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-03-23 04:13:06

PD: Man arrested for robbing 2 West Hartford restaurants after running out of gas

Phiron Noun Mann (West Hartford Police) WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A New Britain man was arrested for allegedly robbing two West Hartford restaurants after he was found throwing an empty gas can at passing cars on Wednesday morning. Police say at around 10:21 a.m. on Tuesday, the Dunkin Donuts,


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


Five injured in Hartford crash

HARTFORD - Five people were injured in a three car crash Tuesday, two of them children. A three-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Albany Ave in Hartford around 6:15 p.m. Five patients were taken by ambulance to local hospitals. At least two children were among the injured


Suspect arrested in Hartford shooting

Rajawn Grant HARTFORD - Police have made an arrest in a February shooting. Police arrested Rajawn Grant, 25, of Manchester and charged him with criminal attempt murder, assault first degree, carrying a pistol no permit and weapons in a motor vehicle. Hartford Police were called to Adams Street and A


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


Former New Britain mayoral candidate sentence to 6 months in prison

Al Mayo NEW BRITAIN - Former New Britain mayoral candidate Al Mayo has been sentenced to 6 months in prison. Mayo had been charged with third degree assault for assaulting Mayor Erin Stewart in 2015. Mayo was arrested in August of that year for grabbing Stewart's arm at a children's event. The judge